Nursing

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.
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WHDL-00005857

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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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.

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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

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

Assessing Health Literacy and Self Management in Patients with Heart Failure

Full Abstract: Heart failure continues to be an increasing health-related problem that profoundly affects the elderly population of the United States. Due to the increasing comorbidities of the elderly, lack of social support and educational needs, healthcare organizations and providers experience increased financial burdens. The complexity of heart failure and exacerbation of symptoms continues with frequent hospital readmissions.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005481

Bispectral Index Monitoring to Assess the Effect of a Healing Touch Treatment

Full Abstract: The objective of this study is to investigate the effects of Healing Touch (HT) therapies, a form of subtle energy (biofield) therapy, on Bispectral Index (BIS) measurements, State Trait Anxiety Index (STAI) scores, and physiological measures of heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate in healthy adults. Design: A single blind randomized crossover design will compare measurements during a HT therapy and placebo session. Interventions: One HT session and one placebo session will be perf

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005453

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