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Year 9 Health Careers Workshops: Burnie

August 8 @ 8:45 am - 2:30 pm

Medical students conducting tests

The Year 9 Health Careers Workshops are facilitated annually at our Burnie campus. Each day-long program is delivered by Rural Clinical School staff, students and local health workers to allow participants to discover various health professions.

Students elect their chosen health careers and in groups, experience simulated scenarios in:

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology, Radiography
  • Oral Health, Optometry
  • Social Work
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Paramedicine
  • Environmental Health
  • Speech Pathology.

Activities include administering fillings, dressing in gloves, gowns and masks to perform surgery using hospital equipment, suturing techniques, maternity nursing delivery procedures, applying first aid and resuscitation, taking blood pressure, and applying dressings to wounds.

In 2024, we will hold our Year 9 Health Careers event in Burnie on 8th August.

If you are interested in attending, please ask your school’s Careers Advisor or Grade Coordinator for more information.


University of Tasmania Rural Clinical School
21 Brickport Road
Cooee, Tasmania 7320 Australia
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