Webinar: Patient Activation - Is this a New Approach to Increasing Self-Management?

Presented by Assoc Prof Paul Bennett & Dr Edward Zimbudzi
Start Date
23 February 2021
End Date
23 February 2021
Start Time
6.30pm AEDT
End Time
7.30pm AEDT
Webinar - Via your PC or mobile device
Contact Name
Renal Society of Australasia
Contact Phone
1300 941 480
Contact Email

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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Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience will be able to:

  • Understand how patient activation is utilised in the context of kidney disease.
  • Describe the role of patient activation in enhancing self-management among those with kidney disease.
  • Discuss the relationship between patient activation and other key clinical and patient reported outcomes among those with kidney disease.


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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RSA Members - FREE of Charge 

Non-Members - $15.00 inc. GST

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RSA wish to thank our corporate sponsor for their generosity in supporting this event