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2020 Nursing Page Update

Klaudia Cwiekala-Lewis, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.H.N.-B.C.

Education

  • B.S.N., Cedar Crest College
  • M.S.N., Drexel University
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Public Health Nursing Board Certification (APHN-BC)

Courses

  • Nursing Concepts and Practice: Community Health Nursing

Research Interests

  • Parkinson's Disease symptom management with complementary and alternative medicine
  • Disaster preparedness for vulnerable populations
  • Digital technologies to solve current healthcare challenges
  • Animated case studies and gaming to improve nursing competency and patient care outcomes
  • Use of social media for healthcare education

Honors

  • Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Scholar at the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, inducted 2015

Recent Publications

  • Descriptive Correlational Study to Examine Variables and Relationships Proposed in Conceptual Framework of Virtual Transitioning Program Developed for Foreign Educated Nurses (FEN). Dissertation, University of Arizona 2019.
  • Clinimetric Evaluation of Functional Capacity and Quality of Life of Stroke Patients - Study Review. The Journal of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 2019.
  • Theoretical Concept of Impact of Tai Chi on Falls in Clients with Parkinson's Disease. The Journal of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 2018.
  • The Effects of Tai Chi on physical function and well being among persons with Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 2017.
  • Analysis of University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) Symptom Management Theory and theory implication for persons with neurological disorders/diseases. The Journal of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 2017.

Recent Presentations

  • Theoretical Concept of Impact of Tai Chi on Falls in Clients with Parkinson's Disease, 5th World Parkinson Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 2019.
  • Enhancing case studies by utilizing digital innovation of animation, Transforming Healthcare: A Pathway to Nursing Excellence at the International Nursing, Honolulu, HI, 2017.
  • Role of the registered nurse during the disaster, Local Colleges in Central Pennsylvania, 2017.
  • Silver Snowflake – Parkinson Fall Prevention Initiative-Overview, World Parkinson Congress, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR, 2016.
  • Global nursing professional migration: Addressing the issue of communication and transition through utilization of online education and virtual internships, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 43rd Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, NV, 2015.

Experience

  • Public health, nursing education and research, leadership and management, critical care, neuroscience.
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