Advancing the Science and Art of Nursing
Researchers at SDSU College of Nursing seek to describe, explain, predict and improve health and quality of life for rural and underserved populations. Our faculty and students are engaged in scientific inquiry with diverse methods and transdisciplinary teams.
To be recognized as innovative scholars and researchers in multi-disciplinary research that meets the needs of society to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.
Cultivate leaders who engage in community partnerships with diverse populations to collaboratively develop research toward improving quality of life and enhancing health outcomes. Through knowledge generation, knowledge translation, and implementation science, the College of Nursing transforms healthcare systems and delivery for underserved populations through innovation.
Active Research within the College of Nursing
Investigate the use of technologies that involves telehealth, automation and/or robotics to improve solutions to health care quality.
Transform health care in rural and underserved populations through innovative approaches that promote equity in health care access and delivery.
Investigate teaching/learning strategies to improve nursing education through classroom instruction, clinical experiences and simulation.
Explore nurses’ impact in providing primary health care, delivering health promotion interventions and advocating for health policy to improve patient care and health outcomes.
Investigate how palliative and end-of-life care interventions impact patients, caregivers, health care professionals and health care organizations.
Investigate the relationship among stress, resiliency, self-efficacy, well-being and quality of life for patients and health care professionals.