Nursing research competition

Special Session

  • Location:
    Room 1, Capital suite (level 3)
  • Chair:
     R. Pieters, Ghent (BE)
  • Aims and objectives of this session

    The aim of the nursing research competition is to give nurses the chance to start research in the field of urology nursing. The audience is presented the research plans that are being discussed by a jury, so this session also becomes an interactive learning session for pitfalls and opportunities in setting up nursing research.

    Jury members:
    • Bente Thoft Jensen, Århus, Denmark (Senior Researcher, Århus University Hospital)
    • Veronika Geng, Lobbach, Germany (EAUN Board)
    • Jerome Marley, Belfast, Ireland (Research Theory Teacher)
    • Michael Borre, Århus, Denmark (Professor, senior consultant, Dept. of Urology, Århus University Hospital)
    • Ronny Pieters

Quality of life in penile cancer patients: A survey of patient reported outcomes
 H.A.M. Van Muilekom, Amsterdam (NL)
Improving quality of life in patients with neurogenic bladder
 V. Katsarou, Santorini (GR)
Aims and objectives of this presentation

The main strategic scientific aims are threefold. First of all, all patients with neurologic bladder disorders living in island of Santorini will be recorded. Secondly, the questionnaire study will be performed to examine quality of life in these patients. Finally, the result will be studied with the ambitions to provide innovative action for improving quality of life patients with Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological disorders. The overall aim of the project is to inform and assist nurses at the national level. Ultimately, the project will develop specific tools and evidence-based actions to optimise the delivery of care to the large proportion of Santorini citizens.

DACOACH - Feasibility of self-tracking and data-guided health-coaching via personal, mobile and wearable devices in chronic care management
 L.F. Øbro, Vejle (DK)