Practice education in lockdown: Lessons learned during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Abstract

The COVID-19 global pandemic has had large impacts on practice education opportunities for students enrolled in health professional courses. In response, educators and clinical supervisors have been required to change the ways in which pre-clinical and clinical education opportunities are delivered. This chapter presents several methods (tele-placement, tele-supervision, online simulated placements, and online facilitated reflective learning) which were adopted for occupational therapy students in response to the impacts of COVID-19 and provides practice examples implemented in Australia alongside lessons learned.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Education for the Health Professions
Subtitle of host publicationTheory and Practice
EditorsDebra Nestel, Gabriel Reedy, Lisa McKenna, Suzanne Gough
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-20
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-13-6106-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2021

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