Agness Tembo The 26th International Nursing Philosophy Conference 2023

Agness Tembo

Dr Agness Tembo is a lecturer in Intensive Care Nursing at the University of Sydney. Her teaching is underpinned by constructivism and transformative pedagogy. Agness has published in peer Reviewed journals with 355 citations Her research philosophy is informed by Heideggerian and Merleau-Pontian phenomenology focusing on critical illness experience outcomes both in and beyond intensive care. Collaborating with her clinical and scientific partners, Agness uses her phenomenological research leading to implementation of models of care that promote humanness and person-centred care. She is the founder of the Hunter ICU support group. Her research extends to prevention of communicable diseases such as covid-19 and their impact on marginalised communities particularly African immigrants in Australia. Her Current research collaborations include –examination of behavioural and social drivers of Covid 19 vaccine in Zambia and the Experience of Long COVID among Sub-Saharan African migrants in Australia.

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