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Health Sciences profile

Ms Karen Coleman

PositionHead of Department
DepartmentDepartment of Radiation Therapy (UOW)
QualificationsBSc (Hons) (Anglia P U) HDCR (Lond) DipThRad FNZIMRT
Research summaryRadiation Therapy

Research

Karen manages the Department of Radiation Therapy, which is the only provider of Radiation Therapy education in New Zealand. She is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) and Recipient of the Varian Award for significant contribution to the profession of Radiation Therapy. Karen works clinically as a Radiation Therapist on an occasional basis. Karen's research interests include interprofessional education and advanced practice.

Publications

Darlow, B., McKinlay, E., Gallagher, P., Beckingsale, L., Coleman, K., Perry, M., & Pullon, S. (2017). Building and expanding interprofessional teaching teams. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 29-33. doi: 10.1071/HC16053

Darlow, B., Donovan, S., Coleman, K., McKinlay, E., Beckingsale, L., Gallagher, P., Gray, B., Neser, H., Perry, M., & Pullon, S. (2016). What makes an interprofessional education programme meaningful to students? Findings from focus group interviews with students based in New Zealand. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(3), 355-361. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2016.1141189

Darlow, B., Coleman, K., McKinlay, E., Donovan, S., Beckingsale, L., Gray, B., Neser, H., Perry, M., Stanley, J., & Pullon, S. (2015). The positive impact of interprofessional education: A controlled trial to evaluate a programme for health professional students. BMC Medical Education, 15, 98. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0385-3

Yielder, J., Young, A., Park, S., & Coleman, K. (2014). Establishing advanced practice for medical imaging in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 61(1), 14-21. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.44

Coleman, K., Jasperse, M., Herst, P., & Yielder, J. (2014). Establishing radiation therapy advanced practice in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 61, 38-44. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.33

Journal - Research Article

Darlow, B., McKinlay, E., Gallagher, P., Beckingsale, L., Coleman, K., Perry, M., & Pullon, S. (2017). Building and expanding interprofessional teaching teams. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 29-33. doi: 10.1071/HC16053

Darlow, B., Donovan, S., Coleman, K., McKinlay, E., Beckingsale, L., Gallagher, P., Gray, B., Neser, H., Perry, M., & Pullon, S. (2016). What makes an interprofessional education programme meaningful to students? Findings from focus group interviews with students based in New Zealand. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(3), 355-361. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2016.1141189

Darlow, B., Coleman, K., McKinlay, E., Donovan, S., Beckingsale, L., Gray, B., Neser, H., Perry, M., Stanley, J., & Pullon, S. (2015). The positive impact of interprofessional education: A controlled trial to evaluate a programme for health professional students. BMC Medical Education, 15, 98. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0385-3

Yielder, J., Young, A., Park, S., & Coleman, K. (2014). Establishing advanced practice for medical imaging in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 61(1), 14-21. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.44

Coleman, K., Jasperse, M., Herst, P., & Yielder, J. (2014). Establishing radiation therapy advanced practice in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 61, 38-44. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.33

Jasperse, M., Herst, P., & Coleman, K. (2010). Evaluation of an 'in house' RT-led treatment review programme. Shadows, 53(2), 4-7.

Coleman, K., Herst, P., & Sycamore, C. (2009). Role extension for radiation therapists in New Zealand: A survey of radiation oncologists and radiation therapists. Shadows, 52(1), 11-18.

Coleman, K. L. (2001). Competency based assessment. Radiographer, 48(2), 77-78.

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Journal - Research Other

Coleman, K., Darlow, B., McKinlay, E., Beckingsale, L., Donovan, S., Stanley, J., Gallagher, P., Gray, B., Neser, H., Perry, M., & Pullon, S. (2014). Does interprofessional education make a difference to students' attitudes to practice? [Brief communication]. Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences, 45(4), 344-345. doi: 10.1016/j.jmir.2014.10.004

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