Staff profile - Catherine Ward

Mrs Catherine Ward

Position: Lecturer in Interprofessional Education
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 52278097 +61 3 52278097
Email: catherine.ward@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (OccThy), La Trobe University, 1991
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2013


Affiliations

Member of the Australasian Communit of Interprofessional collaborative practice (ACoICP)

Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
 


Academic

Teaching Interests

Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care


Subjects and units currently teaching

Unit chair:

  • HBS345 Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care
  • HBS745 Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

Students in Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Dietetics and Clinical Exercise Physiology across all Deakins campuses, participate in these wholly online units.


Research

Research projects

In 2011, 2012 and 2013 Catherine has accompanied and supported an Interprofessional Team of Deakin students in the Health disciplines, to the National Health Fusion Team Challenge in Brisbane, to compete against other University teams.

In 2011 the Deakin team was successful, becoming the National Champions.

In 2012 the Deakin Unversity Team were runners up.

In 2013 the Deakin University team were finalists.


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