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Rachel Bacon is an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Canberra (UC) in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra. She has over 20 years experience as a dietitian and is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian (AdvAPD) with the Dietitian Association of Australia.
Areas of Teaching
Rachel is a Fellow of the Academy of Higher Education and has received numerous research and teaching awards for her contribution to health education and work integrated learning including a national citation from the Office of Teaching and Learning. She was responsible for the establishment of the UC student-led dietetics clinics including outreach services to aged care facilities. Rachel convenes all the work-integrated learning and teaches Counselling and Communication in the Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Rachel’s research interests are in clinical dietetics – aged care, oncology and mental health; communication, counselling and behavior change; and education – programmatic assessment, interprofessional education, Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander perspectives and pedagogies and workforce development.
PhD, University of Canberra
Award Date: 30 Mar 1996
Master, University of Wollongong
Award Date: 30 Mar 1996
Bachelor, University of Canberra
Award Date: 30 Mar 1993
1/09/20 → 1/09/21
Bacon, R. & Flynn, A., 12 Jan 2021, In: Journal of Interprofessional Care. p. 1-11 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Kellett, J., Bacon, R., Shield, A. & Murray, K., 26 Mar 2021, In: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. p. 1-12
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review
Kellett, J., Bacon, R. & Naumovski, N., 18 Sep 2020, In: Geriatrics. 5, 3, p. 1-15 15 p., 55.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
The role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer team: Implications for practicePaterson, C., Bacon, R., Dwyer, R., Kittani s. Morrison, Toohey, K., O'Dea, A., Slade, J., Mortazavi, R., Roberts, C., Pranavan, G., Cooney, C., Nahon, I. & Hayes, S., Dec 2020, In: Seminars in Oncology Nursing. 36, 6, p. 1-7 7 p., 151090.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Shield, A., Murray, K., Bacon, R. & Kellett, J., 19 Dec 2019, In: BMC Public Health. 19, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 1711.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)6 Downloads (Pure)
Clinical educators’ perceptions of an integrated interpretivist approach to competency-based assessment
Rachel BACON (Speaker)11 Jul 2017 → 14 Jul 2017
Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation