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Professor Elizabeth Beattie

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing,
Research - Nursing

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Name
Professor Elizabeth Beattie
Position(s)
Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing,
Research - Nursing
IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - HHWB
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3389
Fax
+61 7 3138 5941
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)

Keywords

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms, Decisional Capacity, Dementia, Interventions, Quality of Life, Residential Aged Care, Wandering

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Professor Elizabeth Beattie joined the School of Nursing and the Dementia Collaborative Research Center at the Queensland University of Technology in April, 2008. Her academic and professional credentials were obtained in Australia, the UK and the US. Her previous positions were in the School of Nursing and human research ethical oversight at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. USA. She has extensive clinical nursing, curriculum development, teaching and research experience in psychiatry and gerontology. She has worked with people with dementia and their caregivers for over 25 years.

Research Interests

  • etiology and management of challenging behaviors (e.g. wandering) associated with dementia
  • nutritional status, weight loss and energy expenditure in persons with dementia
  • decisional capacity and informed consent issues in dementia.
This information has been contributed by Professor Elizabeth Beattie.