Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo, Ph.D., R.N.

Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo
Clinical Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing
Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, Ore. 97239

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Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo, Ph.D., R.N. is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing and at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Kiyoshi-Teo's program of research is to explore strategies to overcome barriers and promote facilitators of patient-centered evidence-based nursing interventions. She has been particularly interested in preventing device-related infections (urinary catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters) in acute care settings by studying cognitive processes of clinicians.


St. Luke's College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan - B.S.N.

University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing - M.S.N.

University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing - Ph.D.


N210 Health Promotion

N212 Acute Care I


Fall prevention, behavior change, Motivational Interviewing, patient safety, implementation science


Data-based* and peer-reviewed

*Sato, K., Wakabayashi, T., Kiyoshi-T, H., Fukahori, H. (2013). Factors associated with nurses' reporting of patients' aggressive behavior: A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies 50,1368-1376. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.12.011)

Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Krein, S. &Saint, S. (2013). Applying mindful evidence-based practice at the bedside: Using catheter-associated urinary tract infection as a model. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34, 1099-1101. (DOI: 10.1086/673147)

*Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Cabana, M. Froelicher, E., &Blegen, M. (2014). Adherence to ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention guideline: Guideline user, guideline, and contextual factors. American Journal of Critical-care Nurses, 23, 201-215. doi:10.4037/ajcc2014837

*Greene, T., Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Reichert, H., Krein, S. &Saint, S. (2014). Urinary catheter indications in the United States. InfectionControl and Hospital Epidemiology, 35 (Suppl), S96-S98. doi: 10.1086/677823

*Kiyoshi-Teo, H., &Blegen, M. (2015). Influence of guidelines on oral hygiene practices in intensive care units. American Journal of Critical-Care Nurses, 24, 309-318. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2015920.

*Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Carter, N. &Rose, A. (in press). Fall prevention practice gap analysis: Aiming for targeted improvements. Medsurg Nursing


Kiyoshi, H. (2011). Complexity Science and Nursing Education, Kango-kyoiku (Japanese Journal of Nursing Education), 52(4), 24-25.

Kiyoshi, H. (2012). Using virtual community in nursing education. Kango-kyoiku (Japanese Journal of Nursing Education). 53(4), 36-37.

Kiyoshi, H. (2013).Fairness and relationships: Faculty value reflected on grades for academic papers. Kango-kyoiku (The Japanese Journal of Nursing Education), 52(12), 56-57.

Kiyoshi, H. (2015). Implementing Clinical Judgement Model in nursing education, Kango-kyoiku (The Japanese Journal of Nursing Education), 56, 600-606.

Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Nielsen, A., &Lasater, K. (2016). Learning activities and evaluations based on Tanner's Model. Kango-kyoiku (The Japanese Journal of Nursing Education), 57, 720-726.