We talk app development by nurses to improve patient outcomes and communication in this episode of Notes on Nursing Live. I interview nurse and innovative app developer Rebecca Koszalinski, PhD, RN, CRRN, CMSRN. Rebecca is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Nursing and inventor of the Speak for Myself® app.
The app helps patients with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses who are speech vulnerable communicate their feelings of pain, fear, anxiety, and more, and makes it easier for them to make requests regarding physical needs. In this episode, we chat about her unique story, learn more about what inspired her to enter the nursing profession, and find out how she developed the Speak for Myself® app.
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Stay tuned for more new episodes here at Notes on Nursing Live coming soon and check out another recent episode where I interview nurse and resuscitation research innovator Marion Leary, RN, MSN, MPH, FAHA. Marion is the director of innovation research for the Center for Resuscitation Science at the University of Pennsylvania and has focused her research and education over the past twelve years on cardiac arrest and CPR quality.
Check out that and other episodes of Notes on Nursing Live in the podcast area on iTunes as well as our podcast player on nursing.jnj.com.Also, this month, you can catch brand new Johnson & Johnson Nursing commercials on TV throughout the weeks of September 17 and 24, which will highlight Johnson & Johnson’s 120-year commitment to nurses and the innovative work that nurses have been doing throughout history to change human health. Find out more at nursing.jnj.com.