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Communication Barriers Affecting Self Management Of Diabetes In The Latino Community: An Integrative Literature Review, Janice Colon, Samantha Brunelle 2018 DePaul Univeristy

Communication Barriers Affecting Self Management Of Diabetes In The Latino Community: An Integrative Literature Review, Janice Colon, Samantha Brunelle

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract

Background: The rising numbers of diabetes in the Latino community are concerning. With the Latino population continuously growing and them being the third largest ethnic group with diabetes, research in this area must be conducted to find a solution. Due to this reason, an area of concern are the barriers that are contributing to the lack of self- management in this community.

Objective: The purpose of this review is to determine factors that contribute to communication barriers and to identify interventions that will help solve this problem.

Methods: An integrative literature review was conducted using three search engines CINAHL ...


Language Barriers And Their Effects On The Latino Patient An Integrative Review, Yesenia Romero 2018 DePaul University

Language Barriers And Their Effects On The Latino Patient An Integrative Review, Yesenia Romero

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract

The United States has many immigrants that have not yet mastered the language, causing them to have limited English proficiency (LEP). For some, this may not be a problem, but for those with medical issues it can be. Having LEP causes there to be a language barrier between the patient and healthcare worker, making it difficult to communicate. A lack of holistic care can occur when healthcare professionals does not speak the same language as their patients. Consequently, this lack of care can lead to an array of concerns. The purpose of this integrative review was to gather current ...


Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium, Evie Stoltz 2018 DePaul University

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium, Evie Stoltz

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

No abstract provided.


Breast Cancer Patients Post-Traumatic Growth And Positive Change, Miranda M. Delgado, Sidrah A. Khan 2018 DePaul University

Breast Cancer Patients Post-Traumatic Growth And Positive Change, Miranda M. Delgado, Sidrah A. Khan

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract

Breast cancer is extremely common among women in the United States and has affected the lives of many people. Due to the commonality of the diagnosis, research regarding improvements and treatment options is vast and extensive. Breast cancer has ever increasing survival rates and so the care of breast cancer survivors’ mental health has become a major focus as cancer is a life altering and oftentimes traumatic experience. The intent of the integrative literature review is to describe the overall effectiveness of implementing Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) interventions in women surviving breast cancer to facilitate positive change. The integrative literature ...


The Effects Of Reentry Programs On Healthcare Accessibility And Resulting Emergency Department Strain By Ex-Inmates: An Integrative Literature Review, Kaitlyn Muratori 2018 DePaul University

The Effects Of Reentry Programs On Healthcare Accessibility And Resulting Emergency Department Strain By Ex-Inmates: An Integrative Literature Review, Kaitlyn Muratori

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

THE EFFECTS OF REENTRY PROGRAMS ON HEALTHCARE ACCESSIBILITY AND RESULTING EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT STRAIN BY EX-INMATES

Kaitlyn Muratori

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Christina Lattner

Background: Ex-inmates are significantly more likely to use emergency rooms to seek treatment for substance abuse, mental health disorders, or poor management of chronic conditions which, if not treated on a community level, ultimately contributes to overboarding in the emergency department.

Objectives: The purpose of this literature review is to use current research to examine the relationship between reentry programs across the US and healthcare accessibility, as well as the resulting strain of emergency room misuse by ex-inmates ...


Preventing Medication Errors, Nathan Frierson 2018 DePaul University

Preventing Medication Errors, Nathan Frierson

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract

Background: Medication errors are multifactorial incidents affecting patients, providers, and healthcare institutions.

Objective: This literature review seeks to explore some of the reasons they occur, strategies currently used to prevent them, and explore nursing knowledge, attitude, and skills (KAS) as they relate to medication safety.

Method: The research was conducted using the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project as the conceptual framework in evaluating current literature to gain insight into the KAS of nurses currently practicing in critical care settings. Articles were pulled from various databases including PubMed, CINAHL, PsychInfo, and ProQuest.

Results: A total of 12 ...


Food Insecurity And Its Effects On Cardiovascular Health, Rachel Vaca 2018 DePaul University

Food Insecurity And Its Effects On Cardiovascular Health, Rachel Vaca

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Background: Over 23 million Americans live in food deserts, furthermore 49 million Americans have experienced food insecurity multiple times throughout the year. In the United States, especially compared to undeveloped countries, food insecurity usually means not having access to healthy, nutritious options. Food choices that are lacking proper nutrients can contribute to obesity, high cholesterol, and diabetes which can then impact the cardiovascular system negatively.

Objectives: This study will examine how having access to adequate nutrition impacts overall cardiovascular health and risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease. The studies selected in this review examine cardiovascular health by studying risk factors ...


Total Hip Replacement Recovery Strategies For Optimal Function In Older Adults, Colleen Ryan, Lauren Waddell 2018 DePaul University

Total Hip Replacement Recovery Strategies For Optimal Function In Older Adults, Colleen Ryan, Lauren Waddell

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract

Background: Total hip replacement (THR) surgery is the most common reconstructive hip procedure and annual procedures rates are expected to rise for patients 65 and older. Recovery options are known to enhance function post THR; however, there is a lack of comprehensive and consistent strategies for optimal function in older adults.

Objectives: The purpose of this integrated literature review is to identify current recovery and rehabilitation program strategies used to reach optimal function for older adults post total hip replacement. To better understand current research related to THR recovery strategies for optimal function in OAs, a literature review is ...


Populations At Risk For Cervical Cancer, Chantal Boyd, Danielle Dodd 2018 DePaul University

Populations At Risk For Cervical Cancer, Chantal Boyd, Danielle Dodd

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Abstract: This integrative literature review discusses the possible negative effects of the current cervical cancer screening guidelines enforced by the U.S. Preventative Task Force. Potential negative effects of guidelines are examined to determine the need for a more personalized approach in future cervical cancer screening guidelines. The purpose of this integrated literature review is to identify women at greater risk for developing breast cancer and their need to have more frequent screenings. The U.S. Preventative Task Force currently only requires frequent cervical cancer screenings in women who are immunocompromised, due to diseases such as HIV, or women who ...


Barriers To Crna Scope Of Practice, Zachary Zenner, Liz Messina 2018 DePaul University

Barriers To Crna Scope Of Practice, Zachary Zenner, Liz Messina

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

An integrative literature review on barriers that prevent CRNA's from having full autonomy in their practices.


Nurse Practitioner Students: Providing Wellness Screenings To Underserved Older Adults, Rexanna Tatlock 2018 Purdue University

Nurse Practitioner Students: Providing Wellness Screenings To Underserved Older Adults, Rexanna Tatlock

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Rexanna Tatlock (BSN, RN, CCRN) received a BSN from Saint Francis College in 2003. As a registered nurse, she specialized in critical care nursing and eventually enrolled in the Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner master’s program in Purdue University’s School of Nursing in 2016. Upon graduation in May 2018, Rexanna has planned to focus on primary health care. The service-learning project provided primary care clinical experience, while meeting the needs of an underserved older adult population. This article will discuss the community partnership, a needs assessment, and a wellness screening offered to Fairington Apartments (FA) residents.


My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, Megan Kaser 2018 Purdue University

My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, Megan Kaser

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Megan Kaser, a recent 2017 alum in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University, describes her experience with Give Hope, Fight Poverty (GHFP)—a nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. GHFP’s mission is “to foster philanthropy domestically by designing service-learning programs that engage U.S. college students with rural communities in Swaziland, Africa, and work together to educate, empower, and lift orphaned and vulnerable children—particularly those living in child-headed households— out of poverty” (Give Hope, Fight Poverty, n.d.). By incorporating college students in ...


The Pharmaceutical Industry: A Pharmacy Student's Guide, Christian Egly, Yaman Kaakeh 2018 Purdue University

The Pharmaceutical Industry: A Pharmacy Student's Guide, Christian Egly, Yaman Kaakeh

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Christian Egly is a fourth-year (P4) pharmacy student in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. During his years at Purdue, he worked in labs performing bench research in clinical pharmacology and biochemistry. He plans to work in the pharmaceutical industry after graduation. During his fourth year, he completed rotations in business development at Kashiv Pharma, LLC, and was hired there for an internship in 2017. In the article, Christian describes his personal experiences at Kashiv Pharma, LLC, and how industry can positively affect patient communities.


Peer Health Educators On Campus: Teaching Safe Medication Practices, Baylee Q. Bryan, Olga O. Vlashyn, Stephanie A. Deremiah, Murphy K. O'Toole, Katherine M. Joseph, Jane E. Krause 2018 Purdue University

Peer Health Educators On Campus: Teaching Safe Medication Practices, Baylee Q. Bryan, Olga O. Vlashyn, Stephanie A. Deremiah, Murphy K. O'Toole, Katherine M. Joseph, Jane E. Krause

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Baylee Q. Bryan, Olga O. Vlashyn, Stephanie A. Deremiah, and Murphy K. O’Toole are advanced professional students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Purdue University, graduating in May 2019. Katherine M. Joseph is a senior in the School of Nursing, graduating in December 2018. Jane E. Krause (Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue College of Pharmacy) served as a faculty mentor for this project. In this article, the authors describe their service-learning project intended to increase awareness on campus regarding prescription drug abuse and misuse.


Smart Disease Prevention App: Informing The Public In Their Own Geographic Location, Apoorva Sulakhe, Shafali Rana, Zoe Disori, William Nogay, Kyle Plummer, Meredith Shannon, Morgan Young, Alyssa Zielinski, Vincent G. Duffy 2018 Purdue University

Smart Disease Prevention App: Informing The Public In Their Own Geographic Location, Apoorva Sulakhe, Shafali Rana, Zoe Disori, William Nogay, Kyle Plummer, Meredith Shannon, Morgan Young, Alyssa Zielinski, Vincent G. Duffy

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Apoorva Sulakhe and Shefali Rana are graduate students in the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue. They have both been teaching assistants under their coauthor, Dr. Vincent Duffy, while supervising multiple projects. Coauthors Zoe Disori, William Nogay, Kyle Plummer, Meredith Shannon, Morgan Young, and Alyssa Zielinski are listed in alphabetical order. They were all seniors in School of Industrial Engineering at the time of this project in 2017. The purpose of their study, described in this article, was to develop an application to provide users with accurate information about diseases spreading in their geographic locations.


Leveraging Technology: Enhancing Study Time Through Competition, Ming Yang, Lindsey Eble, Patricia Darbishire 2018 Purdue University

Leveraging Technology: Enhancing Study Time Through Competition, Ming Yang, Lindsey Eble, Patricia Darbishire

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Ming (Max) Yang and Lindsey Eble are students in their final year of the Doctor of Pharmacy program in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Max is originally from Chesterfield, Missouri, and Lindsey is from Newburgh, Indiana. After graduation in May 2018, Max will complete residency training at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lindsey will complete residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Both plan to work in a hospital or clinic setting providing patient care within an interdisciplinary healthcare team. They both worked under the guidance of Dr. Patricia Darbishire to develop a ...


"Wrapping" Up In Kenya: A Student’S Learning Experience In Eldoret, Kenya, Alexander R. Mills, Monica L. Miller, Rakhi Karwa, Sonak D. Pastakia, Aileen Y. Chang, Edith Tonui, Sara Fletcher, Phelix Were, Ellen Schellhase 2018 Purdue University

"Wrapping" Up In Kenya: A Student’S Learning Experience In Eldoret, Kenya, Alexander R. Mills, Monica L. Miller, Rakhi Karwa, Sonak D. Pastakia, Aileen Y. Chang, Edith Tonui, Sara Fletcher, Phelix Were, Ellen Schellhase

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Alexander R. Mills received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May 2017 and has completed a PGY-1 community-based pharmacy practice resident with Walgreen Company and Purdue University College of Pharmacy. During his time at Purdue, he was heavily involved with Purdue’s chapter of The American Red Cross Club, serving as the president and coordinator of community outreach programs. Upon completing his PGY-1, he will continue to pursue his aspirations to care for the medically underserved while currently completing a PGY-2 residency specializing in ambulatory care and academia at the University of Mississippi in Jackson.


Indiana University Health: A Student, An Institution, And The People, Allison Bates 2018 Purdue University

Indiana University Health: A Student, An Institution, And The People, Allison Bates

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Allison Bates is a student in Purdue University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program with an anticipated graduation date of May 2019. Her future career aspirations are to practice in ambulatory care pharmacy or in an oncology setting. She has volunteered with the Joseph Maley Foundation since 2009 and with the “It’s My Closet” organization in Lafayette since 2014. This article describes her experience working as an intern with Dr. Dawn Moore, Vice President of Pharmacy and Chief Pharmacy Officer at IU Health.


Value-Added Services: Incorporating Pharmacy Students In A Hospital Setting, Megan Unger 2018 Purdue University

Value-Added Services: Incorporating Pharmacy Students In A Hospital Setting, Megan Unger

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Megan Unger, a PharmD candidate in her fourth professional year in the College of Pharmacy, completed an introductory pharmacy practice experience at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, during her third professional year. This was the third of thirteen experiential learning rotations that she will complete prior to graduation in 2019. Her future plans include pursuing a postgraduate residency training program. In this article, Megan highlights the value-added services that pharmacy students can provide to institutional pharmacy settings and the patients served.


Shanghai, China: “Nontraditional” Traditional Chinese Medicine, Joshua Martin 2018 Purdue University

Shanghai, China: “Nontraditional” Traditional Chinese Medicine, Joshua Martin

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Joshua Martin is a second-year PharmD student in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Within the College of Pharmacy, he is the president-elect of the Industry Pharmacist Organization (IPhO), is on the Orientation Steering Committee for newly admitted PharmD students, and preforms nanoparticle research within the Industrial and Physical Pharmacy sector of the College. He hopes to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry where he can positively impact patients on a global scale. Josh comes from a family of Boilermakers and avidly supports the Black and Gold. In this article, he describes his experience studying at Shanghai University of ...


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