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  • The University of Western Australia (M414), 35 Stirling Highway, Office 5, Health Professions Education Bldg, Crawley Avenue, Nedlands

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 339 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20042019
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Personal profile

Biography

Sandra is the inaugural Head of the Division of Health Professions Education and academic lead in selection at The University of Western Australia. Her past roles have included being the Associate Dean of Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (UWA) and the Senior Lecturer in Medical Education UWA (curriculum development). Sandra has worked in health professions education and Faculty wide curriculum development for 20 years. As a medical educator her focus has been to enable clinicians, scientists, teachers and students to work together to produce quality programs.

Roles and responsibilities

Head, Division of Health Professions Education

Director, Postgraduate courses in Health Professions Education

Coordinator, Major in Humanities for Health and Medicine

Research

Sandra is a mixed methods researcher with interests and publications that span, selection of students, approaches to curriculum development, health humanities, teaching practices, learning and assessment and evaluation of course outcomes.

Keywords

  • Experiential learning
  • Outcome-based education
  • Use of simulation techniques
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Predictors of preparedness
  • Selection processes
  • Enhancing feedback for students
  • Interprofessional learning
  • Curriculum development
  • Health and Medical Humanities

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2004 2018

1 Citations (Scopus)
emotional intelligence
workplace
performance
school
supervision
1 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of confidence in anatomy knowledge for work as a junior doctor: A national survey of Australian medical students

Farey, J. E., Bui, D. T., Townsend, D., Sureshkumar, P., Carr, S. & Roberts, C., 31 Jul 2018, In : BMC Medical Education. 18, 1, 174.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
medical student
confidence
self-confidence
Teaching
student
Interviews
Staff Development
Occupational Therapy
Self Care
Tertiary Care Centers

What is the current knowledge and attitudes of Western Australian final semester registered nursing students undertaking a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) towards patients’ pain management?

Watkins, J. D. & Carr, S., 2018, Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference. Singapore: Global Science and Technology Forum, p. 354-362

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Nursing Students
Pain Management
Nursing
Nurses
Students
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Medical Students
medical student
dialogue
narrative
Learning

Prizes

Teaching
science
health
learning
student
Dentistry
Teaching
Medicine
Health

UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sandra Carr (Recipient), 2018

Prize/award: Prize

Teaching
learning
student