Affiliation: George Mason University
- Using family history and health risk behaviors to determine predictors of depressive symptoms in Central American immigrant mothersAnn H Maradiegue
School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Nurs Health Sci 15:220-8. 2013..Unprecedented levels of immigration around the world underscore the importance of meeting the healthcare needs of culturally-diverse groups. ..
- Missed opportunities in primary care: the importance of identifying depression through screening, family history, and chronic disease managementAnn H Maradiegue
School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Servisces, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 51:27-36. 2013..The results highlight the need to focus on depression screening as part of preventive care and the management of chronic disease in the primary care setting...
- Central American mothers report family history of depression and alcohol abuse as a predictor of teenage health risk behaviorsAnn Maradiegue
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:540-7. 2010..The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships of family history of depression and alcohol abuse as a predictor of health risk behaviors among Central American teenagers...
- Knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes of advanced practice nursing students regarding medical geneticsAnn Maradiegue
Family Nurse Practitioner Program, George Mason University College of Nursing and Health Science, Fairfax, VA, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:472-9. 2005....
- An overview of ethnicity and assessment of family history in primary care settingsAnn Maradiegue
College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:447-56. 2006..To discuss the importance of and the nurse practitioner's (NP's) role in the assessment of ethnicity/family of origin in conducting a multigenerational family history in primary care settings...
- Scoping the family history: assessment of Lynch syndrome (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer) in primary care settings--a primer for nurse practitionersAnn Maradiegue
FNP Program, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:76-84. 2008..A focus on the nurse practitioner's (NP) role in familial risk assessment, physical examination, initiation of genetic referrals, and issues related to the genetic counseling process are also discussed...
- Reducing premature osteoarthritis in the adolescent through appropriate screeningShannon Nicholson
George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, School of Nursing, Fairfax, VA, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 24:69-74. 2009..The devastating effects of premature osteoarthritis can be reduced if an assessment for risk of the disease is performed during adolescence...
- Prostate-specific antigen screening: friend or foe?Mary Morse Linn
Adult Practice Program, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Urol Nurs 27:481-9; quiz 490. 2007..Providers should approach each man individually when recommending a PSA test, noting that many risk factors must be considered in a screening protocol for prostate cancer...
- Faculty members' perceptions of medical genetics and its integration into nurse practitioner curriculaQuannetta T Edwards
Graduate Nursing Program, Howard University, College of Pharmacy Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Washington, DC, USA
J Nurs Educ 45:124-30. 2006..Advancing medical genetics into NP curricula will require ongoing faculty development and training to sustain and build genetics skills and competencies for advanced practice nurses...
- Integrating genetics into advanced practice nursing curriculum: strategies for successDiane Seibert
Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Community Genet 10:45-51. 2007..The authors offer practical suggestions for incorporating genetics into Advanced Practice Nursing curricula...