Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo, Ph.D., R.N. is 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. Her work spans from prevention of device-related infections (ventilators, urinary catheters, and peripherally inserted central catheters) to fall prevention. Her current work focuses on behavior change for fall prevention with older adults using Motivational Interviewing.
Areas of interest
- Patient safety, fall prevention, behavior change, implementation science
- B.S.N., St. Luke's College of Nursing, Tokyo Japan 2000
- M.S., University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco California United States 2005
- Ph.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco California United States 2011
Kiyoshi-Teo, H., Carter, N. & Rose, A. (in press). Fall prevention practice gap analysis: Aiming for targeted improvements. Medsurg Nursing
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.