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Mrs Katrina Wakely

Lecturer

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Katrina Wakely is an Occupational Therapy Academic at The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health, Tamworth.  This role allows her to work with rural undergraduate students to assist with their paediatric knowledge and skills and to support their learning on rural placement.  Katrina has also worked as a paediatric clinician since graduating in 2000 and is currently a co-owner of a private paediatric allied health practice.

Research Expertise
Current research involves exploring the role modelling of Academics through inter-professional behaviours ad teaching methods. Project Officer for inter-professional child development workshops incorporating extensive evaluation processes and publication of these outcomes.

Teaching Expertise
Area of interest in Occupational Therapy and Paediatrics, as well as inter-professional teaching and inter-professional clinical team intervention.

Administrative Expertise
Project Officer duties including project reports, budgets, reporting on KPIs and relevant professional documents.

Collaborations
Katrina is part of the inter-professional teaching research team at the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health and a member of the inter-professional child development education team.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy), University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Interprofessional
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paediatrics

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111403 Paediatrics 50
130101 Continuing and Community Education 50

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2000 -  Occupational Therapist Hunter New England Health
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Fisher KA, Smith A, Brown L, Little A, Wakely K, Hudson J, et al., 'Value-adding to health professional student placement experiences: Enhancing work readiness and employability through a rural community engagement program', Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 9 41-61 (2018) [C1]
DOI 10.21153/jtlge2018vol9no1art698
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Nicky Hudson, Kelly Squires, Luke Wakely, Tony Smith, Karin Fisher, Leanne Brown
2017 Wakely L, Wakely K, Little A, Crowley E, 'Development and evaluation of a multimedia child development resource for rural clinicians', Australian Journal of Rural Health, (2017)
DOI 10.1111/ajr.12351
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Luke Wakely, Elesa Crowley
2014 Wolfgang R, Dutton R, Wakely K, 'Creating positive rural experiences for occupational therapy students', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 22 204-205 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/ajr.12104
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang

Conference (22 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Wakely KML, Edgar AL, Croker AL, Little AL, 'Out of sight, out of mind: pedagogical and equity implications of videoconferencing for healthcare students' education in rural areas', Tamworth, NSW (2018)
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Anne Croker
2018 Dintino R, Wakely LT, Wolfgang RL, Wakely KML, Little AL, 'The lived experience of providing services in a rural area under the National Disability Insurance Scheme', Tamworth, NSW (2018)
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Rebecca Wolfgang, Luke Wakely
2017 Roper A, Little A, Wakely K, Wolfgang R, Bohringer E, 'Strengthening the rural Occupational Therapy workforce: An interagency partnership creating accessible professional development', Strengthening the rural Occupational Therapy workforce: An interagency partnership creating accessible professional development, Sydney (2017)
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang, Alexandra Little, Alina Roper
2017 Pomroy RJ, Howell R, Wakely K, Wolfgang R, 'Practice education split placement models: Equipping Occupational Therapy students with the necessary skills for a changing work environment', Sydney (2017)
Co-authors Ricky Pomroy, Rebecca Wolfgang
2017 Wakely LT, Marquez J, Wakely K, Little A, Crowley E, Neal M, 'Collaborating to care for country kids: Online education for rural educators and clinicians working with children with special needs', Cairns (2017)
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Luke Wakely, Jodie Marquez, Elesa Crowley
2017 Wakely KML, 'Innovation in education: Online, case-based training building capacity in paediatric clinicians and educators', Sydney, NSW (2017)
2017 Wolfgang RL, Wakely K, 'An innovative opportunity to immerse final year occupational therapy students in rural practice', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Vol 64 Supp 2, Perth (2017)
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang
2015 Wakely KML, Wakely L, Little A, Crowley E, 'Lights, Camera... Play! A visual resource to highlight paediatric development using an interprofessional model', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Vol 62 Supp 1 July 2015, Melbourne (2015) [E3]
Co-authors Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely, Alexandra Little
2015 Wolfgang RL, Croker A, Wakely K, Harries-Jones H, 'Interprofessionally practice what you interprofessionally preach', ANZAHPE-AMEA 2015 Conference, Newcastle (2015) [E3]
Co-authors Anne Croker, Rebecca Wolfgang
2015 Wakely KML, Wakely L, Little A, Crowley E, 'Teaching the Teachers: An allied health interdisciplinary team approach to child development education in rural areas', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Vol 62 Supp 1 July 2015, Melbourne (2015) [E3]
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely
2015 Wakely KML, Little A, Crowley E, Wakely L, 'Innovative model of interprofessional paediatrics education for allied health profesisonals', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, Melbourne, Vic (2015) [E3]
Co-authors Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely, Alexandra Little
2014 Wakely KML, Wakely L, Squires K, Little A, Crowley E, 'Hanging ten with the teachers - A model for collaborative learning in paediatrics between rural allied health clinicians and the education sector', Surf's Up: Ride the Wave's SARRAH National Conference for RUral and Remote Allied Health Professionals, Kingscliff NSW (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Kelly Squires, Luke Wakely, Elesa Crowley, Alexandra Little
2014 Wakely LT, Little A, Crowley E, Wakely K, 'Expanding the comfort zone - An innovative model of interprofessional learning in paediatrics for rural allied health clinicians', Surf's Up: Ride the Waves SARRAH National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals, Kingscliff NSW (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely, Alexandra Little
2014 Fisher K, Wakely L, Squires K, Shipley L, Wakely K, Brown L, et al., 'A model for enhancing community engagement of undergraduate health professional students on rural placement', The 2014 Muster Global Community Engaged Medical Education, Uluru (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Karin Fisher, Leanne Brown, Nicky Hudson, Tony Smith, Kelly Squires, Luke Wakely
2014 Wakely KML, Little A, Wakely L, Crowley E, 'Lights, camera, action! A visual resource to highlight paediatric development using an interprofessional model', The proceedings of the Occupational Therapy: A Life Practice NSW 7 ACT Conference, Sydney (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Luke Wakely, Elesa Crowley, Alexandra Little
2014 Croker AL, Wolfgang R, Leys J, Wakely K, Fisher K, Smith T, et al., 'Students as Individuals in Interprofessional Learning: Should there be an 'I' in 'Team'?', ANZAHPE 2014 Conference Handbook & Program, Gold Coast (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Jacqui Leys, Alexandra Little, Rebecca Wolfgang, Anne Croker, Karin Fisher, Tony Smith
2014 Crowley ET, Little A, Wakely L, Wakely K, 'The future is now: Interprofessional paediatric education for allied health professionals', Journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia Volume 71 Supplement 1 May 2014, Brisbane (2014) [E3]
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Luke Wakely, Elesa Crowley
2013 Little ALO, Wakely L, Crowley E, Wakely K, 'An innovative model of interprofessional paediatrics education for allied health professionals', Proceedings of the 10th National Allied Health Conference, Brisbane, Australia (2013) [E3]
Co-authors Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely, Alexandra Little
2013 Little AL, Crowley E, Wakely L, Wakely K, 'Harnessing the energy through partnerships: interprofessional paediatric education for allied health professionals', Proceedings of the NSW Rural Health and Research Congress, Port Macquarie, Australia (2013) [E3]
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Elesa Crowley, Luke Wakely
2013 Wolfgang RL, Wakely K, de Courcy Dutton R, 'Creating positive rural experiences for Occupational Therapy students', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, Adelaide Convention Centre (2013) [E3]
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang
2011 Wakely K, Wakely LT, Laurie B, 'Playing in the shifting sandpit - Country Kid's Therapy, sustaining a private paediatric allied health service in the bush.', Conference Handbook, Port Macquarie (2011) [E3]
Co-authors Luke Wakely
2011 George C, Brown L, Wakely LT, Wakely K, 'I am, you are, we are community - linking undergraduate students to community through partnerships', Conference Handbook, Port Macquarie (2011) [E3]
Co-authors Leanne Brown, Luke Wakely
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 2
Total funding $1,500

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20151 grants / $500

Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Melbourne Australia, 1 - 3 July 2015$500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mrs Katrina Wakely
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1500427
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20141 grants / $1,000

SARRAH National Conference, Kingscliff NSW, 17 - 20 September 2014.$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mrs Katrina Wakely
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400806
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Mrs Katrina Wakely

Position

Lecturer
Department of Rural Health
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email katrina.wakely@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 02 67553516

Office

Building TEC
Location Tamworth

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