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Conference presentations

2016

Anjou MD, Wynne C, Schubert NS, Holden CA, Jatkar U, Taylor HR (2016)

Diabetic eye disease - protecting, preventing and promoting Indigenous eye health [conference poster].

Paper presented at the PHAA 44th Annual and 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference. September 2016, Alice Springs

This conference poster promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and focuses on information about preventing diabetic eye disease. It highlights statistics of diabetic eye disease in Indigenous Australians and how it can cause irreversible blindness if not detected and treated early. It also outlines the new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for annual health assessments, including mandatory eye health checks for Indigenous people, as well as, annual retinal examinations and retinal photography for people with diabetes. It also promotes the free Check today, see tomorrow resources available through the Indigenous Eye Health Unit.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Brown A (2016)

Capacity building in Indigenous chronic disease primary health care research in rural Australia: final project report July 2014 - December 2015.

Canberra: Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute

Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference 2016 (2016)

Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference 2016 presentations.

Paper presented at the Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference 2016. 2-3 July 2016, Perth

Wynne C, Clarke F, Anjou MD, Holden C, Taylor HR (2016)

Closing the gap for vision: diabetes educator's role in diabetes eye care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people [conference poster].

Paper presented at the Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting (ADS-ADEA). August 2016, Queensland

This conference poster is designed for diabetes educators in their role in diabetes eye care when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It highlights the risk that diabetes poses in regards to vision loss and blindness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The poster outlines the following information:

  • statistics of diabetes and vision loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • eye care as an integral part of routine diabetes care
  • local, regional and national initiatives and educational resources to support health workers
  • clinical care
  • diabetes self management education
  • patient self management information.

The poster also highlights links to a Diabetic retinopathy online grading course and a Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) diabetes and eye health online module.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

2015

Gibbs J, Vail A (2015)

Kelso Indigenous Chronic Disease Clinic - your one-stop health clinic.

Paper presented at the 13th National Rural Health Conference. 24-27 May 2015, Darwin

Gomersall JS, Canuto K, Aromataris E, Braunack-Mayer A, Brown A (2015)

Systematic review to inform prevention and management of chronic disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians [conference poster].

Paper presented at the PHC Research Conference. 29-31 July 2015, Adelaide

The Centre of Research Excellence in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange (CREATE) have published a poster outlining research conducted to identify, appraise and describe the main characteristics of systematic reviews addressing prevalence and management of chronic disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Jones K, Wynne C, Anjou MD, Taylor HR (2015)

Closing the gap for vision: developing a culturally appropriate Indigenous health promotion strategy for diabetes related eye care [conference poster].

Paper presented at the Primary Health Care Conference. July 2015, Adelaide

This conference poster is designed to build awareness of culturally appropriate ways to develop health promotion strategies for diabetes related eye care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It highlights the need for the following:

  • best practice approaches to guide resource development
  • community lead processes to ensure success
  • broad community support
  • digital outputs for further reach through community networks
  • print outputs to support education
  • evaluation to measure uptake of services.

The poster also highlights two audiovisuals 'See What I See' -Looma Diabetes Eye Health and See Tomorrow - Grampians Region 'Diabetes Eye Health'.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Stephen Harfield Carol Davy Alexa McArthur Zachary Munn Ngiare Brown Alex Brown (2015)

Characteristics of Indigenous primary health care models of service delivery: a scoping review.

Paper presented at the 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference. 7-9 December 2015, Melbourne

Walters S, Moynihan V (2015)

Diabetic retinopathy screening for Indigenous Australians in the Kimberley.

Paper presented at the 13th National Rural Health Conference. 24-27 May 2015, Darwin

2014

Abouzeid M, Anjou MD, Boudville AI, Tapp RJ, Taylor HR (2014)

Diabetic eye disease. Initiatives to close the gap in Indigenous eye health [conference poster].

Paper presented at the Primary Health Care Research Conference. July 2014, Canberra

This conference poster highlights initiatives to help close the gap in diabetic eye disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It outlines the prevalence of eye disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and promotes The roadmap to close the gap for vision as the framework for this to happen.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

2013

Boudville AI, Anjou MD, Tapp RJ, Taylor HR (2013)

Linking diabetes care and Indigenous eye health [conference poster].

Paper presented at the World Diabetes Congress. December 2013, Melbourne

The conference poster promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and focuses on information about diabetes care and eye care. The resource highlights statistics on the impact of diabetes on eye health. The poster also looks at implementing solutions to 'close the gap' in vision.

Abstract adapted from Indigenous Eye Health Unit

Boudville AI, Anjou MD, Taylor HR (2013)

Let's fix the diabetes pathway: improving Indigenous eye care [conference poster].

Paper presented at the 45th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress. November 2013, Hobart

This conference poster promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander eye health and focuses on information about diabetes. The resource highlights the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Islander people with diabetes to have an eye examination. The poster recommends solutions to diabetic eye care.

Abstract adapted from Indigenous Eye Health Unit

Diabetes WA (2013)

Cynthia Porter presents at the Aboriginal Health Forum 2013 [video].

Retrieved 29 October 2013 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPmZI3cfRrI

Shaw G (2013)

An ethnography of changes in child rearing over time in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands: implications for policy development on health in early childhood.

Paper presented at the CAEPR Seminar. 5 June 2013, Australian National University

Tapp RJ, Hodgson LAB, Harper CA, Sandhu S, Taylor HR (2013)

Development of an online self-directed diabetic retinopathy grading course [conference poster].

Paper presented at the 45th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress. November 2013, Hobart

The conference poster promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and focuses on information about an online self-directed diabetic retinopathy grading course. The aim of the grading course is to increase primary screening of diabetic retinopathy.

The grading course looks at:

  • epidemiology
  • competency - based examination
  • distant visual acuity
  • eye examination and referral
  • stages of diabetic retinopathy.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

2012

Connors C (2012)

This goes with that - making sense of your audit data [ppt].

Paper presented at the The Lowitja Institute 2012 national conference on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care. , Alice Springs

Hayman N (2012)

Nursing in an Indigenous primary health care setting [ppt].

Paper presented at the Time to shine: APNA conference 2012. 4 May 2012, Melbourne

Hughes J (2012)

Body build, body composition and indicators of health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults.

: Menzies School of Health Research

In this video Dr Jacqui Highes a nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital, and PhD candidate at Menzies School of Health Research reports on a project investigated the relationship of body fat distribution, obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MS) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

McAteer B (2012)

The QAAMS Program: quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical services program [ppt].

Paper presented at the Living longer stronger: AH & MRC chronic disease conference 2012. 19 June 2012, Sydney

Building an eye care program with Aboriginal communities in Victoria – a partnership approach (2012)

Napper G, Carozzi P, Peters J, Jackson J, Fricke T

The resource delves into partnerships with the Australian College of Optometry Aboriginal eye program, to reduce the amount of avoidable vision impairment and blindness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people. The poster suggests further improvements to identifying gaps in vision.

The poster contains a brief of:

  • eye health in Aboriginal communities
  • optometric eye examinations
  • successful strategies and future directions.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

The Lowitja Institute (2012)

The Lowitja Institute 2012 national conference on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care: 'CQI for everyday and everybody' chronic conditions conference presentations.

Paper presented at the The Lowitja Institute 2012 national conference on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care. 14-15 May 2012, Alice Springs

Turner N (2012)

Many layers of the Many Rivers Diabetes Prevention Program...[ppt].

Paper presented at the Living longer stronger: AH&MRC chronic disease conference 2012. 19 June 2012, Sydney

2011

Diabetes WA (2011)

Your heart, your bloodline, your choice.

Paper presented at the Deadly approaches to staying healthy : innovative & practical chronic disease workshops for health professionals working with Aboriginal people. 13 March 2011, Perth, WA

Forbes D, Sidhu A, Singh J (2011)

Coupling of Indigenous-patient-friendly cultural communications with clinical care guidelines for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Muir R, Hawkins C, Finch E-L (2011)

A healthy balance: The My Health Balance program.

Paper presented at the Australian Health Promotion Association 20th National Conference. 10-13 April 2011, Cairns

O'Dea K (2011)

The positive model of the hunter-gatherer lifestyle.

Paper presented at the Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Schoen D (2011)

High rates of amputation in Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

Paper presented at the Aboriginal Health Conference: strong now, stronger future - changing in the right direction. 2-3 July 2011, Perth

Singh A (2011)

Diabetes WA Northam art-bush tucker project: engaging Aboriginal communities in diabetes prevention: transmission of Aboriginal knowlege's and practices.

Paper presented at the Aboriginal Health Conference: strong now, stronger future - changing in the right direction. 2-3 July 2011, Perth

Singh A (2011)

Feltman: a diabetes education tool for Aboriginal communities.

Paper presented at the Aboriginal Health Conference: strong now, stronger future - changing in the right direction. 2-3 July 2011, Perth

Smith J, Syron L, Turner N, Gwynne J (2011)

Many Rivers Diabetes Prevention Project: governance, Aboriginal children's knowledge of diabetes, and their food and nutrient intake.

Paper presented at the Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Taylor HR (2011)

Needs for eye care services and review of policy development: report launch.

Paper presented at the Gerard Crock Lecture. 27 May 2011, Melbourne School of Population Health

Wright L (2011)

One deadly step.

Paper presented at the Chronic Care for Aboriginal People State Forum. 3-4 November 2011, Eveleigh, NSW

 
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