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The Relationship Between Patient Satisfaction With Nursing Care And Nursing Job Satisfaction, Natalie Leriger 2019 Olivet Nazarene University

The Relationship Between Patient Satisfaction With Nursing Care And Nursing Job Satisfaction, Natalie Leriger

Scholar Week 2016 - present

Patient satisfaction, which has become a priority for hospitals and an indicator of quality, is a result of a patient’s perception of care. The consequences of not adequately providing high levels of patient satisfaction can be enormously costly to the greater healthcare system. The literature provided evidence that effective patient satisfaction is multifactorial; one key factor noted was nursing care. This study examined the relationship between patient satisfaction with nursing care and nursing job satisfaction. The researcher employed a quantitative correlational research design to find further evidence of this potential relationship. Ninety-eight patients participated in the study, as well ...


How Can Nurses Drive Technologies Of Healthcare In The Asia-Pacific, Joseph Andrew T. Pepito, Rozzano C. Locsin 2019 University of the Visayas

How Can Nurses Drive Technologies Of Healthcare In The Asia-Pacific, Joseph Andrew T. Pepito, Rozzano C. Locsin

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The Asia-Pacific healthcare industry is expected to grow at 11.1% in 2018. This has been considered one of the fastest growing regions in the world. The positive growth occurring in the Asia-Pacific region is due to the increasing adoption of technology. While it is understood that technology drives advances in nursing and the health sciences, would it be possible that nursing can or will also drive technological advancements in human caring? All too often, nurses are employed in health care as simply the end-users of technologies. It is the purpose of this paper to engage a discourse towards advancing ...


Collaborative Care Best Practices Model (Ccbpm) Development For Nursing And Occupational Therapy Assistant Interprofessional Simulation, Carrie M. O'Reilly, Lisa P. Simmons, Mary L. Romanello 2019 Trinity Washington University

Collaborative Care Best Practices Model (Ccbpm) Development For Nursing And Occupational Therapy Assistant Interprofessional Simulation, Carrie M. O'Reilly, Lisa P. Simmons, Mary L. Romanello

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

The use of simulation as a teaching and learning stratagem is well supported in the professional literature. The development of a collaborative care best practices model (CCBPM) was undertaken to help the creation and implementation of an interprofessional education (IPE) learning strategy between occupational therapy assistant (OTA) and pre-licensure nursing students at a private liberal arts college. The project goals and outcomes involved faculty development, CCBPM development, and OTA and nursing novice student competency acquisition in their respective professions. Twenty-three students (10 OTA and 13 nursing) completed the IPE learning simulation exercise. A mixed-method approach to data analysis was used ...


Comparison Of Emla And Diclofenac On Reduction Of Pain And Phlebitis Caused By Peripheral Iv Catheter: A Randomized-Controlled Trial Study, Faezeh Babaieasl, Hossein Y. Yarandi, Seyedehtanaz Saeidzadeh, Motahareh Kheradmand 2019 Wayne State University

Comparison Of Emla And Diclofenac On Reduction Of Pain And Phlebitis Caused By Peripheral Iv Catheter: A Randomized-Controlled Trial Study, Faezeh Babaieasl, Hossein Y. Yarandi, Seyedehtanaz Saeidzadeh, Motahareh Kheradmand

Nursing Faculty Research Publications

Peripheral venous catheters (PVC) are often used to provide hydration, medications, and blood products when the length of therapy is expected to be less that one week. Pain and phlebitis are frequent complications of PVC. Diclofenac and EMLA have been used to minimize these adverse effects, however, conflicting results have been reported regarding which has better outcomes. This double-blind, randomized controlled trial was conducted to compare the efficacy of EMLA and Diclofenac (TDP) in attenuating PVC pain and phlebitis. The inpatient setting was chosen because of the higher frequency of PVC insertions, allowing for a sufficient sample size. One hundred ...


Outcomes Comparison Of Enculturating Advance Directives Process At A Health System, Rose Allen, Tanya Cohn, Christine Edozie, Susan Howard, Patricia McCrink 2019 Baptist Health South Florida

Outcomes Comparison Of Enculturating Advance Directives Process At A Health System, Rose Allen, Tanya Cohn, Christine Edozie, Susan Howard, Patricia Mccrink

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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires organizations to comply with the Patient Self-Determination Act by having processes that inform patients about their rights to execute an advance directive (AD) and engage in shared decision-making. The aim of this study was to compare AD data from a previous study (1999–2002) to a postenculturation (2011–2015) of a structured process for documented patient’s preferences. Second, to conduct a descriptive, bivariate analysis of the enculturated structured ADs process during 2011 and 2015. This descriptive, comparative analysis included 500 random patients from four hospitals, and the enculturated descriptive analysis included ...


Use Of A Checklist To Facilitate The Recognition Of A Transfusion Associated Adverse Event, susan scott 2019 university of Massachusetts Amherst

Use Of A Checklist To Facilitate The Recognition Of A Transfusion Associated Adverse Event, Susan Scott

Doctoral Dissertations

Transfusions are the most common procedure that hospitalized patients undergo. One of the risks associated with a transfusion is a transfusion related adverse event (TAAE). Transfusion associated adverse events can occur in any patient receiving a transfusion. Some patients are at risk of certain TAAEs (e.g., heart failure patients at risk of transfusion associated circulatory overload) while other events (e.g., allergic reactions) cannot always be anticipated. The severity of a TAAE can range from mildly uncomfortable to life threatening. Nurses need to be able to identify the signs and symptoms of a possible TAAE and intervene immediately by ...


Outcomes And Experiences Of An Rn To Bsn Online Cohort: An Academic-Practice Partnership, Donna Copenhaver Dr., Marilyn Dubree MSN, RN, Chris Wilson MSN, RN-BC, Martha Buckner PhD, Cathy R. Taylor DrPH, Kathy Jordan MSN, RN 2018 Belmont University

Outcomes And Experiences Of An Rn To Bsn Online Cohort: An Academic-Practice Partnership, Donna Copenhaver Dr., Marilyn Dubree Msn, Rn, Chris Wilson Msn, Rn-Bc, Martha Buckner Phd, Cathy R. Taylor Drph, Kathy Jordan Msn, Rn

International Journal of Health Sciences Education

Abstract

This article describes the result of an academic-practice partnership between a School of Nursing (SON) and a University Medical Center (UMC) for the purpose of promoting BSN education in response to the Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that 80% of RNs hold a baccalaureate degree or higher by 2020. The mutually beneficial partnership worked together to offer a pilot online RN-BSN nursing program, increase the number of BSNs in the workforce, and to collect information from RN-BSN students returning to school about their challenges, recommendations for future programs, and why they were interested in returning to school. The BSN ...


Healing Wounds Through Nutrition, Deanna Garza 2018 The University of San Francisco

Healing Wounds Through Nutrition, Deanna Garza

Master's Projects and Capstones

Abstract

The role of nutrition in wound care is often overlooked. The main reasons why wounds fail to heal are malnutrition, infection, impaired organ function due to co-existing diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, renal disease, and peripheral vascular disease to name a few. These factors have contributed to poor patient outcomes and patient satisfaction, as well as an increase in hospital length of stay. To promote wound healing, fuel from macro and micronutrients are necessary to deliver oxygen and energy for cell regeneration. However, nurses must possess knowledge and understanding of these requirements and the effects of nutrition on wound ...


Transforming Nursing Preceptors By Developing Emotional Intelligence, Michael Francis 2018 The University of San Francisco

Transforming Nursing Preceptors By Developing Emotional Intelligence, Michael Francis

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Projects

Changing the process of professionally developing nursing preceptors to meet the growing and changing needs of the nursing profession is critical. This evidence-based project leveraged an advanced preceptor education program for inclusion of basic emotional intelligence tenets and transitioning them into preceptor self-awareness, leadership recognition, and return on human capital investment. A large integrated healthcare system in Northern California identified a strategic need for preceptor development and within the system two acute care hospitals and one home health/hospice agency were selected to participate. The intervention included the development of a six-hour curriculum delivered through an interactive and innovative in-person ...


An Innovative Discharge Intervention: A Quality Improvement Project, Yvonne Swain 2018 The University of San Francisco

An Innovative Discharge Intervention: A Quality Improvement Project, Yvonne Swain

Master's Projects and Capstones

Abstract

Problem: This project aims to decrease the discharge time of a patient from the hospital once the discharge order has been written. Current discharge times are averaging over 3 hours, leading to a breakdown in the patient throughput process. A patient survey was conducted to determine the reason for prolonged discharge times. The survey revealed that patients are not aware of their day of discharge, which may lead them to being discharged without transportation home. Many studies conclude that there are improvement opportunities around discharge planning and communication.

Context: This quality improvement initiative takes place in a 26-bed, medical-surgical ...


Combining Patient-Centered-Care And Technology To Reduce Falls In A Medical/Telemetry Unit, Megan Mira 2018 The University of San Francisco

Combining Patient-Centered-Care And Technology To Reduce Falls In A Medical/Telemetry Unit, Megan Mira

Master's Projects and Capstones

Abstract

PROBLEM: From October 2017 through June 2018 there were 25 patient falls recorded on the 5th floor medical surgical telemetry unit. Top factors contributing to this high fall rate include: poor patient-centered-care planning, and inadequate set-up for use of technology.

CONTEXT: According to the Joint Commission, 2015, each fall with injury costs $14,000. This estimate doesn’t include the potential indirect costs that account for the long-term effects of injuries such as disability, dependence on others, lost time from work, household duties, and reduced quality of life.

INTERVENTIONS: Staff education was introduced and focused on using a ...


Identification Of Perioperative Barriers To Enhanced Recovery After Surgery In Colorectal Surgical Populations, Leah Marshall 2018 The University of San Francisco

Identification Of Perioperative Barriers To Enhanced Recovery After Surgery In Colorectal Surgical Populations, Leah Marshall

Master's Projects and Capstones

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) has evolved over the past 30 years through evidence-based interventions. Enhanced recovery after surgery uses a multidisciplinary and multimodal evidence-based approach to maximize patient recovery. Perianesthesia nurses are critical to its success and have an obligation to understand and participate in the process to optimize patient outcomes. Despite proving to decrease complications and duration of stay in colorectal surgery patients without following colorectal surgery, the implementation of ERAS in colorectal pathways have been met with barriers (Alawadi et al., 2015). Subramaniam & Horgan (2016) describe ERAS pathways as evidence-based interventions that eliminate dated practices based in ...


Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card, Brittney Pilker, Jillian Cule, Laura Le, Nina Park, Jeffrey Salao, Maricarmen Reyes 2018 The University of San Francisco

Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card, Brittney Pilker, Jillian Cule, Laura Le, Nina Park, Jeffrey Salao, Maricarmen Reyes

Master's Projects and Capstones

Nursing communication plays a pivotal role in patient-centered care. However, statistics have shown that failures in communication exist in more than 20% of all hospital settings (Sethi & Rani, 2017). Within the explored microsystem, a gap in patient communication was identified through the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys. Reports revealed that the microsystem was performing at 69%, which is 11% below the national average for nursing communication (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS], 2018). After performing a microsystem assessment, there was a measurable communication opportunity between the patients and nurses. It was determined that this ...


Defying The Gravity Of Falls On Msu, Alvin Joseph Abad 2018 The University of San Francisco

Defying The Gravity Of Falls On Msu, Alvin Joseph Abad

Master's Projects and Capstones

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death for adult males in the United States and have been an ongoing problem on the Medical Surgical Unit (MSU). Therefore, the aim of this project is to increase fall prevention education and communication on MSU in order to ultimately improve fall rates. Although there are currently fall prevention processes already in place, these may not be sufficient as demonstrated by recent fall metrics. Many RNs on MSU are fairly new nurses; and their enthusiasm and adaptability may be an advantage for this evidence-based project. Furthermore, the management team seems to be ...


Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Reduction: A Quality Improvement Project, Wallace Kramm 2018 The University of San Francisco

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Reduction: A Quality Improvement Project, Wallace Kramm

Master's Projects and Capstones

Abstract

Problem: Hospital-acquired infections are preventable harm that occurs to patients while in the hospital. Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a preventable hospital-acquired infection that continues to plague hospitals nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are more than 13,000 CAUTI related deaths in the United States annually (Scanlon, 2017). In addition to the harm caused to patients by CAUTIs, the estimated $500 million yearly cost for CAUTI treatment has created a fiscal burden on healthcare systems (Scanlon, 2017). Decreasing the rate of CAUTI by decreasing overall number of catheters is the goal of ...


"Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card", Jillian Cule, Jeffrey Salao, Nina Park, Laura Le, Brittney Pilker, Maricarmen Reyes 2018 University of San Francisco

"Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card", Jillian Cule, Jeffrey Salao, Nina Park, Laura Le, Brittney Pilker, Maricarmen Reyes

Master's Projects and Capstones

Nursing communication plays a pivotal role in patient-centered care. However, statistics have shown that failures in communication exist in more than 20% of all hospital settings (Sethi & Rani, 2017). Within the explored microsystem, a gap in patient communication was identified through the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys. Reports revealed that the microsystem was performing at 69%, which is 11% below the national average for nursing communication (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS], 2018). After performing a microsystem assessment, there was a measurable communication opportunity between the patients and nurses. It was determined that this ...


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Screening Project For Adult Males From The Middle East And Afghanistan, Ricky Norwood 2018 University of San Francisco

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Screening Project For Adult Males From The Middle East And Afghanistan, Ricky Norwood

Master's Projects and Capstones

Current research indicates a significant rise in PTSD signs and symptoms of adult males arriving from the Middle East and Afghanistan. In an effort to increase the awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in clinical personnel and adult males from the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Sacramento Refugee Health Clinic implemented a PTSD Screening Project. This project was designed to ensure the maximum number of the adult males from the Middle East and Afghanistan would be appropriately screened for PTSD and provided additional opportunities to meet the mental and acute primary care needs of these patients in an adequate and ...


Reducing Inpatient Readmissions Through Early Follow-Up Appointment Planning: A Quality Improvement Project, Isabella Cuenco 2018 The University of San Francisco

Reducing Inpatient Readmissions Through Early Follow-Up Appointment Planning: A Quality Improvement Project, Isabella Cuenco

Master's Projects and Capstones

Problem: Inpatient readmissions have a highly negative impact on healthcare systems. Not only do these hospitalizations have a detrimental effect on patient outcomes they also are accompanied by a prohibitive financial burden to the hospitals.

Context: Follow-up appointment with a primary care provider after discharge has been demonstrated as a viable strategy to reduce the risk of readmissions.

Interventions: Create a volunteer program to schedule patient appointments with a primary care provider within seven days of discharge.

Measures and Results: Compare the number of patients that were discharged with a follow-up appointment after the intervention to before the intervention, and ...


Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card, Jeffrey Salao, Nina Park, Laura Le, Brittney Pilker, Jillian Cule, Maricarmen Reyes 2018 University of San Francisco

Improving Nursing Communication Outcomes Through The Tell-Us Card, Jeffrey Salao, Nina Park, Laura Le, Brittney Pilker, Jillian Cule, Maricarmen Reyes

Master's Projects and Capstones

Abstract

Nursing communication plays a pivotal role in patient-centered care. However, statistics have shown that failures in communication exist in more than 20% of all hospital settings (Sethi & Rani, 2017). Within the explored microsystem, a gap in patient communication was identified through the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys. Reports revealed that the microsystem was performing at 69%, which is 11% below the national average for nursing communication (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS], 2018). After performing a microsystem assessment, there was a measurable communication opportunity between the patients and nurses. It was determined that ...


An Exploration Of The Nursing Leaders’ Experiences Addressing Indigenous Health In University Undergraduate Nursing Programs In Ontario, Danae Coggins 2018 The University of Western Ontario

An Exploration Of The Nursing Leaders’ Experiences Addressing Indigenous Health In University Undergraduate Nursing Programs In Ontario, Danae Coggins

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Introduction. Although there are serious health inequities experienced by Indigenous people compared to non-Indigenous people in Canada and racism and discrimination continues to be rife in health care environments, there remains a general lack of attention to Indigenous health (IH) in health professional education programs. In response, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has recommended this be addressed within health profession education, including nursing (Truth and Reconciliation Canada, 2015). However, there is a paucity of evidence describing the challenges and facilitators to incorporating IH into nursing education.

Methodology and Methods. This qualitative study employs interpretive description approaches informed by post-colonial ...


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