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Wounds That Don’T Heal: Nurses Experiences With Medication Errors, Linda A. Treiber, Jackie H. Jones Dec 2011

Wounds That Don’T Heal: Nurses Experiences With Medication Errors, Linda A. Treiber, Jackie H. Jones

Linda A. Treiber

Medical errors have been the topic of much research, much publication, and much public concern. Because nurses administer the vast majority of medications, they inevitably make the majority of these administration mistakes. Yet there is little understanding of the complex occupational and personal trauma suffered by the practitioner who makes an error if that person is a nurse.




Reclaiming Basque, Jacqueline Urla Dec 2011

Reclaiming Basque, Jacqueline Urla

Jacqueline L. Urla

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Racial And Ethnic Minority Students' Success In Stem Education, Samuel Museus, Phd, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Ryan J. Davis, Dina C. Maramba, Phd Dec 2010

Racial And Ethnic Minority Students' Success In Stem Education, Samuel Museus, Phd, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Ryan J. Davis, Dina C. Maramba, Phd

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

Increasing the success of racial and ethnic minority students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has become a critical issue. Indeed, several trends underscore the importance of fostering success among minority students in STEM education. For example, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections, racial and ethnic minorities are expected to comprise more than half of the national population by 2050. This demographic shift means that minority students will make up an increasingly larger percentage of students in the national education system and STEM talent pool. Yet, relatively low rates of success among minority students in STEM education persist ...