A model of culturally-informed integrated diabetes education and eye screening in indigenous primary care services and specialist diabetes clinics: Study protocol
Sharon Atkinson-Briggs, Alicia Jenkins, Anthony Keech, Christopher Ryan, Laima Brazionis
JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2021
AIMS: To improve diabetes management in Indigenous Australians using an integrated nurse-led model of diabetes education and eye screening in indigenous primary care and specialist diabetes clinics. DESIGN: A pre-post study. METHODS: This study will be implemented in indigenous primary care and specialist diabetes clinics in Victoria, Australia. Participants recruited to the study will be existing adult patient with diagnosed diabetes attending study sites. A nurse-credentialled diabetes educator and certified retinal imager will deliver three study components: (a) retinal photography as a diabetic retinopathy screening and patient engagement tool; (b) lifestyle and behaviour surveys, admini..View full abstract
Awarded by University of Melbourne
This study was supported by The University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship [ID 780535]. The study sponsor and funders have had no role in designing the study and will not influence its execution, the data analysis or the publication of the study results. AJ is supported by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship and is a Sydney Medical School Foundation Fellow. There are no conflicts of interest to declare.