• 1706 Citations
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19962019
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Personal profile

Education

  • 1997 PhD. (Nursing), Graduate School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, US
  • 1991 MS. (Nursing), Department of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C
  • 1988 BS. (Nursing), Department of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C

Experience

  • 2018Distinguished Professor, Taipei Medical University
  • 2017- Dean of College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2014- Vice Director, Department of Nursing, Taipei Medical University- Shuang Ho Hospital
  • 2006- Professor, School of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C
  • 2011-2017 Director of Library, Taipei Medical University 
  • 2006-2011 Director of Graduate Institute of Nursing, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University       
  • 2016- Health and Welfare Quality Policy Consultation, Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C  
  • 2014- Evaluation Committee, Institutions of Psychiatric Nursing, Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C  
  • 2014- Moderation Committee, Screening Exam of Nurse Practitioner, Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C     
  • 2013-2015 Committee, Disability Identification Force (The new system), Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C.   
  • 2011- Convener, First Professional and Technical Senior Examination: practitioners, nutritionists, psychologists, Senior and Junior points higher exam test, Ministry of Examination R.O.C.
  • 2011- Examiners Committee, First Professional and Technical Senior Examination: practitioners, nutritionists, psychologists, Senior and Junior exam exam cum medical staff physician exam points higher exam test, Ministry of Examination R.O.C. 
  • 2010- Evaluation Committee, "University of Science and Technology Evaluation" program [Professional - humanities and social (including legal) class group], Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C.
  • 2010- "Vocational college visits later renamed the restructuring work" program, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Education R.O.C. Evaluation Committee,
  • 2010- Review Committee, Financial Report of Medical Corporation, Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C.   
  • 2009- Evaluation Committee, Taiwan Nursing Accreditation Council R.O.C.
  • 2007-2010 Review Committee, Disciplines of Nursing, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology R.O.C.
  • 2017- Four-Year Term Member of Leadership Succession Committee Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) 
  • 2016- Chair of Research Committee, Asian Oncology Nursing Society(AONS)
  • 2018- Executive Director, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C       
  • 2018- Chairman of Nursing Research Committee, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C
  • 2016- Member, Knowledge Translation Group, Center for Excellence, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C
  • 2011- Committee of Community Service and International Affairs, Executive Director, Lambda Beta-at-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.,
  • 2009- Director, Lambda Beta-at-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.   
  • 2005-2010 Academic Committee Member, Lambda Beta-at-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2017- Executive Director, Taiwan Society for Development of Long-Term Care and Senior Health Management, Taiwan, R.O.C.       
  • 2013- Vice Director, Academic Committee Member, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses’ Association Republic of China, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2011- Director, International Affairs Member of Committee, Taiwan Nursing Management Association, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2017- Supervisor, Taiwan Long Term Care Nurses Association, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2007- Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses’ Association Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan 
  • 2006- Administer Member of Committee of Nursing Studies Committee, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C.   
  • 2006-2009 Member of Nursing Research Committee, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C.
  • 2005-2016 Executive Director, Committee of International Affairs, Oncology Nursing Society of Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. 
  • 2005-2016 Chairman of Committee of International, Oncology Nursing Society of Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.   
  • 2010- Editorial Board, The Scientific World Journal (SCI)
  • 2010- Editorial Board, The Journal of Nursing Research (SCI)
  • 2010- Reviewer, International Journal of Nursing Studies (SCI)
  • 2010- Reviewer, Nursing Research (SCI)
  • 2010- Reviewer, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (SCI)
  • 2010- Reviewer, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing (SCI)

Awards

  • 2018 Taiwan Outstanding Professional Nurse Award, Taiwan Union of Nurses Association (TUNA), R.O.C.
  • 2018 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame,  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • 2018 TMU Research Outstanding Award, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C
  • 2017 Outstanding Professional Nurse Award, Taiwan Union of Nurses Association (TUNA), R.O.C.
  • 2017 Education Award, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses’ Association Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2017 28 Years’ Service of Nursing Award, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C.
  • 2017 20 Years Senior Cancer Care Staff Award, Oncology Nursing Society of Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2014 Research Achievement Award, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse's Association Republic of China, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • 2014 25 Years Service of Nursing Award, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C
  • 2013 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2012 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2012 Teaching Excellence Award, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2012 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2011 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2011 Top Author Award, The Journal of Nursing Research, Taiwan Nurses Association, R.O.C.
  • 2010 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2009 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2008 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2008 Merit Award in Teaching, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2008 Teaching Creativity and Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C.
  • 2007 Teaching Outstanding Award, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, R.O.C
  • 2004 The B. Braun Excellent Nursing Research Award, The National Union of Nurses Associations, R.O.C.
  • 2003 The B. Braun Excellent Nursing Research Award, The National Union of Nurses Associations, R.O.C.
  • 2002 The B. Braun Excellent Nursing Research Award, The National Union of Nurses Associations, R.O.C.
  • 1999, 2002 Outstanding Teaching Award, National Defense Medical Center, R.O.C.
  • 2000 College Excellent Teacher Award, Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.
  • 1999 Research Development Award, National Defense Medical Center, R.O.C.
  • 1997 Nursing Research Award of General Mei-Yu Chou, R.O.C.
  • 1997 Research Advanced Award, Vanderbilt University, U. S.

Research Interests

  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Long-term Care
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Instrument Development
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Meta-analysis

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Projects 2015 2019

Research Output 1996 2019

Feasibility Studies
Music
Taiwan
Survivors
Fatigue

Effect of interactive cognitive-motor training on eye-hand coordination and cognitive function in older adults

Chan, P. T., Chang, W. C., Chiu, H. L., Kao, C. C., Liu, D., Chu, H. & Chou, K. R., Jan 28 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cognition
Hand
Psychomotor Performance
Registries
Visual Perception
Acupressure
Nursing Homes
Sleep
Randomized Controlled Trials
Psychology
2 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of workplace violent episodes experienced by nurses in acute psychiatric settings

Niu, S. F., Kuo, S. F., Tsai, H. T., Kao, C. C., Traynor, V. & Chou, K. R., Jan 24 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 1, e0211183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Workplace Violence
violence
working conditions
nurses
Violence
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cognitive Dysfunction
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Trail Making Test
Control Groups

Press / Media

Listening to Music May Ease Cancer Patients' Pain

Kuei-Ru Chou

6/17/196/24/19

3 items of media coverage

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Study Shows That Music May Reduce Pain for Mesothelioma Patients

Kuei-Ru Chou

6/24/19

1 item of media coverage

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Friday Frontline: June 21, 2019

Kuei-Ru Chou

6/21/19

1 item of media coverage

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Listening To Music May Help Ease Pain For Cancer Patients

Kuei-Ru Chou

6/21/19

1 item of media coverage

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Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Kuei-Ru Chou

6/14/196/20/19

18 items of media coverage

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