Information related to research interest "Clinical Simulation"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

  • Prof Patrick Crookes

    Professor Patrick Crookes is Head of the National School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at ACU. This is the largest Nursing School in Australia. He was previously the Dean of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Wollongong and Director of the Wollongong Academy for Tertiary Teaching and Learning Excellence. He was the Chair of the Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery ANZ from 2009-2013. In 2015, Professor Crookes was appointed a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (one of circa 350 globally) for his contributions to nursing education and scholarship. He is an Associate Editor for the international journal 'Nurse Education Today'.

    Professor Crookes has a keen interest in 'assuring competence'. In 2010, he led the development of the Nursing Competency Assessment Schedule and its implementation, using funds competitively sourced from the Australian Teaching and Learning Council and Health Workforce Australia. More recently his scholarly interests have focused on 'expanding conceptions of scholarship' and in 'facilitating academics to evidence the impact of their work'.

    Further information on Professor Crookes' academic profile can be found at his Orcid site -

    Phone : (02) 9465 9156 (North Sydney) Email :

  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Associate Professor Elspeth Froude

    Elspeth Froude is Deputy Head of School, Allied Health (NSW) and Associate Professor (Head of Discipline) in Occupational Therapy.

    Elspeth's research interests are in the area of working with children, cerebral palsy, autism and developmental coordination disorder and knowledge translation. Elspeth is a certified instructor of the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) Approach: A cognitive approach to address child chosen motor goals.

    Elspeth has also researched in the area of scholarship of learning and teaching in simulation.

    Phone : 2582 (North Sydney) Email :


Common Research Interests

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