Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
Linda Schnitker is an RN with a Master’s degree in Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner specialising in aged care).
Linda’s research primarily focuses on improving the care of older people with cognitive impairment (i.e. delirium, dementia) in emergency departments departments (ED) and has developed a set of quality indicators for assessing the care of older people with cognitive impairment in this environment.
- Preparing carers of people with dementia living in the community for natural disasters: developing a guide for carers – The Carer Ready Guide (CaRed-Guide)
- Building delirium care for people with dementia into the emergency department (ED): Systematic development of the Delirium Action Response in ED (DARe-ED) intervention