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Clinical Placements

The Community Clinical Placements program commenced initially in 2005 with a partnership with General Practice Gold Coast and Griffith University.  Below is the programs growth over the following years, which included Bond University into a partnership in 2006 . The program currently coordinates 11 core clinical placement sessions for General Practice Medical Students plus Selective and Elective GP placements.
 
In 2009, the program was expanded to trial placing undergraduate bachelor of nursing students into general practice rotations in both 2nd and 3rd year.  The trial was successful, and currently coordinates 11 clinical placements sessions per year.
 
Medical Students:
 
2005: Commencement of Yr. 1 Griffith Medical student general practice placements with 72 students
2006: Yr. 2 Bond students commenced in program with 63 students
2008: Yr. 4 Griffith 
2009: Yr. 5 Bond
 
Nursing Students:
 
2009: Trial of undergraduate Griffith Nursing 
2010: Griffith nursing program commenced
 
In the 2015/2016 Financial Year, Gold Coast Primary Health Network:
 
  • Placed 272 Bond & Griffith University Final Year Medical Students
  • Placed 243 Bond & Griffith University Introductory Medical Students
  • Organised 279 Specialist Placements across 3 Specialities (Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Musculoskeletal)
  • Ran 3 x GP Trainer Workshops in partnership with Bond and Griffith University for GP Trainers
  • Placed 101 Year 2 and Year 3 student Nurses from Griffith University
  • Ran 2 x Nurse Preceptor Workshops in partnership with Griffith University for Nurse Trainers

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