Consumer Engagement

Ms Erin  Lawlor1, Ms Kathleen  Dwyer1, Dr Bena Cartmill2,3,4, Prof Elizabeth Ward2,3, Ms Laurelie Wall2,3 1Ipswich Hospital, West Moreton Hospital And Health Service, Ipswich, Australia, 2School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 3Centre for Functioning and...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Laura Iacobaccio1 1Melbourne Health, Parkville, Australia Background: Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a group of rare congenital skin conditions characterised by skin fragility and recurrent blister formation, resulting from minor mechanical friction or trauma (1). Podiatry plays a vital role...
  • April 3, 2019
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Miss Emily Brown1,2 1Queensland Health,  2Dietitians Association of Australia, Motor neurone disease (MND) is a complex and progressive neurological disorder, requiring extensive multidisciplinary team input. Consumers living with MND in rural and regional communities often experience difficulties accessing specialist health...
  • April 3, 2019
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Mr Renato Ulpiano1,2, Professor Elisabeth  Wilson-Evered2, Associate Professor Stephen  Burgess2, Dr Scott  Bingley2, Dr Tristan Casey3 1Ladybug House, Mudgeeraba, Australia, 2Victoria University, Footscray, Australia, 3University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia In healthcare, the practitioner-patient relationship is shifting from service controlled...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Julie Watson, Ms Liana  Schnierer, Ms  Trudi  Contarino 1Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Townsville, Australia Sexual assault is an issue of profound consequence, the impacts of which are far reaching.   The recent establishment of a collaborative ‘Sexual Assault Response...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Heather Tan1 1Spiritual Health Victoria, , Aim of study:  To investigate patient reported outcomes of spiritual care for those admitted as inpatients in five general hospitals across five states of Australia Method: The study utilised the Patient Reported Outcome...
  • April 3, 2019
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Mr Ruben Mackellar From social media ‘know-hows’ to content curation and audience growth, this presentation will outline a few ‘unknowns’ for allied health clinicians, businesses and organisations when it comes to creating content and utilising social media channels effectively on...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Katie Belobrajdic1 1Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Elizabeth, Australia Background Nutrition is a significant issue in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to increased risk of malnutrition. Prior to May 2017, PR participants within Northern Adelaide Local Health Network...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Clarice Tang1,3, Ms Monica Turczyniak1, Ms  Alesha Sayner1, Ms Sally Butzkueven1, Dr  Kimberley Haines1, Dr  John Violet2, Dr Helen O’Connell2 1Western Health, St Albans, Australia, 2Peter MacCallum, Melbourne, Australia, 3Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia Background Engaging patients in a...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Laura Hutchison1, Dr Malia Ho2, Ms Gabriela Griggs1, Ms Kathleen Bailey1, Mr Jeremy Lippiatt1, Dr Kerwin Talbot1 1Central Queensland University, Sydney, Australia, 2Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia Background: Patient preference is a key factor that can influence treatment effectiveness,...
  • April 3, 2019
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