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Professor Jenny Sim is the Head of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences in the School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Research interests

My research platform is transformative learning in Medical Imaging. Broadly speaking, it is about promoting learning that enables the development of cognitive competencies, facilitating perspective transformation and building leadership capacity. The research focuses on innovative curricula design to assist students in developing critical thinking, clinical reasoning, decisive judgment and reflective practice, attributes that are essential for safe, high quality imaging care

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medical Imaging Technology, Master of Science, Profile of Medical Radiation Science Practitioners as Lifelong Learners: Implications for the Design of Undergraduate Programs, Curtin University

Medical Radiations, PhD, Continuing professional development in Medical Radiation Science: journey towards reflective practice in cyberspace, RMIT University

External positions

Associate Professor, University of Auckland

2019 → …

Visiting Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology

2017 → …

Visiting Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg

2017 → …

Research area keywords

  • Education Research
  • Communication in Medical Imaging
  • Reflective Practice
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Online learning
  • Simulated learning
  • Professional practice

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