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Roxie L. Foster

Roxie L. Foster, American health sciences center administrator. Member American Nurses Association, Colorado Nurses Association, North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, International Association Study of Pain, Pediatrics Special Interest Group, American Pain Society, Western Institute of Nursing (chair nominating committee 1990-1991), American Nurses Association Council of Nurse Researchers, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Foster, Roxie L. was born on September 30, 1945 in Missoula, Montana, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, South Dakota State University, 1967. Master of Science in Parent-Child Nursing, University Colorado, Denver, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University Colorado, Denver, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Purdue University Student Health Center, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1968, St. Joseph's Hospital, Tucson, 1969-1970, Purdue University Student Health Center, West Lafayette, 1970-1971, Union Printer's Home, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1972-1973. Home care nurse, 1973-1975. Staff nurse Burnham City Hospital, Champaign, Illinois, 1975-1976.

      Home care nurse Pediatric Home Care, Inc., Denver, 1979-1980. Research assistant University Colorado Health Sciences Center, Center for Nursing Research, 1986-1988. Research assistant pain research University Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1986-1988, project manager pain research, 1988-1992.

      Co-director Pain Consultant Service, The Children's Hospital, since 1991. Assistant research professor University Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1990-1992, assistant professor, since 1992. Instructor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1967-1968, Community College, Denver, 1982-1983.

      Instructor Loretto Heights College, 1983-1985, ass.t professor, 1985-1986. Research assistant family coping with children's chronic illness National Institutes of Health, 1981, generalizability of procedures assessing pain inchildren, 1986-1988. Project manager nursing clinical decision-making: pain in children National Institutes of Health, 1988-1991.

      Principal investigator respiratory depression in children receiving narcotic analgesics, 1990-1991. Co-investigator National Institutes of Health, since 1992.

    Works

    • Co-editor: (with M. Hunsberger, Josip Juraj Anderson) Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children, 1989. Author: (with others) Key Aspects of Comfort: Management of Pain, Fatigue, and Nausea, 1989. Co-author: (with others) Advances in Pain Research and Therapy, Volunteer 15, 1990.

      Contributor articles and abstracts to professional journals. Member editorial board Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Colorado Nurses Association, North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, International Association Study of Pain, Pediatrics Special Interest Group, American Pain Society, Western Institute of Nursing (chair nominating committee 1990-1991), American Nurses Association Council of Nurse Researchers, Sigma Theta Tau.
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    Born September 30, 1945
    (age 72)
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