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New PaCER Graduates Sowing the Seeds of Change

New PaCER Graduates Sowing the Seeds of Change

Indigenous PaCER graduate project reports include recommendations for improvement and opportunities to work in a co-designed manner on better approaches to screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and support throughout the Cancer Journey.

Introducing the 2019 PaCER Student Interns, Part 2: Kidney Health Team

Introducing the 2019 PaCER Student Interns, Part 2: Kidney Health Team

With the recent launch of our 2019 training program delivered online through the University of Calgary’s Continuing Education, we are excited to announce 2 new Internships with students from BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario; IBD (Sponsor: IMAGINE) and Kidney Health (Sponsor: Alberta Health Services Kidney Health Strategic Clinical Network).

In a 2-part series, we will be introducing each team by sharing their profiles, written in their own words. 

WE ARE PACER.

Series Part 2: Meet the PaCER Kidney Health team   

Understanding Patient Experience with Bladder Cancer in Alberta

Understanding Patient Experience with Bladder Cancer in Alberta

Bladder cancer is the 5th most common cancer in Canada. There is a lot of clinical research about bladder cancer but little has been published to date about what a patient really experiences when going through a journey with this disease.

Patient and Family Engagement

Patient and Family Engagement

Engaging patients and families in research and the design of quality improvement is an essential component of Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC). Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been engaging patients and families to promote a cultural shift towards PFCC. This includes many inititatives such as supporting the creation of the innovative Patient and Community Engagement Research (PaCER) Internship training program.