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Amy Abbott

Amy Abbott

Amy Abbott, PhD
College of Nursing,
Creighton University, USA

 

Biography

Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and has been teaching at Creighton in the College of Nursing since 1996. She is also a faculty member of the Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP) which has allowed her to work with an interprofessional team of researchers since 2007. Since her graduation in 2008 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, her research interests have focused on patient safety and health information technology.  She has been formally trained in quantitative research design but has gained qualitative and mixed methods research experience in her work with CHRP including work with surveys and focus groups.
Dr. Abbott has completed research on symptom management of post-open heart surgery patients, problems during transitions in care, interprofessional patient safety education in pharmacy and nursing, electronic health record adoption by ambulatory office practices, and personal electronic health record adoption and use by patients and providers.  
She has worked on federally and internally funded grants as both a principal and co-investigator, has reviewed grants for AHRQ, and has been able to publish work with this interdisciplinary team in high impact journals and has presented at local, regional and national conferences. Dr. Abbott completed the Health Disparities Research Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is currently studying health literacy and how it affects those in the digital divide.  Dr. Abbott is core nursing faculty and teaches in the IPE 410 Interprofessional Patient Safety Course. Her clinical nursing expertise in adult critical care.
 

Research Interest

Amy A. Abbott Research interest includes Patient safety in nursing education and practice, Health information technology, Health literacy, Symptom clusters. Symptom management

Publications

Nursing and Patient Care
Editorial:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000e101
Louise Tourigny
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Statistical Methods in Evaluation of Multidimensional Symptoms in Nursing Research
Editorial:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:2
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000e102
Sangchoon Jeon
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A Study on Preparations for Accepting Foreign Patients into Japanese Hospitals
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:2
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000105
Hirota M, Ito M and Hattori K
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Effect of In-Service Education Workshop on Occupational Health and Safety In Terms of Knowledge and Awareness among Nurses in a Selected Tertiary Care Hospital in India:An Evaluation
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000101
Victor EM, Joshi P, Vasanth EM, Raghavan S and Gopichandran L
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Process Of Building Patient-Nurse Relationships In Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Care: A Grounded Theory Approach In Japan
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 1:2, 2016
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000106
Akiko Funakoshi, Atsuko Tanaka, Kie Hattori and Minori Arima
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An Evaluation of Nurses Retention Strategies used by the Botswana Health Sector
Review Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000102
Theophilus Tebetso Tshukudu
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Nursing Home and Elderlies’ Family: Questions about Semiospheres
Review Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 1:2, 2016
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000107
Thomas P, Chandes G, Couegnas N and Hazif-Thomas C
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Registered Nurses’ Use of Physical Restraints on the Medical Floor in a Jamaican Hospital
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 1:2, 2016
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000108
Lawrence ES, Dawkins PE and Barton-Gooden A
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Case Reflection on Cancer of Colon with Metabolic Encephalopathy
Case Report:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000103
Chinnasamy Azhagesan
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Assessment of Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Oncology Treatment
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:2
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000109
Adriane Cristina Bernat Kolankiewicz, Gerli Elenise Gehrke
Herr, Marli Maria Loro, Evelise Moraes Berlezi, Joseila Sonego
Gomes
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Time for Reflection on Maternal Child Health Assessments in Australia: Making a Case for a Three-way Partnership
Research Article:  J Nurs Patient Care 2016, 1:1
doi: 10.4172/jnpc.1000104
Garvis S, Phillipson S, Rosunee N, Kewalramani S and McMahon K
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