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SDS Seminar - Intervention to Support Carers to Deliver Practical End of life Care in the Home
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Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Medical & Health Care

Event Details

For School of Nursing Staff only

Seminar by
Professor Karen Luker
QNI Professor of Community Nursing
Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester


Abstract:
Providing palliative care to end-of-life cancer patients at home setting can be a challenge physically and emotionally. At this seminar, the speaker will share her research on the development of an intervention to address carers’ needs for practical information and support skills when caring for a person with cancer at end of life. She will also evaluate the effectiveness of using such intervention.


Biography:
Professor Karen Luker

Professor Karen Luker was Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester for fifteen years stepping down in August 2015. She is currently the Queen's Nursing Institute Professor of Community Nursing and is also the Deputy Director of a National Institute for Health Research Centre for Greater Manchester NHS Trusts and the University of Manchester.
Karen is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and was awarded a fellowship of the Queen’s Nursing Institute in 2003, and in 2010 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Lund Sweden and in 2011 an Honorary DSc from University of Alberta Canada in recognition of her contribution to health care research and research capacity building. In 2016 she received a CBE in the New Year’s Honours for her contribution to Nursing.
She has reviewed on a wide range of national and International research committees including MRC Health Services and Public Health Research Board and three RAE/REF Panels and equivalent panels in New Zealand (PBRF). From 2017-20 she has been a member of the Swedish Research Councils Health Sciences Review panel. Karen has published widely in the area of Community Nursing, Cancer and palliative care. In addition, she edits the Journal Health and Social Care in the Community published by Wiley/Blackwell publishing.

Date/Time22/01/2018 12:00-13:00
VenueSeminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
LanguageEnglish

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 09/01/2018 12:00(HKT) to 22/01/2018 18:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Ren Au by email at renau@hku.hk or by phone at 3917 6963 or by fax at 2872 6079.