Tamara assists students in the masters nursing programs from matriculation to graduation as part of the Office of Student Affairs, Equity and Inclusion. She has detailed knowledge of processes and policies related to graduate students and is able to assist in navigating the administrative requirements of offices internal and external to graduate nursing students.
Tamara graduated from Ohio University in Athens with a BA and has an MA in Education from The Ohio State University. She has been a staff member at The Ohio State University since 1998.
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.
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.