Occupational therapy practice in regional, rural and remote Australia

Monica Moran, Carol McKinstry, Michael Curtin

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Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to describe characteristics of populations in regional, rural and remote Australia, and identify two commonly used remoteness classification systems. Readers will also be able to recognise the contexts of health care service relevant to regional, rural and remote occupational therapy practice, and grasp the diversity of occupational therapy roles in regional, rural and remote Australia. The chapter will also identify strategies for successful occupational therapy practice in regional, rural and remote locations, and help the reader to understand options for rural and remote student placement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOccupational Therapy in Australia
Subtitle of host publicationProfessional and Practice Issues
EditorsTed Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)97810003150732
ISBN (Print)9780367683573, 9781760877446
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2021


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