Ongoing Doctorates

Needs and support needs of patient(s) and caregiver(s) required in the guidance of low anterior resection syndrome (LARS).

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Yves Van Nieuwenhove
Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Prof. Dr. Piet Pattyn

Staff: Eva Pape

Project period: 2017-2019

Funding: project with the support of Kom Op Tegen Kanker

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Micro-level participation of patients and family members in hospitals: Current practice and potential areas for improvement

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Dr. Maud Heinen

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Mental health nurses’ role and contributions in the interdisciplinary care for individuals suffering from suicidal ideation.

Doctoral student: Joeri Vandewalle

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman

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Preventing pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD): Pathophysiological and histopathological research and study on the effect of tailored patient repositioning.

Doctoral student: Dorien De Meyer

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe

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Advanced midwifery practice. Midwives at the crossroads of advanced practice, research and innovation.

Doctoral student: Régine Goemaes

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman

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Patient participation within nursing: The current situation in Belgium and the impact of bedside shift report.

Doctoral student: Simon Malfait

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Prof. dr. Kristof Eeckloo
Prof. dr. Wim Van Biesen

Project period: 2016 - 2019

Funding: Clinical Research Fund Mandate – Ghent University Hospital

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Incontinence-associated dermatitis in adults: Patient perceptions, risk factors and prevention.

Doctoral student: Nele Van Damme

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe

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Research on the organisation and wide implementation of lean management within health care.

Doctoral student: Alain Antierens

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke

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Interpersonal care relationships at non-geriatric wards in hospitals: Perspectives and outcomes in the elderly, caregivers and nurses.‚Äč

Doctoral student: Melissa Rivière

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman

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Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD): Developing and validating a Core Outcome Set for IAD research and tools for classification and observation.

Doctoral student: Karen Van den Bussche

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke

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The experiences and psychosocial needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer and their environment: A study on their trajectory

Doctoral student: Nathalie Belpame

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Dr. Marijke Kars

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Preconception care in Flanders.

Doctoral student: Joline Goossens

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman

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Self-management support in chronic illness: enhancing (student) nurses’ competencies

Doctoral student: Veerle Duprez

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Prof. dr. Maarten Vansteenkiste

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Pressure ulcers and skin tears: Prevention, risk factors, and patients’ and caregivers’ perceptions

Doctoral student: Hanne Van Tiggelen

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe