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dc.contributor.authorJones, GI
dc.contributor.authorAlford, KA
dc.contributor.authorRussell, UJ
dc.contributor.authorSimmons, D
dc.date.available2014-05-21T19:26:19Z
dc.date.issued2003-10
dc.identifierpii: 523
dc.identifier.citationJones, G. I., Alford, K. A., Russell, U. J. & Simmons, D. (2003). Removing the roadblocks to medical and health student training in rural hospitals in Victoria.. Aust J Rural Health, 11 (5), pp.218-223. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1584.2003.00523.x.
dc.identifier.issn1038-5282
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11343/26285
dc.descriptionC1 - Journal Articles Refereed
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: To assess the extent of undergraduate health student placements in regional hospitals in northern Victoria in 1999, prior to substantial changes in rural undergraduate medical education in Australia. METHOD: Cross sectional postal survey with telephone follow-up in north-east Victoria. Subjects were all 17 regional and rural hospitals involved in health student teaching in North-east Victoria. Main outcome measures were the numbers, duration and discipline of health students placements and reported barriers to such placements. RESULTS: Large regional hospitals accounted for two-thirds of all undergraduate health student placements. Smaller sites placed few allied health students. Barriers to a larger, more sustainable system of rural placements and rotations included accommodation shortages and funding constraints, particularly in smaller rural hospitals. CONCLUSIONS: Adequate resourcing of placements of a meaningful duration, stronger institutional support, and improved resourcing of regional accommodation is required to facilitate a larger, more systematic and sustainable system of medical and health student placements in rural areas.
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dc.languageeng
dc.publisherWiley
dc.subjectPrimary Health Care; Educational Policy
dc.subjectAdministration and Management; Rural Health
dc.titleRemoving the roadblocks to medical and health student training in rural hospitals in Victoria.
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1440-1584.2003.00523.x
melbourne.peerreviewPeer Reviewed
melbourne.affiliationThe University of Melbourne
melbourne.affiliation.departmentRural Health
melbourne.source.titleAust J Rural Health
melbourne.source.volume11
melbourne.source.issue5
melbourne.source.pages218-223
dc.research.coderfcd321208
dc.research.coderfcd330104
dc.research.codeseo1998730209
melbourne.publicationid23064
melbourne.elementsid261093
melbourne.contributor.authorRussell, Ursula
melbourne.contributor.authorSimmons, David
melbourne.contributor.authorJones, Graeme
melbourne.contributor.authorAlford, Katrina
dc.identifier.eissn1440-1584
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