Mrs Ricky Pomroy

Mrs Ricky Pomroy

Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy

University Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Ricky Pomroy is an Associate Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health, based in Port Macquarie. This position enables her to work collaboratively with undergraduate allied health students, local clinical educators and therapists to enhance the clinical placement experience of Occupational Therapy students in a regional setting. Ricky has previously worked in New South Wales, Victoria and Canada as well as in both public and private health care settings. The majority of her career has been working in the area of adult rehabilitation and aged care. She completed her Masters of Public Health in 2012, and is interested in population health, clinical education and workforce drivers and retention.


Qualifications

  • Master of Public Health, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University

Keywords

  • Occupational Therapy adult
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rural health
  • Student supervision

Languages

  • English (Mother)

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia
Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy University of Newcastle
University Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
30/3/2008 - 15/4/2009 Occupational Therapist- Traumatic Brain Injury Epworth Healthcare
Australia
26/4/2009 -  Occupational Therapist- Acute & Community Mid North Coast Local Health District
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (5 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Pomroy R, Killey N, Wales K, 'Developing a student led Telehealth service in residential aged care during COVID-19', Online (2020)
Co-authors Kylie Wales, Nicole Killey
2020 Pomroy R, 'Building knowledge and awareness of grab rail prescription for undergraduate occupational therapy students through the Rail Assessment Station', Online (2020)
2020 Currie K, Pomroy R, Marjoribanks J, Perram K, Robinson A, Heaney S, 'Health student perceptions of interprofessional wellness tutorials', Health student perceptions of interprofessional wellness tutorials, Melbourne (2020)
Co-authors Kerryn Perram, Jamie Marjoribanks, Amy Robinson, Kate Currie, Susan Heaney
2019 Pomroy R, Wolfgang R, 'The Rail Assessment Station: An interactive approach for occupational therapy students to develop clinical reasoning skills for grab rail assessment.', Sydney, NSW (2019)
DOI 10.1111/1440-1630.12586
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang, Carole James
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 Katrina Wakely, Rebecca Wolfgang
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed1
Current1

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2021 Honours The student follow-up study Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2020 Honours Do rural placement experiences influence workforce outcomes for occupational therapy graduates? Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Mrs Ricky Pomroy

Position

Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy
University Newcastle Department of Rural Health
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Contact Details

Email ricky.pomroy@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4055 3444
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