• HIV Risk Reduction Behaviors in Adolescent Females: The Influence of Mastery and Self-Esteem 

      Long-Middleton, Ellen (2001-11-10)
      AIDS is a leading cause of death in adolescent and young adult populations. Heterosexual transmission of HIV is the fastest growing mode of infection among women, and minority populations are affected disproportionately. ...
    • Infant Feeding Decision: What New Mothers Have Told Us 

      Agostino, Margaret-Rose (2007-11-04)
      Objective: To explore the infant feeding decision of new mothers and elicit their perspective regarding breastfeeding. Design: Descriptive exploratory. Setting: Postpartum units at seven birthing hospitals, including two ...
    • Promoting Breastfeeding Through the Use of a Unique Skin-to-Skin Intervention at an Urban Hospital 

      Crenshaw, Jeannette T.; Cadwell, Karin; Brimdyr, Kajsa Hilarie; Jones, Renee'; Gentry, Carol; Dickey, Armara; Murphy, Nuala; Winslow, Elizabeth H.; Svennson, Kristin; Widstrom, Ann-Marie (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Improving breastfeeding rates is a healthcare priority. Skin-to-skin care after birth improves maternal and newborn outcomes and is an effective strategy to address the Joint Commission perinatal ...
    • Human Trafficking and the Health Care Provider 

      Crane, Patricia A. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) This presentation will address the global and domestic human trafficking. An estimated 20,000 people are trafficked within the U.S. each year, while millions may be trafficked internationally. ...
    • Surprise Findings from Pediatric Medication Administration OSCE Research: It's Not Only about the 5 Rights! 

      Cazzell, Mary A. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) One in ten patients is harmed while receiving health care in hospital settings (World Health Organization [WHO], 2008). The WHO has highlighted patient safety research as essential toward ...
    • International Collaboration: Using Skype to Facilitate Research for a Doctor of Nursing Practice Capstone Project 

      Costa, Linda; Khan, Zeenat (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: This presentation describes the process used to complete a research study to implement clinical practice guidelines for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in Nairobi Kenya. The study ...
    • A Comparison of Professional Values of Taiwanese and American Nursing Students 

      Alfred, Danita; Martin, Pamela; Yarbrough, Susan; Wang, Liching Sung; Lin, Yu-Hua (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Globalization is a part of our modern life and what happens on one side of the world is known on the other side in a matter of seconds. Nurses move across borders to respond to global events, ...
    • Factors Affecting Nurse Migration for Nursing Leaders to Consider to Improve Nurse Retention 

      Cameron, Sheila; Freeman, Michelle A.; Wolfe, Barat J.; Rajacich, Dale Lynn (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: Migration of nurses continues to concern global nursing leaders in this time of nursing shortage (Kingma, 2008). The purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing nurse ...
    • Making Key Clinical Assessment Tools Accessible for Global Nursing Practice 

      Gonzales, Lucia; Gee, Rose Mary; Koci, Anne Floyd (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: Taking up a global leadership role by providing hands-on nursing on international medical missions, inspires one to enhance giving and leading to yet another level. It is proposed that ...
    • Nursing Students Experiences with Interdisciplinary Service Learning in Belize 

      Garrett-Wright, Dawn; Main, Eve (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Nursing faculty and students from Western Kentucky University have been participating in an interdisciplinary service learning project in Gales Point, Belize. The purpose of the current study ...
    • The Trauma of Being Diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for Zimbabwean Women 

      Gona, Clara M. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Background: Zimbabwe has among the highest HIV infection rates worldwide, with 1.3 million people, most of them women between 15-49 years living with the disease in 2008. The pandemic has caused ...
    • Evidence-Based Practice: An Opportunity to Change the Culture Surrounding Clinical Research? 

      Galassi, Annette; Grady, Meredith A.; Parreco, Linda K.; Belcher, Anne E.; Hastings, Clare; Ness, Elizabeth A.; OMara, Ann (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) The majority of the general public believes that clinical research is important, but less than 5% of eligible adult patients participate in CT. While the public harbors mistrust towards some ...
    • An Innovative Clinical Practicum Model: Preceptorship 

      Farooq, Salima M.; Ali, Fauziya; Parpio, Yasmin P. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) In nursing, the transition from student to newly qualified nurses is recognized as being very stressful. Preceptorship program in senior elective course may meet the needs of senior nursing ...
    • Online Course Development Success: The Samoan Experience 

      Gangeness, Jeanine E. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Background: Registered Nurses in Western Samoa have no access to continuing education once they have completed their initial university education and are employed in the villages of Western ...
    • Developing Excitment for Political Activism 

      Ficca, Michelle (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: The purpose of this presentation is to identify strategies for infusing information related to health care systems and health policy into BSN and MSN curricula. The IOM report specifically ...
    • Integrating Information Literacy Across a BSN Curriculum 

      Gasiewicz, Nanci K. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Although research regarding effective informatics teaching strategies is sparse, nurse educators are challenged to include informatics into an already burgeoning curriculum. This presentation ...
    • Nourishing the Valuing of Leadership Behaviors 

      Faulk, Debbie R.; Morris, Arlene H. (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Returning RN students bring a preconceived idea that learning will focus on enhancement of knowledge regarding intensive or medical/surgical nursing, and may not value leadership and management ...
    • Prevention and Promotion of Oral Health for Children 

      Huff, Marlene; Leahy, Peter; Biordi, Diana; Thacker, Sherrey; Norris, Marianne; DiMarco, Marguerite (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Access to dental care is a national problem. Nurses and Dietitians have a responsibility to empower mothers and their children to maintain good oral health. To address this need, a grant from ...
    • The Sikh Patient: A Review of the Nursing Literature 

      Kaur, Mandeep (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Introduction: Nearly a half million Sikhs currently live in the United States.�Thus, gaining cultural competency on caring for a Sikh when they become patients under our care, is a clear ...
    • Nursing Students Abroad: Understanding Global Health through Partnership in Australia 

      Johnson, Amy Nagorski (2012-01-04)
      (41st Biennial Convention) Problem: Community health experiences do not always facilitate student recognition of responsibility to the community and society at large when their view of the world has not been challenged. ...

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