Mary Beth Happ

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Mary Beth Happ
First Name
Mary Beth
Last Name
Happ
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Distinguished Professor of Critical Care Research
Professor
Associate Dean of Research and Innovation
Address
352 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210
Research Interests

Critical care gerontology, patient care and communication during mechanical ventilation, symptom management, family bedside presence during critical illness, end-of-life care and treatment decision making in the ICU, patient and family outcomes in acute-critical illness.

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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.