Medicine and Health Sciences

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Unique Challenges and Specific Demands

PowerPoint presentation, delivered at the MNU Week of Scholarship, Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, April 6, 2017.

Saccharin as a Possible Mimic of Sulfa Drugs

Student poster, presented at MNU Week of Scholarship, Student Poster Session, April 6, 2017.

Stem Cell Treatment for ACL Tears

Student poster, presented at MNU Week of Scholarship, Student Poster Session, April 6, 2017.

Regional Analysis of Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children

Student Poster, presented at Student Poster Session, Week of Scholarship, April 6, 2017. Poster co-authored by Jamie Green.

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.

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.


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.


Adherence to Colorectal Cancer and Polyps Screening Recommendations Among Filipino-Americans

This cross-sectional study explored the perceptions and behaviors toward colorectal cancer screening and the predictors of adherence to colorectal cancer and polyps screening recommendations among Filipino-Americans.

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.



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