Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Rita Jablonski‚Äôs internationally-renowned program of research is focused on improving the lives of older adults, especially those with dementia who reside in nursing homes. Her most recent studies have tested interventions that improve oral hygiene for persons with dementia who resist care. The strategies for reducing threat perception using dementia-centric communication strategies are congruent with the principles of person-centered care and nursing home culture change initiatives.
  • Selected Publications

    Research Overview

  • Aging; dementia-related behaviors; oral health; long-term care; nursing home culture change; person-centered care; nursing assistant workforce issues; safety in nursing homes; nursing-home acquired pneumonia; evidence-based mouth care; mouth care for persons with dysphagia; advanced nursing practice; informal caregivers.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM781 - Quantitative Measure Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM771 - Methods/Measurement in Nrs Res (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM771 - Methods/Measurement in Nrs Res (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Virginia 2003
  • Master of Nursing in Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, LaSalle University 1992
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, 1986
  • Full Name

  • Rita Jablonski