Cristina Hendrix, associate professor, was recently featured in an article entitled "Cover Story: Elder Orphans: Numbers rise as challenges soar" published in Triangle Business Journal.
Save the Date: Humphries, Relf, Hendrix and Carter Present at Fall 2018 Teaching Conversations Series
Janice Humphreys, Michael Relf, Christina Hendrix and Brigit Carter will present "Holistic Admissions: What It Is and What's the Evidence" on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 12 until 1 p.m. in Pearson 1026 as part of the Fall 2018 Teaching Conversations Series.
The Fall 2018 Teaching Conversations Series are sponsored by Duke University School of Nursing Institute for Educational Excellence and Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development.
The Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center was created to train, educate and empower individuals in their role as caregivers of homebound older adults. DEFT offers an academic-medical-community model that develops, implements and evaluates an innovative and scalable model for teaching, training and supporting caregivers who assist and care for elders at home following a hospital or rehabilitation discharge.
Associate Professor Cristina Hendrix served as Education Day Moderator on November 5 at the 14th Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. Eastern Regional Conference in Asheville, North Carolina.
Associate Professor Cristina Hendrix published an article entitled "Pilot study on individualized training for informal caregivers of frail hospitalized older veterans" in Nursing Research.
Cristina Hendrix and team submitted an American Nurses Foundation application entitled "Helping Those Who Help: Exploring the Needs of Informal Caregivers in Caring for Older Adults After Hospital Discharge" requesting funding for a one-year period with a start date of September 1, 2012.
Associate Professor Cristina Hendrix has been selected to serve on the the Nursing Research Advisory Group (NRAG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs. NRAG will establish, implement, and evaluate the strategic plan for nursing research in the VA and serve in an advisory capacity to the National Nurse Executive Council for strategic planning and issues related to research.
A cadre of Duke faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and doctoral students presented at the 26th Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference themed “Nurse Scientists as Crucial Partners to Health Delivery” February 22–25, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In a Duke-led "Up Close and Penetrating: Case-based Approaches to Nursing Research" symposium:
Dr. Cristina Hendrix and her VA Transitional Care Partners team (Sarah Tepfer, MSW; Sabrina Forest, DNP; Jeannette Stein, MD; Oreon Shaw, MSW; and Valerie FOX, MS, OTR/L) were one of the 10 recipients of the 2012 VA Office of Nursing Services Innovations Award, a national award mechanism that annually recognizes nursing leadership in quality improvement. The theme of this year’s award is Prospective Risk Management: Creating and Sustaining the High Reliability Organization.