Researcher Profile

Professor Sandra Carr

Sandra Carr
Sandra Carr

Phone: +61 8 6488 6892

Research Expertise:
  • Experiential learning
  • Outcome-based education
  • Use of simulation techniques
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Predictors of preparedness
  • Selection processes
  • Enhancing feedback for students
  • Interprofessional learning
  • Curriculum development

Biography

I am the Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Western Australia and Director of Postgraduate Studies in Health Professional Education. I have worked as a curriculum developer and educational researcher since joining the Faculty Education Centre team in 2002. I have a broad set of projects and responsibilities including most recently the design, implementation and coordination of post graduate courses in health professional education (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters Programs).

Roles, responsibilities and expertise

Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning
Director of Postgraduate Courses in Health Professional Education

Funding Received

• 2010 Health Workforce Australia CTF10-121-08 ($4.5 million – funding amount to be confirmed) Beyond the Teaching Nursing Home. Clinical Training Partnerships in Residential Aged Care Medicine
• 2010 Health Workforce Australia CTF10-121-08 CTF10-121-03 ($6.1M requested- funding amount to be confirmed) Training for the Future: Chronic Disease Management in the Community: An Interprofessional Approach (with SMP and SPARCH)
• 2010 Department of Health and Aging ICTC 213/095-95 $883 336, Educator Supported Interprofessional Learning in Ambulatory Care (with School of Medicine and Pharmacology)
• 2010 Department of Health and Aging ICTC 94-213/0910 $1 752 401, Interprofessional Learning in a Residential Care Setting (with School of Medicine and Pharmacology)
• 2010 UWA Teaching and Development Fund $20 000, Implementation of enhanced feedback mechanisms for students of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (FMDHS) about their performance in clinical assessments
• 2009 FMDHS, Teaching and Learning Grant $21 110, Implementing Interprofessional Learning across the Faculty.

Qualifications

RN, RM, BSc Curtin, MPH W.Aust.

Teaching

Unit Coordinator of undergraduate units in medicine

IMED3316 Doctors as Teachers
IMED4413 Preparation for Practice

Postgraduate units
IMED8801 Principles of Teaching and Learning
IMED8804 Clinical Teaching and Supervision
IMED8806 Introduction to Simulation in Health Professional Education
IMED8832 Interprofessional Learning

ID: 46700

Highlighted content
  1. An exploratory review of pre-qualification interprofessional education evaluations

    Research output: Contribution to journalRefereed article in scholarly journal (C1)

  2. Enhancing capabilities in health professions education

    Research output: Contribution to journalRefereed article in scholarly journal (C1)

  3. Descriptive analysis of junior doctor assessment in the first postgraduate year

    Research output: Contribution to journalRefereed article in scholarly journal (C1)

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