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Bhatti Rad Abstract.Pdf, Megan Bhatti 2018 University of North Texas Health Science Center

Bhatti Rad Abstract.Pdf, Megan Bhatti

Megan Bhatti

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Project Renew Worcester, Danni Yue, Amy Zhang, Jing Han, Omid Ashrafi, Yiming Xu 2018 Clark University

Project Renew Worcester, Danni Yue, Amy Zhang, Jing Han, Omid Ashrafi, Yiming Xu

School of Professional Studies

n The client for this capstone project is RENEW Worcester which is a fledgling solar power project whose main goals are to bring renewable energy in the form of solar power into local, primarily low-income communities and are committed to the mission of making the transition off of fossil fuels to clean, renewable power. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, they are a local chapter of Co-op Power which is a consumer-owned sustainable energy cooperative (co-op) made up of numerous different local chapters all over the New England area as well as the state of New York. The problem that we will ...


Incidence, Risk Factors, And Prediction Of Gastrointestinal And Intracranial Bleeding In A Cohort Of Older Veterans Prescribed Oral Anticoagulants, Angela Laurio 2018 City University of New York (CUNY)

Incidence, Risk Factors, And Prediction Of Gastrointestinal And Intracranial Bleeding In A Cohort Of Older Veterans Prescribed Oral Anticoagulants, Angela Laurio

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ABSTRACT

Incidence, Risk Factors, and Prediction of Gastrointestinal and

Intracranial Bleeding in a Cohort of Older Veterans Prescribed Oral Anticoagulants

by

Angela L. Laurio

Advisor: Marianne (Mimi) C. Fahs, PhD, MPH

Objectives:

The objectives of this dissertation were to: (1) describe and compare the incidence and odds of gastrointestinal and intracranial bleeding in veterans age 50 to 89 who were prescribed warfarin, direct oral anticoagulants, or no oral anticoagulants; (2) identify risk factors for gastrointestinal and intracranial bleeding among older veterans prescribed oral anticoagulants, and to calculate the relative risk of bleeding over time through time-to-event analysis; and (3) develop ...


Use Of Qsen Based Simulation To Orient Nurse Educators: The Role Of The Clinical Teacher, Kimberly Silver Dunker, Melissa D. Duprey 2018 Worcester State University

Use Of Qsen Based Simulation To Orient Nurse Educators: The Role Of The Clinical Teacher, Kimberly Silver Dunker, Melissa D. Duprey

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Background: Simulation has been well documented in the nursing literature as an effective strategy to prepare and teach students clinical based situations (Benner, Sutphen, & Day, 2010). Much of the literature addresses the implementation of simulation into nursing curriculum (Hayden, 2010) and the training of nursing faculty in the pedagogy of nursing simulation (Jeffries, 2008). However, the literature does not address how simulation can be used to train and orient new faculty to the clinical environment.

Purpose: The purpose of this simulation project was to utilize the six QSEN core competencies to create simulation templates to orient the novice clinical faculty ...


Addressing Positive Suicide Screens In The Emergency Department: The Importance Of Post-Discharge Follow-Up, Colette Houssan, Alexandra Morena, Rachel Davis-Martin, Celine Larkin, Edwin D. Boudreaux 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Addressing Positive Suicide Screens In The Emergency Department: The Importance Of Post-Discharge Follow-Up, Colette Houssan, Alexandra Morena, Rachel Davis-Martin, Celine Larkin, Edwin D. Boudreaux

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death and many of those who die by suicide have visited an emergency department (ED) in the months prior to their death. Thus, identification and treatment of suicidal ideation (SI) in the ED is essential to suicide prevention efforts. Although a recent effort to implement universal SI screening has identified more patients with suicide risk, there are still barriers to further risk assessment and intervention, including: patients being too ill, language differences, physician caseload, length of SI evaluation and intervention, staff availability and communication with emergency mental health (EMH) services, and stigma surrounding ...


Speaker Biographies: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement and Research Symposium 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Speaker Biographies: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement And Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Biographies of all the speakers at the 7th annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium, held Friday, March 9, 2018 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.


Poster Session: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement and Research Symposium 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Poster Session: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement And Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Abstracts of posters presented at the 7th annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium, held Friday, March 9, 2018, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

Some presenters have made the full text of their posters available; these posters can be viewed in the symposium's Poster Archive.


Neonatal Resuscitation And Quality Improvement Initiatives At Hopital St Nicolas De Saint Marc, Haiti, Deborah O’Dowd 2018 Worcester State University

Neonatal Resuscitation And Quality Improvement Initiatives At Hopital St Nicolas De Saint Marc, Haiti, Deborah O’Dowd

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

According to statistics drawn from the World Health Organization, Haiti has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the Americas, at 52.2 per 1,000 live births as compared to 12.5 per 1,000 live births in the Americas overall (World Health Organization, 2016). One of the key factors in improving these numbers is to improve the availability and quality of care. Providing advanced education to Haitian nursing staff regarding the care of neonates is vital to improving the outcomes of this patient population. Additionally, providing a strong foundation in quality improvement methodology gives the nurses the ...


Deaf Access: Adapting Consent Through Community Engagement And State-Of-The-Art Simulation (Poster), Melissa L. Anderson, Timothy Riker, Kelly S. Wolf Craig, Kurt Gagne, Stephanie Halukin, Jonah Meehan, Emma Pici-D’Ottavio 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Deaf Access: Adapting Consent Through Community Engagement And State-Of-The-Art Simulation (Poster), Melissa L. Anderson, Timothy Riker, Kelly S. Wolf Craig, Kurt Gagne, Stephanie Halukin, Jonah Meehan, Emma Pici-D’Ottavio

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

One of the most severely underserved populations in the U.S. health system is the Deaf community - a sociolinguistic minority group that communicates using American Sign Language (ASL). A recent ASL health survey found startling disparities in obesity, domestic violence, and suicide compared to the general population. Further research on these disparities is lacking due, in part, to researchers' use of recruitment, sampling, and data collection procedures that are inaccessible to Deaf ASL users. Another barrier to Deaf people's research engagement is fear and mistrust of the biomedical community. Rather than recognizing Deaf people as a cultural group, doctors ...


Academic Health Collaborative Of Worcester, Kelsey Hopkins, Kolawole A. Akindele, James Gomes, Cheryl Hersperger, Alexis Travis 2018 Worcester Division of Public Health

Academic Health Collaborative Of Worcester, Kelsey Hopkins, Kolawole A. Akindele, James Gomes, Cheryl Hersperger, Alexis Travis

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

The Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester (AHCW) is a formal partnership between local universities and the Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) to bridge academics and practice for the purpose of public health improvement. The mission of the ACHW is to foster collaboration between the WDPH, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and academic partners to improve community health and develop public health research and practice leaders. Current academic partners include Clark University, UMass Medical School, and Worcester State University. The collaborative allows the WDPH to work closely with faculty to create a study or project with student deliverables co-designed by faculty ...


Agenda: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement and Research Symposium 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Agenda: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement And Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Agenda for the 7th annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium, held Friday, March 9, 2018 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.


Keynote And Breakout Session Descriptions: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement and Research Symposium 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Keynote And Breakout Session Descriptions: 2018 Community Engagement And Research Symposium, Community Engagement And Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Descriptions of Keynote and Breakout Sessions for the 7th annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium, held Friday, March 9, 2018, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.


Creating The Capacity To Screen Deaf Women For Perinatal Depression, Kelly S. Wolf Craig, Melissa L. Anderson, Kathleen Biebel, Nancy Byatt 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Creating The Capacity To Screen Deaf Women For Perinatal Depression, Kelly S. Wolf Craig, Melissa L. Anderson, Kathleen Biebel, Nancy Byatt

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

There are approximately 1 million Deaf women in the U.S. who depend on American Sign Language (ASL) for communication. Although Deaf women become pregnant and enter motherhood at rates similar to hearing women, Deaf women attend fewer prenatal appointments, receive less information from their physicians, are less satisfied with physician concern and quality of communication, and are less satisfied with their prenatal care. These barriers persist after childbirth, leaving Deaf mothers with little professional support for struggles with postnatal healthcare, breastfeeding, and childcare.

Combined with pre-existing mental health disparities observed among members of the Deaf community, such barriers leave ...


The Power Of Community Partnerships For Innovative Regional Solutions For Food Justice: A Food Alert Phone Application For Southcoast Massachusetts, Timothy P. Shea, Deirdre Healy, Sirisha Jujjavarapu, Christine Sullivan, Joyce Bettencourt 2018 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

The Power Of Community Partnerships For Innovative Regional Solutions For Food Justice: A Food Alert Phone Application For Southcoast Massachusetts, Timothy P. Shea, Deirdre Healy, Sirisha Jujjavarapu, Christine Sullivan, Joyce Bettencourt

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

There is evidence for a growing need for innovative solutions that a collaborative nonprofit network can facilitate. There is now interest by funders in the potential of collaborative networks. However, such networks can be difficult to create and nourish. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth founded and facilitated a successful nonprofit network which has led to a significant, regional projects. Founded in 2009, Southcoast Serves - based in the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement -- began as a collaborative of over 40 community organizations. Starting as a leap of faith, then slowly developing connections through monthly meetings over five years, by 2014 Southcoast ...


The Healing Garden Institute (Hgi): Promoting An Integrated Approach To Disease Management For Vulnerable Inner-City Communities Of Worcester, Ma, Thidi Tshiguvho 2018 The Healing Garden Institute

The Healing Garden Institute (Hgi): Promoting An Integrated Approach To Disease Management For Vulnerable Inner-City Communities Of Worcester, Ma, Thidi Tshiguvho

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

The prevalence of chronic diseases is increasing at an alarming rate globally. About half of adults in the USA have a chronic condition (CDC 2009). Disparities in chronic diseases prevalence based on race, ethnicity and residence have been well document. Many of these diseases are a result of poor access to health care, behavioral risk factors, family history and other socio-economic determinants. In Worcester, Massachusetts, inner-city residents seem to suffer disproportionally from chronic diseases. Chronic diseases management emphasizes treatment of symptoms, dietary and lifestyle changes, and daily self-management practices. Self-management is challenging for vulnerable populations because of their burdening daily ...


Keeping Up With The Times: Opportunities For Applied Research And Quality Improvement Evaluation In A Child Partial Hospital Program, Jill Donelan, Stephanie Daly 2018 Baystate Medical Center

Keeping Up With The Times: Opportunities For Applied Research And Quality Improvement Evaluation In A Child Partial Hospital Program, Jill Donelan, Stephanie Daly

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

The Child Partial Hospitalization Program (CPHP) is a program of the Department of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center in Holyoke, MA. CPHP is an acute day treatment program offering a full range of clinical services within a highly structured setting for children and adolescents in need of psychiatric crisis intervention and stabilization. Methods of intervention are based on principles of trauma-informed care, Collaborative Problem Solving, and evidence-based interventions. The treatment model includes group psychotherapy, psychoeducation, recreational therapy, academic tutoring, psychiatric consultation, family engagement, and case management. Treatment goals include comprehensive assessment, conceptualization and referral to appropriate services as well as ...


Using Mixed-Methods To Examine Factors That Influence Exercise Prescription From Healthcare Providers: A Community-Engaged Research Project, Sarah M. Camhi, Julie A. Wright, Ana C. Lindsay, Philip J. Troped, Gibbs Saunders, Laura L. Hayman 2018 University of Massachusetts Boston

Using Mixed-Methods To Examine Factors That Influence Exercise Prescription From Healthcare Providers: A Community-Engaged Research Project, Sarah M. Camhi, Julie A. Wright, Ana C. Lindsay, Philip J. Troped, Gibbs Saunders, Laura L. Hayman

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Background: The American College of Sports Medicine's Exercise is Medicine initiative supports promotion of physical activity by health care providers (HCPs). Exercise is Medicine recommends HCPs utilize strategies such as exercise prescriptions to increase and promote regular exercise and referrals to community-based exercise facilities (ExRx+). Research is needed to identify factors that will increase African-American patients' ExRx+ engagement since little is known about factors that serve as facilitators or barriers to adherence.

Aims: Using a community-engaged participatory research approach, the aims are to: 1) examine individual, interpersonal and environmental factors associated with ExRx+ adherence and 2) explore barriers and ...


Implementing "At-The-Elbow" Training In The Emergency Department: Feasibility, Outcomes, And Lessons, Alexandra Morena, Celine Larkin, Esther Boama-Nyarko, John Davey, Edwin D. Boudreaux 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Implementing "At-The-Elbow" Training In The Emergency Department: Feasibility, Outcomes, And Lessons, Alexandra Morena, Celine Larkin, Esther Boama-Nyarko, John Davey, Edwin D. Boudreaux

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Introduction: Individuals who die by suicide often make ED contact the year prior to death. In accordance with Joint Commission recommendations, universal suicide screening has been implemented across UMass Memorial Health Care EDs, in an effort to improve quality of care for patients with suicide risk. We developed clinician decision aids, clinical workflows, and electronic health record (EHR) items, and introduced them using an 'at-the-elbow' training model in the ED.

Methods: We programmed a data visualization application (Tableau), which pulls data directly from the EHR, to measure suicide-positive detection rates and physician secondary screener completion. Training logs were completed following ...


The Umms Community Engagement Committee, Kolawole A. Akindele, Suzanne B. Cashman, Amy Borg, Linda J. Cragin, Nathaniel A. K. Erskine, Barbara B. Estabrook, Misha Faustina, Sage Foley, Sandra Gray, Tina Grosowsky, Janet Fraser Hale, Heather-Lyn Haley, Robert Layne, James Leary, Rebeka Lovato, Monica Lowell, Gladys McRell, Beverly L. Nazarian, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Kimberly Reckert, Sumrine Raja 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Umms Community Engagement Committee, Kolawole A. Akindele, Suzanne B. Cashman, Amy Borg, Linda J. Cragin, Nathaniel A. K. Erskine, Barbara B. Estabrook, Misha Faustina, Sage Foley, Sandra Gray, Tina Grosowsky, Janet Fraser Hale, Heather-Lyn Haley, Robert Layne, James Leary, Rebeka Lovato, Monica Lowell, Gladys Mcrell, Beverly L. Nazarian, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Kimberly Reckert, Sumrine Raja

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

The mission of the UMMS Community Engagement Committee is to promote inter-professional community engagement focused on teaching and service. In teaching, we advance service learning; in service, we advance action that responds to community-identified need. Service-learning is a pedagogical strategy that integrates community-responsive service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. The Committee has a diverse membership of faculty, staff and students from across the School of Medicine, Graduate Nursing School and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Its work is accomplished by three sub-committees: Internal Relations, External Relations and Database. Recent activities ...


Table Of A Second Chance, Jean P. Belizaire Mr. 2018 Brockton High Point Drug Tx Center

Table Of A Second Chance, Jean P. Belizaire Mr.

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

This presentation will help to empower those who work with the drug addicted population to identify, increase, and incorporate better means of services.


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