Christmas QI Catchup
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With a tumultuous 2021 coming to an end, this lecture will reflect on the experiences and achievements of our fantastic cardiorespiratory group over the last 12 months. The lecture will provide a research update for the year and showcase clinical implementation projects in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to having you join us and share your experiences from 2021. Our speakers will include the following: (some of whom will join us remotely, via web-link)
- Emily Jeuniewic: A rapid upskilling of ICU skills in the face of a pandemic Cardiothoracic Emily is Cardiothoracic Team Leader at St Vincent's Hospital.
- Dr Narelle Cox:Telehealth for chronic respiratory disease: A randomised controlled equivalence trial Narelle is a Lecturer of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at Monash University.
- Sarah Brown: The development of the MyPR app: Sarah is a PHD Candidate, Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.
- Louise Hansell: The evolving landscape of ultrasound in the ICU Louise is a PHD Candidate, Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at The University of Sydney.
- Meredith King: Pulmonary rehab in Covid-19 - The Australian experience Meredith is National Chairperson for the Australian Physiotherapy Association's cardiorespiratory group and a Senior Physiotherapist, Chronic Disease Community Rehabilitation Service - Pulmonary & Heart Failure, Macquarie Hospital.
- Mitchell Taylor: Respiratory physiotherapy in private practice: An audit of clinical practice and quality of life outcomes in bronchiectasis Mitchell is a physiotherapist and committee member of the NSW Cardiorespiratory APA Group. Mitchell is the director and lead physiotherapist at Functional Lungs a private physiotherapy practice where he treats a wide variety of respiratory conditions including phrenic nerve injuries. Mitchell also works part time in research at St George Hospital in Sydney where he is currently the site co-ordinator of a multicentre bronchiectasis trial.
- Mehrnoosh Alipanahi: The impact of Covid-19 on a rural cardiorespiratory service Mehrnoosh is a NSW Cardiorespiratory APA Committee Member and a Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapist at Kempsy Hospital NSW.
- Dr Sonia Cheng: Grant and manuscript writing: Tips for success Sonia is an early career researcher and Lecturer in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney. She has cardiorespiratory physiotherapy experience across the spectrum of care of medical and surgical patients, including in intensive care and chronic disease management. She was previously the Acute Senior Physiotherapist at Macquarie University Hospital, and has worked at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital. Her research interests include exercise training, physical activity and behaviour change in people with chronic respiratory and cardiac diseases.
This is a face to face lecture only and will not be recorded.