Enhanced New Mothers Network Cell Phone Application Intervention: Interdisciplinary Team Development and Lessons Learned

Diane Brage Hudson, Christie Kay Campbell-Grossman, Sara E Brown, Kathleen M Hanna, Byrav Ramamurthy, Bhargav Gorthi, Vishnu Sivadasan

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Abstract

Single, low-income, African American mothers experience challenges caring for themselves and their infants. Nurse researchers, providing creative and theoretically based approaches for complex client health care, are increasingly becoming interdisciplinary leaders on research teams. The first purpose of this article was to describe this interdisciplinary teams development of a cellular (cell) phone application (app), the Enhanced New Mothers Network (ENMN). The second purpose of this article was to describe lessons learned by nursing members of the interdisciplinary team members about developing a cell phone app for delivery of the ENMN intervention. Interdisciplinary research is beneficial where providing interventions to assist patients to achieve optimal health outcomes is rarely dependent on the work of one profession.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-135
Number of pages10
JournalComprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 3 2017

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Keywords

  • Interdisciplinary
  • cell phone
  • mothers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics

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