Ms Belinda Swyny


St Lucia Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Research Interests

  • Art and Humanities teachings in Medical Education
    Belinda's work will build on knowledge of creative pedagogy and how it can be used in medical training.
  • Interprofessioal Education in Medical Simulation Training
    Interprofessional collaboration in clinical settings improves the quality of patient care. Foundations of collaborative care lie in interprofessional education (IPE) of students, and clinicians. Belinda has been involved in teaching many IPE experiences across the breadth of the health disciplines over the last 10 years. Belinda is currently involved in a research project within The University of Queensland, second year medical students undertake a half-day Advanced Life Support (ALS) simulation workshop with the Master of Nursing Studies to facilitate IPE between medical and nursing students.
  • Medical Simulation Training
    Belinda is an experienced medical simulation educator. She is involved across many simulation based learning activities in phase 1 and 2 of the Doctor of Medicine program. Simulation education uses action research to continuously improve the education services provided.


  • Grad Certificate of Health Professional Education, James Cook University
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Griffith University


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