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Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing Profile
Ms. Kiyoshi-Teo’s long-standing professional interest has been identifying ways to improve quality of nursing and patient safety. She has explored many structural components to improve healthcare: the impact of market-driven healthcare, nurse-patient staffing ratio laws, and computerized provider order entry systems. Currently, her focus is on healthcare processes that improve patient safety. Ms. Kiyoshi-Teo has explored factors that influence adherence to ventilator-associated pneumonia guidelines by critical care nurses. Future research plans include examination of guideline quality, attitudes of the guideline user, and environmental contexts surrounding guideline implementation. Ms. Kiyoshi-Teo also is active in international nursing exchanges and collaborations. She publishes regularly in Japanese nursing journals and hopes to foster a collaborative global learning environment in her current role.
Center for Japanese Studies
School of Social Work Building1080 South University Ave.Suite 4640
Ann Arbor, MI