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Researcher: Turner, RC (Professor Richard Turner)

Fields of Research

Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Public Health and Health Services
Cancer Diagnosis
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Radiology and Organ Imaging
Medical and Health Sciences
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Clinical and Sports Nutrition
Health Promotion
Preventive Medicine

Research Objectives

Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Cancer and Related Disorders
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Learner and Learning Processes
Digestive System Disorders
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Women's Health
Learner and Learning Achievement
Teacher and Instructor Development
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Diagnostic Methods
Learner Development
Surgical Methods and Procedures
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Behaviour and Health
Preventive Medicine
Health Protection and/or Disaster Response
Urogenital System and Disorders
Health Education and Promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Clinical Teaching Associates: the developing wave of teaching and competence assessment support for sensitive examinations in medical education; Proceedings of the 15th Ottawa Conference
A collaborative comparison of objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) standard setting methods at Australian medical schools; Medical teacher
A guide for growing your own male clinical teaching associates; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Acute Pancreatitis is a Chronic Disease; Pancreatic Disorders and Therapy
An ethical approach to developing a community based program for teaching sensitive examination techniques in men's health; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Assessing Medical students sensitive examination skills: What’s working - results of a Clinical Teaching Associate program; 15th Ottawa Conference
Chest trauma in far north Queensland: alcohol management can make a difference; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Clinical predictors of severe acute pancreatitis: value-adding the view from the end of the bed; A N Z Journal of Surgery
Desensitization strategies for training community-sourced Male Clinical Teaching Associates; SimHealth Conference
Developing a community-based program for teaching sensitive examination techniques: Maintaining ethics from education to practice; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Embracing the possibilities in our changing inner space: Establishing a Simulated Patient Community of Practice; Teaching Matters Conference 2014
Endoscopic duodenal perforation: Surgical strategies in a regional centre; World Journal of Emergency Surgery
Examiner training for OSCEs; MBBS Curriculum Review Forum
Four decades of anal cancer in Tasmania, Australia: what do the case data tell us?; Sexual Health
Front-to-back and dabbing wiping behaviour post-toilet associated with anal neoplasia and HR-HPV carriage in women with previous HPV-mediated gynaecological neoplasia; Cancer Epidemiology
Impact of Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Short- and Long-Term Academic Improvements for Underperforming Medical Students; American Journal of Educational Research
Improving assessment practice through cross-institutional collaboration: An exercise on the use of OSCEs; Medical Teacher
Intake patterns of food nutrients and other substances associated with chronic pancreatitis; Pancreatology
Inter-rater reliability: comparison of checklist and global scoring for OSCEs; Creative Education
International students and sensitive male examinations: implications for teaching men's health; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Education
Methods of determining the size of the adult liver using 2D ultrasound: A systematic review of articles reporting liver measurement techniques; Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
On-line examiner training for OSCE; ANZAHPE
Retention of knowledge and perceived relevance of basic sciences in an integrated case-based learning (CBL) curriculum; BMC Medical Education
Sensitive male examinations:better experience and supervision at rural sites; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Sexual health literacy of the student population of the University of Tasmania: results of the RUSSL Study; Sexual Health (Print): an interdisciplinary journal of sexual health including HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections
Sexuality-related attitudes significantly modulate demographic variation in sexual health literacy in Tasmanian university students; Sexual Health
Shortfalls in the performance and interpretation of male genitorectal examinations by medical students; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Sociology
Standardised Patients: Developing a Community-Based Male Clinical Teaching Associates Program; SimHealth Conference
The 'PACT' Pelvic Assessment for Continence Training - authentic learning program
The infancy of TasGANS:establishing an anal dysplasia screening program for women in a regional Australian setting; IANS Inaugural Annual Meeting
Turning rough diamonds into ambassadors for men's health: strategies for training community-sourced male clinical teaching associates; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Using on-line examiner training to improve inter-rater reliability; Proceedings of the 15th Ottawa Conference
Video training to reduce cross campus variability in OSCE stations; 17th Ottawa Conference
What is the 'real' admission rate of acute pancreatitis in a regional Australian population?; Australian Health Review
What’s working: Improve medical students clinical examination skills for sensitive examination - results of a Clinical Teaching Associate program; 5th International Clinical Skills Conference
“Men’s health - a little in the shadow”: a formative evaluation of medical curriculum enhancement with men’s health teaching and learning; BMC Medical Education

Research Projects

Assessing the HR-HPV types in stored cervical excision samples for comparison with anal HR-HPV carriage in TasGANS; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Seeding grant to assist in 2010 with the establishment of a full research program; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Tasmanian Gynaecological & Anal Neoplasia Study (TasGANS) (Northern Tasmania); Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
The Tasmanian Women's Anal Neoplasia study (TasWAN); Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision

The Urogenital Sensitive Examination Teaching "USET" Research Project- A Grounded Theory Research Activity
Three Dimensional Analysis of the Vascular Supply of Bones of the Body