This talk unpacks what patient activation is in the context of kidney disease management and provides evidence regarding how this new approach optimises self-management. All clinicians who provide care to patients with kidney disease will benefit from this webinar. This webinar is proudly sponsored by Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
6.30pm - 7.30pm AEDT / 8.30pm - 9.30pm NZST
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By the end of this presentation, the audience will be able to:
Associate Professor Paul Bennett
RN BN MHSM PhD. Associate Professor, Clinical & Health Sciences, University of South Australia, and Director Medical & Clinical Affairs, Satellite Healthcare, USA
Paul's research underpins a mission to improve the lives of people with kidney disease. Research exploring laughter therapy and happiness, resistance exercise, patient-reported outcomes, patient activation, mHealth, home dialysis, needle fear and the renal workforce has contributed to this mission.
Paul is an investigator on two current NHMRC grants, has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and has supervised 11 HDR completions. Paul currently leads the International Society of Nephrology Kidney Health Professionals Working Group, the Global Renal Exercise (GREX) Network and is a current Board Member of the Renal Society of Australasia (RSA).
Dr Edward Zimbudzi
BSc (Hons) Nursing, Master in International Health, PhD, Nurse Unit Manager
Edward has varied renal experience, which spans two continents, multiple health networks and esteemed international and local institutions. He has held roles in administration, clinical research and academia.
Edward received several prestigious national and international awards in recognition of the clinical and scientific impact of his research, which focuses on patient activation, self-management and health-related quality of life among patients with comorbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease. His work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.
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