Laureen Smith

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Laureen Smith
First Name
Laureen
Last Name
Smith
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Address
240 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

 

Research Interest(s): Health promotion, risk reduction and youth development in children and adolescents, specifically targeting interventions targeting obesity in youth residing in Appalachia. Past research interests include adolescent male sexuality and at-risk sexual behaviors as well as predictors of undergraduate nursing student success.

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August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.