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Ann-Margaret Navarra
New York University
11Publications
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29Citations
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#1Maichou Lor (Columbia University)H-Index: 1
#2Theresa A. Koleck (Columbia University)H-Index: 3
Last.Ann-Margaret Navarra (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 3
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Background Poor adherence to prescribed antihypertensive medication is a major contributor to disparities in effective blood pressure control among Hispanics. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between health literacy level and adherence to antihypertensive medications among Hispanic adults, who self-reported hypertension, controlling for potential covariates of adherence and/or health literacy.
#1Sonia Pathania (NYU: New York University)
#2Larry Z. Slater (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 7
Last.Ann-Margaret Navarra (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Background Pain can negatively affect the inpatient hospitalization experience; however, in patients with compromised metabolic pathways who are more vulnerable to medication side effects, pain control becomes even more challenging. Aims This evidence-based practice quality improvement project explored the feasibility of implementing a music therapy intervention for improved pain management (pain intensity, analgesic volume) and patient satisfaction among patients with a diagnosis of ci...
#1Ann-Margaret Navarra (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 3
#2Amy Witkoski Stimpfel (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 10
Last.Larry Z. Slater (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Background In order to meet the demands of a dynamic and complex health care landscape, nursing education must develop and implement programming to produce a highly educated nursing workforce. Interprofessional honors education in nursing with targeted mentorship is one such model. Purpose To describe undergraduate nursing student and faculty perceptions and beliefs of mentorship in the context of interprofessional honors education, and compare and contrast the perceptions and beliefs a...
#1Ann-Margaret Navarra (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 3
#2Marya Gwadz (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 26
Last.Gail D'Eramo Melkus (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 23
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The objective of this integrative review was to describe current US trends for health technology-enabled adherence interventions among behaviorally HIV-infected youth (ages 13–29 years), and present the feasibility and efficacy of identified interventions. A comprehensive search was executed across five electronic databases (January 2005–March 2016). Of the 1911 identified studies, nine met the inclusion criteria of quantitative or mixed methods design, technology-enabled adherence and or retent...
#1Noreen NelsonH-Index: 1
#2Fidelindo LimH-Index: 8
Last.Larry Z. SlaterH-Index: 7
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AbstractHonors programs in nursing can facilitate the professional development of high-achieving students, supporting their lifelong engagement in nursing practice, education, research, and health care policy issues. Strong mentoring relationships are commonly identified as essential to the success
#1Ann-Margaret Navarra (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 3
#2Rona SchlauH-Index: 1
Last.Elaine L. Larson (Columbia University)H-Index: 5
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Background Recent medical advances have resulted in increased survival of children with complex medical conditions (CMC), but there are no validated methods to measure their care needs. Objectives/methods To design and test the Nursing-Kids Intensity of Care Survey (N-KICS) tool and describe intensity of nursing care for children with CMC. Results The psychometric evaluation confirmed an acceptable standard for reliability and validity and feasibility. Intensity scores were highest for nursing c...
#1Larry Z. SlaterH-Index: 7
#2Fidelindo LimH-Index: 8
Last.Noreen NelsonH-Index: 1
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Honors programs in nursing provide a qualitatively different educational experience for high-achieving students, aimed at maximizing potential and fostering life-long learning. Although nursing honors programs have been anecdotally recognized for contributing to the development of future nurse leaders, there is a lack of evidence supporting nursing honors program curricula and outcomes. Due to the lack of evidence, development of new honors programs, such as the LEAD Honors Program at the New Yo...
#1Fidelindo Lim (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 8
#2Noreen NelsonH-Index: 1
Last.Larry Z. SlaterH-Index: 7
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The changing demographics of the nursing workforce, including large numbers of impending retirements, highlight the need for innovative programs to attract the next generation of nursing leaders, educators, and researchers. Nursing honors programs provide an enhanced educational experience for high-achieving and highly motivated students, developing them as future nursing leaders. This review describes the current perspectives, characteristics, and values of nursing honors programs, opportunitie...
#2Natalie Neu (Columbia University)H-Index: 12
Last.Elaine Larson (Columbia University)H-Index: 69
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Health literacy has been associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in HIV-infected adults, but this association has not been demonstrated in HIV-infected adolescents. Using an expanded health literacy model, we examined the relationship between health literacy, functional literacy, beliefs about ART, media use, and adherence to ART. A convenience sample of HIV-infected adolescents ( n = 50) was recruited for this cross-sectional study. The primary outcome of adherence was measure...
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