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Heart Checks: A Profile of the College-Aged Population
This presentation describes the health, the health behaviors, and the biometric data from a sample of college aged students who participated in campus-wide cardiovascular screenings.
Publishing: A Career Road for You?
This session is designed for all nurses (academics, administrators or those involved in clinical practice) who are interested in becoming involved in publication. Additionally, there will be a discussion of how much time ...
Feasibility and Preliminary Effects of an Intervention for Caregivers of Newly Admitted Hospice Patients
(41st Biennial Convention) Background. The transition to hospice care is typically a new and stressful experience for caregivers who often report increased negative emotions, such as anxiety and depression and lack of ...
Advancing Million Hearts TM: Interprofessional Education and Practice Initiatives to Prevent 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes across the U.S.
Session presented on: Monday, November 18, 2013: Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of mortality in the United States. In order to raise awareness and provide education as well as resources to prevent morbidity ...
The Current State of Evidence-Based Practice in Nurses Across the United States
(41st Biennial Convention) Background/Significance: Although multiple studies have supported that evidence-based practice (EBP) improves the quality of healthcare, enhances patient outcomes, reduces the geographic variation ...
Evidence to Support Adolescents as Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Change Agents for Their Families
Session presented on Tuesday, November 10, 2015: Background: There are numerous studies in the literature that support the key role of parents in facilitating healthy lifestyle behavior change in their children and families. ...
The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN Randomized Controlled Trial: Immediate and Six Month Effects on High School Adolescents' BMI, Psychosocial Outcomes and Academic Performance
Session presented on: Sunday, November 17, 2013: The high prevalence of overweight/obesity and mental health disorders in adolescents call for the urgent testing of theory-based preventive interventions that can be easily ...
The COPE On-line Intervention for Prevention of Depression and Anxiety in College Freshmen: Implications for Future Research and Clinical Practice
Session presented on: Tuesday, November 19, 2013: Despite the high prevalence of depression and anxiety disorders in college students, there are few experimental studies that have tested preventive interventions for this ...
Million Hearts; An Evidence-Based Method for Improving Population Health
Session presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: Purpose: Million Hearts is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017, empower and educate Americans to make healthy choices, and to target ...
Evidence-Based Leaders and Leadership
Session presented on Monday, November 9, 2015: Today's healthcare environment is increasingly complex and ever changing. Evidence-based practice (EBP) has been identified as a critical requirement to achieve the Triple Aim ...