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KT Canada Seminar Series

Engaging frail and seriously ill patients in research

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of engaging frail and/or seriously ill patients in research

  2. Describe the practical and ethical considerations of engaging frail and/or seriouslyill patients in research.

  3. Appreciate the significance of patient engagement in research from a patient’sperspective

Claire Ludwig, RN PhD(c) is a PhD candidate at the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa. Her doctoral work is focused on patient engagement in research, specifically engaging frail and/or seriously ill patients as knowledge users. Her other research interests examine how patients and nurses negotiate the process of triage and self-management in cancer symptom management. Claire is a senior health care leader involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of large-scale programs aimed at improving patient and caregiver outcomes. Claire is also a patient with cancer currently receiving immunotherapy treatment. She has served as a knowledge user on research projects as a health care administrator and as a patient advisor in the acute treatment phase of her illness.

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