• An Academic Shared Governance Model for Leadership in an Academic Setting 

      Francis-Johnson, Patricia G.; Bridges, Ruth Ann; Boswell, Carol (2016-03-21)
      Session presented on Monday, November 9, 2015: A West Texas university school of nursing (SON) has experienced tremendous growth over the past 14 years in three strategic areas - student enrollment, geographic locations, ...
    • Advance Care Planning (ACP) Training: Your Role as a Nursing Leader 

      Tully, Jessica; Boswell, Carol (2017-06-05)
      In today's society, people are living longer. Despite aging and health issues, many American adults do not have Advance Directives (ADs). Statistics show that only 18%-36% of the U.S. population has completed an AD (Pecanac, ...
    • Advocating and Sustaining Lifelong Learning Through a Center of Excellence Approach 

      Boswell, Carol; Cannon, Sharon B. (2017-10-16)
      A school of nursing in Texas conceived the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice to address strategies to bridge gaps, establish relationships to address workforce needs, and support connectiveness between different ...
    • Attempting Shared Governance Within a School of Nursing 

      Opton, Laura L.; Boswell, Carol; Owen, Donna C. (2017-06-05)
      Purpose: The governance structure of schools of nursing has the capability to augment the work environment for both faculty and staff. The pressure and intricacy of the multifaceted academic milieu have been postulated ...
    • Best Practices for Mentoring Novice Academia Faculty Members 

      Cannon, Sharon B.; Boswell, Carol; Miller, Joyce (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Thursday, July 23, 2015: According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2014), a total of 1,181 full-time nursing faculty vacancies are reported along with 103 additional schools reporting ...
    • Bridging the Practice/Research Chasm 

      Powers, Rebekah; Boswell, Carol (2016-03-21)
      Session presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: The literature repeatedly affirms that the time period for translating research findings into the practice arena requires approximately 17 years. Recent studies have identified ...
    • Diet, Encoded Memory, Visual Cues, Obesity, and Neuroimaging: The Role of 

      Long, JoAnn D.; Anyanwu, Ngozi; Boswell, Carol; Dodd, Sara L.; Rogers, Toby; Binks, Martin (2014-11-17)
      Session presented on Friday, July 25, 2014: Purpose: According to the World Health Organization, 35.8 million people are obese world-wide. The obesogenic factors contributing to this global problem are thought to reflect ...
    • Eating Behavior in College-Students: TFEQ R-18 and Qualitative Perceptions of Cell-Phone Use for Recording Diet 

      Dodd, Sara L.; Long, JoAnn D.; Boswell, Carol; Rogers, Toby (2016-07-13)
      Session presented on Thursday, July 21, 2016: Purpose: Worldwide, an estimated 600 million adults are obese and 1.9 billion are overweight (World Health Organization, 2014). The etiology of obesity and overweight is ...
    • Effectiveness of Cell Phones with Digital Picture Capability and MyPyramid Tracker for Measurement of Fruit/Vegetable Consumption 

      Long, JoAnn D.; Shriver, Brent; Culpepper, Dean; Littlefield, Laurel; Boswell, Carol; Kuenzi, Gina; Rogers, Toby; Estep, Gary (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Purpose:�Inadequate fruit/vegetable intake is linked to the leading causes of global mortality and rise in obesity (World Health Organization, 2009). Traditional dietary assessment methods have ...
    • Effects of Recording Food Intake Using Cell Phone Camera Pictures on Calorie Intake and Food Choice in College Students 

      Doumit, Rita; Long, JoAnn D.; Zeeni, Nadine; Boswell, Carol; Song, Huaxin (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Purpose: Recording food intake may contribute to weight loss by promoting changes in eating behavior. The current spread of mobile phone embedded cameras offers new opportunities ...
    • Embracing Inquisitive Thinking by Front-Line Staff 

      Powers, Rebekah; Boswell, Carol (2017-10-10)
      Front-line nursing staff were challenged to engage in the process of inquisitive thinking. By fostering innovative ways to think, nurses became further enmeshed in evidence-based practice and collaborative scholarship. ...
    • An Evidence-Based Teaching Model: PSCOT 

      Cannon, Sharon B.; Boswell, Carol (2017-09-29)
      No longer can nurse educators teach the way they were taught. An evidence-based teaching model can guide faculty to discover innovative/effective teaching methods based on evidence. PSCOT is an EBT model that promotes ...
    • Health Literacy and Culturally Diverse Older Adults 

      Cannon, Sharon B.; Boswell, Carol; Miller, Joyce; Hammond, Lori E. (2013-10-22)
      Session presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013: Health literacy has gradually been acknowledged by the health care community and is beginning to be recognized as an issue in caring for the elderly who have complex health ...
    • Holistic Nursing Care: Provision of Spirituality with Patients 

      Miller, Joyce; Cannon, Sharon B.; Moseley, Kelly; Boswell, Carol (2013-10-22)
      Session presented on: Monday, July 22, 2013: Purpose: Spirituality care for patients is paramount for optimal wellness and health promotion. Nurses believe they are inadequately prepared to provide spiritual care to their ...
    • How Does Self-Efficacy Impact Evidence-Based Nursing Practice? 

      Boswell, Carol; Long, JoAnn D.; Ashcraft, Alyce S.; Cannon, Sharon B.; DiVito-Thomas, Pamela; Delaney, Terry M.
      This project investigated the impact of self-efficacy on EBP knowledge and utilization by registered nurses. The presentation will present the results from the study completed.
    • Mindfulness Training: Building a Supportive Environment 

      Boswell, Carol; Tully, Jessica; Mills, Teresa (2017-03-03)
      Session presented on Sunday, March 19, 2017: Mindfulness training methods have been employed effectively and productively in healthcare organizations to reduce stress, anxiety, emotional fatigue, depersonalization, depression, ...
    • Nursing Leadership in Rural Settings: Challenges and Strategies 

      Boswell, Carol; Gonzales, Minerva; Marquez, Jessica (2017-10-24)
      Rural Chief Nursing Officers (CNO) encounter many challenges as a result of their proximity to other agencies. This qualitative study investigated strategies and opportunities to facilitate their growth and development. ...
    • Patient Falls: Improving Patient Safety, Continuing Challenge 

      Boswell, Carol; Tully, Jessica (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Purpose: Although the previous Patient Fall Prevention program required adult inpatients be assessed using the Hendrich II Fall Risk Assessment tool on admission and each shift, ...
    • Registered Nurses Breaking into the Political Arena: A Qualitative Study 

      Miller, Joyce; Boswell, Carol; Cannon, Sharon B. (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Saturday, July 25, 2015: Purpose: The necessity for nurses to cultivate confidence for becoming an active member of a board or seeking election to goveRNg boards dictates that skills, attitudes and ...
    • Spirituality in Nursing Education: Are We Teaching Our Students to Provide Spiritual Care? 

      Moseley, Kelly; Cannon, Sharon B.; Boswell, Carol; Miller, Joyce (2016-03-21)
      Session presented on Tuesday, November 10, 2015: Nurses are mandated by accreditation organizations such as Joint Commission to address spiritual aspects of the patients. This makes it paramount to insure that holistic ...

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