Stocktake and Environmental Scan of Interprofessional Learning in Simulated Learning Environments – Department of Health

Project Info


  • Australian Government Department of Health

Client Type

  • Commonwealth department

Financial Year

  • 2017-18

Health Area

  • Workforce

Service Provided

  • Workforce development


  • National

The Commonwealth Department of Health engaged HMA to undertake an environmental scan and stocktake of interprofessional learning in simulated learning environments activity. The project focused on pre-vocational clinical training within Australian tertiary education institutions including placement activities in hospital environments, rural clinical schools and university departments of rural health.

Key tasks included:

  • literature scan and scoping activities
  • survey tool design and data collection
  • case study site visits
  • analysis and synthesis of findings, and
  • preparation of a final report.

The project commenced in late March 2017 and was completed in December 2017.