Flinders NT Katherine Campus

Flinders University, Katherine Campus acknowledges and recognizes the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, the Jawoyn, Wardaman and Dagoman peoples. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future.

Facilities

The Katherine campus has offices and teaching and meeting facilities at O’Keefe House on the Katherine District Hospital grounds. Facilities include the following: 

 
North Wing Meeting Room: Capacity 10
North Wing Meeting Room: Capacity 10
 
Courtyard Meeting Room: Capacity 20
Courtyard Meeting Room: Capacity 20
   
Simulation Lab and teaching space: Capacity 40
Simulation Lab and teaching space: Capacity 40
Simulation Lab and teaching space external
Simulation Lab and teaching space external

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Education

Orientation to Katherine Regional Cultures and Context

This one day course is specially designed for people living and working in the Katherine Region.
It introduces participants to the unique demographic, historical and environmental features of Katherine and the surround areas. It explores local Aboriginal cultures and how to improve cultural safety for Aboriginal clients. It also explores the social determinants of health and how racism works in Australian society.

This workshop is free for all students on placement and new graduates in the Katherine region and all are encouraged to attend. The workshop is also available to others new to the Katherine region for $200. Please contact fnt.katherine@flinders.edu.au for dates and availability.

Remote Health Experience weekend

Around 80 students from the Flinders University Northern Territory Medical program (NTMP), Charles Darwin University (CDU) Pharmacy and nursing programs, Aboriginal Health Practitioner program from Bachelor institute and various allied health professionals from a number of universities attend a weekend at CDU rural campus. They attend sessions on remote health with perspectives from different health professions and a number of interactive stations with remote or emergency scenarios. 2018 Remote Health experience

Placements

Katherine campus organises a variety of placements for health professionals, which are managed through Remote and Rural Interprofessional Placement Learning NT (RIPPL NT) 

Find out more about student placements at the Katherine Campus.

Research

Katherine Campus aims to support local organisations, students and individuals with research and evaluations within the Katherine region as well as contribute to national research of remote health services.

Staff

Associate Professor Sue Lenthall 
Director – Katherine Campus
Tel: (+61 8) 8971 9642 | Mobile: 0419 826 761 | Email: Sue.Lenthall@flinders.edu.au

Maddy Bower
Lecturer in Aboriginal Health
Tel: (+61 8) 8971 9643 | Email: maddy.bower@flinders.edu.au

Maria Bower
Campus Administrator
Tel: (+61 8) 8971 9640 | Email: maria.bower@flinders.edu.au 

 

Contact

Email: fnt.katherine@flinders.edu.au
Flinders University NT 
O’Keefe House (KDH) | Katherine District Hospital | Giles Street | Katherine NT 0851
PO Box 433 | Katherine NT 0851