Swedish Transition Effects Project Supporting Teenagers with chrONic mEdical conditionS
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.
Our PhD fellow Åsa Burström received a grant from Women in Red. Read more about it in: http://www.xn--kvinnorshlsa-ocb.se/16-och-26-miljonerklubben/woman-in-red-firar-tio-ar-i-ar
Our PhD Mariela Acuna Mora won the Best Poster Award in the European Conference in Nursing and Nursing Research in Malmö, july 4-5.
On march 7th 2018 we had our fourth annual meeting with our Advisory Board. Veronica Danko (patient perspective), Malene Jensen (parent perspective), Peter Nordkvist (patient representative), Kristina Berg-Kelly (specialist in adolescent medicine), Inger Ekman och Karl Swedberg (person-centered care) met the research group and discussed the project. The research group presented how far have we come.
STEPSTONES presented their research during the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicines’ Internationell conference in Washington DC, March 6-9th. The research group held a workshop called “Person-centered and Empowering Care for Adolescents with Chronic Conditions during Transition to Adulthood”. In addition, Åsa Burström and Anna Lena Brorsson presented posters about their research.
The abstract entitle “Readiness for transfer in adolescents with congenital heart disease” has been accepted in the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (July 16-21, 2017) in Barcelona, Spain. Poster presentation.