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Oh Bother!, Jack Williams PhD, MEd 2018 University of New England

Oh Bother!, Jack Williams Phd, Med

Akesis

I often ponder those wonderful days of innocence, and I long to return there as I remember those magical places and things. What imaginations and lightness we had in those times! And our worries, when and if they existed, were like wisps of the wind. We would fall down, cry perhaps a little, then return again and again to the wondrous realities of play. As I have become "a senior citizen" in our often stodgy culture, I have come to realize that we never really lose those wondrous gifts....We just have to remember and work to remind ourselves of ...


Refill, Humza Ahmed 2018 University of New England

Refill, Humza Ahmed

Akesis

The experiences we carry with us play a role in how we see the world. At times, those experiences are accompanied by the negativity, self judgement, and regret that can weigh us down and prevent us from becoming the strongest versions of our selves.

Sometimes, the solution involves finding an environment in which we can pour out our poisons, forgive ourselves for being human, and refill ourselves with positivity and hope.

The defining moment comes when you stare at the puddle of poison before you, and reflect on what you see staring back at you, behind the ripples of self ...


Re-Purpose, Jordan Morrison-Nozik 2018 University of New England of College of Osteopathic Medicine

Re-Purpose, Jordan Morrison-Nozik

Akesis

I would often take breaks from studying by walking along the beach, collecting any good seashells I would find. I started using them as plant holders, and enjoyed the hermit crab-like appearance.


Refrigerate, Alay P. Nanavati 2018 University of New England

Refrigerate, Alay P. Nanavati

Akesis

I just wanted to share my experience of burnout since beginning medical school. Given how widespread and common burnout is in the medical field, I felt like there would be many people who could relate to my experience. If my experience could help or even comfort anyone by the fact that they are not alone in the feelings that arise from burnout, it would make this piece worth the effort of writing for me. If anything else, I hope any readers can enjoy reading about the experience of a brand new medical student.


Fiqws 10113 Composition For Creative Expression- Narrative Medicine, Julia R. Brown 2018 CUNY City College

Fiqws 10113 Composition For Creative Expression- Narrative Medicine, Julia R. Brown

Open Educational Resources

No abstract provided.


Reimagining Print Materials In A Health Science Context: Creating And Marketing A Wellness Collection, Margaret Ansell, Ariel Pomputius 2018 University of Florida

Reimagining Print Materials In A Health Science Context: Creating And Marketing A Wellness Collection, Margaret Ansell, Ariel Pomputius

Charleston Library Conference

In the healthcare field in which out-of-date information can harm patients, the currency and immediacy of digital collections is highly valued. As a result, many health science libraries have deselected much of their print collections (Haapanen, Kultamaa, Ovaska, & Salmi, 2015; Lingle & Robinson, 2009; Tobia & Hunnicutt, 2008; Xiaoli & Kopper, 2005). However, print materials continue to be valued by health science library users for a variety of purposes (Houghton, 2017; Watson, 2016). This paper describes how one academic health science center library found a role for print materials in the context of a wellness initiative, which (1) gave a clear purpose to the collection, (2) allowed for creative marketing strategies, and (3) anchored a suite of planned wellness activities and services. The paper will describe the process of selecting ...


Yellow Day, Michael Mogel 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Yellow Day, Michael Mogel

Streams of Consciousness

No abstract provided.


Threads Of Places I'Ve Been, Michael Mogel 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Threads Of Places I'Ve Been, Michael Mogel

Streams of Consciousness

No abstract provided.


A Primary Care Problem, Abhinav Gupta 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

A Primary Care Problem, Abhinav Gupta

Streams of Consciousness

I wrote this poem after an experience during my emergency medicine sub-internship when we found a surprising diagnosis that was thought to be ‘non-emergent’. The experience helped me to realize that even though we may have specific areas of expertise within the medical field, we all share the responsibility to treat patients, particularly those who are underserved or part of vulnerable populations, with compassion.


The Bracelet, Laurel O'Connor 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical Center

The Bracelet, Laurel O'Connor

Streams of Consciousness

Berlin Prize 2018 1st Place Winner


Humanity In The Bays, Christine Motzkus 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Humanity In The Bays, Christine Motzkus

Streams of Consciousness

Berlin Prize 2018 2nd Place Winning Submission


Pain, Depression, And Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Older Haenyeos (Women Divers), Eun Suk Ko, Kyung-Ja Kang 2018 JeJu Hamnaum Hospital, South Korea

Pain, Depression, And Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Older Haenyeos (Women Divers), Eun Suk Ko, Kyung-Ja Kang

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

This study aimed to provide basic data in order to develop effective intervention plans to improve the health-related quality of life of older haenyeos (professional female free divers). The study’s participants consisted of older haenyeos (≥65 years old) from seven fishing villages on Jeju Island, Korea. Data were collected using a questionnaire-based survey method, and the responses of 149 participants were analyzed. The participants’ mean pain score was 2.43 out of 5 points and their mean score for health-related quality of life was 61.18 out of 100 points. Depression was the strongest factor influencing health-related quality of ...


The Effect Of Patient Safety Educational Program On Nurses' Patient Safety Culture And Patient Safety Indicators, Nasrin Hanifi, Zahra Yazdanshenas, Masoumeh Namadian, Nima Motamed 2018 Zanjan University of Medical Sciences

The Effect Of Patient Safety Educational Program On Nurses' Patient Safety Culture And Patient Safety Indicators, Nasrin Hanifi, Zahra Yazdanshenas, Masoumeh Namadian, Nima Motamed

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The need to improve patient’s safety is to change the patient’s safety culture. This study was conducted to determine the effect of the patient safety education program on nurses’ patient safety culture and patient safety indicators.

This single-blind clinical trial was conducted in two cardiac medical wards that were randomly selected as research settings among the hospital teaching wards of the Zanjan city in Zanjan. Twenty-six nurses participated in this study under in the experimental and control groups. The experimental group received the educational program for two sessions, and the control group received a booklet about patient safety ...


Lived Experience Of Health Seeking And Healthcare Utilization Among Korean Immigrant Women Living In Suburban Communities, Jin Young Seo, Wooksoo Kim, Sharon Hewner, Suzanne Dickerson 2018 SUNY, Buffalo, New York

Lived Experience Of Health Seeking And Healthcare Utilization Among Korean Immigrant Women Living In Suburban Communities, Jin Young Seo, Wooksoo Kim, Sharon Hewner, Suzanne Dickerson

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Despite the rapid increase in Korean immigrant women in the United States, research on healthcare utilization and health-seeking behavior among Korean immigrant women is limited. The present study was designed to understand the health-seeking behavior and healthcare utilization of premenopausal Korean immigrant women living in suburban communities in the United States. The study was designed and guided by interpretive hermeneutic phenomenology. Twenty participants were recruited from suburban communities in Western New York. Individual, semistructured interviews were conducted and analyzed using a team approach. Korean immigrants experienced difficulties using the US healthcare system and significant differences between the US and Korean ...


West Meets East: A Westerner’S Reflections On Leadership, Marion Broome 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

West Meets East: A Westerner’S Reflections On Leadership, Marion Broome

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

This article describes the leadership journey of a nursing leader from the United States. Background information on the culture of the United States where the author was raised and educated is provided as is a discussion about how her leadership skills were influenced by American culture. She reflects on the similarities and differences in leadership journeys between the nurse leaders from five Asian countries who participated in the Women’s Leadership Workshop held at Duke University in 2017. The article concludes with suggestions for women in leadership, particularly nurses, across the globe.


Women’S Leadership And Nursing Profession In South Korea, Eui Geum Oh 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Women’S Leadership And Nursing Profession In South Korea, Eui Geum Oh

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The purpose of this article is to introduce women’s leadership in the nursing profession of South Korea. For this purpose, the article will briefly discuss the cultural background of Korean society at the beginning and explain how the values of the traditional society have influenced women’s leadership in the nursing profession in South Korea. Finally, I will discuss my personal experience of leadership development based on Bolman and Deal’s leadership typology, Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership (2013).


Leadership In Nursing In Korea, Myungsun Yi 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Leadership In Nursing In Korea, Myungsun Yi

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Nurses are the largest workforce that impacts the health of the people. As the life expectancy and the number of people with chronic diseases increases in Asia, it is important for Asian nursing professionals to play a pivotal role in improving health status and quality of life by demonstrating their leadership. This article focuses on nursing leadership in Korea. Leadership exemplars were described in detail to show how successful nursing leaders set goals and challenged to meet these goals, despite numerous obstacles that exist in male-oriented society of Korea. And three essential elements that future nurse leaders should consider were ...


Features Of Women’S Leadership And Nursing In Japanese Culture, Reiko Sakashita 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Features Of Women’S Leadership And Nursing In Japanese Culture, Reiko Sakashita

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Mutual respect and harmonious relationships between people can be viewed as the fundamental spirit of Japanese culture. Japanese leaders try to keep the peace in human relations, rather than to achieve a goal. They become leaders due to internal and external conditions, rather than their own abilities. Japanese society has been basically male-dominated though the ratio of women leaders has increased recently. Higher education and development of academic societies in nursing have been very successful during the last two decades and nursing is one of the most trusted professions in Japan. However, some Japanese people still think a nurse is ...


Japanese American Nursing Education Leadership, Jillian Inouye PhD, Patricia T. Alpert 2018 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Japanese American Nursing Education Leadership, Jillian Inouye Phd, Patricia T. Alpert

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Why are there so few Japanese-American Nursing Education leaders in the United States when Asians in general are considered the “model minority”? Several reasons point to the cultural and value differences of an Eastern versus Western perspective. Many who have addressed this issue in other professional fields explain this phenomenon as the bamboo ceiling. This article provides the experiences of two Japanese American Nurse Leaders framed through a theoretical framework proposed by Bolman and Deal (1991), which seems to relate to their “human resource leadership” style and the strong belief and empowerment of others. These leadership types develop symbols and ...


The Effectiveness Of Needle Exchange Programs In The United States And West Virginia, Margie J. Phillips 2018 Marshall University

The Effectiveness Of Needle Exchange Programs In The United States And West Virginia, Margie J. Phillips

Margie J. Phillips

Needle Exchange Programs (NEPs) have been controversial aspects of public health care due to conflicting beliefs and opinions for public policies. NEPs have allowed Injection Drug Users the ability to exchange their used equipment for clean, unused supplies. Research into the effectiveness of needle exchange programs and the impact it has had on the reduction of HIV and viral hepatitis infections in people who inject drugs. Injection Drug Users have accounted for 10% of HIV transmission cases in West Virginia, and this state has been ranked as the highest in the whole United States for incidents of Hepatitis C. NEPs ...


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