• Dr. Chen is a senior nursing faculty and researcher who is enthusiastic about understanding the effects of incorporating and emphasizing healing healthcare into conventional medical practices. Her research explores non-pharmacological strategies to enhance the self-care capacity of patients and their family caregivers, aiming to improve holistic wellness, well-being, and other health-associated biofeedback outcomes. Dr. Chen has also broadened her research focus to explore the effectiveness of online teaching effectiveness and associated outcomes.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-06-01 Effects of an Unfolding Case Study on Team Collaboration, Self-directed Learning, and Clinical Reasoning of Undergraduate Nursing Students: A Pretest-posttest StudyNurse Education Today.  137. 2024-06-01
    2024-05-01 Development and Validation of a Chinese Version Chronic Wound Health-related Quality Of Life Instrument: A Methodological StudyJournal of Clinical Nursing.  33:1820-1829. 2024-05-01
    2023-12-01 Common Statistical Concepts and Methods Used in Nursing Research and Scholarly ProjectsInternational Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practice.  10:383. 2023-12-01
    2023-09-01 Home-based Reiki by Informal Caregivers: A Mixed-methods Pilot StudyHolistic Nursing Practice.  37:285-297. 2023-09-01
    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
    2022-06-01 Trend and application of e-learning in higher educationChang Gung Journal of Sciences.  36:1-9. 2022-06-01
    2022-02-01 Olfactory stimulation successfully improves swallowing function of aged rats through activating orbitofronto-medullary networks and enhancing DHPR-RyR-mediated neuromuscular activitiesThe Journals of Gerontology: Series A.  77:235-242. 2022-02-01
    2021-11-01 Delivering cognitive behavioral therapy for post–intensive care syndrome–family via a mobile health appAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  30:451-458. 2021-11-01
    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 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

  • * Biofield energy healing and precision health
    * Complementary alternative/ non-pharmacological healthcare and intervention
    * Personalized self-care with chronic illness and behavioral conditions
    * Oncology in-home symptom management
    * Patient and family caregiver’s health-related outcomes
    * Wellness, quality of life and well-being
    * Integrative and holistic health approach
    * Online teaching and learning, and teaching effectiveness
    * Research design and methodology (psychometric analysis)
  • Teaching Overview

  • RN-BSN program: Research in Nursing, Complementary and Alternative Therapies, Transcultural Health Care
    DNP program: Statistics for Evidence-based Practice
    Undergraduate programs: Honor Thesis dissertation
  • Full Name

  • Yea-Jyh Chen