A Follower - Centric Model: Predictors Of Job Satisfaction And Perception Of Leader Effectiveness In Lebanese Registered Nurses, 2016 University of Texas at Tyler
A Follower - Centric Model: Predictors Of Job Satisfaction And Perception Of Leader Effectiveness In Lebanese Registered Nurses, Rana S. Abdel Malak
Nursing Theses and Dissertations
Leaders and their followers share the work environment; they live the same challenges, and face the same problems (Baker, 2007; Uhl-Bien et al., 2014). However, in nursing little is known about the effect of the quality of the manager – follower relationship and work engagement in formulating a follower’s perception of leadership and its impact on job satisfaction. In a country such as Lebanon that has the eighth lowest nurse density in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) and suffers from excessive nurse migration and low nurse satisfaction and retention rates (El-Jardali, Dimassi, Dumit, Jamal, & Mouro, 2009) understanding the factors influencing ...
Strategic Community Healthcare Management, 2016 University of San Francisco
Strategic Community Healthcare Management, Stephanie Penrod
Federally Qualified Health Centers(FQHC) and Community Health Centers are growing with the Affordable Care Act. This paper introduces literature that supports the need for Community Health Centers and management of low income patients with chronic illnesses. This paper also reviews the fieldwork experience at a FQHC. It reviews the goals, project, methods and findings of the fieldwork. This paper also elaborates on the scope of the project and a quality improvement report for the FQHC in observation. It discusses the future potential implementation of the recommendations and the benefits for both employees and patients. This paper concludes with follow ...
Effects Of Pediatric Emergence Delirium Education On Analgesic Administration By Pacu Nurses, 2016 Valparaiso University
Effects Of Pediatric Emergence Delirium Education On Analgesic Administration By Pacu Nurses, Melinda C. Nwanganga
Evidence-Based Practice Project Reports
Emergence delirium (ED) is a behavioral disturbance as a result of general anesthesia that commonly occurs in pediatric patients. Adverse effects of ED lead to a complicated recovery from anesthesia due to the risk of self-inflicted injury of patients, the disturbance of surgical incisions, the development of postoperative maladaptive behaviors, and the increased use of sedatives and analgesics resulting in prolonged recovery time and delayed discharge from the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU). Due to the multiple ramifications of ED, appropriate care is needed to promote a safe recovery from anesthesia and an optimum perioperative experience for these patients. As PACU ...
Psychometric Testing Of The Presence Of Nursing Scale: Measurability Of Patient Perceptions Of Nursing Presence Capability Of Nurses In An Academic Medical Center, 2016 East Tennessee State University
Psychometric Testing Of The Presence Of Nursing Scale: Measurability Of Patient Perceptions Of Nursing Presence Capability Of Nurses In An Academic Medical Center, Rebecca L. Turpin
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Introduction: Nursing presence occurs when nurses expend themselves on the behalf of a unique patient. This phenomenon requires further research to develop instruments. The Presence of Nursing Scale (PONS) measures the patient’s perspective (Kostovich, 2012). Psychometric testing of PONS-Revised using exploratory factor analysis is warranted to further develop a reliable and valid measure of nursing presence. Contextual workplace variables need exploration in inpatient settings for correlation with nursing presence.
Method(s): A convenience sample of 122 adult inpatients from ten acute-care nursing units in a Southeastern Magnet hospital were surveyed to conduct the first psychometric testing of this revised ...
Patient Perceptions Of The Caring Environment, 2016 Liberty University
Patient Perceptions Of The Caring Environment, Kathryn M. Miller
Graduate Student Projects and Scholarship
As health management information system technology at the point of care increases to ensure greater efficiency, effectiveness and patient safety, the impact of such technology needed to be explored for impact on the nurse-patient dyad, and patient perception of the caring environment. This evidence-based practice pilot project based on the Iowa Model of Evidence- Based Practice to Promote Quality Care utilized quasi-experimental methodology to measure implication of mobile computer workstations at the point of care and sought to answer if an evidence-based practice change of ergonomic use surrounding technology improved patient perceptions of the caring environment. Significance of the pilot ...
Operating Room Nurse To Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse Handoff: Implementation Of A Written Sbar Intervention, 2016 Valparaiso University
Operating Room Nurse To Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse Handoff: Implementation Of A Written Sbar Intervention, Erin Long
Evidence-Based Practice Project Reports
The lack of standardized handoff from the operating room (OR) nurse to the post anesthesia care unit (PACU) nurse may result in the miscommunication or omission of patient information, which increases the risk of patient safety events. The goal of this EBP project was to standardize OR to PACU nurse handoff in order to reduce risks to patient safety. A literature review revealed guidelines for handoff which included implementing a standardized protocol and using a mnemonic phrase. The Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice and Lewin’s Model of Change guided the EBP project. Handoff quality was evaluated by OR and ...
Implementing A Good Catch Program In Nursing Homes, 2016 University of Southern Maine
Implementing A Good Catch Program In Nursing Homes, Leigh Raposo
Muskie School Capstones
Rationale and processes for reporting near misses and evidence-based tools were collected by a literature search, seminal works by Sidney Dekker and James Reason, and websites for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Tools, information, and strategies found in this research were evaluated for implementation in Maine nursing homes. The tools provide a communication vehicle for nursing home staff to safely report to management near misses, or mistakes that do not harm residents. To emphasize a positive approach, the project replaces the term ...
An Exploration Of Social Capital Among Nurses In The Ambulatory Setting, 2016 California State University, Northern California Consortium Doctor of Nursing Practice
An Exploration Of Social Capital Among Nurses In The Ambulatory Setting, Anna Lutz, Tamara Mckinnon
Bullying and lateral violence are a sadly, common phenomena among nurses. While this issue has been examined within the inpatient, acute setting, it has not been widely researched in the ambulatory setting. This concept is usually looked at from a negative standpoint, looking at the levels of lateral violence. The purpose of this research study was done to explore the levels of social capital, also known as positive peer support, among nurses in the ambulatory setting. The participants of the study were 39 registered nurses from a public health department and an embedded care management department. The tool used was ...
Barriers To Preoperative Teaching In A Culturally Diverse Healthcare Environment, 2016 California State University, Northern California Consortium Doctor of Nursing Practice
Barriers To Preoperative Teaching In A Culturally Diverse Healthcare Environment, Rancelle Ablan
The role of the professional nurse is integral in educating and ensuring that patients understand essential components of their plan of care. This is especially true for patients who are to undergo surgical interventions; evidence has demonstrated that preoperative education provided to patients is linked with positive patient outcomes and a decrease in post-operative complications (Blackstone, Garrett, & Hasselkus, 2011). This qualitative study investigated the barriers that nurses experience in providing preoperative education to diverse patients in a multicultural healthcare environment. Ten registered nurses at a private community hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area participated in an hour long one-on-one ...
Effect Of An Emergency Nurse Heart Failure Educational Intervention, 2016 California State University, Northern California Consortium Doctor of Nursing Practice
Effect Of An Emergency Nurse Heart Failure Educational Intervention, Lori Hudgens
Background: Research indicates many nurses lack the appropriate heart failure (HF) education necessary to assist with readmission reduction efforts. Employer approved nurse HF education has resulted in improved nurse HF knowledge, and, reduced readmissions.
Problem: ED nurses require a competent knowledge of heart failure to effectively educate heart failure patients upon admission to the ED. No research has been conducted with ED nurse specific populations to assess ED nurse knowledge of heart failure, and, to determine if heart failure educational interventions increase ED nurse' HF knowledge.
Aims: To evaluate the effectiveness of an ED nurse b.eart failure educational intervention ...
Patient Perceptions Of An Aidet And Hourly Rounding Program In A Community Hospital: Results Of A Qualitative Study, Tosha Allen, Tyne Rieck, Stacie Salsbury
Patient Experience Journal
Quantitative evidence links patient satisfaction scores to the use of communication strategies such as AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, and Thank you) and Hourly Rounding. However, little is known about patient perceptions of these tools in regards to their hospital experience. Qualitative interviews were conducted with a convenience sample of 14 adult medical/surgical inpatients in one mid-sized, community hospital, following hospital discharge. The interview data was transcribed and opened coded, utilizing constant comparison to identify common themes. Themes emerged in four topical areas: (a) patient experience of hospitalization, (b) AIDET, (c) Hourly Rounding, and (d) unexpected findings. Patients placed ...
Implementation Of A Nursing Workload Tool To Reduce Nurse Burnout, 2016 Valparaiso University
Implementation Of A Nursing Workload Tool To Reduce Nurse Burnout, Nicole K. Greives
Evidence-Based Practice Project Reports
Nursing burnout and workload is a complicated issue with far-reaching effects. Nursing burnout and inappropriate nursing workload have been linked to increased risk of urinary tract infection, respiratory infections, decreased patient satisfaction, decreased quality and safety of care, and increased mortality. The purpose of the project was to decrease nursing burnout on a Medical Progressive Care Unit (MPCU) by moving patients with high workloads and medical instability to a higher level of care. Within this project, Rosabeth Kanter’s Theory of Structural Power was used for the theoretical framework, and the Stetler Model guided the implementation. The intervention consisted of ...
The Effects Of Education On Compassion Fatigue Experienced By Oncology Nurses, 2016 Valparaiso University
The Effects Of Education On Compassion Fatigue Experienced By Oncology Nurses, Ina Wilson
Evidence-Based Practice Project Reports
Oncology nursing is widely viewed as a rewarding and emotional challenging specialty. Oncology nurses witness terminal illness, death, physical, and emotional suffering which increases their risk of developing compassion fatigue. The purpose of this evidence-based practice (EBP) project was to increase awareness of compassion fatigue among oncology nurses by providing them with knowledge, effective coping skills, and self-care management skills. The Theory of Human Caring was used as the theoretical framework to support this EBP project and the intervention was guided by The Iowa Model of Research-Based Practice to Promote Quality Care. The project used a pre-test and post-test design ...
The Evolution Of The U.S. Catholic Hospital: From Sisters In Habits To Men In Suits, 2016 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
The Evolution Of The U.S. Catholic Hospital: From Sisters In Habits To Men In Suits, Michael Greenstein
Celebrating Scholarship & Creativity Day
In today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape, Catholic U.S. hospitals have undergone a change in their mission and thus their identity. This paper argues that Catholic hospitals need to rediscover the origins of their ministry. This can be accomplished by refocusing their efforts away from mergers with secular entities that deal strictly with life and death issues to mergers that more fully engage the care for the poor and vulnerable. To provide the context for this paper, Part One will present an overview of Jesus’ ministry, which is the foundation for Catholic health care. Part Two will address the history ...
The Impact Of An 8-Hour Versus 12-Hour Shift For Registered Nurses: An Integrative Review, 2016 Cedarville University
The Impact Of An 8-Hour Versus 12-Hour Shift For Registered Nurses: An Integrative Review, Jenna Classen, Shannon Davis, Emily Sutter
The Research and Scholarship Symposium
More hospitals are eliminating the traditional 8 hour shift and replacing it with the 12 hour shift. The aim of this study was to review literature about the effects of shift length on nurses and patients. Cedarville University's OneSearch was used to collect the 12 articles reviewed. Some studies indicated nurses working 12 hour shifts were at a greater risk of experiencing burnout compared to nurses working 8 hour shifts. Nurses working 12 hour shifts were more likely to experience chronic fatigue related to inadequate amounts of sleep. Furthermore, when a nurse’s shift exceeded 13 hours, patients became ...
The Effect Of A Multifaceted Reminder Intervention On Nursing Documentation Completeness, 2016 Valparaiso University
The Effect Of A Multifaceted Reminder Intervention On Nursing Documentation Completeness, Meredith A. White
Evidence-Based Practice Project Reports
Nationwide, nurses must withstand growing patient assignments and increased workloads. The consistency between nursing documentation and technical nursing interventions performed indicates that registered nurses provide much more care than they record. This incongruence has the potential to impact patient safety, but also has significant financial implications, since reimbursement is linked to documented services. The purpose of this EBP project was to implement a multifaceted reminder intervention (including a 10-minute PowerPoint and visual reminder) in an IMCU setting to assist the nursing staff (n = 38) in completing the HAPU documentation components. John Kotter’s Eight-Stage Process and the Iowa Model of ...
A Causal-Comparative Inquiry Into The Significance Of Implementing A Flipped Classroom Strategy In Nursing Education, Rhonda Faretta
Doctoral Dissertations and Projects
The purpose of this causal-comparative design study was to examine the application of the theory of Vygotsky’s social constructivism (1978) and McMillan and Chavis’s (1986) definition of sense of classroom community in the context of a flipped classroom. The researcher aimed to determine if a pathophysiology course taught with the flipped classroom method would result in a statistically-significant difference in nursing students’ academic performance and sense of classroom community when compared to a pathophysiology course taught with the lecture classroom method. Two questions were addressed during this study: (a) Is there a statistically-significant difference in nursing students’ academic ...
Nursing Spirit, Volume 1 (Spring 2016), 2016 Western Kentucky University
Nursing Spirit, Volume 1 (Spring 2016), Neal Chambler, Dean, Mary Bennett, Director, Susan Megahee, Editor, Creative
School of Nursing Publications
No abstract provided.
Engaging Faculty And Students Within Fully Online Asynchronous Academic Departments, 2016 Indiana State University
Engaging Faculty And Students Within Fully Online Asynchronous Academic Departments, Jessica R. Nelson
Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings
Presenter will discuss common barriers to implementing online programs including challenges of hiring distance faculty, communication breakdown between faculty and students, and issues with academic integrity. Best practices will be presented in order to help chairpersons overcome barriers to the online learning environment and engage both faculty and students with the use of innovation and inexpensive uses of telerobics, telecommunications software and enhancing their own universities learning platforms.
Flight Nurses’ Narratives Of Traumatic Patient Care Events: Why Do They Stay?, 2016 Lynchburg College
Flight Nurses’ Narratives Of Traumatic Patient Care Events: Why Do They Stay?, Joanne Booth Newton
Graduate Dissertations and Theses
As frontline providers of care, flight nurses are continuously exposed to traumatic patient care events; they are, accordingly, highly vulnerable to the injurious effects of compassion fatigue. Flight nursing is an exclusive nursing specialty in which highly trained registered nurses provide comprehensive pre-hospital, emergency, and critical care to patients with urgent or life-threatening conditions aboard helicopter or fixed wing aircraft or, when necessary due to unfavorable weather conditions, by ground ambulance. The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experiences of five flight nurses; to better understand the factors they perceived to be contributors or barriers to compassion ...