Bada Kang, PhD student, and Eleanor McConnell, associate professor, recently published
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"
Kirsten Corazzini, associate professor; Roy Thompson, PhD student; and Jing Wang, PhD student; recently published an article entitled "Advancing Long-Term Care Science Through Using Common Data Elements: Candida
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.
Earning your PhD at Duke allows you to study many different facets of patient care. One PhD student shows us how collaborating with the School of Engineering improves care for dementia patients.
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.
Aims: The aim of this systematic review was to examine the characteristics and efficacy of dementia caregiving interventions among the Chinese population.
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.