Patricia M Wielandt

Prof Patricia Wielandt

qualifications: Ph.D., M.A., B.App. Sci (OT), G.C.T.T.


Trish is the Head of Academic Group- Occupational Therapy at James Cook University based in Townsville. Prior to this appointment she was Head of Program-Health Professionals & Human Services at CQU in Rockhampton. Trish spent several years working as an associate professor and curriculum chair in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Her research interests include: understanding the human perspective of assistive technology use; wheelchair use in First Nations communities; midlife transitions for women with MS; rural and remote workforce recruitment and retention issues and the preparation of graduates for the diversity of rural practice.

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Original Research 17 September 2010

Understanding rural practice: implications for occupational therapy education in Canada

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