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Jo Tropea

Honorary
Gerontology
Cognitive impairment
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
aged
female
male
australia
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Jo Tropea

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Jo Tropea

 

Jo Tropea's research interests lie in the area of evidence based practice and improving care for older people, in particular for older people with cognitive impairment in the hospital and residential care setting. She has been involved in the development of evidence based documents such as the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Delirium in Older People, and the update of the Best Practice Approaches to Minimise Functional Decline in the Older Person.

Jo has a clinical background in physiotherapy and has over 10 years experience working on research projects related to chronic diseases including dementia. In February 2018 she commenced her PhD where she will evaluate the IMproving Palliative care Education and Training Using Simulation in Dementia (IMPETUS-D) using a cluster randomised trial design in parallel with a process evaluation.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC)

2016

Kearton Travel Award, Melbourne Health

2

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Executive Committee Member And Student And Early Career Representative

Australian Association of Gerontology, Victorian Division

Member

Australasian Delirium Association

Member

Australian Association of Gerontology

Education


Master of Public Health

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

La Trobe University