An international invitation to talk about my nursing career in Australia, & my role as an RFDS flight nurse.
Venturing out on a rural placement can often be overwhelming, especially as the world tries to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 virus. Here are some tips on how to concentrate on YOU and your wellbeing.
Being culturally aware when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in health care can only aid in improving health outcomes for the community. But what training is available and what are health staff and students getting out of it? And what proportion of students have undertaken cultural training prior to clinical placements?
Health professionals as a group don’t look after themselves very well. Students studying to be health professionals are also under a lot of pressure, and doing a placement in a rural area can add to that stress. Here are some resources to help you look after yourself better while on a rural placement.