Dr. Swanson's research has evolved from a health promotion emphasis to the study of the effects of nursing interventions to promote positive outcomes for patients with Alzheimer's disease and their families. Dr. Swanson is Co-Editor of Advances in Gerontological Nursing. She is also examining family caregiving issues in the former Soviet Union. Dr. Swanson serves as Public Relations and Policy Director for the John A. Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence. She also works with representatives of the long-term care industry to define effective strategies to promote retention of staff in long-term care facilities. BSN, The University of Iowa MA in Nursing, The University of Iowa PhD in Education, The University of Iowa
Comparison of Selected Teaching Strategies Incorporating Simulation and Student Outcomes (with Anita, C. Nicholson; Teresa, A. Boese; Ellen Cram; Anita, M. Stineman; and Kimberly Tew), Clinical Simulation in Nursing (2011)
Nursing clinical documentation data retrieval for hospitalized older adults with heart failure: part 2 (with B. J. Head, C. A. Scherb, Meridean Maas, Sue Moorhead, D. Reed, D. M. Conley, and M. Kozel), International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications (2011)
PURPOSE: The study aims to discuss the implications for retrieval of nursing data and building...
Evaluation of Outcome Change Scores for Patients With Pneumonia or Heart Failure (with C. A. Scherb, B. J. Head, M. Hertzog, D. Reed, Meridean Maas, Sue Moorhead, D. M. Conley, M. Kozel, M. Clarke, S. Gillette, and B. Weinberg), Western journal of nursing research (2011)
This study was conducted to describe the variance in selected Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) outcome...
Most frequent nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions, and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes of hospitalized older adults with heart failure: part 1 (with C. A. Scherb, B. J. Head, Meridean L. Maas, Sue Moorhead, D. Reed, D. M. Conley, and M. Kozel), International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications (2011)
PURPOSE: Rank and compare the 10 most frequently documented nursing diagnoses, interventions, and patient outcomes...
Selecting a standardized terminology for the electronic health record that reveals the impact of nursing on patient care (with C. Lundberg, Jane M. Brokel, G. M. Bulechek, Howard K. Butcher, K. S. Martin, Sue Moorhead, C. Peterson, C. Spisla, J. J. Warren, S. Giarrizzo-Wilson, and Meridean L. Maas), Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (2008)
Using standardized terminology within electronic health records is critical for nurses to communicate their impact...
Iowa Outcomes Project: Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) (with M. Johnson, Meridean Maas, Sue Moorhead, M. A. Anderson, M. Aquilino, S. Bellinger, V. Brighton, M. Clarke, R. Cox, M. P. Donahue, J. Eland, B. Head, L. Marshall, C. Prophet, M. A. Rankin, Deborah P. Schoenfelder, Janet K. Specht, B. Wakefield, M. Willits, and G. Woodworth), Nursing Publications (2000)
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