Welcome to SARRAH Education and Training. This website provides education resources and interactive training modules for Allied Health Professionals moving to, working in or contemplating taking up, practice in remote and rural Australia.
Welcome to the Remote and Rural Transition Toolkit
Remote and rural practice provides so many opportunities for professional and personal development. Personally, it provides the chance to experience a different lifestyle, to meet new people and to move beyond comfort zones. Professionally, the diversity and variety inherent to remote and rural practice fosters the development of high levels of professional competence, independence, resourcefulness and flexibility.
While the experience is well worth the effort, making the transition to remote and rural practice and life can be challenging. This toolkit will be useful for a range of Allied Health Professionals entering the remote and rural context, including students on clinical placement, graduates commencing work, or experienced practitioners commencing work in a remote or rural area for the first time.
The toolkit includes a whole host of information, resources and support pathways around the:
We have also developed five Learning Modules that focus on key issues for remote and rural practice, including:
Spend some time working through this resource. It should answer a lot of your questions and prepare you a little better for the transition process. Bookmark this page, and refer back to it when you find you need some more information or a little support.
This education resource to support allied health professionals on entry to remote and rural practice is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The views expressed on this website do no necessarily represent the position of the Australian Government.
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