Academic integrity is the expectation that teachers, students, researchers and all members of the Institute of Health & Nursing Australia academic community act with honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility. Breaching academic integrity is known as academic misconduct or academic dishonesty. Academic integrity principles will assist you to work with the ethical expectation of your career in healthcare industry.
All forms of Academic dishonesty are prohibited at IHNA and carry serious consequences. Educators at IHNA use Turnitin to help detect academic dishonesty in papers and exams. Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks your writing for citation mistakes of inappropriate coping.
The accepted practice in Academic integrity, students need to acknowledge where the information which they use comes from, clearly citing or referencing the source. Sitting your own exams and submitting your own work. Accurately reporting research finding and abiding by research policies. Using information appropriately, according to copyright and privacy laws. Acting ethically or doing the right thing, even when you are facing difficulties. Breaching any of the above, substantial penalties can enforce to students.
Breaching academic integrity include submitting work without acknowledging original source of the work is known as plagiarism. When you are using another person’s thoughts and ideas, you must reference the source materials.
Resubmitting work, which is been already assessed, without prior permission from the assessor.
Falsification means incorrect data’s which does not exist. Fabricating information for research focused assessment tasks, such as experimental interview data.
Collusion involves engaging in illegitimate cooperation with one or more other students to complete assessable work which suppose to be individual piece of work. It can also include sharing quiz or test questions and answers with other students, as well as written assessments. Students should never share or circulate their work with others. This is totally different to working on group assignment that are set by teachers.
Exam cheating includes writing cheat notes on your body or materials taking to exam room, attempting to copy from other students, communicating externals while in the exam venue, using electronic device to access information’s while the exam in progress and bringing prohibited items such as unapproved calculators or textbooks into exams.
Contract cheating involves approaching someone else to complete your assessment and submitting that work as if you had completed it. This include asking someone else to sit an exam for you or having them write an essay, report or some other kind of assignment by paying or voluntarily.
Consequences for breaching academic integrity, commonly referred as academic misconduct or academic dishonesty. This include having to repeat the assessment task or unit of study, falling the assessment task, unit of study or course, being expelled from your institution, which may impact your student visa and facing criminal charges. Major impact your relationship with colleague is affected, another impact is in your future career and cause you to suffer a financial loss or even lose your student visa.
HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
How to attract, recruit and maintain a dedicated skilled and loyal workforce in the health sector (Aged Care)
This seminar is based on research from a recent royal commission report into the aged care sector and a workforce strategy that followed. The strategy outlined a number of skill gaps across the aged care sector, including a significant lack of management & leadership knowledge and skills. This was identified across all levels of staff, including management and supervisors. Based on the workforce strategy, I have put together an educational seminar. The seminar includes a lot of practical ideas and ‘How To’ methods. The purpose of the seminar is to develop and build knowledge and skills of people working across the aged care sector.
Bio. Kevin Egan
MBA, Adv. Dip, CIV TAE.
Kevin has lived and worked in Australia for most of his professional life. He started his career working on a factory floor. Not satisfied with factory work, he set off on a journey to create a successful life and career. This is a remarkable story of a person who was intellectually, economically and emotionally bankrupt and worked his way from obscurity to personal and business success.
During his career, Kevin has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience working across various Australian businesses and industries. These include: local and state government, transport and logistics, retail, warehousing, sales, finance and education.
Kevin has held various positions, including senior partner, state and national management positions and senior consultant roles. He holds a Master’s degree in business administration and is a published author.
Kevin’s local business and academic skills make him the ideal speaker for this seminar.Book a Spot
With a passion for education, entrepreneurship, and technology he’s been able to shape the vision of IHNA. Equipped with a Master’s in Business Administration and qualified in Mechanical Engineering, Bijo has had extensive project management and business management experience. He’s used this experience to enable new and innovative programs to push the envelope for career-focused healthcare training. Bijo has worked worldwide and has had the opportunity to be a well-respected and prominent community figure in Australia, Malaysia, and India. As the acting CEO of IHNA, he oversees and manages the operational activities, systems, and policy implementation of the organisation. He’s also a member of GAICD (Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors) and currently pursuing a PhD in Corporate Governance in the Educational Sector at Swinburne University.
With a dedication to teaching, research, and industry consultancy he’s published over 45 referred research and conference papers and. Dr Hewege holds a PhD in Management, a Master of Business Administration Degree, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honours. He’s well-regarded on a wide spectrum of research areas including corporate social responsibility, management controls of transitional economies, marketing, logistics, international business, and research methodology. Dr Hewege has also accumulated over 20 years of teaching experience on undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Australia and internationally.
Led by a deep passion for nursing, Professor Chair has held a number of positions in both the private and public sectors of the healthcare industry in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong. These positions include Hospital Manager, Director of Nursing, Deputy Director of Nursing, Senior Supervisor, Unit Manager, Principal Educator, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Director of Post-Graduate Studies. He’s also been a foundation member of two Schools of Nursing in Australia and is currently working at Central Queensland University as Assistant Dean Community Engagement, School of Nursing and Midwifery.
With over 20 years’ experience, Svetlana’s professional career has been extensive and varied in the fields of accounting, consulting, internal audit, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) positions. She has a substantial amount of experience in all areas of business and in particular driving process improvement and business optimisation. Some of Svetlana’s industry experience is in legal practice, professional services, retail, and hospitality. Her Board and Committee experience includes the Australian Legal Practice Management Association as Victorian Treasurer for over 5 years.
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance, Pankaj has experience across financial reporting, taxation, and auditing, with established skills in corporate finance, financial analysis, taxation, accounting, and auditing. He holds Bachelor of Commerce and is also a Certified Public Accountant (AUS) and Chartered Accountant (India). Pankaj has been working with the HCI Group for over eight years and is responsible for managing financial aspects of the entire group.
Dedication to innovation and technology, Dr Shisir is a senior researcher and academic specialising in ICT and innovation policy with a strong track record of serving the Australian tertiary education for over five years. He heads Heathovation, an HCI subsidiary dedicated to the latest technologies and collaborative tools in the design and delivery of healthcare education. Dr Shisir leads multi-disciplinary research on the design, development, delivery, execution, and evaluation of cutting-edge ICT technologies to improve tertiary education systems and healthcare service delivery. His professional affiliations include: Australian Computer Society (ACS), Centre for ICT for Development, Nepal (ICT4D) and Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN).