Dr. Kevin Emmons is a clinical expert in wound care with a particular focus on quality of life and symptom management among persons with complex wounds. As a clinical scholar, he has numerous publications and presentations that predominantly focus on integrating concepts of palliative wound care ...read more
Chapters in Books or Monographs
Emmons, K.R. & Dale, B. (2016). Palliative Wound Care in Doughty, D.B. & McNichol, L. (Eds). Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society Core Curriculum: Wound Management. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Long, M.A., Emmons, K.R. & Chovan, J.D. (2018). Building expert consensus on including indicators of moisture-associated skin damage in the Nursing Database of Nursing Quality Indicators. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing.
Emmons, K.R. & Robinson, J.P. (2014). Impact of urinary incontinence on older adults and their caregivers. Journal of Aging Life Care, Spring.
Emmons, K.R., Dale, B., & Crouch, C. (2014). Palliative wound care, part 2: Application of principles. Home Healthcare Nurse, 32(4), 210-222.
Dale, B. & Emmons, K.R. (2014). Palliative wound care: principles of care. Home Health Nurse, 30(1), 48-53.
Emmons, K.R. & Robinson, J. (2013). Urinary incontinence severity and quality of life instruments. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 40(4), 350-354.
Articles in Non-refereed or General Journals
Emmons, K.R. & Robinson, J.P. (2014). Impact of urinary incontinence on older adults and their caregivers. Journal of Aging Life Care, spring edition.http://www.aginglifecarejournal.org/the-impact-of-urinary-incontinence-o...
Professional Honors and Awards
2017 — Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
2014 — Outstanding Nurse Educator Award, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
2010 — Quality and Patient Safety Award, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Pressure Ulcer Management Across System Hospitals: A Comprehensive Evidence Based Approach.
2010 — Helen McClelland Award for Clinical Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania Health System/GSPP, Nursing Excellence Award.
Offices Held in Scholarly and Professional Societies
2018 — ongoing Director-at-Large, Board of Directors, Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
2018-ongoing — Research Committee, Eta Mu Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.
2017-ongoing — Co-Chair, Wound Track. The National Conference Planning Committee. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society annual conference.
2015 to 2017 — Member, Board of Directors, American Professional Wound Care Association.