• HIV risk reduction behaviors in adolescent females; The influence of mastery and self-esteem 

      Long-Middleton, Ellen R. (10/27/2011)
      Purpose. The purpose of the study was to test the moderator effect of mastery on the relationship between self-esteem and HIV risk reduction behaviors. Aims. The aims of this study were to: 1) examine the relationships ...
    • Interprofessional simulation: TeamSTEPPS and cardiac arrest simulation 

      Thomas, Pamela; Kinner, Tracy; Ostendorf, Marilyn; Arvin, Mary Kay; Schmuck, Heather; Delp, Jody; Titzer, Jennifer; Phy, Wes; Peak, Kathy (11/12/2015)
      Quality and Safety Education for Nurses and the Institute of Medicine recomment interprofessional education to foster open communication, encourage mutual respect, and support joint decision making among health ...
    • Promoting self-care for nursing students 

      Bonhotal, Susan; Seibert, Susan A.; Hall, Melissa A. (11/12/2015)
      Taking care of oneself should be a lifelong habit.  Nursing students often put aside their own self-care to focus on the rigors of academia.  Students describe experiencing both academic and clinical stressors. ...
    • Epilepsy: A case study 

      Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P. (12/11/2017)
      This presents an analysis of a case of Right Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in terms of possible etiology, pathophysiology, drug analysis and nursing care
    • Exercise and hospitalized leukemia patients 

      Delengowski, Anne; O'Connor, Justine; Stinsman, Megan; McHenry, Kate; Mostak, Kaitlin; Silcox, JoAnn; Sweeney, Colleen; Muldoon, Christine; Gilbride, Lauren (12/14/2015)
      Purposes: To determine if patients in a structured, monitored walking program experience less symptom distress than patients receiving the usual standard of care. Background/Significance: Cancer and its treatments are ...
    • The role of nurses in an interdisciplinary care team responding to mass fatality disasters: Promoting equity and access to care 

      Hassmiller, Susan B; Adams, Lavonne M.; Weeks, Susan Mace (12/19/2014)
      The majority of individuals cared for by international relief organizations responding to multi-fatality disasters are those with limited access to care; therefore, human care inequities are frequently apparent.  This ...
    • "Amyong, anito at usag": Patterns of health belief among Aetas of Nabuclod Pampanga 

      Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P. (12/21/2017)
      This study, grounded on focused ethnography, explored the cultural patterns among Aetas of Nabuclod Pampanga specifically zeroing in on those practices that directly and indirectly affect the health of community members. ...
    • Clinical nurse specialist mentored staff nurse as champion of performance improvement 

      Kitchens, Jennifer L.; Rees, Eldonna; Fulton, Janet S. (12/22/2017)
      Purpose: The clinical nurse specialist (CNS) mentored a unit based staff nurse as Champion of Performance Improvement through nursing’s shared governance council. Significance: Within shared governance, nurses ...
    • Ischemic stroke: A case study 

      Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P. (12/7/2017)
      This presents an analysis of a case of Ischemic stroke in terms of possible etiology, pathophysiology, drug analysis and nursing care
    • “Life in paradox”: Experiences of young adult stroke survivors 

      Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P.; Macuja, Migliore Hadeel; Manzo, Paul Remson; Bujawe, Sarah Jane; De Guzman, Joben William; Dupet, Jian Marco; Caoagas, Jan Joelle (2/8/2018)
      This study, rooted on phenomenological approach, explored the experiences of post-stoke young adults. Seven (7) participants were gathered as co-researchers and were selected thoroughly based on the following criteria: 1) ...
    • Hemolysis of Blood Specimens: Increasing Time in the Emergency Department 

      Young, Sherry; Hiles, Julie (2011-10-17)
      [ENA Leadership Conference] Evidence-based Practice Presentation: Hemolysis of Blood Specimens: Increasing Time In The Emergency DepartmentPurpose: The nurses in a rural Emergency Department (ED) noted an increased ...
    • Observation Assistants: Sitter Effectiveness and Industry Measures 

      Harding, Andrew D. (2011-10-17)
      [ENA Leadership Conference] Evidence-based Practice Presentation: Observation Assistants: Sitter Effectiveness and Industry MeasuresPurpose: The use of observation assistants (sitters) is a means for direct observation ...
    • Rapid intraosseous vascular access while wearing personal protective equipment 

      Borron, Stephen W.; Montez, Diana F.; Haas, Patti; Philbeck, Thomas; Arias, Juan C. (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The ability to obtain rapid vascular access for fluid or medication administration is standard of care when working in emergency conditions. Hazardous material incidents require more sophisticated levels of personal ...
    • Retrieving a Reputation: A Story of an ED Turnaround 

      Montesino, Becky (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The Emergency Department of a large suburban, level 2 hospital has been associated with very long waiting times (an average of 18 hours from presentation to disposition), hallway beds as regular treatment areas ...
    • Triage space redesign to facilitate application of relationship based care 

      Barnard, Amy G. (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The previous Emergency Department triage space was inadequate to meet the hospital's mission and vision to provide a patient centered focus of care. The Goal established for this project was to create an environment ...
    • Increasing the Compliance of Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation Assessment in the Emergency Center 

      Alford, Dorothy (2011-12-21)
      [ENA Annual Conference 2011 - Evidence-based Practice Presentation]Increasing the Compliance of Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation Assessment in the Emergency CenterPurpose: National Patient Safety Goal 15 A focuses on ...
    • No hablo Ingles: Emergency department lived experiences of Spanish-speaking patients 

      Steckel, Arleen N.; Bellucci, Danielle; Mount, Julie; Hueber, Dawn; Dowdy, Eileen M.; Zazzera, Erin; Feiler, Mary; Masciello, Susan (2013-12-09)
      Purpose: Few studies have specifically targeted the experience of Spanish-speaking patients in the Emergency Department. Studies have shown that patient populations are growing more diverse. This presents challenges to the ...
    • SOS - Save our staff: Designing a safer emergency department 

      Henderson, Amanda; Colen-Himes, Faith (2013-12-09)
      Purpose: Emergency department staff voiced concerns of increased physical and verbal assaults by patients/visitors. Department design and security presence were not optimal. Staff felt ineffective in how to de-escalate ...
    • Optimizing emergency department throughput with improved triage processes 

      Bimber, Tammy (2014-08-04)
      Purpose: Triage processes in the emergency department (ED) have a significant impact on patient throughput. Efficient ED throughput is vital to provide safe and high quality patient care and to prevent ED overcrowding. The ...
    • As simple as 1-2-3: Recruit, respect, retain 

      Howard, Chantal; Flanagan, Leighann; Exterkamp, Laura (2014-08-04)
      Purpose: Poor nurse retention incurs an enormous and often unrecognized cost to an organization which can be measured in more than dollars. Barriers to staff retention include personal life changes, colleague callouts, and ...

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