Parents Needed for Heart Failure Study

We are inviting parents and caregivers of children who have heart failure to participate in our research study to help us better understand how to prepare and educate families affected by children’s heart failure. Interviews will be 30-60 minutes, and all information gathered will be kept confidential and private. Please contact us or email echokt@ualberta.ca … Read more

Opinion: Don’t let pandemic deter taking your sick child to emergency

The Stollery Children’s Hospital Emergency entrance, in Edmonton Alta. File photo. DAVID BLOOM/Postmedia   Dr. Shannon Scott, Dr. Lisa Hartling, Hannah M. Brooks Edmonton Journal     The outbreak of COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on how health information is communicated, how individuals seek health information and services, and how these services are delivered. … Read more

From Clinical Trials to Picture Books: The Creative Challenge of Translating Research 

Mother and child walking together

Featured in the University of Alberta Quad, our previous Stakeholder Engagement and Research Coordinator Michelle Chan wrote about our research and resources for parents.   If you have, or have ever taken care of, a young child, you might have experienced an unsettling panic when they start to exhibit symptoms of being unwell. Is that cough … Read more

Interested in our tool development process?

When it comes to developing our parent tools, we make sure to involve families in the process from start to finish.  This image gives you a snapshot into what our research process looks like for each of the health resources or knowledge translation (KT) tools we develop for families and caregivers. These tools are health resources … Read more

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