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The Relationships Among School Nurse To Student Ratios, Self-Efficacy For Type 1 Diabetes Management, And Glycemic Control In Adolescents, Lori Wilt 2015 Seton Hall University

The Relationships Among School Nurse To Student Ratios, Self-Efficacy For Type 1 Diabetes Management, And Glycemic Control In Adolescents, Lori Wilt

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Adolescents with T1DM experience decreased treatment adherence, poor glycemic control, and acute complications more frequently than adults. Self-efficacy is the belief that one can carry out specific behaviors in specific situations and is the major determinant of intention, and has been shown to influence diabetes self-management in the adolescent.

School nurses are in a unique position to influence self-efficacy for type 1 diabetes management in adolescents. Although previous research has shown that school nurses positively influence student health outcomes in a variety of ways, there ...


Exploring The Relationships Of Power, Attitudes Regarding Intermittent Fetal Monitoring, And Perceived Barriers To Research Utilization With A Labor And Delivery Nurse's Attitude Toward Patient Advocacy, Lisa Heelan 2015 Seton Hall University

Exploring The Relationships Of Power, Attitudes Regarding Intermittent Fetal Monitoring, And Perceived Barriers To Research Utilization With A Labor And Delivery Nurse's Attitude Toward Patient Advocacy, Lisa Heelan

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

A problem identified in nursing practice was the routine use of continuous fetal monitoring (CEFM) with low risk laboring women. CEFM is associated with worsened outcomes for the low risk laboring woman with no benefit to the newborn. In addition, this routine practice does not allow most laboring women the right to make an informed choice regarding treatment options. Nursing includes the role of patient advocacy. There was a need to better understand what is associated with a labor and delivery nurse’s attitude toward patient advocacy.

This descriptive correlational research design examined the relationships of power as knowing participation ...


Exploring The Relationship Between Moral Distress And Coping In Emergency Nursing, Kathleen Zavotsky 2015 Seton Hall University

Exploring The Relationship Between Moral Distress And Coping In Emergency Nursing, Kathleen Zavotsky

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Background: Emergency Department (ED) nurses practice in environments that are highly charged and unpredictable in nature and can precipitate conflict between the necessary prescribed actions and the individual’s sense of what is morally the right thing to do. As a consequence of multiple moral dilemmas ED staff nurses are at risk for experiencing distress and how they cope with these challenges may impact their practice.

Objectives: Is to examine moral distress in ED nurses and its relationship to coping in that specialty group.

Methods: Using survey methods approach. One hundred ninety eight ED nurses completed a moral distress, coping ...


Factors Contributing To Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction In The Nursing Home, Michael Shipley 2015 Seton Hall University

Factors Contributing To Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction In The Nursing Home, Michael Shipley

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Over the next several years the aging population will increase the number of patients suffering from chronic illness. A sicker aging population, coupled with changes in healthcare reimbursement will require nursing homes to admit sicker patients for shorter lengths of stays. To meet the needs of the increased number of chronic patients and those patients with higher acuities, nursing homes will require more skilled, registered nurses. Registered nurses (RNs) are the linchpin to providing high-quality care in the healthcare environment and especially in nursing homes.

Understanding the factors of RN job satisfaction in the nursing home is important in increasing ...


Nurse’S Perceptions Of Best Practices To Assess Pediatric Patients And Educate Their Families Experiencing Delayed Effects Of Cancer Therapy: “Chemo Brain:” A Pilot Study, Jennifer A. Tapping 2015 Dominican University of California

Nurse’S Perceptions Of Best Practices To Assess Pediatric Patients And Educate Their Families Experiencing Delayed Effects Of Cancer Therapy: “Chemo Brain:” A Pilot Study, Jennifer A. Tapping

Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

With more advanced and more aggressive chemotherapy cancer treatment leading to higher survival rates, complications with quality of life are becoming more prominent. Of these complications, delayed cognitive processing, commonly known as “chemo brain,” is becoming a topic of interest. Cognitive changes are some of the most common as well as most challenging complications associated with central nervous system (CNS) directed treatment, such as intrathecal chemotherapy, for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and brain tumors. The term “chemo brain” is often used to describe self-reported or observed cognitive processing delays in patients who receive chemotherapy as a form of cancer treatment ...


A Literature Review Of Vertical Violence Between Staff Medical Surgical Nurses And Nursing Students During Clinical Rotations, Lisa N. Cunningham 2015 Dominican University of California

A Literature Review Of Vertical Violence Between Staff Medical Surgical Nurses And Nursing Students During Clinical Rotations, Lisa N. Cunningham

Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

Vertical violence is defined as any act of violence including yelling, snide comments, withholding information, ignoring, and humiliating behaviors occurring between two or more persons on different levels of a hierarchical system that prohibits professional performance and satisfaction within the workplace (Cantey, 2013). Vertical violence can occur in any unit of the hospital but is mainly felt and witnessed by student nurses and their clinical instructors in the medical surgical units. According to research done by Fenush and Hupcey (2008), the nursing shortage is most severe in the medical surgical units. Their research found that the two greatest factors in ...


Person- And Family-Centered Care: A Time For Reflection, Mary Frances D. Pate, Michael F. Andrews 2015 University of Portland

Person- And Family-Centered Care: A Time For Reflection, Mary Frances D. Pate, Michael F. Andrews

Nursing Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Pbl In An Interprofessional Education Course For Health Care Professional Students, Kristine M. L'Ecuyer, David Pole, Sheila A. Leander 2015 Saint Louis University

The Use Of Pbl In An Interprofessional Education Course For Health Care Professional Students, Kristine M. L'Ecuyer, David Pole, Sheila A. Leander

Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning

A problem-based learning (PBL) framework was utilized in a series of six interprofessional team seminars (IPTS) for postbaccalaureate students from seven health professions. The goal of IPTS was to develop a collaborative practice-ready workforce prepared to respond to patient care needs through use of concrete examples, skills development, critical thinking, and problem solving in safe, faculty-facilitated small groups. The collaborative nature of PBL closely correlates with teaching methodologies of the IPTS series. This study analyzed critical reflection assignments of nursing students in accelerated programs to determine the effectiveness of IPTS at preparing students for interprofessional collaborative practice. Findings indicated that ...


Canadian Drug Policy And The Reproduction Of Indigenous Inequities, Shelley G. Marshall 2015 University of Manitoba

Canadian Drug Policy And The Reproduction Of Indigenous Inequities, Shelley G. Marshall

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

Canada’s federal drug policy under the Harper government (2006 to present) is “tough on crime” and dismissive of public health and harm reduction approaches to problematic drug use. Drawing on insights from discourse and critical race theories, and Bacchi’s (2009) poststructural policy analysis framework, problematic representations in Canada’s federal drug policy discourse are examined through proposed and passed legislation, government documents, and parliamentary speaker notes. These problem representations are situated within their social, historical, and colonial context to demonstrate how this policy is poised to intersect with persistent racial inequalities that position Indigenous peoples for involvement with ...


Audiovisual Collection For The Orang Asli Archive, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Audiovisual Collection For The Orang Asli Archive, Brantley Palmer

Finding Guides

The Audiovisual Collection for the Orang Asli Archive includes video tapes, DVDs, CDs, and other audiovisual material pertaining to the Orang Asli donated by multiple researchers.


Kathryn Henderson Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Kathryn Henderson Papers, Brantley Palmer

Finding Guides

Kathryn J. Henderson was born on September 20th, 1944 in Utica, NY and attended the School of Nursing in Marcy, NY. At the age of 22, she spent two years as a teaching nurse at the Gombak Aborigine Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During this time she also travelled to China, Afghanistn, Pakistan, Cambodia, Thailand, and much of Europe.

When she returned to the US, she earned her BA in Nursing from Syracuse University and later a Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and a Master's in Theology from St. Mary's Seminary. She lived ...


Participatory Action Research With A Group Of Urban First Nations Grandmothers: Decreasing Inequities Through Health Promotion, Carla S. Ginn, Judith C. Kulig 2015 University of Calgary

Participatory Action Research With A Group Of Urban First Nations Grandmothers: Decreasing Inequities Through Health Promotion, Carla S. Ginn, Judith C. Kulig

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

Inequities experienced by Aboriginal people in Canada due to residual effects of colonization and assimilation are evident; research is needed focusing on positive strategies for health and healing in urban settings. Participatory action research (PAR) is identified as an appropriate method of research for engaging collaboratively with Aboriginal people. This study involved seven First Nations grandmothers in a small urban community in Alberta, Canada. The grandmothers linked personal health with family and community health, and practiced health promotion through maintaining cycles of support between themselves, their families, and communities. These grandmothers recognized their invaluable roles as leaders in health promotion ...


Joan Swetz Collection, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Joan Swetz Collection, Brantley Palmer

Finding Guides

Joan Flood Swetz was raised in suburban Philadelphia, PA. She received her B.S. in Nursing from Villanova University. Swetz was the third Peace Corps nurse to work at Rumah Sakit Orang Asli in Gombak, Malaysia, under the direction of Dr. Malcolm Bolton. She worked at the hospital between October, 1964 and July, 1966. Most patients treated at the hospital were affected by non-acute, chronic conditions, such as tuberculosis, malaria, or parasites. Swetz’s duties were similar to those of Head Nurse, and included supervising the staff, performing special procedures, record keeping, ordering supplies, health and nutrition education, and some ...


The Role Of Support Networks In Cancer Care, Janine Mariscotti MSW, LCSW 2015 La Salle University

The Role Of Support Networks In Cancer Care, Janine Mariscotti Msw, Lcsw

La Salle University Relationship Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Clark, Karen (Sc 2887), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Clark, Karen (Sc 2887), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2887. “History of the Nursing School at Bowling Green City-County Hospital,” a paper written by Karen Clark for a Western Kentucky University nursing class.


Chhs February 2015 E-Newsletter, Dr. John Bonaguro, Dean, VaShon S. Wells, editor, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University 2015 Western Kentucky University

Chhs February 2015 E-Newsletter, Dr. John Bonaguro, Dean, Vashon S. Wells, Editor, College Of Health And Human Services, Western Kentucky University

College of Health & Human Services Publications

No abstract provided.


Style Guide: An Interdisciplinary Communication Tool To Support The Process Of Generating Tailored Infographics From Electronic Health Data Using Entice3, Adriana Arcia, Mark Velez, Suzanne Bakken 2015 Columbia University

Style Guide: An Interdisciplinary Communication Tool To Support The Process Of Generating Tailored Infographics From Electronic Health Data Using Entice3, Adriana Arcia, Mark Velez, Suzanne Bakken

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes)

Purpose: In this case study we describe key features of the structured communication tool—a style guide—used to support interdisciplinary collaboration, and we propose the use of such a tool for research teams engaged in similar projects. We employ tailored infographics to present patient reported outcome data from a community health survey back, in a comprehensible and actionable manner, to the individuals who provided it. The style guide was developed to bridge the semantic gap between the domain and programming experts engaged in this effort.

Innovation: The style guide supports the communication of complex design specifications in a highly ...


Connecting Gender, Race, Class, And Immigration Status To Disease Management, Marie-Anne S. Rosemberg PhD, MN, RN, Jenny Hsin-Chun Tsai PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC 2015 University of Michigan

Connecting Gender, Race, Class, And Immigration Status To Disease Management, Marie-Anne S. Rosemberg Phd, Mn, Rn, Jenny Hsin-Chun Tsai Phd, Arnp, Pmhcns-Bc

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Objective: Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death in the United States. Chronic disease management occurs within all aspects of an individual’s life, including the workplace. Though the social constructs of gender, race, class, and immigration status within the workplace have been considered, their connection to disease management among workers has been less explicitly explored. Using a sample of immigrant hotel housekeepers, we explored the connections between these four social constructs and hypertension management.

Methods: This qualitative research study was guided by critical ethnography methodology. Twenty-seven hotel room cleaners and four housemen were recruited (N = 31) and invited ...


Mothers' Lived Experience Of Parenting An Infant/Young Child With Special Needs In A Rural Context, Lauren M. Elford 2015 The University of Western Ontario

Mothers' Lived Experience Of Parenting An Infant/Young Child With Special Needs In A Rural Context, Lauren M. Elford

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Parenting an infant with special needs requires performing extra care giving duties and mothers living in rural communities face additional challenges obtaining health and social support services. A hermeneutic phenomenological approach was used to explore the lived experience of parenting young children with special needs from rural mothers’ perspectives. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a sample of 7 mothers. Findings revealed an overarching theme entitled Getting Through It and 6 subthemes: Experiencing the Unexpected; Overcoming the Challenges to Mothering; Unconditional Commitment to Child; The Lived Human Relation as Powerful; Being a Care Co-ordinator; and Being Transformed. Mothers of infants with ...


Case Report: Bicornuate Uterus – A Precipitator Of Maternal Morbidity, Merlin Mary James 2015 Jamia Hamdard

Case Report: Bicornuate Uterus – A Precipitator Of Maternal Morbidity, Merlin Mary James

Journal of Asian Midwives (JAM)

This case report concerns a woman diagnosed with a bicornuate uterus with ovarian torsion. She had been married for seven years and had conceived three times, giving birth to two live babies and had onespontaneous abortion. She was presently admitted to the hospital with complaints of pain in the left iliac fossa,which she had had for two hours before admission along with vomiting, severe bleeding, and burning micturition.During the abdominal examination, left iliac tenderness was present. During the speculum examination, cervical erosions were seen and discharge was present. A vaginal examination revealed a normal sized uterus and the ...


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