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October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 Dr Kristie Harper is an occupational therapist with over twenty years clinical experience working with adults in community and hospital settings. For the last decade, Kristie has worked at an acute tertiary hospital, integrating research into clinical practice. She is currently works as a Research Coordinator between Curtin University and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. For the past five years Kristie has been a member of a local Human Research Ethics Committee. Kristie completed her PhD in 2020 and is committed to supporting students and clinicians to undertake occupational therapy research. 

The aim of this course is to provide clinician’s with the introductory skills and knowledge to start a research project. We will explore how to identify and frame a research question, how to design and plan your research project and how to negotiate the research pathway. The course introduces research concepts such as ethics and elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. 

This course will include practical tips and strategies to start you on your research journey including: 

– What makes a research project? 

– Formulating a research question 

– The stages of research 

– Where can research take you and your practice? 

This course is suitable for clinicians who are new to research and keen to learn strategies to undertake research supporting their clinical practice, developing the occupational therapy profession and improving patient outcomes. 


Date Monday 18th October, 2021

13:00 – 17:00 – course

17:00 – 18:00 – refreshments

Venue Pagoda Conference Room, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como




Early bird before 18/9/21

Member $100.00

Rural/remote member $75.00

Non-members $187.50

Student $50.00

Standard rate after 18/9/21

Member $125.00

Rural/remote member $92.50

Non-members $187.50

Student $65.00

Refreshments Afternoon tea and refreshments included.
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**PD Registration Form 2021


October 18
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association


Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort
112 Melville Parade
Como, Western Australia 6152 Australia
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