The expanded curriculum will be for students in the graduate level adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist program, according to a news release. “In many cases, physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other allied health practitioners have struggled to find ways to work together for the good of the patient,” Alexa Stuifbergen, RN, PhD, FAAN, dean of the SON, said in a news release. “Because learning how to work in teams with other healthcare providers shouldn’t begin on the job, several years ago we began to incorporate collaborative educational experiences into all levels of the nursing curricula. This grant will further our efforts to instill a team approach into nursing education and ultimately into healthcare settings.”
Her research focuses on the key areas of hypertension and diabetes control, cancer prevention and mental health. The local and global effects of Kim’s research and scholarship have changed the research methods of those working in the field of cardiovascular prevention science in vulnerable populations, according to the release. Kim also has been appointed to the La Quinta Professorship in Nursing.
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