Towards Rural and Outback Health Professionals in Queensland (TROHPIQ)
For health students to experience health care in regional, rural or remote Australia in a range of disciplines.
TROHPIQ is UQ, QUT, ACU, USC, CQU and USQ’s rural health club dedicated to helping medical, nursing and allied health students experience the unique career and lifestyle opportunities to be found beyond the big town of Brisbane. We were established in 1994 and have been working towards our objective ever since. Join us for a: weekend – join us on one of our trips week – head to a nationwide conference month – do and see amazing things on elective or on prac year – at a regional node for hands-on experience lifetime – rewarding work and a lifestyle to match As students: You’ll have a lot of fun, within TROHPIQ and within the communities Better teacher:student ratio means you’ll see more and do more than your urban colleagues Regional, rural and remote communities are many and varied, but always welcoming As health professionals: Treat people you know and would care for even if you weren’t their treating health professional As a Rural Generalist enjoy the challenge of doing one or more of GP, emergency medicine, obstetrics and more. Plus get paid as a specialist (because you’re considered one)! As a nurse or member of an allied health team enjoy more operational independence and a greater scope of practice with the learning opportunities that that entails The chance to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to really make a difference and help to Close the Gap Take a leadership role, both professionally and in the community What TROHPIQ offers: Clinical skills days Trips to regional and rural Queensland Assistance with organising electives Social events Financial support to attend conferences
Who can join TROHPIQ?
1. Our membership is for health students only.
2. Our membership is from Universities in southern-central Queensland, currently including; University of Queensland (UQ) Queensland University of Technology (QUT) University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Central Queensland University (CQU) Sunshine Coast University (SCU) Australian Catholic University (ACU) If you meet the criteria – great! We’d love to have you.
How do I join?
Visit: https://trohpiq.org/join-now/ for all the info you need!
How do I find out more?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
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