Cristina Hendrix published an article entitled "Falls prevention through patient partnerships" in The Nurse Practitioner. Abstract
Cristina Hendrix published an article entitled "Supporting older veterans after hospital discharge: The TransitionaL Care (TLC) partners program" in Federal Practitioner. Abstract
Gerontology has been an area of particular focus and strength within the School of Nursing since the 1960’s, when faculty member Dr. Virginia Stone established the nation’s first gerontological master degree program for nurses interested in caring for older adults.
Aiding the Philippines: Nursing professor working with Filipino colleagues to mobilize aid to typhoon survivors
Dr. Cristina Hendrix, an associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing and president of the North Carolina chapter of the Philippine Nurse Association, is calling nurses, health professionals and community members to help her fellow countrymen after the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Drs. Ryan Shaw, Cristina Hendrix, Alison Edie and Linda Davis published an article entitled "Effects of nurse-managed protocols in the outpatient management of adults with chronic conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis" in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Reuters published an article entitled "Nurses could manage chronic care on doctors’ orders" about a paper coauthored by Ryan Shaw, Cristina Hendrix, Alison Edie and Linda Davis that was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Schwartz Receives Funding to Study Cultural Influences on the Needs of Older Informal Cancer Caregivers
Postdoctoral associate Abby Schwartz and her sponsor Cristina Hendrix have received an award for her Reed Foundation/Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund proposal entitled "Cultural Influences on the Needs of Older Informal Cancer Caregivers." This award is for a one-year period, awarded September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015.
On Nov. 1, 2014, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, several speakers—including DUSON faculty members Cristina Hendrix and Meg Carman—will present strategies that have been developed to holistically care for individuals’ physical needs and mental well-being and promote spiritual healing. The Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF), Inc. is the sponsor of this educational activity being presented by the Philippine Nurses Association of North Carolina, which has applied for 6.0 contact hours.
The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) and the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) have awarded Cristina Hendrix the first-ever NHCGNE / HGNL Innovation Award for her project entitled "The TransitionaL Care (TLC) Program: Supporting Older Veterans and their Caregivers After Hospital Discharge." The purpose of the award is to highlight the innovative ways in which NHCGNE and HGNL members are advancing the care of older adults and celebrate the impact of these leaders in advancing nursing care for older adults.