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Dr Kristin Lo works in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University as a Senior Lecturer.

Kristin is one of the two Unit coordinators for all of the clinical units in year 4 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Program. She also teaches into the Year 3 and 4 programs and Health Enhancement Program (HEP) in year 1.

Kristin's research interest is in supporting health professional students' Fitness to Practise in the transition from university to clinical practice. Fitness to practise = freedom from impairment (mental / physical health), clinical competence, professionalism, communication and recognition of limits (Parker 2000, 2006, Lo 2017).

Kristin's clinical experience includes Geriatric (rehabilitation and acute), Palliative care, Mental Health, General Medicine and Emergency Department physiotherapy.

Research interests

Health professional student support

Fitness to practise

Mental health

Clinical education

Supporting clinical educators

Monash teaching commitment

Unit Coordinator PTY4171, PTY4172, PTY4281, PTY4282

Health Enhancement Program Coordinator

Teaches into Year 1, 3 and Year 4 of the Monash University Bachelor of Physiotherapy Program

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

Research area keywords

  • Mental Health
  • Clinical Education
  • Fitness To Practise


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