D.Phil (Oxon.), BSc (Hons.), FRCN, FEANS, FRCSI, PGCEA, RMN, RGN, FAAN, MAE
The Susan Wakil Professor of Nursing; Head of The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery & Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
Topic for the talk
A whole-systems approach to the development of person-centered services. The focus will be on methodologies for adopting person-centered practices at different systems levels to develop cultures that can sustain person-centered care.
Brendan’s research focuses on person-centredness with a particular focus on the development of person-centred cultures, practices and processes. He has engaged in this work at all levels from theory development to implementation science and through to instrument design, testing and evaluation. He is methodologically diverse, but is most at home in participatory/action research. Whilst he has a particular expertise in gerontology and dementia practices, his work has spanned all specialities and is multi-professional. He also has a particular focus on the use of arts and creativity in healthcare research and development. Brendan has more than 600 published outputs, including >300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals and 12 books. Brendan is a Fellow of The European Academy of Nursing Science, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. In 2014 he was awarded the ‘International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame’ by Sigma Theta Tau International. In 2022 Brendan was selected as a member of The Academia Europaea.