Profile and rural exposure for nursing and allied health students at two Australian Universities: A retrospective cohort study.
Tony Smith, Keith Sutton, Alison Beauchamp, Julie Depczynski, Leanne Brown, Karin Fisher, Susan Waller, Luke Wakely, Darryl Maybery, Vincent L Versace
Aust J Rural Health | Published : 2021
OBJECTIVE: Linking enrolment and professional placement data for students' from 2 universities, this study compares characteristics across universities and health disciplines. The study explores associations between students' location of origin and frequency, duration and type of placements. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort data linkage. SETTING: Two Australian universities, Monash University and the University of Newcastle. PARTICIPANTS: Students who completed medical radiation science, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy or physiotherapy at either university between 2 February 2017 and 28 February 2018. INTERVENTIONS: Location of origin, university and discipline of enrolment. MAIN OUTCOME..View full abstract