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Physiotherapy students portraying patient roles with their peers: an innovative educational approach

thesis
posted on 19.07.2020, 22:17 by SHANE ALAN PRITCHARD
This thesis investigates the development and evaluation of a peer simulation program in an entry-level Australian physiotherapy curriculum, and construction of preliminary evidence-based recommendations for the design of peer simulation programs for health professional curricula. The findings reveal that peer simulation (where students portray patient roles in simulated clinical interactions with their peers) appears to be a viable and potentially enriching approach to simulation-based education for physiotherapy students. Additionally, students appear to obtain unique and valuable insight into patients' perspectives of healthcare and health conditions.

History

Principal supervisor

Jennifer Keating

Additional supervisor 1

Felicity Blackstock

Additional supervisor 2

Debra Nestel

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Physiotherapy

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

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