Olga Kagan

Olga Kagan
Molloy University

PhD RN

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Nursing Informatics
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Publications (8)
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Nurses are continually innovating to fill gaps or inefficiencies within healthcare. This was particularly evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, when a burst in nurse-led innovation in all areas of healthcare and across the lifespan necessitated an innovation ecosystem to realize nurses' full potential. New ways of thinking and leading the future of...
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to reveal unique patient needs that require innovative problem-solving approaches. While a meeting of collaborative experts to solve problems is not novel, the formal inclusion of nurses as content experts at these types of events is less typical. To date, no reports of outcomes related to the inclusion of registered...
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Background: U.S. national emergency was declared in mid-March 2020 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Subsequently, a period of stay-at-home orders, regulatory changes, evolving medical recommendations, and food supply chain disruptions occurred. There is little published research on how such changes affected food allergy mana...
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Background: U.S. national emergency was declared in mid-March 2020 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Subsequently, a period of stay-at-home orders, regulatory changes, evolving medical recommendations, and food supply chain disruptions occurred. There is little published research on how such changes affected food allergy mana...
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Objective: Food allergies are on the rise in the U.S. Factors associated with willingness and readiness to act in a food allergic emergency on a college campus are currently unknown. Participants: College students in one Catholic college enrolled during spring of 2017. Methods: A previously piloted survey was distributed by e-mail. Results:...
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The rise of food allergies and anaphylaxis in the US population is an emerging public health concern. Individuals living with life-threatening food allergies may require assistance during an anaphylactic emergency to keep safe. In the absence of existing tools, the development of a measure to assess college students’ Willingness and Readiness to Ac...
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Background: Food allergy affects up to 8% of children in the U.S. There is minimal research to date on food allergy policies that are currently in place in schools and the opinions of parents of children with food allergy on the effectiveness of or need for these policies. Methods: An electronic survey was disseminated to parents of children wit...
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Background: Although school health care professionals are integral to the management of students with food allergy, their views on school food allergy policies have not yet been reported. Objective: To characterize food allergy policies currently being used in schools and their utility and potential barriers to implementation from the perspectiv...

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Op-ed by Food Allergy Nursing Interest Group (FANI): Howard-Ruben, J., Doucette, J., Kagan, O., Kelly, S., & Bolten, A. (2021, August 17). AJN Off the Charts. https://ajnoffthecharts.com/food-allergies-and-covid-19-vaccine-facts/
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Protect individuals at risk for food induced anaphylaxis through policy development and training on college campuses.