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Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg Aug 2019

Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg

Glenda Sundberg, FNP-CS, APNP

Purpose: Home visits, once a popular but now uncommon form of health care delivery, are on the rise. Few studies have focused on the value the experience brings to resident physicians and their patients.

Methods: A 6-month pilot was conducted with 11 residents who participated in 32 home visits with 11 patients. Patient and resident experiences were captured through a survey following the home visits.

Results: In all, 100% of patients and a majority of residents were very interested in being a part of and incorporating future home visits, respectively. Every patient in the survey said that the visits resulted ...


Electronic Cigarette Health Education Interventions, Kaitlyn Skryd Aug 2019

Electronic Cigarette Health Education Interventions, Kaitlyn Skryd

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Purpose: To determine the effective teaching strategies and interventions aimed at discontinuing the use of e-cigarettes amongst the adolescent population. This information would be useful to community health experts, healthcare providers, teachers (especially health educators), and parents.

Research Question: Will education interventions from health care providers regarding the harmful health effects of electronic cigarettes to American adolescents (aged 10-19) impact the incidence of everyday e-cigarette smokers?

Research Design: An integrative literature review was used to determine the most effective educational approaches to use towards reducing e-cigarette use in the adolescent population.


Embedding Interprofessional Activities With Physical Therapy And Athletic Training Students In Shared Professional Course, Katie Sniffen, Anthony P. Breitbach, Erick Briggs, Leslie Hinyard Aug 2019

Embedding Interprofessional Activities With Physical Therapy And Athletic Training Students In Shared Professional Course, Katie Sniffen, Anthony P. Breitbach, Erick Briggs, Leslie Hinyard

International Journal of Health Sciences Education

Introduction and Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) is outlined in many health professions education standards creating an increased demand for its inclusion in already crowded curricula with limited faculty and financial resources. The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) developed “Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice” that outline a framework for meaningful IPE experiences. Case-based learning activities have been used to foster improvements in interprofessional role clarity, communication, and rapport among student groups. The authors describe one trial of incorporating interprofessional and team work activities in a shared professional course and report on student learning outcomes in the context of IPEC competencies.

Course ...


Students’ Knowledge And Attitudes: An Interprofessional Education Workshop And Experience, Patricia Davidson, Scott Heinerichs, Melissa Reed, Elizabeth Grillo, Christine Thomas, Gopal Sankaran, Neil Curtis, Nadine Bean Aug 2019

Students’ Knowledge And Attitudes: An Interprofessional Education Workshop And Experience, Patricia Davidson, Scott Heinerichs, Melissa Reed, Elizabeth Grillo, Christine Thomas, Gopal Sankaran, Neil Curtis, Nadine Bean

International Journal of Health Sciences Education

Background: Interprofessional Education (IPE) can improve teamwork among future healthcare professionals, but the academic structural environment can be a barrier to its implementation.

Methods and Results: Students from seven professional programs (athletic training. exercise science, nursing, nutrition, public health, social work, and speech-language pathology) participated in a two-part IPE program consisting of: a web-based education module and an in-person interactive workshop. Students were administered a deidentified pre/post survey to assess changes in their knowledge and attitudes toward IPE. A total of 54 students participated in both components with 46 students completing both surveys. After participating in the IPE program ...


Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg Aug 2019

Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg

Jessica Kram, MPH

Purpose: Home visits, once a popular but now uncommon form of health care delivery, are on the rise. Few studies have focused on the value the experience brings to resident physicians and their patients.

Methods: A 6-month pilot was conducted with 11 residents who participated in 32 home visits with 11 patients. Patient and resident experiences were captured through a survey following the home visits.

Results: In all, 100% of patients and a majority of residents were very interested in being a part of and incorporating future home visits, respectively. Every patient in the survey said that the visits resulted ...


Adapting First Aid Education To Fragile Contexts: A Qualitative Study, Ellen Gordon, Thomas Wilp, Emily Oliver, Jeffrey L. Pellegrino Aug 2019

Adapting First Aid Education To Fragile Contexts: A Qualitative Study, Ellen Gordon, Thomas Wilp, Emily Oliver, Jeffrey L. Pellegrino

International Journal of First Aid Education

Evidence for international first aid guidelines predominantly comes from studies conducted in western contexts during peacetime and/or healthcare settings. Yet, internationally the burden of trauma falls on low- and middle-income countries where lay responders might have to act in fragile contexts, where first aid and healthcare resources are limited or not available.

This study focuses on the principles and practices that govern first aid education (FAE), versus clinical evidence of first aid interventions. Accepting that application of first aid may vary according to context, we sought to understand educational principles according to contextual resources of fragile and non-fragile environments ...


Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg Jul 2019

Incorporating Home Visits In A Primary Care Residency Clinic: The Patient And Physician Experience, Mary Caitlin St. Clair, Jessica J. F. Kram, Glenda Sundberg

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Purpose: Home visits, once a popular but now uncommon form of health care delivery, are on the rise. Few studies have focused on the value the experience brings to resident physicians and their patients.

Methods: A 6-month pilot was conducted with 11 residents who participated in 32 home visits with 11 patients. Patient and resident experiences were captured through a survey following the home visits.

Results: In all, 100% of patients and a majority of residents were very interested in being a part of and incorporating future home visits, respectively. Every patient in the survey said that the visits resulted ...


Race-Based Trauma Care Training For Veteran’S Health Administration Nurse Practitioners, Vanessa Loyd Jul 2019

Race-Based Trauma Care Training For Veteran’S Health Administration Nurse Practitioners, Vanessa Loyd

Dissertations

Abstract

Problem: Trauma informed care has become a priority for persons exposed to psychological, physiological, emotional consequences as a result of traumatic experiences. Veterans are from different cultures, including gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and other social groups. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is responsible for the health of this culturally diverse patient population. Healthcare providers without any prior military experience may experience difficulty obtaining an accurate history and physical exam due to the military’s cross-cultural environment. The project aim was to increase confidence and competence in race-based trauma care by incorporating training into a new acute care fellowship ...


Time-Out In Madrid: Considering The Role Of Time-Outs In Clinical Practice, Colin T. Phillips Jun 2019

Time-Out In Madrid: Considering The Role Of Time-Outs In Clinical Practice, Colin T. Phillips

Journal of Maine Medical Center

No abstract provided.


Rationale And Design Of An Endocrinology Education Program For Primary Care In Maine: Initiation Of Mainehealth Endo Echo Maine, Irwin Brodsky, Joan Ingram, Stacy O'Brien, Tho Ngo, Charles T. Winchell Jun 2019

Rationale And Design Of An Endocrinology Education Program For Primary Care In Maine: Initiation Of Mainehealth Endo Echo Maine, Irwin Brodsky, Joan Ingram, Stacy O'Brien, Tho Ngo, Charles T. Winchell

Journal of Maine Medical Center

Introduction: Population health and quality of care initiatives for the management of common endocrine disorders often include algorithmic and protocol-driven workflows in primary care practices. Endo ECHO is a division of Project ECHO at University of New Mexico that engages primary care clinicians in didactic presentations and case discussions to augment conceptual (experiential, nuanced) rather than algorithmic (rote) learning.

Research Design and Methods: MaineHealth Endo ECHO was designed using the Project ECHO model. Project ECHO® is an interactive learning opportunity that uses video conferencing to connect specialty and primary care to share best practices for delivering care. Using a hub ...


Elbow Injury Prevention In Youth Dominican Baseball Players: A Training Intervention Pilot Study, Chelsey Erbaugh Franz, Dawn Hall-Bibb, Myra Stockdale, Aliya Thompson, Bailey Biggs Jun 2019

Elbow Injury Prevention In Youth Dominican Baseball Players: A Training Intervention Pilot Study, Chelsey Erbaugh Franz, Dawn Hall-Bibb, Myra Stockdale, Aliya Thompson, Bailey Biggs

Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice

Background: Research suggests deficits in shoulder and elbow strength and flexibility may explain the role of elbow injuries in overhead athletes, specifically ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury in baseball players. Significant damage to this ligament typically requires operative care for continued activity in the sport. Several studies have demonstrated the success of rehabilitation programs post-surgery; however, few studies have examined the role of UCL injury prevention programs. A recognized upper extremity (UE) injury prevention method is the Thrower’s Ten Program. This program may create elbow stability when pitching and throwing, theoretically reducing the risk of UCL injury. Purpose: The ...


Student Hotspotting: A Novel Dynamic For Learners And Patients, Richard Jeffries, Lydia Glick, Katherine O'Rourke, Mi Bui, Jennifer Morelli, Katherine Cambareri, Florencia Campbell, Miranda Aragon, Tracey Vause-Earland Jun 2019

Student Hotspotting: A Novel Dynamic For Learners And Patients, Richard Jeffries, Lydia Glick, Katherine O'Rourke, Mi Bui, Jennifer Morelli, Katherine Cambareri, Florencia Campbell, Miranda Aragon, Tracey Vause-Earland

JCIPE Posters

About the Student Hotspotting Program:

A team of interdisciplinary students working with patients with complex medical and social needs

Identify "super-utilizers" of the healthcare system

  • These patients frequently use the Emergency Department as primary source of medical care
  • A "super-utilizer" of the ED is costly to the patient and system

Goals:

  • Build relationships
  • Identify needs and goals
  • Provide support to navigate healthcare system and increase independence


Interprofessional Student Hotspotting: Impact Of Federally Qualified Health Centers (Fqhc) On Complex Patients, Alexis Amendola, Pallavi Chary, Andrew Day, Graziella Holland, Michelle Murray, Jesse Simpson Jun 2019

Interprofessional Student Hotspotting: Impact Of Federally Qualified Health Centers (Fqhc) On Complex Patients, Alexis Amendola, Pallavi Chary, Andrew Day, Graziella Holland, Michelle Murray, Jesse Simpson

JCIPE Posters

Individuals with complex health and social needs drive much of the total cost of care, accounting for nearly 50% of annual costs. Studies show that patients’ use of community health centers is associated with lower health care costs, less frequent use of emergency departments, and fewer preventable hospitalizations, compared to patients who do not use the health centers. Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) provide patients with medical homes where they can build ongoing, personal relationships with treatment teams, resulting in continuous, comprehensive and integrated care.

Additionally, addressing these individuals' needs and decreasing costs requires interprofessional teams to engage with communities ...


An Overview And An Experience Of Hotspotting, Adam Myer, Allyson Psillos, Brianna Brown, Anne Bono, Stephen Kern, Phd, Otr/L, Faota, Jamie Smith, Michele Zawora, Md Jun 2019

An Overview And An Experience Of Hotspotting, Adam Myer, Allyson Psillos, Brianna Brown, Anne Bono, Stephen Kern, Phd, Otr/L, Faota, Jamie Smith, Michele Zawora, Md

JCIPE Posters

United States Healthcare Dilemma

In the United States, a large proportion of healthcare resources and costs are utilized by a small percentage of the population.

  • Approximately 25% of the United States healthcare costs are incurred by 1 percent of the population, while 5% are of healthcare costs are incurred by 50% of the population. The small percentage of the individuals who consume large amounts of resources has led to the term “super-utilizers.”
  • These patients usually have complex and hard-to-manage conditions, as well as socioeconomic barriers to care, which frequently lead to potentially avoidable emergency department and hospital admissions and complications ...


Bridging The Gaps: Team 6 Hotspotting Experience, Sean O'Sullivan, Rebecca Schuck, Sean Tonnesen, Gabrielle Sallade, Emily Osisek, Avninder Ubhi Jun 2019

Bridging The Gaps: Team 6 Hotspotting Experience, Sean O'Sullivan, Rebecca Schuck, Sean Tonnesen, Gabrielle Sallade, Emily Osisek, Avninder Ubhi

JCIPE Posters

Healthcare spending in the U.S. reached $3.5 trillion in 20171. Half of this spending was due to only 5% of patients. Hotspotting is the practice of identifying high-utilizing patients and providing them ancillary care. Supporting such patients with nutrition information, care coordination, clinician communication, health education, and treatment adherence coaching benefits the patients, clinicians, and healthcare system. The Jefferson Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Program places students of different educational programs into teams to identify high-utilizing patients and provide them individualized and holistic care. It is an intimate longitudinal clinical experience for students and an opportunity to improve the health ...


Patient And Student Experience On An Interprofessional Hotspotting Team, Steven Elsesser, Md, Elizabeth Feeney, Bsn, Katherine Petty, Spt, Kevin Shaloo, Spt, Nancy Tang, Pharmd Jun 2019

Patient And Student Experience On An Interprofessional Hotspotting Team, Steven Elsesser, Md, Elizabeth Feeney, Bsn, Katherine Petty, Spt, Kevin Shaloo, Spt, Nancy Tang, Pharmd

JCIPE Posters

The purpose of the Student Hotspotting initiative is to identify these individuals, understand their barriers and intervene by:

  • Connecting them with community resources
  • Improving coordination and communication between both providers and the patient
  • Empowering these individuals to better manage their health

Our patient (DW) lives in a close-knit, 4-generation household that just welcomed their newest member: a black-and-white kitten

DW is a 61 year-old female who recently received orthotopic heart transplant. Her comorbidities include sleep apnea, GERD, OA, chronic pain syndrome, COPD and a history of a CVA

We identified 3 main barriers to address with DW

  • Transportation difficulties
  • Management ...


Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative: A Student Initiative To Together Help Patients In Tangible And Intangible Ways, Kristin Brannon, Saskia Levy-Sheon, Michael Murphy, Megan Rankel, Caroline Christianson, Carly Alexander, Tejash Patel, Mariana Kuperman, Md, Leigh Ann Hewston, Pt, Dpt, Med, Ceeaa Jun 2019

Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative: A Student Initiative To Together Help Patients In Tangible And Intangible Ways, Kristin Brannon, Saskia Levy-Sheon, Michael Murphy, Megan Rankel, Caroline Christianson, Carly Alexander, Tejash Patel, Mariana Kuperman, Md, Leigh Ann Hewston, Pt, Dpt, Med, Ceeaa

JCIPE Posters

The Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative brings together a team of students who work closely with individual patients with complex medical histories who are “super-utilizers” of health care resources.

Our goals:

  • Provide a targeted, patient-centered approach to patient care
  • Learn about our patient’s health from their perspective and develop a plan based on the patient’s goals and perceived needs
  • Minimize misuse and miscommunication that had previously hindered the patient healthcare experience.
  • Bring unique perspectives from each of our respective disciplines to improve upon inefficiencies in care
  • Our team consisted of students from the colleges of Occupational Therapy, Physical ...


Interprofessional Perspectives: Challenges & Lessons Learned From Participation In The Student Hotspotting Program, Alex Faus, Bs, Jennifer Newman, Ba, Stephanie Quist, Bm, John Ra, Bs, Madeline Runyen, Ba, Kelsie Wilhelm, Bsfs Jun 2019

Interprofessional Perspectives: Challenges & Lessons Learned From Participation In The Student Hotspotting Program, Alex Faus, Bs, Jennifer Newman, Ba, Stephanie Quist, Bm, John Ra, Bs, Madeline Runyen, Ba, Kelsie Wilhelm, Bsfs

JCIPE Posters

By participating in the Student Hotspotting Program, students learned that:

  • Coordinating the care of a complex patient requires an interprofessional team
  • Hotspotting interventions can often be complicated by uncontrollable circumstances
  • Building trust is key to working with patients who may be hesitant to engage with the healthcare system
  • Successful interprofessional healthcare teams are characterized by specific attributes
  • As future healthcare practitioners, we can apply these lessons into our own interprofessional interactions to optimize our treatment plans for complex patients


Listen To Us: Dad-Endorsed Strategies For Ehdi Professionals, Holly F. Pedersen Dr., Jerusha Olthoff Jun 2019

Listen To Us: Dad-Endorsed Strategies For Ehdi Professionals, Holly F. Pedersen Dr., Jerusha Olthoff

Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

While fathers play an increasingly important role in today’s families, there is an imbalance of research regarding fathers of children with disabilities compared to mothers. Modest research with mothers of children who are deaf/hard of hearing exists; however, very limited research is available specific to fathers of that population. With the advent of newborn hearing screening, the number of children who have hearing loss being identified within the first six months of life has significantly increased. Thus, the number of fathers participating in EHDI services has also increased. Seeking to answer the question, What do fathers’ experiences in ...


Just Culture: It's More Than Policy, Linda Ann Paradiso, Nancy Sweeney Jun 2019

Just Culture: It's More Than Policy, Linda Ann Paradiso, Nancy Sweeney

Publications and Research

Any healthcare organization’s top priority is effective and safe care. Despite this, medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the US. Hospitals are imperfect systems where nurses have competing demands and are forced to improvise and develop workarounds. Errors rarely occur in a vacuum, rather they’re a sequence of events with multiple opportunities for correction. Clinical nurses can have a significant impact on reducing errors due to their proximity to patients. When errors are identified, the events and impact on safe care need to be shared. Just culture is a safe haven that supports reporting. In ...


Using Short Message (Sms) To Deliver Appointment Reminders And Reduce No-Show Rates: An Evidence-Based Practice Project, Fernando Serrano May 2019

Using Short Message (Sms) To Deliver Appointment Reminders And Reduce No-Show Rates: An Evidence-Based Practice Project, Fernando Serrano

Doctor of Nursing Practice Final Manuscripts

Background/Objectives: Missed appointments (MAs) are correlated with reduced treatment efficacy, increased financial burden on medical institutions, and early treatment terminations for therapy (DeFife, Conklin, Smith, & Poole, 2010). MAs occur for a variety of reasons including, but not limited to severity of illness, financial/geographic constraints, and forgetting the appointment (Filippidou, Lingwood, & Mirza, 2014). Appointment compliance within outpatient mental health clinics has a wide variance with some clinics reporting MAs ranging from 15% to 50% (Car, Gurol-Urganci, de Jongh, Vodopivec-Jamsek, & Atun, 2013).

With decreasing costs and a subsequent massive increase in mobile phone technology use by the general population, Short ...


Learning Science: Physical And Life Sciences In Curricula Across U.S. Schools Of Nursing, Valerie C. Sauda May 2019

Learning Science: Physical And Life Sciences In Curricula Across U.S. Schools Of Nursing, Valerie C. Sauda

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Nursing educators are being challenged to provide curriculum that meets the changing healthcare environment and demand for creative, innovative nurses to assist in transforming healthcare into the future (Benner, Sutphen, Leonard, & Day, 2010; Institute Of Medicine, 2011). The liberal education provided within a baccalaureate of science in nursing (BSN) degree program provides a diversity of courses within the curriculum, including courses in the natural, physical, mathematical, and social sciences (American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN], 2008). Although nursing programs have included science courses in curriculum since the early 1900s (Nutting & Dock, 1907), there is lack of nursing educational research as to ...


Evaluating The Impact Of Simulated Patients On Knowledge, Skills And Attitudes Of Laypeople Following A Basic First Aid Course: Protocol For A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial, Bert Avau, Anne-Catherine Vanhove, Marianne Vandenlindenloof, Liselotte Suls, Hans Verstraeten, Philippe Vandekerckhove, Emmy De Buck May 2019

Evaluating The Impact Of Simulated Patients On Knowledge, Skills And Attitudes Of Laypeople Following A Basic First Aid Course: Protocol For A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial, Bert Avau, Anne-Catherine Vanhove, Marianne Vandenlindenloof, Liselotte Suls, Hans Verstraeten, Philippe Vandekerckhove, Emmy De Buck

International Journal of First Aid Education

Background: Teaching first aid to laypeople is a cost-effective way to improve public health. However, it is currently unclear what the most effective ways are to teaching first aid. It has already been shown that simulated patients have an added value in teaching emergency care to healthcare professionals. This paper describes the protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial that will investigate the influence of using a simulated patient during basic first aid training for laypeople on their knowledge, skills and self-efficacy.

Hypothesis: The null hypothesis of this research is that the use of simulated patients during basic first aid training ...


Health Literacy Challenges And Opportunities: Bringing Children’S Mercy And Kansas City Together, Jennifer A. Lyon, Angie Knackstedt, Barbra Rudder, Mamta Reddy Md, Courtney R. Butler May 2019

Health Literacy Challenges And Opportunities: Bringing Children’S Mercy And Kansas City Together, Jennifer A. Lyon, Angie Knackstedt, Barbra Rudder, Mamta Reddy Md, Courtney R. Butler

Posters

BACKGROUND: A multidisciplinary group at Children's Mercy Kansas City applied for and received the NNLM MCR's Immersive Workshop Grant in December, 2017, and used the funding to organize and host a two-day immersive, interprofessional workshop in April, 2018, that 1) brought together health literacy-invested groups and individuals within the Kansas City community to learn about health literacy including cultural, language, numeracy and digital inclusion factors; and 2) provided specialized training to targeted CM participants to improve the provision of bedside health information to patients and caregivers. Objectives included: increasing community-wide collaboration, sharing resources, encouraging participants to become change ...


Insights From A Pilot Study Of Naloxone Education, Tracey A. Taylor, Lucy Ellis, Penny Newell, Emily Oliver May 2019

Insights From A Pilot Study Of Naloxone Education, Tracey A. Taylor, Lucy Ellis, Penny Newell, Emily Oliver

International Journal of First Aid Education

Background and Aims: We wanted to test whether introducing an additional Naloxone component into overdose education would affect the willingness and confidence of a potential overdose witness to intervene effectively. A further aim was to test the potential of education to reduce barriers to administering Naloxone and barriers to calling 999 (UK Emergency services).

Methods: We used quantitative methods to gather and analyze data from both control (overdose education, n=15) and experimental (overdose and Naloxone education, n=57) participants, facilitated by educators in the North West of England and London, for opioid users (n=5), former users (n=19 ...


Short-Interval Self-Learning To Improve Retention Of Resuscitation Skills: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Ryuhei Sato, Chika Nishiyama, Kosuke Kiyohara, Makiko Sano, Tasuku Matsuyama, Tomonari Shimamoto, Toshihiro Hatakeyama, Taku Iwami May 2019

Short-Interval Self-Learning To Improve Retention Of Resuscitation Skills: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Ryuhei Sato, Chika Nishiyama, Kosuke Kiyohara, Makiko Sano, Tasuku Matsuyama, Tomonari Shimamoto, Toshihiro Hatakeyama, Taku Iwami

International Journal of First Aid Education

The optimal interval and methods for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) retraining remain unclear. We evaluated the difference in CPR skills one year after a 45-minute chest compression-only CPR training among participants receiving short self-learning refresher training at 3-month intervals, those receiving this training at 6-month intervals, and those without the refresher training.

Participants were randomly assigned to the 3-month group, 6-month group, or control group. Resuscitation skills were assessed immediately after the initial training, and at 1 year after the training. The primary endpoint was the number of chest compressions performed with appropriate depth one year after the training. Among 129 ...


Understanding The Help-Seeking Behaviors Of Student-Athletes: Effect Of A Multidisciplinary Healthcare Team And The Perception Of Barriers And Facilitators For Seeking Help, Lauren M. Sander May 2019

Understanding The Help-Seeking Behaviors Of Student-Athletes: Effect Of A Multidisciplinary Healthcare Team And The Perception Of Barriers And Facilitators For Seeking Help, Lauren M. Sander

Masters Theses

This study was aimed at identifying barriers and facilitators that influence help-seeking as well as the effect of implementing an integrated healthcare approach based on current recommendations. A total of 411 student-athletes from 18 intercollegiate teams at a mid-major Division I institution in the mid-Atlantic region completed a 12–item instrument comprised of ten quantitative items and two open-ended questions. The quantitative data was analyzed using SPSS software, and a constant comparative method was used to code responses from the open-ended questions. Findings suggested a prevalence of mental health challenges among student-athletes, especially overwhelming stress, struggles with time management, and ...


Improving Provider Adherence To The Safe Prescribing Of Opioids Standard: An Education And Reminder Intervention, Pavan Grewal May 2019

Improving Provider Adherence To The Safe Prescribing Of Opioids Standard: An Education And Reminder Intervention, Pavan Grewal

Nursing Graduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Oncogenesis- Kaleidoscopic And Multi-Level Reality, Firmilian Calota, Cristian Mesina, Stelian Stefanita Mogoanta, Dragos Calota Apr 2019

Oncogenesis- Kaleidoscopic And Multi-Level Reality, Firmilian Calota, Cristian Mesina, Stelian Stefanita Mogoanta, Dragos Calota

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Oncogenesis is an extremely complex phenomenon. The mechanisms by which cancer is induced is only partially known. Consequently, therapeutic targets may be uncertain and results are often unsatisfactory. The purpose of this paper is to develop a trans-level and multiple transdisciplinary perspective describing the kaleidoscopic reality of oncogenesis. This manner of understanding oncogenesis as a complex process characterized by a non-linear dynamic, far from equilibrium and with unpredictable evolution, transcends the classical perspective and requires a paradigm shift. This approach is also facilitated by recent studies that focus on group phenomena, with emerging behaviors in a continuous phase transition. Biological ...


Hotspotting Student Initiatives: Lessons Learned From A Patient-Centered Approach, Brianna Gomez, Mirna Rezkalla, Daisy Yan, Krystal Park, Amy Lachewitz, Md Apr 2019

Hotspotting Student Initiatives: Lessons Learned From A Patient-Centered Approach, Brianna Gomez, Mirna Rezkalla, Daisy Yan, Krystal Park, Amy Lachewitz, Md

JCIPE Posters

  • Hotspotting is a program focusing on providing interprofessional care to patients with complex medical and social needs using a patient-centered approach.
  • Hotspotting program provides an opportunity for students from various healthcare programs to coordinate and offer individualized interventions to reduce ED admissions in “high-utilizers.”
  • Our team consisted of students from: physical therapy, medicine, pharmacy, and occupational therapy programs.