Mr Luke Wakely

Mr Luke Wakely

Lecturer

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
Luke is currently enrolled in his PhD using qualitative research methods to examine 'the lived experience of parenting a premature infant in a rural area'. Luke also has research interests in emergency department physiotherapists, inteprofessional learning for tertiary students and rural health issues.

Administrative Expertise
Luke co-ordinates the Dept of Rural Health, Research Higher degree community of practice. He also co-ordinates the physiotherapy clinical placements in the Dept of Rural Health footprint. Luke also co-ordinates the Department of Rural Health Physiotherapy Department staff meetings. Luke is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Paediatric Professional Standards Committee.

Qualifications

  • Master of Health Science (Paediatric Physiotherapy, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Clinical Education
  • Emergency Department
  • Hermeneutics
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Paediatric
  • Phenomenology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Practice based learning
  • Premature Infant
  • Qualitative
  • Rural Health

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
110317 Physiotherapy 60
111403 Paediatrics 40

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/12/2009 -  Lecturer in Physiotherapy University of Newcastle
Department of Rural Health
Australia
1/04/2009 - 1/12/2011 Lecturer in Emergency Physiotherapy University of Newcastle
Department of Rural Health
Australia
19/03/1996 -  Membership - Australian Physiotherapy Association

Luke currently services on the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) -  Paediatrics Physiotherapy Standards Committee. He is also a member of the APA Paediatric Special Interest Group and the APA New England Regional Group 

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Awards

Prize

Year Award
2013 Faculty of Health and Medicine Staff Awards
The University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Teaching Award

Year Award
2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching Award for Programs that Enhance Learning
Office of Learning and Teaching
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 4
Total funding $31,451

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20152 grants / $29,619

Implementing and evaluating an innovative model for introductory physiotherapy clinical placements. $28,869

Funding body: Mid North Coast Local Health District

Funding body Mid North Coast Local Health District
Project Team Doctor Catherine Johnston, Mr CLINT Newstead, Mr Rod Hyde Page, Mr Luke Wakely
Scheme Hunter and Coast ICTN Research and Quality Improvement Small Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1500786
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Gold Coast 3-6 October$750

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Luke Wakely
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1500876
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20141 grants / $832

Third Asia Pacific International Conference on Qualitative Research in Nursing, Midwifery & Health, Newcastle Australia, 1 - 3 October 2014$832

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Luke Wakely
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400813
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20131 grants / $1,000

ANZAHPE Conference, Melbourne 24-27 June 2013$1,000

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Luke Wakely
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1300759
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Mr Luke Wakely

Position

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

Contact Details

Email luke.wakely@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 6755 3513
Fax (02) 6761 2355

Office

Building University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Location Tamworth

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