Ms. Ann Kelly
- Ms. Ann Kelly
- Clinical Assistant Professor
Ann Kelly is an assistant professor in the School of Health and Human Services in the Department of Nursing. She has been a nurse for four decades and is interested in many topics pertaining to health and well being, among these are included: prevention of workplace violence, stress management, contemplative practices as interventions and pain management. Currently she is engaged in Nursing research validating effective nursing interventions; specifically, ways to assist patients with heart failure, be more active in managing their health and into how Mantram repetition can be used to benefit veterans with stress disorders. Ms. Kelly does this research in collaboration with research nurses at the Department of Veteran Affairs Healthcare System. Her office is at Rancho Bernardo.
Most Recent Publications
Chang, M. & Kelly, A, (2007) Patient Education: Addressing cultural diversity and health literacy issues. Urologic Nursing. 27(5), 411-417.
McKibbin, C. L., Shively, M., Glaser, D., Kodiath, M., Kelly, A., Bormann, J., Stepnowsky, C., Smith, T. (2007). Readiness to change in heart failure patients: Adaptation of a pain readiness to change measure. Clinical Gerontologist, 31(2), 33-45.
Bormann, J. E., Becker, S., Gershwin, M., Kelly, A., Pada, L., Smith, T. L., Gifford, A. L. (2006). Relationship of frequent mantram repetition to emotional and spiritual well-being in healthcare workers. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 37(5), 218-224.
Bormann, J., Oman, D., Kemppainen, J., Becker, S., Gershwin, M., & Kelly, A. (2006). Mantram repetition for stress management in veterans and employees: A critical incident study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 53(5), 502-512.
Bormann, J., Gifford, A.L., Shively, M., Smith, T., Redwine, L., Kelly, A., Becker, S., Gershwin, M., Bone, P., & Belding, W. (2006). Effects of spiritual mantram repetition on HIV outcomes: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 29(4), 359-376.
Bormann, J, Smith, T, Shively, M, Gifford, A, Kelly, A & Becker, S (2006, March). Dose effects of mantram repetition on spiritual well-being in HIV-infected adults [abstract]. Annuls of Behavioral Medicine, 31 (suppl): S033.. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Bormann, J. E., Gifford, A. L., Shively, M., Smith, T. L., Redwine, L., Kelly, A., Becker, S., Gershwin, M., Bone, P., Belding, W. (2006). Efficacy of mantram repetition on spirituality in HIV-infected adults: A randomized controlled trial. [Abstract]. Health Services Research & Development National Meeting, Arlington, VA, February 15-17,2006.
Bormann, J. E., Kelly, A., Shively, M., Becker, S., Gershwin, M., Bone, P. Belding, W. Smith, T. L. (2006). Mantram Repetition as a Culture Care Intervention for HIV-Infected Adults. [Abstract]. Presented at the Transcultural Nursing Society 32nd Annual Meeting, November 3, 2006, Annapolis, MD
2008 - Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative Individual Award for pain management
2008 - Honorable Mention for poster "Rapid Relaxation Response Response (RRR) for Wellbeing of Mind, Body, and Spirit" presented at Annual VHA Recruiter's Conference Poster Session, "Healthcare Careers of a Lifetime - VA Recruits the Best.”
2007-2008 - VA Office of Nursing Service (ONS) Innovations Initiative for "Evidence Based Practice: Improving Patient Outcomes and Patient Care" Award for "Rapid Relaxation Response Response (RRR) for Wellbeing of Mind, Body, and Spirit."
1990 - Sigma Theta Tau Service Award
Gamma Gamma Chapter
1988 - Psychiatric Nurse of the Year
San Diego Psychiatric Nursing Society
Nursing: Foundations, Psyciatric/psychosocial nursing, Leadership/management, professional transition, and pharmacology.
Topics: Nursing process, safety, communication, conflict resolution, patient education, self concept, stress management, workplace violence, mantram repetition, restraint alternatives, and end of life care.