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26 Improving Cultural Competence in Primary Care Providers Through Cultural Awareness TrainingReni, Luz Elena; Ana Sanches-Birkhead; Rogers, Liz2020POSTER
27 Exploration of Barriers to Diabetes EducationCole, Mary; Reeder, Amy; Litchman, Michelle2020POSTER
28 Implementing ACE Screening in a Primary Care SettingHarken, Rachel E.; Alderden, Jenny; Wilson, Rebecca2020POSTER
29 Breastfeeding Education for Nurses in Rural RwandaMcCullough, Jennifer; Penney, Debra2020POSTER
30 Evaluating Sepsis Care in the Emergency Department:A Descriptive Analysis of Sepsis Care and TreatmentOliver, Christopher J.; Clayton, Margaret F.2020POSTER
31 Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Adolescents with Cystic FibrosisTaylor, Courney S., Hamilton, Jennifer L.2020POSTER
32 Identifying and Addressing Preoperative Iron Deficient Anemia in the Orthopedic Surgery Setting: A Needs Assessment ProjectClaflin, Laura H.2020POSTER
33 Implementing ACE Screening in a Primary Care SettingHarken, Rachel E.2020Background: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) screening is the assessment of elements of child abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction. The estimated prevalence of ACEs among adults in the U.S. is 60% (Kalmakis & Chandler, 2015). ACE scores can predict current health risk behaviors, chronic dis...
34 Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Adolescents with Cystic FibrosisTaylor, Courtney S.2020Background: A cystic fibrosis (CF) center in the Intermountain West identified a gap in care with no standard sexual and reproductive health (SRH) guideline for CF providers and no data specific to their patients' SRH needs. Parents, adolescents, and providers consistently report the importance of a...
35 Assessing Oncology Inpatient Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs,and Level of Confidence in Distress ScreeningShamo, Youngbeen2020Background: Patients with cancer commonly experience distress and the need for psychosocial care is well recognized as an essential part of cancer care worldwide. However, numerous studies have reported the failure to optimally manage distress. One factor contrib...
36 Encouraging Provider Referrals to Community Based Prediabetic Management Program in a Primary Care SettingGip-Duran, Van2020Background.Untreated prediabetes causes long-term health consequences. When untreated, prediabetes can develop into type 2 diabetes within five years. In the United States (U.S.), prediabetes affected over 80 million Americans in 2015 (e.g., one in three adults); 90 percent of adults do not know the...
37 Reducing Rates of Adolescent Electronic-Cigarette Use by Effective Primary Care: A Quality Improvement ProjectHorton, Matthew A.2020Background: Primary care providers have the ability to combat false perceptions about electronic cigarettes' safety. Research shows screening and education are needed in primary care. Despite the increased use of electronic cigarettes (EC) among adolescent youth (AY) populations ages 11-18 years-old...
38 Exploring Provider Barriers to Patient Case Submissions for an Academic-Based Behavioral Health ECHO ProgramDavis, Mikyla2020Background: Behavioral Health ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a telementoring program that connects providers in rural and underserved areas to behavioral health specialists. The program uses case-based discussions and didactic lessons to enhance the knowledge and skill of prov...
39 Implementing an Evidence-Based Blood Pressure Technique in an Oncology ClinicWixom, Lyndsay2020Background:Hypertension (HTN) continues to be a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and death, with an estimated cost in the United States of 131 billion dollars annually (Kirkland et al., 2018). Accurate blood pressure (BP) measurements are essential in the prevention, detection...
40 Safe Environment for Every Kid: Screening Tool Implementation for Quality Improvement in a Primary Care Pediatric ClinicCollins, Whitney2020Background Child abuse and neglect are significant issues in our world today with over 700,000 substantiated cases annually, costing our country more than 124 billion each year. More than four children die daily in the United States due to child maltreatment and yet it is rarely addressed in the pri...
41 Improving Cultural Competence in Primary Care Providers Through Cultural Awareness TrainingReni, Luz Elena2020Problem: Culturally and linguistically diverse patients have limited healthcare access when compared to the majority of the population. Patients are often confronted with barriers such as language, differences in beliefs, and a complex healthcare system. Developing interventions to offer culturally ...
42 An Evidence-Based Intervention to Enhance the Readiness of Providers to Discuss Medical Cannabis With Patients Who Have Chronic Neurological ConditionsTaylot, Christopher G.2020Background: In 2018, Utah voters approved Proposition 2, which will allow patients to use cannabis when recommended by a licensed provider. Availability and legal implications have left providers with significant knowledge deficits in prescribing cannabis. The purpose of this project was to develop ...
43 Implementing a Self-Measured/Home Blood Pressure Monitoring ProgramJohnson, Sandra Benson2020The purpose of this Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) project was to implement a self-measured/home blood pressure (SMHBP) monitoring program at one stand-alone, urban primary care clinic, offering free medical services to low income children and adults with no health insurance. The clinic is run ...
44 Implementing an Acts of Kindness Intervention for Emergency Department StaffAnderson, Kristi2020Background:Professional nursing is inherently stressful. This stress negatively impacts nurses, hospitals, and patients in significant ways. Stress levels are disproportionately higher in emergency department (ED) nurses, with 30-55% of them suffering from moderate to high levels of burnout. These h...
45 Quality Improvement Project to Improve Cognitive Screening in Patients with DiabetesDalley, Necia2020Background: The largest growth in patients with diabetes is expected to be in those over the age of 65. Two risk factors for developing dementia include age and diabetes. In fact, type 2 diabetes increases dementia risk two-fold. About 50% of the time, dementia is preceded by mild cognitive impai...
46 Mock Codes: A Quality Improvement ProjectMemmott, Jacob2020Background: Code blues are one of the most intense, stressful, and mistaken prone situations in all of healthcare (Hatley, Jordan, Powers, & Morton, 2019). In the long term acute care hospital (LTAC) setting, very sick patients are cared for, but not many code blue emergencies occur. Therefore, clin...
47 Improving Depression Screening and Follow-Up for AdolescentsGay, Noemi2020AbstractBackground: Adolescent depression is a major problem in the United States. The incidence of depression in 12 to 17-year-old adolescents is estimated to be 1 in 5. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends routine screening of depression for the 12 to 21-year-old population. The lack of u...
48 Decreasing Older Adult Mortality in DisastersNeville, McKenna2020Purposes/Aims: This project created a standard operating guideline to decrease older adult mortality in disasters for use by the Utah Health Emergency Response Team (UHERT). Rationale/Background: The UHERT is a mobile medical response team comprised of 75 healthcare workers across Utah. The team can...
49 Improving Stroke Awareness in Primary CareTwitchell, Josh2020Background: Stroke remains the second leading cause of death worldwide. Research shows that most strokes have significant modifiable risk factors. Currently primary care settings in the United States lack a systematic stroke risk screening process. It further suggests that stroke risk knowledge amon...
50 Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake Community Health Representative Needs AssessmentHaller, Mackenzie2020Background: The purpose of this needs assessment project was to evaluate the need and cultural acceptance of community health representatives (CHR) at the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake. It also serves to gather information concerning cultural acceptance of a CHR program and the need for cultural ...
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