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Using Photovoice to Share Experiences of Illnesses

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Recovery after Intensive Care Unit – Photovoice

Study Purpose
We are doing this study to understand the experiences of those who survive a critical illness and recover at home. Most individuals treated in an intensive care unit (ICU) will survive, yet many people will suffer new or worsening physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges. Participants are not required to have experienced these symptoms.

Details
You will take part in 5 weekly virtual group photo discussion sessions, facilitated by our patient partner. Over this time, you will generate photographs to illustrate your experiences of recovering from critical illness following hospital discharge. At the weekly virtual meetings, you will share and discuss your photos and the aspects of your experience the photos represent. The content of your photos is up to you. Honorarium: $275.

Eligibility
Age: 19 Years – 100 Years Old
Accepting Healthy Volunteers: No

Location
Vancouver Island / Coast, Lower Mainland, Thompson – Okanagan, Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast and Nechako, Northeast, Online

From Our Community

Nancy J. Wood

Patient Partner, Sidney

Nancy J. Wood

I was thrilled to discover the Patient Voices Network, where the array of places to be the voice of a patient is vast and incredibly interesting. Besides my ongoing “gig” with the BC Emergency Medicine Network, I have enjoyed being involved in several one-off initiatives. I love working with professionals who genuinely value the perspectives of their patient partners.