• Exploring Licensed Practical Nursing Graduates' Perceptions of Activities Based on Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory 

    Rustan, Keondra
    Experiential learning strategies have proven to beneficial in educating Registered Nurses (RNs) at the baccalaureate degree level. However, there is a great limitation on the amount of research available regarding the use ...
  • To Report or Not Report: A Qualitative Study of Nurses' Decisions in Error Reporting 

    Koehn, Amy R.
    This qualitative study was successful in utilization of grounded theory methodology to ascertain nurses’ decision-making processes following their awareness of having made a medical error, as well as how and/or if they ...
  • Door-to-Needle Magic 

    Witzerman, Arika; Tumamak, Rhodora; Ryan, Sanja; Miller, David
    Session B presented Thursday, September 27, 11:30 am-12:30 pm Purpose: Research shows that infusion of TPA within 60 minutes of arrival during a stroke in evolution remarkably improves the patient's ability to regain ...
  • New Graduate RN Building Blocks to Success Adventist Health + Rideout 

    White, Brianna; Hyer, Theresa
    Session A presented Thursday, September 27, 10:00-11:00 am Purpose: New graduate registered nurses (RN) are a costly asset for a hospital, especially in the emergency department (ED). They require a long orientation period ...
  • Triage ~ A Time to Change 

    Wheeldon, Tami
    Session D presented Thursday, September 27, 2:30-3:30 pm Purpose: Emergency department (ED) triage nurses complained about an ineffective triage process where arriving patients could be missed or treatment could be delayed. ...

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