The abstract entitle “Level of empowerment and its correlates in young persons with congenital heart disease ” has been accepted in the European Society of Cardiology Congress (26-30 August 2017) in Barcelona, Spain. Poster presentation.
Our PhD fellow Åsa Burström will defend her thesis “Transition from child health care to adult health care for adolescents with congenital heart disease” on march 9th at 09:00 at Skandiasalen, Astrid Lindgrens Children’s Hospital.
On the 14th of November the first adolescent day was held för participants in STEPSTONES (the picture shows the preparation before the meeting). The meeting was held at Karolinska University Hospital for the participants reciding in Stockholm and amongst others, young persons with a congenital heart defect along with staff from the adult cardiology clinic…
A warm welcome to Sandra Skogby and Markus Saarijärvi, our two new PhD fellows. They will start in January 2017. Sandra’s research will be focused in our related project Adole7C. Markus will be doing a process and economic evaluation of our transition program.