CON Presents, "Caring: from Science to Leadership" with Dr. Kristen M. Swanson
- Friday, May 4, 2018 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Strand Union Building, Procrastinator Theater - view map
Dr. Swanson’s research focuses on caring, responses to miscarriage and interventions to promote healing after early pregnancy loss. Her caring theory has been used to guide practice, education, and research in schools and health-care settings around the world. She began her research program with a phenomenological study of what it means to miscarry and what caring meant through the eyes of women who miscarried. Since then she has conducted studies in research development, descriptive studies of the impact of miscarriage, and two randomized controlled investigations of the impact of caring on emotional healing subsequent to miscarriage. She was the first Virginia Mason Medical Center Distinguished Nurse Scholar. I have been a visiting professor in the United States, England, Thailand, Taiwan, and Sweden, and is frequently invited to consult on strategies to create and sustain a culture of patient centered caring in health care settings.
- College of Nursing