Rita Million, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC, CNE, COI
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
NUA 337 Research
NUA 435 Informatics, Healthcare Policy, & Finance
Rural family caregivers for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's/Dementia; Nursing education: service learning, innovation in teaching methods; Both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
American Public Health Association (APHA)
American Nurses Association
Iowa Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau-Gamma Pi At Large
Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
Team Based Learning Collaborative
Exploring Experiences with Resources Among Rural Alzheimer's Dementia Family Caregivers in the Midwest - Roundtable; November 2018; San Diego, CA; APHA Annual Meeting
Bridging Service Learning and Public Health Nursing – Rapid 5; Spring 2018; 7th International Nurse Educator Conference, Banff, Canada
Exploring Perceptions and Experiences with Resources Among Rural Alzheimer’s Dementia Family Caregivers in the Midwest; UNMC Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Cohen, M.Z., Torres-Vigil, I., Million, R., & Bruera, E. (2013). Nursing telephone intervention content in a randomized clinical trial. Accepted for poster presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, Missouri.
Berger, A.M., Yennu, S., & Million, R. (2013). Update on interventions focused on symptom clusters: What has been tried and what have we learned? Current Opinions in Supportive Palliative Care, 7(1), 60-66.
Eilers, J., & Million, R. (2011). Clinical update: Prevention and management of oral mucositis in patients with cancer. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 27(4), e1-16.
Wilson, M., Eilers, J., Heermann, J., & Million, R. (2009). The experience of spouses as informal caregivers for hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Cancer Nursing, 32(3), E15-23.
Eilers, J., & Million, R. (2007). Prevention and management of oral mucositis in patients with cancer. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 23(3), 201-212.
Eilers, J., Heermann, J., Wilson, M., & Million, R. (2007). Independent nursing actions – instrument testing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 34(1): 242-3.
Heermann, J., Eilers, J., Wilson, M., & Million, R. (2007). Experiences of spousal caregivers during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-based Practice.
Wilson, M., Eilers, J., Heermann, J., & Million, R. (2007). Development and testing of the independent nursing actions scale. 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-based Practice.
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Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degrees, bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.
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