Welcome to Rural Health Positive (Rh+)
We’re a brand new cross-campus Charles Sturt University rural health club. We’re here to promote and advocate for rural health workforce issues to our students and our local community. We aim to support you, and your health discipline club through scholarships, health and cultural training programs, and interdisciplinary networking opportunities. Most importantly we seek to engage and support our rural and indigenous communities through annual rural high school visits and an indigenous cultural event.
Rural Health Positive (Rh+) is a new university-wide rural health club at Charles Sturt University. We promote health study, professional development, pre-placement support and interdisciplinary collaboration. Rh+ aims to reshape the narrative surrounding rural health training and employment, fostering vibrancy and diversity in the lifeblood of rural health, its emerging health practitioners.
We aim to circulate, promote and advocate rural health issues. Through scholarships and training programs, such as first aid and mental health first aid, we hope to support health students during their studies. The multidisciplinary approach is fundamental to health care, therefore we hope to provide young professionals with interdisciplinary networking opportunities. Most importantly our goals to engage with the rural and indigenous communities through rural high school visits and an indigenous cultural event.
By becoming a member of your Rural Health Club, you are also a member of the National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN). The NRHSN represents the future of rural health in Australia. It has more than 9,000 members who belong to 29 university Rural Health Clubs from all states and territories. It is Australia’s only multi-disciplinary student health network, bringing together people studying medicine, nursing and allied health, encouraging them to pursue rural health careers. It is important to keep your details up-to-date to ensure your RHC and the NRHSN can keep you informed of everything exciting that’s happening in rural health.
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