ANN M contact KOLANOWSKI

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Theory-based intervention for dementia behaviors: a within-person analysis over time
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Penn State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 15:87-96. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of theory-based activities for behavioral symptoms of dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Nurs Res 54:219-28. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Community-based non-pharmacological interventions delivered by family caregivers reduce behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Evid Based Nurs 16:67-8. 2013
  4. pmc Pay attention! The critical importance of assessing attention in older adults with dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:23-7. 2012
  5. pmc Factors associated with sustained attention during an activity intervention in persons with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6508, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:233-9. 2012
  6. pmc Reducing care-resistant behaviors during oral hygiene in persons with dementia
    Rita A Jablonski
    CRNP, The Pennsylvania University School of Nursing, 201 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Oral Health 11:30. 2011
  7. pmc Prescribing activities that engage passive residents. An innovative method
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:13-8. 2008
  8. pmc A preliminary study of anticholinergic burden and relationship to a quality of life indicator, engagement in activities, in nursing home residents with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:252-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint An intervention for delirium superimposed on dementia based on cognitive reserve theory
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, 106 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:232-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint It's about time: use of nonpharmacological interventions in the nursing home
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:214-22. 2010

Research Grants

  1. A PRESCRIPTION FOR ENHANCING RESIDENT QUALITY OF LIFE
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. RESERVE for Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (DSD)
    ANN M contact KOLANOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Theory-based intervention for dementia behaviors: a within-person analysis over time
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Penn State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 15:87-96. 2002
    ..009) compared with activities matched to skill level only. Practitioners may improve behavioral outcomes for persons with dementia by prescribing activities based on an assessment of skill level and style of interest...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of theory-based activities for behavioral symptoms of dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Nurs Res 54:219-28. 2005
    ..Agitation and passivity are behavioral symptoms exhibited by 90% of nursing home residents with dementia. They account for many poor health outcomes, caregiver burden, and increased costs of long-term care...
  3. doi request reprint Community-based non-pharmacological interventions delivered by family caregivers reduce behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Evid Based Nurs 16:67-8. 2013
    ..Quality-of-life indicators may be more sensitive measures of NPI benefits than reduction in negative behaviours...
  4. pmc Pay attention! The critical importance of assessing attention in older adults with dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:23-7. 2012
    ..Clinical resources that practicing nurses may find helpful are included...
  5. pmc Factors associated with sustained attention during an activity intervention in persons with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6508, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:233-9. 2012
    ..Are the noncognitive factors of self-reported mood and personality related to sustained attention in nursing home residents with dementia during an activity intervention?..
  6. pmc Reducing care-resistant behaviors during oral hygiene in persons with dementia
    Rita A Jablonski
    CRNP, The Pennsylvania University School of Nursing, 201 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Oral Health 11:30. 2011
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  7. pmc Prescribing activities that engage passive residents. An innovative method
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:13-8. 2008
    ..This method may increase the effect size of activity interventions and encourage more widespread adoption of nonpharmacological interventions in practice...
  8. pmc A preliminary study of anticholinergic burden and relationship to a quality of life indicator, engagement in activities, in nursing home residents with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:252-7. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint An intervention for delirium superimposed on dementia based on cognitive reserve theory
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, 106 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:232-42. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint It's about time: use of nonpharmacological interventions in the nursing home
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:214-22. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Pilot study of a nonpharmacological intervention for delirium superimposed on dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvanis State University, 106 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 4:161-7. 2011
    ..Although not statistically significant, a difference in mean (7.0 versus 3.27) and median (7.0 versus 3.0) days with delirium was found, with the control group having more days of delirium...
  12. pmc Study protocol for the recreational stimulation for elders as a vehicle to resolve delirium superimposed on dementia (Reserve For DSD) trial
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Trials 12:119. 2011
    ..Our primary aim in this trial is to test the efficacy of Recreational Stimulation for Elders as a Vehicle to resolve DSD (RESERVE- DSD)...
  13. pmc A randomized clinical trial of theory-based activities for the behavioral symptoms of dementia in nursing home residents
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Quality of Life Project, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1032-41. 2011
    ..To test the main and interactive effects of activities derived from the Need-Driven Dementia-Compromised Behavior model for responding to behavioral symptoms in nursing home residents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concordance of self-report and informant assessment of emotional well-being in nursing home residents with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    Penn State University School of Nursing, 307F HHD East University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P20-7. 2007
    ..We recommend statistical techniques that describe these high levels of daily variation in persons with dementia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment fidelity plan for an activity intervention designed for persons with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:326-32. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of antipsychotic drug use in community-dwelling elders with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, 201 Health and Human Development Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:217-25. 2006
    ..Implications for practice are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social interaction, premorbid personality, and agitation in nursing home residents with dementia
    Ann Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 3506, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:12-20. 2006
    ..Agitation was significantly greater under high social interaction as compared with low social interaction (P < .0001) regardless of the extraversion score...
  18. ncbi request reprint Delirium superimposed on dementia in a community-dwelling managed care population: a 3-year retrospective study of occurrence, costs, and utilization
    Donna M Fick
    Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Center for Healthcare Improvement, and Office of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:748-53. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the 3-year occurrence, healthcare utilization, and costs associated with delirium superimposed on dementia in community-dwelling persons...
  19. doi request reprint Best evidence of psychosocially focused nonpharmacologic therapies for symptom management in older adults with osteoarthritis
    So Young Shin
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 11:234-44. 2010
    ..Because many NPTs are easy to learn and use without serious side effects, nurses can play a pivotal role in helping patients implement NPTs for maximal benefit...
  20. doi request reprint Culture change models and resident health outcomes in long-term care
    Nikki L Hill
    The Pennsylvania State University School of Nursing, University Park, PA, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 43:30-40. 2011
    ..To examine the scientific evidence for the effect of comprehensive culture change model implementation on resident health outcomes in long-term care...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association of physical function with agitation and passivity in nursing home residents with dementia
    Fang Yu
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:30-6. 2006
    ..It was found that physical function was not related to passivity. Environmental factors may be more salient antecedents for agitation and passivity in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emotional well-being in a person with dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    West J Nurs Res 24:28-43; discussion 43-8. 2002
    ..Results, although not generalizable, demonstrate the need to consider the perspective of the person with dementia when addressing quality-of-life issues in research and practice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Derivation of an intervention for need-driven behavior. Activity preferences of persons with dementia
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, 201 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802 6508, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 28:12-5. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Spouses of persons with dementia: their healthcare problems, utilization, and costs
    Ann M Kolanowski
    The Pennsylvania State University, 307 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Res Nurs Health 27:296-306. 2004
    ..35-.88) than comparison spouses. Spouses of PWD had a higher number of emergency room (ER) visits (p =.01). There were no differences in costs between the groups. The findings can be used to develop interventions for spouses of PWD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving cognition and function through exercise intervention in Alzheimer's disease
    Fang Yu
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:358-65. 2006
    ..To analyze the effects of cognition on function and to explore the potential of aerobic exercise for promoting cognitive and functional capacities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improving function through research
    Fang Yu
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:4-5. 2006

Research Grants4

  1. A PRESCRIPTION FOR ENHANCING RESIDENT QUALITY OF LIFE
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
  2. RESERVE for Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (DSD)
    ANN M contact KOLANOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There is evidence to suggest that this costly health issue can be addressed using individualized mentally stimulating activities. ..