Faculty Associates

Nancy E. Edwards

Contact Information
Email: edwardsn@purdue.edu
Office: JNSN 240 Map
Phone: (765) 494-4015
Fax: (765) 494-6339
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Professor of Nursing
Coordinator ANP Track

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AD Purdue University
BSN Purdue University
MSN Purdue University
MSN Indiana University
PhD Purdue University Family Studies

Research Interests

Exercise, Family and Intergenerational Relations, Nursing Science, Human-animal Interaction

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals, Adult Health, Gerontology, Pharmacology, and Adult Nurse Practitioner


2005 - Department of Health and Human Services. Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing
2004 - Bureau of Aging and In-Home Services: Division of Disability, Aging, and Restorative Services
2003 - Center for Aging and the Life Course. Purdue University
2003 - Sigma Theta Tau International
2002 - Sigma Theta Tau International
2001 - National Science Foundation
2001 - Pet Care Trust
2000 - Department of Health and Human Services
2000 - Helene Fuld Leadership Award
1998 - Indiana Family and Social Service Administrations, Division of Disability, Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Bureau of Aging and In-Home Services
1998 - Purdue University Foundation Summer Faculty Grant
1998 - Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Omicron Chapter
1995 - Indiana State Department of Health

Selected Publications

Wilfong, L, Edwards, N., Yehle, K., & Ross K. (2016) Frontotemporal Dementia: Identification and Management. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.12(4),277- 282.

FERRELL, D. K., DECRANE, S. K., EDWARDS, N. E., FOLI, K. J., & TENNANT, K. F. (2016). MINORITY UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENT SUCCESS. Journal of cultural diversity, 23(1).

Feller, L., Edwards, N., DeCrane,S & Harb W. (2014). Medical oncology trials: Overcoming accrual barriers. The Oncology Nurse. 7(6) TON.

Edwards, N. Beck, A, & Lin E (2014). Influence of aquariums on resident behavior and staff satisfaction in dementia units. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 1309-1322.

Edwards, N.,Ellingwood, A., Hebdon, M.,Foli, K., & Freeman, J.L. (2014) Guiding patient decision making regarding bone marrow donation. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 10(2), 113-119.

Ding, Q., Yehle, K., Edwards, N., & Griggs, R. (2014) Geriatric heart failure: Awareness, evaluation, and treatment in primary care. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 10(1), 49-54.

Jullian, N., Edwards, N., DeCrane, S. & Hingtgen, C. (2014). Neurofibromatosis I: Diagnosis and management. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 10 (1), 30-35.

Edwards, N. (2009) Legal, ethical and moral considerations in caring for individuals with diminished capacity. In P. Cowen & S. Moorhead (Eds), Current Issues in Nursing. 8th edition, Mosby, St. Louis.

Edwards, N. Gardiner, M., Ritchie, D., Baldwin, K., & Sands, L., (2008). Effect of Exercise on negative affect in residents in special care units. Alzheimer's disease and Associated Disorders, 22(4). 362-368

Wall, N., Edwards, N. & Porter, M. (2007) Textual analysis of retired nurses' oral histories. Nursing Inquiry. 14(4); 279-288.

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