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Symposium - Improving the quality of health care: Engaging the patient voice

The Cancer Research Network Patient-Reported Outcome Special Interest Group (PRO-SIG)

Nov
29
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5
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Location:

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026, The University of Sydney, Camperdown

This Symposium has been planned with collaboration and networking in mind so there'll be plenty of time to meet and talk with the speakers and other participants from within and outside your area of expertise. 3-5pm (followed by light refreshments)

Confirmed speakers include:
• Professor Claire Snyder, John Hopkins School of Medicine, USA: Using the patient voice to improve the quality of cancer care
• Professor Afaf Girgis, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research: PROMPT CARE study – Patient reported outcome measures for personalized treatment and care
• Melissa Tinsley, Program Manager, Agency for Clinical Innovation: Embedding patient reported measures into business as usual across NSW health – can it be done?

The Cancer Research Network Patient-Reported Outcome Special Interest Group (PRO-SIG) is pleased to welcome Professor Claire Snyder from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who will be sharing her expertise in the use of quality-of-life and other patient-reported outcomes in clinical care during a series of events:
1. Consulting session with Professor Claire Snyder
2. Symposium - Improving the quality of health care: Engaging the patient voice
3. Masterclass - Integrating PROs into clinical practice

These events will explore the principles and methods for integrating patient-reported outcomes (PROs) into clinical practice. They are designed to help researchers and clinicians understand the ways in which they could implement PRO assessment and use PRO data in their clinical practice.

Professor Claire Snyder is internationally recognised for her research on integrating PROs into clinical practice in the oncology setting, including optimal presentation of PRO data to patients and clinicians to facilitate understanding.