Dr Michelle McArthur
|Position||Veterinary Skills - Communication / Veterinary Skills - Communication|
|Org Unit||School of Animal and Veterinary Science|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 3040 / +61 8 8313 7600 / +61 8 8313 0080|
Floor/Room G 21 , Corridor Block , Roseworthy
BA (Psych) Hons, University of South Australia
Masters Clinical Psychology, University of South Australia
DClinPsych, University of Queensland
· Human-animal relationships
· Veterinarian and veterinary student communication skills
· Methods for teaching and learning clinical communication skills
· Veterinarian and Veterinary student mental health and wellbeing
· Development of professional skills in veterinary students.
Co-supervision of postgraduate students
2015- Jasmin Peacock, (commencing June 1st 2015) (Principal supervisor Susan Hazel, co-supervisors Michelle McArthur and Bradley Smith)
2013- Veronika Czerwinski (Co-supervisor) A longitudinal study of dog behaviour and owner attachment. Principal Supervisor Phil Hynd, Co-supervisor Susan Hazel
Masters Internship (Utrecht )
2014 Malou Vifhuizen, The acceptability of the Verona Codes and the implication for educating veterinary students. Principal Supervisor Michelle McArthur, Co-supervisors Susan Matthew (University of Sydney) and Harold Bok (Utrecht University)
2015 Jane Brister, (Co-supervisor) Compassion fatigue and veterinarians. Primary supervisor Helen Winefield and Co-supervisor Susan Hazel.
2012 Ashwin Nathan, (Co-supervisor) Puppy and Up- a longitudinal study of puppy temperament and owner attachment (Principal supervisor Susan Hazel)
2011 Alicia Jenkins, (Co-supervisor) An evaluation of the delivery of a program to reduce the incidence of attacks on children by compassion animals . Scholarship funded by the Dog and Cat Management Board (Principal Supervisor Anna Chur-Hansen and Co-supervisor Susan Hazel)
DVM 1 Clinical Research Project
2015 Jena Andrews (Primary Supervisor). Compassion fatigue and resilience in veterinary students. Co-supervisor Susan Hazel
2015 Conor Brand (Primary Supervisor). Prevalence and risk factors of compassion fatigue in veterinary students
2012 Jia Wen-Siow (Primary supervisor). A survey of companion animal weight loss programs in a metropolitan capital city. Co-supervisor Susan Hazel
2012 Teegan Hadley (Co-supervisor). Factors influencing the human-animal bond. Primary Supervisor Susan Hazel
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
McArthur, M, Fitzgerald, J. Evaluation of a communication skills training program for veterinarians. Accepted (J Vet Med Educ)
Petrovski K, McArthur M. The art and science of consultations in bovine medicine: Use of the modified Calgary-Cambridge Guides. Mac Vet Rev (In Press)
Wen Siow, J, Hazel, S, McArthur, M. A survey of companion animal weight loss programs in a metropolitan capital city. (Accepted) Australian Veterinary Practitioner.
Chur-Hansen A, McArthur M, Winefield H, Hanieh E, Hazel SJ. Animal assisted interventions in children’s hospitals: A critical review of the literature. Anthrozoos 27 (1): 5-18, 2014
Hamood WJ, Chur-Hansen A, McArthur ML. A qualitative study to explore communication skills in veterinary medical education. Int J Med Educ 5:193-8, 2014.
McArthur M, Fitzgerald J. Companion animal veterinarians' use of clinical communication skills. Aust Vet J 91(9):374-80, 2013.
Conferences and workshops
2015 Hamood, W, Chur-Hansen, A, McArthur M. A qualitative study on communication skills in contexts relevant to veterinary medicine education. Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators and Asian Medical Education Association Conference in Newcastle, March 2015
2014 McArthur, M. Teaching client relations and consultation skills at the University of Adelaide. Invited Keynote Speaker. IVABS Teaching and Learning Symposium. Massey University , New Zealand
2014 A framework for and core skills of Veterinary Communication. IVABS Teaching and Learning Symposium. Invited Keynote Speaker. Massey University, New Zealand. A series of 4 lectures given on Day 1.
2014 McArthur, M Teaching and learning clinical communication skills. Invited Professional Development Consultant. Massey University, New Zealand. 8 hour workshop
2014 McArthur, M Rainier, M Facilitator Training for the Veterinary Leadership Experience. Invited Professional Development Consultant Massey University, New Zealand. 8 hour workshop.
2014 Petrovski, K, McArthur M. Use of modified Calgary Cambridge Guides in bovine consultations. Cairns, World Buriatrics Conference, Cairns, Australia
2013 McArthur, M, Bottema, C. Staff Advancement and Engagement Event Mental Health Seminar. School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide.
2013 D, Schull, E, King, S, Matthew, A Fawcett, J Mills, M Bell, M McArthur, E Mittleman Boller, E Tudor, E Scholz, R Harrison and S Gordon. Shared Challenges: An Update on Clinical Communications Training at Australasian Veterinary Schools. Poster Presentation. International Conference on Communication in Veterinary Medicine, St Lois, USA
2012 McArthur M, Cary J. Facilitating the facilitator. 90 minute workshop. International Conference on Communication in Veterinary Medicine, Niagara Falls, Canada.
2012 McArthur, M. Caring for Animals. Caring for Others. Caring for Self. Invited Speaker. International Online Veterinary Nurse Conference
2012 McArthur, M. Communicating with Clients: tools for communicating with clients and colleagues. Lecture to Veterinary Clinics in Melbourne, Victoria (Consultancy)
2012 McArthur, M Grief and Loss and the Human-Animal Bond. Lecture to Veterinary Clinics in Melbourne, Victoria (Consultancy)
2011 McArthur, M. Communicating with Clients: Managing Clients and Creating Opportunities. Lecture to Veterinary Clinics in Melbourne, Victoria (Consultancy)
2011 McArthur, M. Be Kind to Your Adrenals: Mechanisms for dealing with stress. University of Melbourne Veterinary School. Consultancy
2011 McArthur. M. Linking Key Professional Skills with Crucial Life Skills: An Experiential Program for Veterinary Students. Podium and poster presentation. Nottingham, UK
2011 Feakes A, McArthur M, Hazel SJ, Palmer E and Rutley D (2011) Gender and other impacts on veterinary student attitudes to non-technical skills, knowledge and attributes needed for their professional future. ERGA, Adelaide
2010 McArthur, M. The impact of an educational intervention to enhance veterinarians’ communication skills: a pilot study. Podium Presentation. International Conference on Communication in Veterinary Medicine, Napa Valley, USA.
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