Medical Education - Theses
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Exploring physiotherapy clinician-educator beliefs about their teaching role and their preferences for their development as educators.
There is strong professional demand for physiotherapy clinical educators (CEs) to facilitate positive student learning experiences for physiotherapy students and ensure high professional standards of physiotherapy. It is ...
The indigenous health agenda in medical education
This thesis describes the indigenous health agenda as a unique landscape located within the wider field of medical education. The indigenous health agenda offers medical educators the opportunity to contribute to indigenous ...
Health self-care using self-quantification : a framework for formalising research and practice
This PhD thesis examines self-quantification using apps and wearable devices –for short, self-quantification systems (SQS) – specifically for health self-care. Health self-quantification (SQ) is a way of working in which, ...
Resonating voices: the joy of hearing and being heard Hearing impaired young adults as vocal trainers
This thesis examines the creation of public voice workshops for young deaf people by a group of hearing impaired young adults experienced in actor vocal training. The researcher takes on the roles of actor vocal trainer ...
Communication performance in the career medical interview: a new model for preparation
The career medical interview is rare in that it is a central discriminator for aspirant doctors and trainees. Not only does the outcome determine the future job prospects for the candidate, but it also decides access to ...
The implementation of generic skills in Vietnamese universities: facilitators and inhibitors
This study investigated the question, What factors influenced the implementation of generic skills (GS) in Vietnamese universities? taking into account the perspectives and experiences of university leaders and academics. ...
Leading schools for innovation and success: five case studies of Australian principals creating innovative school cultures
This thesis explores the role of principals in developing, leading and sustaining innovative and successful schools. From multiple perspective case studies in five Victorian government primary and secondary schools, a model ...
Participatory health through social media in chronic disease: a framework for research and practice
As participatory health develops, healthcare as a whole continues to cautiously embrace social media and the vast possibilities they can bring. They may be useful to transform the management of people living with chronic ...
In pursuit of belonging: a socio-ecological perspective to investigating school belonging in secondary school settings
Belonging is an essential aspect of psychological functioning. Schools offer unique opportunities to improve belonging for school-aged children through a broad network of groups and systems. Although research generally ...
Engineering articular cartilage from human infrapatellar fat pad stem cells for transplantation therapy
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have shown promise in cartilage tissue engineering due to their unlimited capacity for self-renewal and capability to differentiate into cartilage tissue lineage under certain physiological ...