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Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, CWOCN, FAAN
Chair of the Faculty Executive Committee

Location: 5-954 Factor Building
Phone: (310) 206-5739
E-mail: bbatesjensen@sonnet.ucla.edu

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Research: Pressure ulcers & wound care (screening, prevention, assessment & management), quality of care, and implementation science (translating research evidence into practice) in long term care.
Clinical: Gerontology nursing, spinal cord injury and pressure ulcers, chronic care, and wound care.

Courses

N230A(F10), N230B(W11)

Professional Activities

2007 - 2008 National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Committee for Developing Pressure Ulcer
Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines
2007 - 2009 NIH Dissemination and Implementation Research in HealthCare, Review Panel
2008 - 2010 Association for Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), Board member

Education

University of Nebraska, BSN, 1981, Nursing
University of California, Los Angeles, MN, 1992, Nursing
University of California, Los Angeles, PhD, 1998, Nursing

Honors and Awards

2010 JWOCN Research Manuscript Award for manuscript entitled, "Subepidermal
Moisture is Associated with Early Pressure Ulcer Damage in Nursing Home
Residents with Dark Skin Tones: Pilot Findings".
2010 Inducted as Fellow in American Academy of Nursing

Publications

Serena T, Bates-Jensen B, Carter MJ, Cordrey R, Driver V, Fife CE, Haser PB, Krasner D, Nusgart M, Smith AP, Snyder RJ. (2012). Consensus principles for wound care research obtained using a Delphi process. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 20, 284-93.

Harris, CL, Bates-Jensen, B, Parslow, N, Raizman, R, Singh, M, Ketchen, R. The Bates-Jensen Wound Assessment Tool (BWAT)© Pictorial Guide validation project. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2010; 37(3):253-259

Bates-Jensen, B.M. (2009). Chapter 122 Pressure Ulcers. In Halter, J, Ouslander, J.G (Eds). Hazzard's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 6th edition.

Bates-Jensen, B.M., Guihan, M., Garber, S., Burns, S.P. Characteristics of recurrent pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 2009;32(1):34-42.

Bates-Jensen BM, McCreath HE, Pongquan V. Subepidermal moisture is associated with early pressure ulcer damage in nursing home residents with dark skin tones: pilot findings. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2009 May-Jun;36(3):277-84. PMID: 19448508.

Bates-Jensen, B.M., McCreath, H., Pongquan, V. Apeles, NCR. Sub-Epidermal Moisture Differentiates Erythema and Stage I Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Residents. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 2008; 16: 189-197.

Ward KT, Bates-Jensen B, Eslami MS, Whiteman E, Dattoma L, Friedman JL, Mariano J, Moore AA. Addressing delays in medication administration among patients transferred from the hospital to the nursing home: A pilot quality improvement project. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2008;6:205-211.

Bates-Jensen, B.M. & Allman, R.M. (2007). Pressure Ulcers. In Markides, E.S (Ed). Encyclopedia of Health and Aging. Sage Publications, Inc.

Bates-Jensen, B.M. & MacLean, C.H. (2007). Quality indicators for the care of pressure ulcers in vulnerable elders. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2007:55 Suppl 2:S409-16.

Gupta, S, Bates-Jensen, B, Gabriel, A, Holloway, A, Niezgoda, J, Weir, D. (2007).
Differentiating Negative Pressure Wound Therapy devices: An illustrative case series.Wounds, 19(Suppl): 1-9.

Bates-Jensen, B.M., McCreath, H.E., Kono, A, Apeles, N.C., Howell, L., Alessi, C. Sub-Epidermal Moisture Predicts Erythema and Stage I Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Residents: A Pilot Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2007; 55:1199-1205.

Bates-Jensen, B.M., McCreath, H., Pongquan, V. Testing threshold values for subepidermal moisture: Identifying stage I pressure ulcers in nursing home residents. L'Escarre [French] 2007.

Sussman, C. & Bates-Jensen, B.M. (2006) (Eds) Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Health Care Practitioners Third Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Sussman, C. & Bates-Jensen, B.M. (2006) (Eds) Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Health Care Practitioners Third Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Bates-Jensen, B.M., Simmons, S.F., Schnelle, J.F., Alessi, C.A. Evaluating the accuracy of Minimum Data Set bed mobility ratings against independent performance assessments: Systematic error and directions for improvement. The Gerontologist, 2005;45(6):731-8.

Bates-Jensen, B, Nystul, S, Scachetti, GG. Pressure ulcer prevention in the home care setting. In Malagutti, W, Kakihara, C (Eds). Wounds and Curatives, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Editora Martinari.

Bates-Jensen, B, Nystul, S, Scachetti, GG. Pressure ulcer management in the home care setting. In Malagutti, W, Kakihara, C (Eds). Wounds and Curatives, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Editora Martinari.

Bates-Jensen, B, Seeman, S. Skin Disorders. In Ferrell, BR, Coyle, N (Eds). Textbook of Palliative Nursing, Third Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.


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