The evaluation of an online orientation to rural mental health practice in Australia

Tracy Robinson, Danny HILLS, B Kelly

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Abstract The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate an online, interprofessional education programme for clinicians commencing work in rural mental health services in New South Wales, Australia. Twenty-eight participants, including nurses, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists, completed a 24-week education programme (Introduction to Rural Mental Health Practice programme) that orientated clinicians to working in rural settings. The online programme included an orientation to online learning ...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)629-636
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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