Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners in rural areas: credentialing, context and capacity building
Pim Kuipers1 PhD, Principal Research Fellow & Associate Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Desley Harvey2 PhD, Senior research fellow, email@example.com
Melissa Lindeman3 PhD, Associate professor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kylie Stothers4 BSW, Lecturer, email@example.com
1 Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Queensland Health & Population and Social Health Research Program, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia.
2 Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
3 Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia.
4 Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Katherine, Northern Territoriy.Australia.
Correspondence: P Kuipers, PO Box 6053, Buranda, QLD 4102, Australia
Author contribution: Pim Kuipers: original concept, wrote the first draft. Desley Harvey: contributed to drafts, original concept. Melissa Lindeman: contributed to conceptualisation, contributed to drafts. Kylie Stothers: contributed to drafts, contributed to conceptualisation.
Citation: Kuipers P, Harvey D, Lindeman M, Stothers K. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners in rural areas: credentialing, context and capacity building. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2014; 14: 2897. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2897 (Accessed 21 October 2017)
Submitted: 1 November 2013
Revised: 31 March 2014
Accepted: 27 April 2014
Published: 10 October 2014