October 2, 2009 - Nicole Yanjanin, M.S.N., NIH Clinical Nursing and Research Perspectives

 

 

Nicole Yanjanin , R.N., M.S.N. works with children and families affected by Niemann-Pick Disease at the the Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, NICHD, NIH. She is the first author of the paper, "Linear clinical progression, independent of age of onset in Niemann- Pick Disease type C," which has been pivotal to students' understanding of NPC progression and the development of the NPC medical notebook project for this course.

Ms. Yanjanin shared her insights as a Clinical Nurse-Researcher, helping students understand the multitude of considerations affecting data gathering, interpretation, and clinical scoring in the context of team-based patient care and family support .

 

(Photos: Will Wall, 2009)

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