Kirsten Corazzini

Faculty and Students Present at GSA Annual Scientific Meeting

Numerous DUSON faculty and students presented at the Gerontological Society of America's annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, November 13-17:

"Implementation of the Goals of Care Decision Aid in Nursing Homes: An Evidence-Based Intervention" (Eleanor McConnell, associate professor)

SYMPOSIUM: "SOCIAL NETWORKS, HEALTH, AND WELL-BEING AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA"

McConnell, Corazzini and Colleagues Publish Article in the International Journal of Older People Nursing

Eleanor McConnell and Kirsten Corazzini recently published an article entitled "Person-directed care planning in nursing homes: A scoping review" in the International Journal of Older People Nursing. Co-authors include Michael Lepore, Keiza Scales, Ruth Anderson, Kristie Porter and Trini Thach.

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Medical Instructor and PhD Alumna Hanzhang, Faculty Members McConnell and Corazzini, PhD Student Wang and Colleagues Publish Article in the Journal of Advanced Nursing

Medical Instructor and PhD alumna Hanzhang Xu, Faculty members Eleanor McConnell and Kirsten Corazzini and PhD student Jing Wang recently published an article entitled "Dementia Caregiver Interventions in Chinese Population: A Systematic Review" in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Co-authors include Bei Wu, Darina Petrovsky and Zheng Zhu. 

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Aims: The aim of this systematic review was to examine the characteristics and efficacy of dementia caregiving interventions among the Chinese population.

Nearly 50 Attend Dementia Inclusive Durham West End Community Forum

Dementia Inclusive Durham West End recently held a forum for community members, caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia. Ellie McConnell was the Emcee of the event that garnered nearly 50 participants and included speakers Mitchell Heflin, MD, Director of Duke Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Clinic and Goldie Byrd, PhD, Nathan F.

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