Patricia Camp

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Rehabilitation
Environment and Respiratory Diseases
Native Health
Rehabilitation Care and Services
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Mobility
Health Care Technologies
Telemedicine

Research Interests

pulmonary rehabilitation
health services delivery
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Indigneous health
Mixed methods
Knowledge translation
Physical Activity
E-health

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Research Methodology

knowledge translation
Mixed methods
Indigenous health research
rural research
physical activity monitors
geoinformatics
community-based research
health services delivery

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1.  Indigenous lung health.  Study 1 is to estimate the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in First Nations communities in north-central BC. We are also specific risk related to respiratory symptoms including indoor air quality and occupation. Study 2 is to develop a First Nations pulmonary rehabilitation program, that could include using telehealth to deliver a program. Study 3 aims to develop emergency planning for people with chronic disease living in remote and rural First Nations communities.

2.   Pulmonary rehabilitation for individuals hospitalized with an acute exacerbation of COPD. This research program aims to investigate the health services delivery issues related to providing pulmonary rehabilitation in the hospital setting for patients with COPD who are admitted with an exacerbation of their disease. Research questions will include: current practice patterns related to inpatient exercise and mobility; barriers and facilitators to initiating these programs, key components of programs, program components [including exercise and education], and use of interdisciplinary teams.

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.
 

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