Nursing

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The Lived Experience of Staff Nurses Working with Undergraduate Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting

The purpose of this thesis project is to design a qualitative, descriptive, phenomenological study, which would explore the lived experience of staff nurses who worked with nursing students in the clinical setting.
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005865

The Development of an Education Plan to Maintain Staff Readiness in the Face of Evacuation in a Long-Term Care Setting

The primary aim of this paper is to provide long term care facilities effective teaching tools and methods to use with their initial and ongoing staff, to maintain staff readiness when faced with evacuation of their facility during a disaster. The secondary aim is to increase staff knowledge and comfort during and actual evacuation to maintain the safety and well being of their long term care residents.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005863

An Educational Program on the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in the Elderly for Novice Registered Nurses in the Long Term Acute Care and Skilled Nursing Facility

The purpose of this evidence-based project was to develop an education program on diabetic foot ulcer wound care treatment and prevention in the elderly for registered nurses in the long term acute care and skilled nursing settings.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005859

Using Virtual Simulation to Improve Bariatric Cultural Sensitivity

MNU Nursing Capstone Final Paper. Abstract: The incidence of obesity in the United States is reaching epidemic proportions, with over one third of the population (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2016a) or 93 million (Obesity Action Coalition [OAC], n.d.) being affected. Nurses can reverse the level of socially tolerable prejudice and stereotyping behavior seen in healthcare (OAC. n.d.; Sutin & Terracciano, 2013). The bariatric population must be recognized as having its own cultural identity.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005603

Development of an Educational Plan with Compassion Fatigue Preventive Strategies for Registered Nurses

Full Abstract: Compassion fatigue in the nursing profession can be detrimental to individual nurses as well as health care organizations.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005511

An Evaluation of a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program’s Impact on Sepsis Documentation, Coding, Quality Reporting, and Hospital Reimbursement

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a new clinical documentation improvement program on sepsis documentation, quality reporting, and hospital reimbursement in three hospitals.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005500

Program Development for Perioperative Nursing Core Competency Training

This thesis proposes a plan to implement a perioperative nurse training program. Due to a nationwide shortage in nurses, it is imperative to increase the retention, satisfaction and quality of healthcare provided by perioperative nurses.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005498

Randomized Controlled Trial: Evaluation of Multifaceted Preoperative Patient Education on Anxiety, Delirium, Knowledge and Patient Satisfaction among Post-Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Patients

Full Abstract: This prospective, randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the impact of multifaceted preoperative patient education on anxiety, knowledge, satisfaction, and postoperative delirium, and to explore the predictors of delirium, mechanical ventilation, and intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005485

Development of a Tracheostomy Care Education Program

This thesis outlines a project to implement and assess a tracheostomy care education program.  This project will develop a tracheostomy care education program for patients with a tracheostomy and their families to help them acquire knowledge and skills in providing tracheostomy care, reduce anxiety, and increase confidence in self-care.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005483

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