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Introducing Nursing Students to Handoff Report: an SBAR Activity
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The Use of Simulation to Facilitate a Successful Transition from Classroom to Initial Clinical Experience
Background/Significance of problem: As a practice profession, the clinical learning experience is an essential component of nursing education. Despite the importance of clinical education, students often describe the initial ...
Exercise and Hospitalized Leukemia Patients
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 ...
Energy Through Motion: An Evidence-Based Exercise
(Oncology Nursing Society, 1/11/2017)
Cancer related fatigue (CRF) is a result of cancer and cancer treatment. CRF can be debilitating for patients during and after treatment. Evidence supports activity as effective for reducing cancer related fatigue. An ...
PREDICTORS OF SUCCESS IN AN ASSOCIATE NURSING PROGRAM UTILIZING COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION SCORES
The purpose of this research study was to examine the relationship between the scores obtained on the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) tests and the results of the first attempt on the National Council Licensure ...
Partnering with Families to Validate Questionnaires Assessing Unmet Needs of Children, Adolescents, and Parents/Caregivers at the End of Cancer Treatment
Transitioning off cancer treatment is a momentous occasion for pediatric patients and their families, but also brings anxiety and fear, suggesting that there are unmet needs/gaps in services provided at the end of treament. ...
Re-Designing an Undergraduate Capstone Course: Connecting through Online Discussion
An online community was created to support a cohort of undergraduate nursing students in their final capstone course positioned in different cities acrosst he country. It was developed to facilitate collaborative learnign ...
Achieving cultural competency with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients through application of Carper's Fundamental Patterns of Knowing in Nursing
Vulnerable groups with respect to health care are those susceptible to heightened adverse physical, psychological, or sociological health because of their particular status within society (De Chesnay & Anderson, 2008). ...
Infusing Quality and Safety Education for Nurses into Your Curriculum: A Workshop Funded by a grant from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The QSEN Competencies include implementation of quality improvement strategies, evidence-based practice, patient safety, integration of informatics into patient care and health management, patient centeredness in care ...
Decreasing Primary Care Providers’ Stigma of Mental Illness
A recent study has indicated that primary care providers hold comparable and possibly more negative attitudes towards persons with mental illness than the general public (Mittal et al., 2016b). Because of their regular ...