The Rural Outback and Remote Paramedic Conference 2022
The Rural Outback and Remote Paramedic Conference is a two-day event, designed specifically for paramedics and allied health professionals working in rural, outback and remote locations.
Conference theme: "Breaking down barriers"
Digital simulation for education in the health sciences. Is there application for distance and remote learning?
Digital simulation for education and training is still considered novel and, in its infancy, compared to more traditional brick and mortar education modalities. With development pathways becoming more open source, educational digital simulation content is being produced quicker and cheaper than ever before, yet still can be prohibitively expensive.
This session will cover:
Biography: Dr Brennen Mills
Dr Brennen Mills has expertise in the formulation and evaluation of novel digital education and training applications, designed for knowledge procurement and skill acquisition, customised to meet bespoke learning outcomes in the Health Sciences. Dr Mills leads the Simulation and Immersive Digital Technology Group (SIDTG) at Edith Cowan University which, to-date, have experienced numerous successes in grant funding, development of education and training applications, peer-reviewed publications, and the awarding of both state-based and nationally competitive innovation prizes. Projects range across paramedicine, allied health, disaster preparedness, drug and alcohol education, aggression and violence de-escalation, defence and elite sports.
Conference moderator: Alecka Miles, Course Coordinator, Paramedicine & Master of Paramedic Practitioner, Edith Cowan University