• I was born in Taiwan and have dedicated myself to the nursing practice and career for over 30 years. I came to the US in pursuit of my graduate educations and to advance the professional roles of nurse scientist and educator in higher education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023-03-01 Stress-Related Biofeedback Responses After Reiki and Sound Healing Therapies for Breast Cancer SurvivorsJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  21:HSR23-115. 2023-03-01
    2023-02-01 Olfactory Stimulation Improves Geriatric Cognitive Function through Evaluation of Auditory PerceptionHSOA Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  9. 2023-02-01
    2021-05-01 Effects of olfactory stimulation on swallowing function in Taiwanese older adultsGerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  7:1-10. 2021-05-01
    2021-05-01 Home-based Reiki by informal caregivers: A mixed-methods pilot studyHolistic Nursing Practice.  (Online ahead of print). 2021-05-01
    2021-05-01 Understanding online teaching effectiveness: Nursing student and faculty perspectivesJournal of Professional Nursing.  37:785-794. 2021-05-01
    2018-01-01 Feasibility and fidelity of a Reiki intervention for cancer patients by family caregiversJournal of Clinical Oncology.  36:A87. 2018-01-01
    2017-01-01 Patient and family caregiver perceptions of a cancer-related in-home Reiki experienceJournal of Clinical Oncology.  35:A174. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 The potential of palliative care for patients with respiratory diseasesBreathe.  13:278-289. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 Home-telemonitoring lung cancer intervention in Appalachia: A pilot studyInternational Journal of Chronic Diseases & Therapy.  2:21-30. 2016-01-01
    2015-01-01 A research approach to practice change: Competency-based orientation for intensive care nurses (CORE-ICU)European Respiratory Journal.  46:PA335. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 Feasibility study: Home-telemonitoring for patients with lung cancer in a mountainous rural areaOncology Nursing Forum.  41:153-161. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Impact of home telemonitoring on healthcare utilization and cost outcomes in lung cancerAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  189:A5364. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Relationship of compliance to healthcare utilization outcomes and cost of home-telemonitoring for patients with lung cancerEuropean Respiratory Journal.  44:1295. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 [Predictors of unplanned hospitalizations among patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)]Tzu Chi Nursing Journal.  13:76-87. 2014-01-01
    2013-01-01 Patient and family satisfaction with lung cancer home telemonitoring: Cohort IAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  187:A4969. 2013-01-01


    Research Overview

  • • Personalized self-care with chronic illness and their family caregiver
    • Oncology in-home symptom management
    • Nursing interventions in complementary alternative/ non-pharmacological approach
    • Patient and family caregiver’s outcome measures and health-related quality of life
    • Integrative and holistic health care
    • Online teaching and learning
    • Teaching effectiveness in online environment
    • Research design and methodology
  • Teaching Overview

  • • NSG 415: Research in Nursing (RN-BSN)
    • NSG 411: Complementary and Alternative Therapies (RN-BSN)
  • Full Name

  • Yea-Jyh Chen