Nursing

Using the Recovery Model in the Development of a Sleep Hygiene Program for Individuals in a Psychiatric Inpatient Setting

The objective of this study was to evaluate sleep disturbances, review treatment methods, and develop a plan of treatment options utilizing sleep hygiene methods. A review of literature included sleep disturbances and interventions to alleviate such problems.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00006051

The Effect of Pre-Transplant Creatinine on the Percent Improvement in Kidney Function after Kidney Transplantation

With 108,335 people on kidney replacement therapy in the United States, the need for kidney transplantation has increased. In 1998 there were 40,825 on the national waiting list for a kidney transplant in comparison to 71,862 in 2007 with a median wait time of over three years. At the same time the number of kidneys transplanted went from 9,761 to 13,156.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00006047

The Lived Experience of Staff Nurses Working with Undergraduate Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting

The purpose of this thesis project is to design a qualitative, descriptive, phenomenological study, which would explore the lived experience of staff nurses who worked with nursing students in the clinical setting.
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005865

The Development of an Education Plan to Maintain Staff Readiness in the Face of Evacuation in a Long-Term Care Setting

The primary aim of this paper is to provide long term care facilities effective teaching tools and methods to use with their initial and ongoing staff, to maintain staff readiness when faced with evacuation of their facility during a disaster. The secondary aim is to increase staff knowledge and comfort during and actual evacuation to maintain the safety and well being of their long term care residents.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005863

An Educational Program on the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in the Elderly for Novice Registered Nurses in the Long Term Acute Care and Skilled Nursing Facility

The purpose of this evidence-based project was to develop an education program on diabetic foot ulcer wound care treatment and prevention in the elderly for registered nurses in the long term acute care and skilled nursing settings.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005859

Adherence to Colorectal Cancer and Polyps Screening Recommendations Among Filipino-Americans

This cross-sectional study explored the perceptions and behaviors toward colorectal cancer screening and the predictors of adherence to colorectal cancer and polyps screening recommendations among Filipino-Americans.
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005857

Using Virtual Simulation to Improve Bariatric Cultural Sensitivity

MNU Nursing Capstone Final Paper. Abstract: The incidence of obesity in the United States is reaching epidemic proportions, with over one third of the population (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2016a) or 93 million (Obesity Action Coalition [OAC], n.d.) being affected. Nurses can reverse the level of socially tolerable prejudice and stereotyping behavior seen in healthcare (OAC. n.d.; Sutin & Terracciano, 2013). The bariatric population must be recognized as having its own cultural identity.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005603

Development of an Educational Plan with Compassion Fatigue Preventive Strategies for Registered Nurses

Full Abstract: Compassion fatigue in the nursing profession can be detrimental to individual nurses as well as health care organizations.

WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005511

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