Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestCardiovascular care, transitional care; underserved populations
Below are selected resources. For more information, please see full CV.
Elbilgahy A.A., Davidson P.M., Sharps, P.W. (2019) Evidence-Based Educational Intervention for Nurses’ about Prevention of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection. Middle East Journal of Nursing. doi: 10.5742/MEJN.2019.93600.
Pandian, V., Datta, M., Nakka, S., Tammineedi, D. S., Davidson, P. M., & Nyquist, P. A. (2019). Intensive Care Unit Readmission in Patients With Primary Brain Injury and Tracheostomy. American Journal of Critical Care, 28(1), 56-63.
Abshire, M., Russell, S.D., Davidson, P.M., Budhathoki, C., Han, H.‐R., Grady, K.L., Desai, S., Dennison Himmelfarb, C. (2018). Social Support Moderates the Relationship between Perceived Stress and Quality of Life in Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 33(5), pp. E1‐E9.
Abshire, M., Bidwell, J. T., Page, G., Budhathoki, C., Davidson, P. M., Russell, S. D., Dennison Himmelfarb, C. (2018). Physiological and Psychological Stress in Patients Living With a Left Ventricular Assist Device. ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs: 1992), 64(6), e172-e180. doi:10.1097/MAT.000000000000084.
Davidson, P. M., Abshire, M. A., Paull, G., & Szanton, S. L. (2018). Family caregivers: Important but often poorly understood. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(23-24), 4242-4244. doi:10.1111/jocn.14654.
2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers
2016 Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence—Global Category
2015 Mometrix Most Influential Dean of Nursing in the United States
2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Newcastle, Australia
2013 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Wollongong, Australia
2013 Fellow of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association
2013 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
2013 Fellow of the American Heart Association
2012 University of Technology Sydney Researcher Development Award, Vice Chancellors Awards for Research Excellence
2012 Finalist, Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers
2012 Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
2007 Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing
2007 Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Cardiovascular Nursing Lecture
2006 President, International Council on Women’s Health Issues
2005 University of Western Sydney Vice Chancellors Commendation for Teaching and Post Graduate Supervision
2003 Affiliates Prize Winner, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
2002 Membership of Sigma Theta Tau International—Xi Omicron Chapter
2000 Nuffield Trust Clinical Leadership Scholarship
2000 Nurse of the Year, St George Hospital, Kogarah
1998 Heart Foundation Community Heart Week Award
1980 Wollongong Hospital Gold Medalist