Dr. Maichou Lor Awarded Grant to Study Pain Assessment for Bilingual Hmong Caregivers

Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, was awarded the Internal Research Grant Award by the School of Nursing Research and Scholarship Committee to support the project Pilot Study: Training Bilingual Hmong Caregivers Using the Pain Assessment Information Visualization Tool for Effective Communication in Healthcare. The primary goal of Dr. Lor’s project is to pilot test a web-based communication training intervention to help Hmong bilingual caregivers document their care recipients’ pain information using a tool called the Pain Assessment Information Visualization (InfoViz) and coach caregivers in effective pain communication techniques during interactions with healthcare providers. The total award is $24,999.