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School of Nursing Clinical & Research Grand Rounds

The School of Nursing invites faculty, staff, and students to attend a special Grand Rounds presentation, "Feasibility and Acceptability of and Integrative Therapy in Symptom Management for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension" by Tania Von Visger, PhD, APRN, CNS, CCNS, PCCN, a School of Nursing postdoctoral fellow to tenure track assistant professor faculy candidate.

Von Visger recently obtained her PhD in Nursing from The Ohio State University and has over 28 years of nursing experience in a variety of settings, including critical care, organ transplantation, hemodialysis, and acute care surgery. Her research focuses on symptom science and the integrative therapy for symptom management of chronic conditions. Her dissertation research tested the use of Urban Zen Integrative Therapy, of which Von Visger is a certified therapist, to reduce symptom severity and improve health-related quality of life. Her long-term research goals is to identify practical, cost-effective integrative therapy to complement the current medical management of patients with chronic conditions across healthcare settings.

A lunch of baked ziti and tossed salad will be provided starting at 12 p.m. As this is a special occasion the presentation following the lunch will go from 12:10-12:50, leaving time for questions and discussion until 1 p.m.

The School of Nursing Clinical & Research Grand Rounds seeks to engage faculty, staff, students, and other members of the healthcare community by presenting topics related to the research process as well as current research topics at the School of Nursing.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Helen Wood Hall, SON Auditorium 1w304
255 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester NY 14642

Event Type

Medicine and Healthcare, Grand Rounds


Faculty, Students, Staff, Health Care Professionals



School of Nursing
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Email Kathryn Buettner with any accommodation requests a week in advance

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