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Researcher: Shires, SE (Professor Lizzi Shires)

Fields of Research

Health services and systems
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health and community services
Aged health care
Community child health
Primary health care
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Educational administration, management and leadership
Medical biochemistry - amino acids and metabolites
Education assessment and evaluation
Health care administration
Nephrology and urology
Other education

Research Objectives

Rural and remote area health
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Learner and learning
Evaluation of health and support services
Other education and training
Social structure and health
Health related to ageing
Health policy evaluation
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Behaviour and health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Teacher and instructor development
Health inequalities
Neonatal and child health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'It's mostly about the job' - putting the lens on specialist rural retention; Rural and Remote Health
A snapshot of current Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) practice at Australian medical schools; Medical Teacher
A snapshot of OSCE practices at Australian Medical Schools; AMEE 2017
Adult asthma assessment in an accident & emergency department; Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Are rural Emergency Departments supplementing General Practice; The 2015 International conference on health system innovation
Building a local medical workforce in Tasmania: where are international fee-paying medical graduates likely to work?; Rural and Remote Health
Building a medical workforce in Tasmania: a profile of medical student intake; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Cost of a roller skating rink to the local accident and emergency department; British Journal of Sports Medicine
Escape to the country: lessons from interviews with rural general practice interns; Australian Journal of General Practice
Evaluation of intern training in rural primary care settings in Tasmania; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Examiners’ decision-making processes in observation-based clinical examinations; Medical Education
GPMagic - measuring and growing inherent capacity (for learning and teaching in Tasmanian General Practice); RACGP Annual Scientific Convention: GP11
How medical students learn in primary care; The Clinical Teacher
Low acuity and general practice-type presentations to emergency departments: A rural perspective; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Low-acuity presentations to regional emergency departments: What is the issue?; Emergency medicine Australasia
Medical student perceptions of GP placements; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Polypharmacy at a registered aged care facility; RACGP #GP17 Conference 2017
Prescribing Skills Assessment – initial results from an Australian cross-institutional pilot; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Recruiting the next generation of rural doctoers should start in schools; The RACGP Conference for general practice
Regional universities and rural clinical schools contribute to rural medical workforce, a cohort study of 2002 to 2013 graduates; Rural and Remote Health
The lost ballpoint pen; Injury: British Journal of Accident Surgery
The prevalence of sexual harassment and bullying amongst general practice registrars at a regional training centre in 2017; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Video training to reduce cross campus variability in OSCE stations; 17th Ottawa Conference
What should a final year OSCE mark sheet look like?; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
“They liven the place up!” Tasmanian rural general practice medical student placements; 14th National Rural Health Conference

Research Projects

The prevalence of asthma in 6 to 8 year old children in rural Tasmania; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
What perinatal risk factors are associated with impaired lung function in children at the age of 6 to 8 years?; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Deed for Multi-Project Funding for the operation of various projects under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program 2016-2018
Evaluating Care Outcomes of the Burnie Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ECO-ASELCC)

Research Candidate Supervision