• A Peer Support Program for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes 

      Fuller, Amber A. (2017-09-19)
      Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is a chronic condition impacting young children and subsequently follows them throughout life. The disease causes the body to lose the ability to produce insulin resulting in elevated blood ...
    • Academic interventions for ELL nursing students: A pilot program 

      Stanzel, Jacqueline M.; Wade, Kari
      Background and Review of Literature: Diversity in the nursing workforce has become a necessity. However, the number of minorities entering the nursing workforce remains low. Research has shown that English-Language ...
    • Adolescent vaping and education: Does it make a difference? 

      Reznicek, Jacqueline M.
      E-cigarette use and vaping has increased dramatically in the U.S. since 2011 among high school students and is a serious public health concern. Nicotine is an addictive substance and nicotine may harm teen brain development. ...
    • Advance directive promotion in the community setting 

      Dugan, Erin
      Problem: An advance directive is a recognized legal document that expresses a person’s own wishes and values which will guide medical decision making in the event of serious illness or incapacity. Despite many ongoing ...
    • Advance directive protocol in the primary care setting 

      Boettcher, Alexei
      Background and Review of Literature: Advance directives (AD) are documents that offer patients a way to avoid unwanted care in the event of a serious illness or incapacity. Studies demonstrate the care patients receive ...
    • Advocate perception of forensic nursing care 

      Hultman, Shelley; Krumbach, Jillian
      Problem: The original problem being addressed by this project was does trauma informed education for forensic nurse examiners improve victim advocates perception of care delivered to patients within 6 weeks? However, after ...
    • Assessment of Nursing Knowledge in Palliative Care 

      Nguyen, Yen; Applequist, Hilary
      Background: Acute care nurses are challenged in caring for chronically and terminally ill patients. Many nurses do not have the knowledge or comfort level in handling ethical challenges or palliative care (PC) discussions ...
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder Care Provider Education Program 

      Anderson, Valerie Lynn (2017-09-20)
      With the rising prevalence of autism, access to health care services by the patient with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is inevitable. Although a great deal of literature exists regarding autism, limited research has been ...
    • Best practice tool kit for implementation of a patient education program for congestive heart failure education 

      Poe, Sarah; Hall, Lyndsi
      Problem: Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a challenging health concern and generates a multitude of issues including increased mortality rates and hospital readmission rates, and drastically decreases the quality of lives ...
    • Blood glucose sample collection in the post-operative coronary artery bypass patient 

      Thomas, Andrea; Kinney, Margaret
      This paper looks into the methods used to collect blood glucose samples in the post-operative coronary artery bypass patient. Current practice is waking a patient hourly to obtain blood via a finger prick. This project ...
    • Compassion fatigue education for nurse practitioners 

      Metz, Mary G.; Hoy, Christina
      Compassion fatigue (CF) has been studied in many healthcare and non-healthcare related professions. There has been, however, limited research regarding CF among nurse practitioners (NP). CF has been correlated to negative ...
    • Complex Illness Support Alongside Standard Oncology Care 

      Bland, Kimberly A. (2017-09-20)
      Aim. To evaluate the effect of Complex Illness Support alongside standard oncology care for patients with incurable cancer on symptom control, patient satisfaction with care, and chemotherapy utilization within 30 days of ...
    • Constipation management in congestive heart failure patients 

      Radel, Jordan
      Constipation within congestive heart failure patients admitted to the hospital poses a significant health burden, decrease in quality of life, and potential for complications. Based on a review of literature, nursing staff ...
    • Continuous glucose monitoring and behavior change 

      Molgaard, Aubrey
      Clinical usage of continuous glucose monitor (CGM) devices has started to become a novel way to integrate glucose control with improvement in lifestyle with behavior change by seeing blood glucose levels in real-time. CGM ...
    • Depression screening for older adults 

      Harding, Taylor
      Problem: Depression is not a normal part of aging and is the leading cause of disability in the older adult population. Depression symptoms in the older adult are loss of interest in activities, trouble concentrating, ...
    • Determining the impact of using a social determinants of health screening tool in identifying unmet needs, barriers to care, and basic awareness of social resources 

      Schuhmacher-Omar, Maelene; Wade, Kari
      The purpose of this project was to determine if conducting a short, social determinants of health (SDOH) assessment identified one or more unmet needs, one or more barriers to care, and to assess basic awareness of social ...
    • Development of critical thinking skills in nursing students 

      DeBellis, Lynette
      Critical thinking is an integral part of being a competent nurse.  Critical thinking skills are required for safe practice and are mandated aspects of nursing curricula by state education guidelines and accrediting ...
    • Dream Day 

      Christensen, Laurie; Kinney, Meg
      The purpose of this project was to examine the result that a career fair could have on the self-determination of the student members of the Tribe. Problem: The problem is that there is a lack of diversity among the health ...
    • Early mobility intervention for hip fracture patients 

      Vejnovich, Christina
      Problem: When geriatric patients are immobilized or placed on bedrest, loss of function and decreased activity levels are common. Prolonged immobility is associated with a decline in muscle strength and mass, as well as ...
    • Education to ease distress in spouses of cardiac rehabilitation patients 

      Jelsma, Kathryn A. (2018-02-07)
      Spouses of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients can experience overwhelming distress during their partner’s recovery, yet interventions to ease this distress are limited. While spouses have the ability to help influence ...

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