Information related to research interest "self-care"

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  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Prof Trijntje Jaarsma

    Professor Tiny Jaarsma (RN NFESC FAHA FAAN) is a Professor in Caring Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Link??ping, Sweden.

    Her research focuses on the consequences of heart failure for patients and their families and interventions to enhance their self-care. Her research has beenpublished in over 250 publications ranging from short practical communications to scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.

    Professor Jaarsma was trained as a nurse in Groningen (NL) and worked with cardiac patients from 1988,on the cardiology ward and in the Heart Failure clinic. She received her Masters degree from the University of Maastricht in 1992, as part of a Nurse Fellowship of the Netherlands Heart Foundation. She studied for six months at the UCLA in 1993 and completed her doctoral degree in 1999, with a thesis entitled a??Heart Failure: Nursesa?? Carea??.

    Her professional activities include membership of national and international committees and guidelines (ESC, AHA), reviewer and member of editorial boards of peer- reviewed journals. She is the editor- in chief of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing and the chair of the Science Committee of the ESC Council of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals, involved in the Nursing Council of the AHA, and is a former board member of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC.

    Phone : 8231 (Overseas) Email : mmihr.visitingprofessors@acu.edu.au

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  • Prof Barbara Riegel

    Professor Barbara Riegel is the Edith Clemmer Steinbright Professor of Gerontology at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing and Co-editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Professor Riegel is an established nurse scientist studying adults with cardiovascular disease. Her primary research interest is self-care of older adults with chronic heart failure. This interest in self-care grew out of her early years as a Clinical Nurse Researcher at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California, where she led several studies testing methods of transitioning chronically ill patients from hospital to home. Her work in self-care and disease management has been cited widely and used to support programs of care internationally.

    Phone : (Overseas) Email : mmihr.visitingprofessors@acu.edu.au

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