Towards improved quality of written patient records: language proficiency standards for non-native speaking health professionals
Grant number: LP130100171 | Funding period: 2014 - 2017
This project will focus on the quality and safety of healthcare in Australia by improving the screening of written communication of overseas trained non-native English speaking health professionals. This project will be achieved by investigating writing practices in hospitals and by setting more profession-oriented standards on the Occupational English Test.
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