Olivia Furniss - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Olivia Furniss

BOccTher Otago

  • Clinical Placement Trainer
Email
Telephone
07 5456 3752 / 0437 687 015
Office location
T4.46
Campus
Sunshine Coast
Olivia Furniss

Role

In her role as a clinical placement trainer within the discipline of occupational therapy, Olivia provides clinical supervision, support and training to undergraduate students whilst they undertake placement. Olivia has worked in the health sector on the Sunshine Coast since 2003, and continues to work closely with community partners to develop and maintain sustainable placement opportunities.

Olivia has worked as an occupational therapist in New Zealand, Australia and England across a variety of adult inpatient and community settings, in both public and private practice. Olivia recognises that she is always learning and draws on knowledge, experience and creativity to facilitate placement experiences that prepares students for their future practice.

Teaching areas

  • Occupational Therapy Practice Education