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Paul Kane, Department of Radiation Therapy

Paul-Kane_profileBSc(Hons), DipJEB, MHealSc (Clinical Ed)

Senior Lecturer

Contact details

Tel 64 4 806 1755
Email paul.kane@otago.ac.nz

Paul teaches the first year Anatomy and Imaging paper and also contributes to other papers on the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (BRT) programme. He has a long standing connection to the Cancer Society of New Zealand as a support group facilitator and contributes to training and education programmes.

Paul serves as the New Zealand Deputy Editor for the Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences 

Research interests and activities

Paul is interested in the process of learning and how new knowledge and understanding is acquired. This interest involves research in teaching and learning practice and how education can contribute to the supportive care of cancer patients.

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Publications

Kane, P. (2018). Educators, service providers or professional leaders? Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.herdsa.org.nz/ternz

Kane, P. (2018). Simulation-based education: A narrative review of the use of VERT in radiation therapy education. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 65(2), 131-136. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.276

Leong, A., Herst, P., & Kane, P. (2018). VERT, a virtual clinical environment, enhances understanding of radiation therapy planning concepts. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 65(2), 97-105. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.272

Kane, P., Mudie, B., & Neser, H. (2017). Does successful teamwork negate the benefit of competition? In E. Heinrich, C. Mariskind & I. Fuller (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. (pp. 56-57). Wellington, New Zealand: Research on Teaching and Learning Group, Massey University. [Abstract]

Kane, P. (2016). Using a clinical computer system to assess student anatomical knowledge and understanding: A pilot. Focus on Health Professional Education, 17(3), 58-68.

Leong, A., Herst, P., & Kane, P. (2018). VERT, a virtual clinical environment, enhances understanding of radiation therapy planning concepts. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 65(2), 97-105. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.272

Journal - Research Article

Kane, P. (2016). Using a clinical computer system to assess student anatomical knowledge and understanding: A pilot. Focus on Health Professional Education, 17(3), 58-68.

Journal - Research Article

Kane, P., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., McBain, L., McKinlay, E., Pullon, S., & Herst, P. (2016). Continuity of cancer patient care in New Zealand: The general practitioner perspective. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1440), 55-63. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Kane, P., Jasperse, M., Boland, P., & Herst, P. (2014). A pathway to empowerment: Evaluating a cancer education and support programme in New Zealand. European Journal of Cancer Care, 23(5), 668-674. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12188

Journal - Research Article

Jasperse, M. L., Herst, P. M., & Kane, J. P. (2012). Evaluation of the training and support received by facilitators of a cancer education and support programme in New Zealand. European Journal of Cancer Care, 21(2), 224-232. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2354.2011.01303.x

Journal - Research Article

Kane, P. (2018). Simulation-based education: A narrative review of the use of VERT in radiation therapy education. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 65(2), 131-136. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.276

Journal - Research Other

Montgomerie, D., Kane, J. P., Leong, A., & Mudie, B. (2016). Enhancing conceptual knowledge: An approach to using Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training in the the classroom. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 15(2), 203-206. doi: 10.1017/S1460396916000157

Journal - Research Other

Kane, P. (2015). Letter in response to correspondence on ‘Conceptualisation of the characteristics of advanced practitioners in the medical radiation professions’. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 62(4), 294. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.148

Journal - Research Other

Kane, P. (2018). Educators, service providers or professional leaders? Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.herdsa.org.nz/ternz

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P., Mudie, B., & Neser, H. (2017). Does successful teamwork negate the benefit of competition? In E. Heinrich, C. Mariskind & I. Fuller (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. (pp. 56-57). Wellington, New Zealand: Research on Teaching and Learning Group, Massey University. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P. (2016). How do we make deep learning and learning in groups attractive to students? Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. Retrieved from http://herdsa.org.nz/ternz/2016

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P. (2015). Is anyone there? Transitioning from research consumers to research producers: Radiation therapy as a case study. Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.herdsa.org.nz/ternz/2015/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Leong, A., Kane, P., & Herst, P. (2015). Development and implementation of a treatment planning teaching module utilising an immersive 3D simulation system. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 115(Suppl. 1), (pp. S614). doi: 10.1016/S0167-8140(15)41122-3

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P. (2014). VERT: The impact of a virtual reality system on teaching and learning. Proceedings of the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand (TERNZ) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.herdsa.org.nz/ternz/2014/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, J., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., Pullon, S., McBain, L., & McKinlay, E. (2013). The role of general practitioners in supportive care of cancer patients after completion of specialist oncology care. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 106(Suppl. 2), (pp. S417). [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P., Jasperse, M., Egan, R., Pullon, S., McBain, L., & McKinlay, E. (2013). An investigation of best ways for New Zealand (NZ) GPs to support and inform those affected by cancer under their care. Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzimrt.co.nz/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kane, P. (2012). Getting the picture: A novel use of a treatment planning system. Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzimrt.co.nz/default.aspx?g=fa92f971-5a88-4b38-a1f8-604f90f1a9e6

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Leong, A., Kane, P., & Herst, P. (2015, April). Development and implementation of a treatment planning teaching module utilising an immersive 3D simulation system. Poster session presented at the 3rd European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) Forum, Barcelona, Spain.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Leong, A., Kane, P., & Herst, P. (2015, October). Development and implementation of a radiation treatment planning teaching module utilising an immersive 3D simulation system. Poster session presented at the Otago Spotlight Series: Cancer Research, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Kane, J., Jasperse, M., Pullon, S., McBain, L., & McKinlay, E. (2013, April). The role of general practitioners in supportive care of cancer patients after completion of specialist oncology care. Poster session presented at the 2nd European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) Forum, Geneva, Switzerland.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Kane, P. (2013, March). An investigation of best ways for GPs to support and inform those affected by cancer under their care. Verbal presentation at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMMIRT): State of the Art, Hobart, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kane, P. (2013, March). Getting the picture? A novel use of a treatment planning system. Verbal presentation at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMMIRT): State of the Art, Hobart, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kane, P. (2011, August). Living well facilitators: Are we facilitating them? Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference: Lending a hand, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kane, P., Jasperse, M., & Sutcliffe, S. (2011, April). Living well facilitators: Are we facilitating them? Verbal presentation at the 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapists (ASMMIRT), Adelaide, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kane, P. (2014). The impact of the VERT virtual reality system on teaching and learning associated with radiation therapy planning skills in the second year of the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (MHealSc). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/5027

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