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Digital Mental Health Outreach Program For Older Adults Gavin, Vincent D. Pham, Gavin E. Jacob, Paige Piazza 2024 Winona State University

Digital Mental Health Outreach Program For Older Adults Gavin, Vincent D. Pham, Gavin E. Jacob, Paige Piazza

Research & Creative Achievement Day

Within this literature review, the effectiveness of digital mental health outreach programs for older adults will be examined. With the aging global population continuing to grow larger each year, mental health concerns among older adults have gained more attention than ever. To address these concerns, digital mental health outreach programs have been put in place with the goal of providing older adults with a real person they can regularly talk to and receive advice or recommendations from. This review uses existing research along with tangible real-world experiences to determine the impact these services have on the older adults who utilize …


Impact Of Decreased Face-To-Face Communication Of Older Adults During The Covid-19 Pandemic, Macy M. Lien, Petra R. Kittleson, Shantelle Ruf 2024 Winona State University

Impact Of Decreased Face-To-Face Communication Of Older Adults During The Covid-19 Pandemic, Macy M. Lien, Petra R. Kittleson, Shantelle Ruf

Research & Creative Achievement Day

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic drastically changed social interactions between people; this had a significant impact on individuals aged 65 and older. This demographic faced challenges such as total isolation, interrupted social connectedness, limited access to their basic needs, and financial stressors due to the shutdown. This review of the literature looks at how the decrease in face-to-face interactions during COVID-19affected the mental and emotional well-being of older adults during the pandemic. Methods of research conducted through scholarly journals showed the effects of isolation on mental and emotional health. Despite the wide range of availability of digital communication, the 65 years …


Faith Community Nursing: Ministering To God's People In Ukraine Through Lamentation, Pam Dandre 2024 Parish Nurse Ukraine

Faith Community Nursing: Ministering To God's People In Ukraine Through Lamentation, Pam Dandre

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

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Faith Community Nursing Case Study: Share Grant Procurement During The Covid-19 Epidemic, Deborah J. Ziebarth, Deborah Fell-Carlson, Marcy Shanks 2024 Mary Baldwin University

Faith Community Nursing Case Study: Share Grant Procurement During The Covid-19 Epidemic, Deborah J. Ziebarth, Deborah Fell-Carlson, Marcy Shanks

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

A group of faith community nurses (FCNs) in rural Oregon joined together to form the Faith Community Health Network (FCHN). They applied for and received a grant to provide care coordination services to the residents of Lebanon and the greater Linn County. This case study is used to present the FCHN’s journey from coalition to a funded non-profit during the COVID-19 pandemic and the grant, “Rebuilding the Bridge Between Healthcare and Faith Communities” they received from the Intercommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization. The grant’s intent was to support the FCNs to expand their network, document electronically, and provide care …


The Effect Of The Covid Pandemic On Parish Nursing In The Uk, Helen Wordsworth 2024 UK Parish Nurse Network

The Effect Of The Covid Pandemic On Parish Nursing In The Uk, Helen Wordsworth

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

This article describes the impact that the Covid pandemic of 2020/2021 had on the work of UK Parish Nurses and the churches with which they worked. It explains how they adapted to the restrictions imposed by the government, changing the nature of the interventions they were able to make. It concludes that the resilience, flexibility, and creativity of the Parish nurses and of their national umbrella organisation, Parish Nursing Ministries UK, have enabled the emergence of a growing and vibrant ministry.


The Impact Of Covid-19 On Parish Nursing In Germany, Phyllis A. Solari-Twadell PhD, MPA, RN, FAAN, Angela Glaser 2024 Loyola University Chicago

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Parish Nursing In Germany, Phyllis A. Solari-Twadell Phd, Mpa, Rn, Faan, Angela Glaser

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020/2021 had an impact globally on churches and the ministry of Parish Nurses. This article presents a brief historical overview of Germany, the uniqueness of the church in Germany, and parish nursing in Germany which is called vis-a- vis. The ministry of parish nursing in Germany is considered in light of the impact on the nursing profession and the demands created by COVID-19 within German society and the church in Germany.


Creating A Best Practice Model For Reopening Parish Nurse Sites Post-Pandemic, Mary Lynne Knighten DNP, RN, NEA-BC 2024 St. Dominic Catholic Church

Creating A Best Practice Model For Reopening Parish Nurse Sites Post-Pandemic, Mary Lynne Knighten Dnp, Rn, Nea-Bc

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many changes to the healthcare delivery system. Parish nurses, faith community nurses, and congregational nurses found their practice frequently adapting to comply with government issued restrictions and the changing needs of the community. QueensCare Health & Faith Partnership (QHFP), a parish nurse program which is part of QueensCare, a non-profit public benefit corporation, and St. Dominic Catholic Church in Los Angeles, California designed a replicable model for safely reopening parish nurse sites. QHFP provides supportive healthcare services and case management services at no charge to underserved and vulnerable populations in cooperation with numerous churches, temples, …


Guest Editorial, Phyllis Ann Solari-Twadell PhD, RN, MPA, FAAN 2024 Loyola University Chicago

Guest Editorial, Phyllis Ann Solari-Twadell Phd, Rn, Mpa, Faan

International Journal of Faith Community Nursing

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Work Hardening And Mindfulness Training For Individuals Living With Traumatic Limb Loss, Jayda Gibson, Cassandra Nelson 2024 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Work Hardening And Mindfulness Training For Individuals Living With Traumatic Limb Loss, Jayda Gibson, Cassandra Nelson

Spring 2024 Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium

About 185,000 amputations occur every year, leaving roughly about 2 million individuals currently living with limb loss in the United States. Within this population, about 45% of these injuries occur from traumatic events (Department of Veteran Affairs, 2022). These events include military veterans injured in combat, civilian motor vehicle accidents, gun shot wounds, industrial incidents, and various other traumatic events (Pomares et al., 2020). Due to the the recent loss of a limb, individuals within this population are at high risk of occupational abandonment secondary to many factors that are discussed within the Model of Human Occupation. Following a traumatic …


Cocoa Polyphenols Modulate The Fecal Microbiome In A Mouse Model Of Colitis, Independent Of Basal Diet And Colon Inflammation, Abby D. Benninghoff 2024 Utah State University

Cocoa Polyphenols Modulate The Fecal Microbiome In A Mouse Model Of Colitis, Independent Of Basal Diet And Colon Inflammation, Abby D. Benninghoff

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Chronic inflammation increases the risk of developing multiple chronic diseases, including cancer. The risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) specifically is increased in individuals who suffer from colitis, a characteristic of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Diet is another risk factor for developing CRC, particularly an inflammation-promoting Western-type diet. Thus, supplementing a Western diet with functional foods containing anti-inflammatory polyphenols is a potential approach to decreasing CRC risk by reducing gut inflammation and altering gut microbiome profile. This study aimed to determine the effects of cocoa polyphenol (CP) supplementation on inflammation status and microbiome profile before, during, and after colitis when …


The Future Of Artificial Intelligence In Perioperative Nursing, Nick Nijkamp, Erin Wakefield 2024 Central Queensland University

The Future Of Artificial Intelligence In Perioperative Nursing, Nick Nijkamp, Erin Wakefield

Journal of Perioperative Nursing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands poised at the forefront of health care innovation, promising transformative advances across multiple domains. In the field of perioperative nursing, where precision, efficiency and patient safety are paramount, the integration of AI holds immense potential to revolutionise clinical practice.

Defined as the imitation of human acumen, AI enables computers to perform tasks ‘that typically require human intelligence, such as decision-making, problem-solving and learning’. This editorial explores the current landscape of AI, future prospects for AI in perioperative nursing and the ethical imperatives that accompany this transformative paradigm shift.

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, perioperative nursing …


Perception Of Pediatric Readiness Across A Health System's Emergency Departments, Rebekah L. Sabo 2024 Grand Valley State University

Perception Of Pediatric Readiness Across A Health System's Emergency Departments, Rebekah L. Sabo

Doctoral Dissertations

The recent pandemic and pediatric respiratory syncytial virus surge have reinvigorated pediatric care readiness conversations. National strategies and associations exist to guide health systems in improving the quality of emergency care offered to pediatric populations by first assessing readiness for care. These research strategies center on survey implementation and staff engagement in general emergency departments with the goal to improve staff readiness to care for pediatric patients that may present for treatment. What impact would developing a consolidated pediatric readiness program that includes: pediatric emergency care coordinator designation for each emergency department, pediatric readiness education and committee engagement have on …


Antiviral Cellular Therapy For Enhancing T-Cell Reconstitution Before Or After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Aces): A Two-Arm, Open Label Phase Ii Interventional Trial Of Pediatric Patients With Risk Factor Assessment., Michael D. Keller, Patrick J. Hanley, Yueh-Yun Chi, Paibel Aguayo-Hiraldo, Christopher C. Dvorak, Michael R. Verneris, Donald B. Kohn, Sung-Yun Pai, Blachy J. Dávila Saldaña, Benjamin Hanisch, Troy C. Quigg, Roberta H. Adams, Ann Dahlberg, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Hasibul Hasan, Jemily Malvar, Mariah A. Jensen-Wachspress, Christopher A. Lazarski, Gelina Sani, John M. Idso, Haili Lang, Pamela Chansky, Chase D. McCann, Jay Tanna, Allistair A. Abraham, Jennifer L. Webb, Abeer Shibli, Amy K. Keating, Prakash Satwani, Pawel Muranski, Erin Hall, Michael J. Eckrich, Evan Shereck, Holly Miller, Ewelina Mamcarz, Rajni Agarwal, Satiro N. De Oliveira, Mark T. Vander Lugt, Christen L. Ebens, Victor M. Aquino, Jeffrey J. Bednarski, Julia Chu, Suhag Parikh, Jennifer Whangbo, Michail Lionakis, Elias T. Zambidis, Elizabeth Gourdine, Catherine M. Bollard, Michael A. Pulsipher 2024 Children's Mercy Hospital

Antiviral Cellular Therapy For Enhancing T-Cell Reconstitution Before Or After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Aces): A Two-Arm, Open Label Phase Ii Interventional Trial Of Pediatric Patients With Risk Factor Assessment., Michael D. Keller, Patrick J. Hanley, Yueh-Yun Chi, Paibel Aguayo-Hiraldo, Christopher C. Dvorak, Michael R. Verneris, Donald B. Kohn, Sung-Yun Pai, Blachy J. Dávila Saldaña, Benjamin Hanisch, Troy C. Quigg, Roberta H. Adams, Ann Dahlberg, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Hasibul Hasan, Jemily Malvar, Mariah A. Jensen-Wachspress, Christopher A. Lazarski, Gelina Sani, John M. Idso, Haili Lang, Pamela Chansky, Chase D. Mccann, Jay Tanna, Allistair A. Abraham, Jennifer L. Webb, Abeer Shibli, Amy K. Keating, Prakash Satwani, Pawel Muranski, Erin Hall, Michael J. Eckrich, Evan Shereck, Holly Miller, Ewelina Mamcarz, Rajni Agarwal, Satiro N. De Oliveira, Mark T. Vander Lugt, Christen L. Ebens, Victor M. Aquino, Jeffrey J. Bednarski, Julia Chu, Suhag Parikh, Jennifer Whangbo, Michail Lionakis, Elias T. Zambidis, Elizabeth Gourdine, Catherine M. Bollard, Michael A. Pulsipher

Manuscripts, Articles, Book Chapters and Other Papers

Viral infections remain a major risk in immunocompromised pediatric patients, and virus-specific T cell (VST) therapy has been successful for treatment of refractory viral infections in prior studies. We performed a phase II multicenter study (NCT03475212) for the treatment of pediatric patients with inborn errors of immunity and/or post allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant with refractory viral infections using partially-HLA matched VSTs targeting cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, or adenovirus. Primary endpoints were feasibility, safety, and clinical responses (>1 log reduction in viremia at 28 days). Secondary endpoints were reconstitution of antiviral immunity and persistence of the infused VSTs. Suitable VST …


The Physiological Demands Of A Division Iii Field Hockey Goalie: A Case Study, Kayla Brady, Sarah Miller-Richards 2024 University of Lynchburg

The Physiological Demands Of A Division Iii Field Hockey Goalie: A Case Study, Kayla Brady, Sarah Miller-Richards

Student Scholar Showcase

It is essential to evaluate the physiological demands of the sport of field hockey, specifically of a division III field hockey goalie. There has been limited research on this sport, let alone on the position of goalies. Some recent studies have evaluated ice hockey goalies on their anthropometrics, upper and lower body strength, power output, and aerobic capacity. The purpose of this study was to examine the physiological demands and performance profile of a division III field hockey goalkeeper. A division III goalie went through several baseline tests including anthropometrics, resting and maximum heart rate, upper and lower one rep …


The Effect Of Nurse Staffing On Patients Perceived Care, Jenna Racey, Victoria Newman, Erin Wojtkowski, Jillian Crews 2024 University of Lynchburg

The Effect Of Nurse Staffing On Patients Perceived Care, Jenna Racey, Victoria Newman, Erin Wojtkowski, Jillian Crews

Student Scholar Showcase

In discharged patients, how do fully staffed units compared with short-staffed units affect patient satisfaction levels during their inpatient experience? From the literature review, it was found that as nurse staffing declined, so did the patient-perceived quality of care and their loyalty to the respective hospitals. Also, as the percentage of assistant nurses to registered nurses increased, the patients reported poor care and decreased nursing guidance. While more research is needed on this prevalent issue, a recommendation of how nurse staffing issues could be changed is to increase nurse staffing visibility, especially in units with poor reported patient outcomes in …


Cracking A Back Is Not Rehabilitation: A Comparative Analysis Of Chiropractic Vs. Physical Therapy, Lauren M. Radack 2024 University of Lynchburg

Cracking A Back Is Not Rehabilitation: A Comparative Analysis Of Chiropractic Vs. Physical Therapy, Lauren M. Radack

Student Scholar Showcase

There is an increasingly common belief among the general public that chiropractic care is more successful in treating injuries than physical therapy. Research shows that chiropractic care cannot be compared to physical therapy due to their different skill sets, knowledge of treatment, and applications; therefore, one modality cannot be determined better than the other. While the two domains are incomparable, individuals continue to feel pressured to select between chiropractic care and physical Therapy. Analyzing the influence of the false claims and misinformation that surrounds rehabilitation services, the belief that physical therapy treatment is able to be replaced by chiropractic treatment …


Using A Core Vocabulary Intervention For Language Delayed Kindergarten Students Using Augmentative & Alternative Communication (Aac), Angela M. Riccelli, Ravi Nigam 2024 Governors State University

Using A Core Vocabulary Intervention For Language Delayed Kindergarten Students Using Augmentative & Alternative Communication (Aac), Angela M. Riccelli, Ravi Nigam

Research Days

The purpose of this study was to measure the impact of core vocabulary selection and the subsequent usage of a prescribed core vocabulary intervention over a period of one trimester and to report its impact on the overall communicative effectiveness of language-delayed kindergarten students using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Study participants were provided with a pretest, speech and language therapy sessions in which intervention took place, and a posttest, which was administered by a speech–language pathologist. Intervention implementation commenced at the beginning of the school year and extended through the end of the trimester. Data were examined at weekly …


Annotation Of Hypothetical Genes In Lactococcus Lactis Ssp. Il403, Jennifer A. Tangires 2024 University of Lynchburg

Annotation Of Hypothetical Genes In Lactococcus Lactis Ssp. Il403, Jennifer A. Tangires

Student Scholar Showcase

The human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) harnesses various microbial organisms involved in almost all processes of physiological homeostasis, among these are lactic acid bacteria (LAB). These bacteria, almost all of which belong to the order Lactobacillales, are able to produce lactic acid, and play an important role in food preservation because they produce bacteriocins. Bacteriocins are antimicrobial proteins that are used to fight off related bacteria in their environment that are competing for the same resources. This study focuses on a specific LAB strain, Lactococcus lactis ssp. IL1403 where 21.9% of its predicted genes have not yet been assigned a function. …


Protocols For Postpartum Hemorrhage, Nicole A. Mitchell, Wilbur Greene, Samantha Claxton, Lydia Lester 2024 University of Lynchburg

Protocols For Postpartum Hemorrhage, Nicole A. Mitchell, Wilbur Greene, Samantha Claxton, Lydia Lester

Student Scholar Showcase

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the protocols for postpartum hemorrhage and lack of implementation, how race may play a role in care, the different effect on maternal lives; physically and mentally, and more effective treatment options. Many women all over the world struggle with postpartum hemorrhaging as it is a life-threatening complication that can follow giving birth. There are standard protocols set in place for different facilities that relay how the healthcare professionals should act in that situation. The PICOT question, “In child-bearing women, how do protocols for postpartum hemorrhage compared with a lack …


Use Of Medication Management Strategies To Increase Medication Compliance In Person’S Who Have Suffered A Stroke, Mason Pace, Rebecca King 2024 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Use Of Medication Management Strategies To Increase Medication Compliance In Person’S Who Have Suffered A Stroke, Mason Pace, Rebecca King

Spring 2024 Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium

The provided research provides education to increased independence in person with stroke for the occupation of medication adherence. Various exercises and education provided in the research to increase independence in persons with stroke.


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