~November 6th Gamma Delta Event Highlights~
We had a wonderful turnout with more than 45 attendees. This included students from SUNY Plattsburgh's Nursing Program, CVPH employees, and Gamma Delta members.
Patti Johnson shared her work and the wonderful data she has collected so far in her mixed methods study coauthored by Dr. Anne Bongiorno of the effect on Psycho social Health with additional of the Breast Care Navigator early intervention contact and support.
The quantitative and especially qualitative data was so interesting and powerful. This was great scholarly community work being done and thank you for your participation and support of our local nurses.
Nursing Research: Efficacy of the Breast Care Navigator Role in Reducing Distress in Newly-diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study
Presentation by Patricia Johnson, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN
Date: Monday November 6th, 2017
Time: 6 PM
Location: Pizzeria Uno’s Rt. 3 Plattsburgh
About the Presenter…..
Patti Johnson is an RN working at CVPH who has 17 years of experience in Medical Surgical nursing, Hospice, and Oncology. She became the Oncology Care Coordinator/Breast Care Navigator at UVMHN in 2014. She serves on the UVMHN – CVPH Institutional Review Board, Chief Nursing Officer Council, Magnet Steering Committee, and is Co-Facilitator of the New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements Committee (Magnet component group).
Patti’s presentation will focus on Nursing Research, and touch briefly on what the IRB is, and the role of the RN on the IRB. She will highlight current IRB-approved nursing research studies at UVMHN – CVPH, and will discuss the work on the first nursing research study at UVMHN – CVPH to gain IRB approval: Efficacy of the Breast Care Navigator Role in Reducing Distress in Newly-diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study