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Dr. Solorio is a Certified Pediatric Nurse who worked for many years in the Pediatric ICU and Pediatric Medical-Surgical floor at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Her focus in teaching has been with pediatric nursing, but she has also spent many years teaching research and writing, leadership and management, and other courses in ADN, BSN, RN-BSN, and MSN programs in California and New York.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of California at Davis (1995)
Associate Degree in Nursing, Sacramento City College (1999)
Master of Science in Nursing Science and Healthcare Leadership, University of California at Davis (2013)
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science and Healthcare Leadership, University of California at Davis (2017)
- 8 CRS.4 HRS.4 LAB HRS.NUR 313 (Nursing Process III: Pediatric and Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing Care)
- This course is composed of a seven-week component in Nursing Care of Children and a seven-week component in Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing Care. The Pediatric Nursing component focuses on the child's physical, social, and emotional reaction to illness, the nurse's role in providing support to the child and the members of his/her family during periods of stress. Emphasis is placed upon differences between each phase of growth and development trends in care and measures utilized to promote a healthy childhood and adolescence. The Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing component builds upon previous nursing knowledge and techniques already introduced. Major emphasis is placed upon common recurring health problems. Psycho-social nursing techniques are emphasized as they relate to the care of the client with selected health problems. Prerequisites: NUR 211 and all previous prerequisites, Corequisites: SPE 100, ENG 201.
Research and Projects
- Dr. Solorio strongly believes that children can and should be allowed to speak for themselves in health care research. Therefore, her interest is in qualitative research using the Draw-and-Tell method to allow children to share their experiences in health care.