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Nursing Graduate Perceptions of Clinical Simulation Experiences
Purpose: This presentation will highlight the results of a year-long survey with recent nursing graduates from a baccalaureate program. The survey consisted of 5 key questions based on clinical simulation activities and ...
Compassion Fatigue- An Investigation of a Hospital System
In today’s atmosphere of meeting Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) Core Measures for patient care, Joint Commission (JC) standards for hospital accreditation, and the standards of the American Nurses Credentialing ...
A Statewide Initiative Integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Through Academic/Clinical Partnerships to Improve Health Outcomes – the First Year in Review.
Background: This project is based on the innovative Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project which was founded in 2005 at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson ...
Voice and Vision for Nursing
This presentation was given at the preconference on 6 June, 2016.
Chasing Zero. Reducing Hospital Acquired Conditions in the Intensive Care Unit
Background: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) are the most commonly reported hospital-acquired condition, and the rates continue to rise. More than 560,000 patients develop CAUTI each year, leading to ...
Formalizing Online Faculty Training. Does it Make a Difference?
Background: Substantial growth in online education over the past decade has increased the demand for faculty who possess the skill set needed for effective delivery and student engagement in the online world. Many ...
Efficacy of a Smoking Cessation Quality Improvement Project during a Preoperative Evaluation in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Background and Purpose: Patients with metabolic syndrome who are currently smoking and are scheduled to undergo a surgical procedure are at a greater risk for perioperative complications. This project was designed to ...
Bundling Up Central Line Infections
Background: The Joint Commission (TJC) found that 72% of CLABSI occurred five days after insertion of central line (The Joint Commission, 2013). Due to these findings, TJC recommends the implementation of pre and post ...
Electroconvulsive Therapy Compared to Pharmacotherapy in Treatment in the Adult Population with Severe Depression
Background: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment that is used for psychological disorders when pharmacological interventions are insufficient in treatment of these disorders. ECT is a very effective treatment ...
At work - But not present
Have you ever been physically at work, but not fully present? This is called presenteesim. How might this lack of presence impact your safety, your patient's safety, and the quality of your nursing care? To better ...