Mary Ersek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a Nursing Assistant Computerized Education Programme
    Mary Ersek
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:502-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A nationwide study comparing end-of-life care for men and women veterans
    Mary Ersek
    PROMISE Center, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:734-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Addressing methodological challenges in implementing the nursing home pain management algorithm randomized controlled trial
    Mary Ersek
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Clin Trials 9:634-44. 2012
  4. pmc Comparing the psychometric properties of the Checklist of Nonverbal Pain Behaviors (CNPI) and the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAIN-AD) instruments
    Mary Ersek
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Room 329, 418 Curie Bld, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Pain Med 11:395-404. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of an international, interdisciplinary palliative care workshop in Botswana
    Mary Ersek
    John A Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and Center for Integrative Science in Ageing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 16:13-21. 2010
  6. pmc Development of a composite pain measure for persons with advanced dementia: exploratory analyses in self-reporting nursing home residents
    Mary Ersek
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:566-79. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Pilot test of a three-station palliative care observed structured clinical examination for multidisciplinary trainees
    Amy M Corcoran
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nurs Educ 52:294-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The challenges and opportunities in providing end-of-life care in nursing homes
    Mary Ersek
    Pain Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, and Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:45-57. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the process of pain care in nursing homes: a literature synthesis
    Kristen Lynne Swafford
    Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1080-7. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a Nursing Assistant Computerized Education Programme
    Mary Ersek
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:502-9. 2008
    ..To describe the development and evaluation of the Nursing Assistant Computerized Education Programme (NA-CEP), a computer-based palliative care curriculum for nursing assistants...
  2. doi request reprint A nationwide study comparing end-of-life care for men and women veterans
    Mary Ersek
    PROMISE Center, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:734-40. 2013
    ..The quality of end-of-life (EOL) care at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC) has improved. To date, however, the quality and outcomes of end-of-life care delivered to women veterans have not been examined...
  3. doi request reprint Addressing methodological challenges in implementing the nursing home pain management algorithm randomized controlled trial
    Mary Ersek
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Clin Trials 9:634-44. 2012
    ..One promising approach is the embedding of guidelines into explicit protocols and algorithms to enhance decision making...
  4. pmc Comparing the psychometric properties of the Checklist of Nonverbal Pain Behaviors (CNPI) and the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAIN-AD) instruments
    Mary Ersek
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Room 329, 418 Curie Bld, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Pain Med 11:395-404. 2010
    ..To examine and compare the psychometric properties of two common observational pain assessment tools used in persons with dementia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of an international, interdisciplinary palliative care workshop in Botswana
    Mary Ersek
    John A Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and Center for Integrative Science in Ageing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 16:13-21. 2010
    ..This paper reports the development and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, international palliative care workshop presented in Gaborone, Botswana...
  6. pmc Development of a composite pain measure for persons with advanced dementia: exploratory analyses in self-reporting nursing home residents
    Mary Ersek
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:566-79. 2011
    ..However, there is little empirical evidence to guide clinicians in weighting or combining these sources to best approximate the person's experience...
  7. doi request reprint Pilot test of a three-station palliative care observed structured clinical examination for multidisciplinary trainees
    Amy M Corcoran
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nurs Educ 52:294-8. 2013
    ..Initial evaluation suggests a three-station palliative care OSCE exercise is effective for multidisciplinary learners, although additional refinement is necessary...
  8. ncbi request reprint The challenges and opportunities in providing end-of-life care in nursing homes
    Mary Ersek
    Pain Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, and Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:45-57. 2003
    ..Finally, this article discusses educational programs and current educational initiatives to enhance end-of-life care in nursing homes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the process of pain care in nursing homes: a literature synthesis
    Kristen Lynne Swafford
    Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1080-7. 2009
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Research Grants9

  1. Chronic Pain Self-Management for the Elderly
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Nursing Home Pain Management Algorithm Clinical Trial
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study will assist NH staff to assess and treat pain effectively in cognitively intact and impaired residents. Long-term follow-up will establish the persistence of changes in clinical practice and resident outcomes. ..
  3. Nursing Home Pain Management Algorithm Clinical Trial
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this study will assist NH staff to assess and treat pain effectively in cognitively intact and impaired residents. Long-term follow-up will establish the persistence of changes in clinical practice and resident outcomes. ..