Mary Curry Narayan & Associates

10340 Brittenford Drive, Vienna VA 22182

703-648-0222                    mary.narayan@cox.net

 

Specializing in home healthcare, cross-cultural healthcare, quality improvement and staff development  

 

Services We Have Provided

§  Keynote addresses and speaking for events, on topics such as: 

o   Meeting the Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Patients

o   Nursing Assessment and Care Management for Patients of Diverse Cultures and Languages

o   Effects of Culture on Pain Assessment and Management

§  Staff development programs and workshops awarding CEUs, on topics such as:

o   OASIS C Training

o   SBAR Communication

o   Physical assessment for home health nurses

o   Health coaching vs. patient education:  Achieving better outcomes

o   Emergency preparedness:  How to Prepare for the Unknown

§  Customized orientation and inservice programs, with video/powerpoint CDs for ongoing use

§  Author development, assisting clinicians develop manuscripts for peer-reviewed journal publication.

§  Accreditation assistance for home health agencies seeking CHAP or Joint Commission certification. 

§  Legal consulting, including serving as expert witness for cases involving home health patients

 

Areas of Expertise

§  Home health nursing standards of practice

§  Home health agency accreditation and Medicare-certification

§  Orientation and staff development for healthcare clinicians

§  OASIS-C and Medicare home healthcare documentation  

§  Cross-cultural health care, providing culturally comfortable care to patients of diverse cultures

§  Quality improvement initiatives and community health partnerships

§  Program development and strategic planning


 

 

 

Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, CTN, COS-C

  • Home Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, board certified by ANCC
  • Certified Transcultural Nurse, certified by Transcultural Nursing Society
  • OASIS Specialist- Clinical, certified by the OCCB

     

    Ms. Narayan has over 25 years of experience in home health and cross-cultural  nursing care.  She has spoken at multiple national conferences, and has published numerous articles, book chapters and manuals on these topics.   She is considered an excellent nurse educator among her peers.

     

  • See Ms. Narayan’s article in the April 2010 American Journal of Nursing:
            "The Effect of Culture on Pain Assessment and Management"

  • See Ms. Narayan’s CV.
  •  
    Peggy Cressy, MS, RN

  • Strategic Planning & Program Development
  • Performance Improvement & Outcomes Management
  • Corporate & Clinical Compliance

     

    Ms. Cressy has over twenty-five years experience as a senior healthcare manager in clinical, corporate and higher education settings.  She is a  proven leader with demonstrated success building self-directed work teams, analyzing and solving complex problems, and organizing resources for bottom line results.

     

  • See Ms. Cressy’s CV.