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ItemSouth Australian Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway Evaluation: Phase 1 Report(Flinders University, 2019-12) Dymmott, Alison ; Brebner, Chris ; George, Stacey ; Campbell, Narelle ; O'Connor, Julianne ; May, Jodie ; Poklar, SilvanaIn 2019 Rural Health Workforce Strategy funding, provided by the Government of South Australia, supported the introduction of the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway (AHRGP) as a strategy for improving allied health workforce and quality outcomes for rural and remote South Australians. This pathway was originally developed through a collaboration between the Allied Health Professions Office of Queensland, Services for Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH), Australian state and territory healthcare sectors, and other stakeholders including universities and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association. The education component of the AHRGP is provided by James Cook University in two levels for newly qualified and more experienced Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). Rural generalist trainees enrolled in the program undertake course work and work-based projects throughout the program. They have protected time within their workload to study as well as dedicated profession specific supervision.
ItemSouth Australian Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway Evaluation: Phase 2 Report (Flinders University, 2020-08) Dymmott, Alison ; Brebner, Chris ; George, Stacey ; Campbell, Narelle ; Milte, Rachel ; O'Connor, Julianne ; May, Jodie ; Poklar, SilvanaIn 2019 the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway (AHRGP) was introduced in SA Health Regional Local Health Networks (LHNs) through the provision of Rural Health Workforce Strategy funding from the Government of South Australia. This was one of a range of projects funded by this strategy to improve workforce outcomes and the quality of health service provision in rural and remote areas. The AHRGP is a post graduate training course for AHPs working in rural or remote areas designed to develop rural generalist specialist skills and knowledge. The AHRGP also includes an expectation for trainees to progress service improvement projects that utilise one or more nominated rural generalist service strategies, have dedicated profession specific supervision, and have protected study time at work.