New york city, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2014
Springer Publishing Company, an ingenious nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation publisher, today announced Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD, Registered Nurse, CRNP, FAHA, as the winner of the Springer Publishing Company Geriatric/Gerontologic Award of a Differentiated Single Work of Study in Applied Geriatric Nursing. Dickson was nominated for her co-authorship of a 2014 article, “Structure skill in cardiac arrest self-care amongst neighborhood dwelling older grownups: Results of a pilot research.” The award will exist on the evening of November 6, at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)’s Yearly Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.
. Dr. Dickson’s location of research interest concentrates on self-care (for example, choosing when to take medication or act on signs and symptoms) among older adults with heart disease, along with on ethnic minority populations with cardiac arrest and aging employees with coronary cardiovascular disease. Her objective is to establish interventions that will certainly improve their health and quality of life. In this nomination article, Dr. Dickson’s and her co-authors’ research study analyzed older adults dealing with heart failure in ethnically diverse neighborhoods, examining the outcome of an ingenious kind of intervention, where lay health teachers in senior centers taught the elders essential self-care skills. They found the skill-building intervention enhanced self-care and understanding. The study suggests that proactive intervention in a neighborhood setting, making use of lay health educators, may be helpful throughout varied populations and geographically differed settings.
. Said Tara A. Cortes PhD, RN, FAAN, Executive Director, The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing: “Dr. Dickson’s study points to a new path forward for the health of older grownups. These findings send a clear message: that by reaching elders where they live, we can empower them to act to secure their own health prior to their conditions damage their quality of life. For such important study, we are proud to present her with the Springer Award.”
. The post, published in Client Education and Counseling, is available online at: http://www.pec-journal.com/article/S0738-3991(14)00179-7/ abstract.
Dr. Dickson’s primary teaching areas are Philosophical and Theoretical Viewpoints of Nursing, PhD Advisement, and PhD candidacy and argumentation advisement. She is an American Heart Association Fuchs-Schoeck Research Fellow; a Fellow of the American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; a Brookdale Structure Leadership in Aging Fellow; and got the 2012 ENRS Increasing Star Study Award. She is an Assistant Teacher at NYU College of Nursing.
. The Springer Publishing Company Geriatric/Gerontologic Award has been presented annually every year considering that 1996. This year’s winner was nominated by a committee at the NYU College of Nursing, consisting of: Dr. Cortes; Dean Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN; Deborah A. Chyun, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; and Gail D’Eramo Melkus, Ed.D, C-NP, FAAN.
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