What are PROMS and why are they relevant to the home dialysis population?

Dr Alice Kennard1 

1Canberra Health Services, ACT, Australia

An exploration of the role of PROMs (patient reported outcomes) and PREMs (patient reported experience measures) in optimising quality of life and patient-centred care in the home setting

 


Biography: 

Dr Alice Kennard is an early-career nephrologist with an interest in renal supportive care and palliative care. She currently beginning research in the areas of frailty, quality of life and the dialysis caregiver experience as part of a PhD.  Alice has trained in several Australian Renal Units and has a passion for improving equity and high quality care for people with kidney disease. Alice is responsible for the service development and delivery of The Canberra Hospital’s Renal Supportive Care program.

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