Mrs Sonja Littlejohns

Mrs Sonja Littlejohns

Lecturer

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Sonja is a Lecturer in Pharmacy at The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health (UONDRH) in Tamworth.  This position enables her to work collaboratively with undergraduate pharmacy students and preceptors to enhance the clinical placement experience of  students in rural and regional settings.

Sonja's role at the UONDRH includes being a Rural Pharmacy Liaison Officer (RPLO). As an RPLO, Sonja supports local pharmacists by coordinating and facilitating local continuing professional development opportunities and providing networking for intern and newly graduated pharmacists.

Sonja has worked as a pharmacist in both community and hospital settings in Sydney, Newcastle and Tamworth since graduating in 1993. She is also been an Accredited Consultant Pharmacist with the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy since 2004. 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Inter-professional learning
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Pharmacy
  • Rural Health

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111503 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
29/04/2015 - 31/01/2017 Lecturer Department of Rural Health University of Newcastle Australia
Australia

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
2/02/2004 -  Accredited Consultant Pharmacist Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy
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For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.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
2016 Littlejohns SN, Ferns J, 'Rural Pharmacy: Adding value to the rural experience in student placements with community engagement', Australian Pharmacist, 35 24-24 (2016)
Co-authors Jane Ferns
2016 Littlejohns SN, Ferns J, 'Adding value to the rural experience in student placements with community engagement', Australian Pharmacist, 35 24-24 (2016)
Co-authors Jane Ferns
2016 Croker A, Smith T, Fisher K, Littlejohns S, 'Educators¿ Interprofessional Collaborative Relationships: Helping Pharmacy Students Learn to Work with Other Professions', Pharmacy, 4 17-17 (2016) [C1]
DOI 10.3390/pharmacy4020017
Co-authors Anne Croker, Karin Fisher, Tony Smith
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Mrs Sonja Littlejohns

Positions

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

Casual Academic
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email sonja.littlejohns@newcastle.edu.au
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