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Ms. Ann Kelly

Ms. Ann Kelly
Clinical Assistant Professor
National University
akelly@nu.edu
(858) 521-3936

Personal Information
Ann Kelly is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Health and Human Services in the Department of Nursing. She has been a nurse for more than 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 teaching methods for pre-licensure Nursing curriculum. Currently she is engaged in Nursing research related to reducing stigma for voice hearers and how Mantram repetition can be used to benefit veterans with stress disorders. Ms. Kelly does this research in collaboration with peers in the Nursing Deptment and with Dr. Bormann at the Department of Veteran Affairs Healthcare System. Her office is at Rancho Bernardo.


Most Recent Publications

Dellefield ME, Kelly A, & Schnelle SF. (2013) Quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) in nursing homes- Using evidence-based measures and protocols to observe nursing care processes in real-time. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 28(1), 43-51.

Shively, M., Gardetto, N., Kodiath, M., Kelly, A., Smith, T., Stepnowsky, C., Maynard, C., & Larson, C. (2013). Effect of patient activation on self-management in patients with  heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 28(1), 20-34.

Dellefield,M.E., Harrington, C., & Kelly A. (2012). Observing how RNs use clinical time in a nursing home: a pilot study. Geriatric Nursing, 33(4), 256-263.

Kemppainen, J., Bormann, J.E., Shively, M., Kelly, A., Becker, S., Bone, P., Belding, W., & Gifford, A.L. (2012). Living with HIV: responses to a mantram intervention using the criticalincident research method. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 18(1),76-82.

Bormann, J. E., Warren, K. A., Regalbuto, L., Glaser, D., Kelly, A., Schnack, J.
Hinton, L. (2009). A spiritually-based caregiver intervention with telephone delivery for family caregivers of Veterans with dementia. Journal of Family and Community Health, 32(4), 345-353.

Bormann, J. E., Warren, K. A., Regalbuto, L., Glaser, D., Kelly, A., Schnack, J.
Hinton, L. (2009). A spiritually-based caregiver intervention with telephone delivery for family caregivers of Veterans with dementia. Alzheimer’s Care Today, 10(4), 212-220.

Kelly, A. (2008). Membership – Why we join professional organizations . APNA News Supplement to the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 20(3):5.

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.

Awards

2010 President’s Professorial Award – National University

2010 SD Psychiatric Nurse of the Year – Advanced Practice

2009 Presidential Scholar Award – National University
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."


Content Taught


Nursing: Psychiatric/psychosocial nursing,
Topics: Nursing process, safety, communication, conflict resolution, patient education, self concept, stress management, workplace violence, mantram repetition, and end of life care.

Education

Associate of Arts in Nursing, City College of Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Pepperdine University

Master of Science in Nursing, University of San Diego