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51 An Evidence-Based Educational Intervention to Improve the Recognition and Photo Documentation of Child Abuse Injuries in a Rural Health FacilityByrd, Tami L. Fikstad2018Background: Child abuse is an unfortunate reality for millions of children across the United States every year. The consequences of abuse result in long term emotional problems, including aggressive behavior, depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide; physical consequences include risk of asthma,...
52 An Evidence-Based Intervention to Enhance the Readiness of Providers to Discuss Medical Cannabis With Patients Who Have Chronic Neurological ConditionsTaylot, Christopher G.2020
53 An Examination of Web- Based Instruction Synthesis of LiteratureGreen, Patricia2013This paper is a literature review regarding web-based instructional systems in post-secondary education and higher education. In this paper I summarized findings of a review of literature identifying the various methods that have been used to deliver web-based education, and examining the underlying...
54 An Exploration of the Use of Social Media for Weight LossBolton, Kylie2013Being overweight or obese is the second most preventable cause of death behind tobacco use (Mokdad, Marks, Stroup, and Gerberding, 2004), and now obesity and being overweight has become one of America's top health crises. An estimated 155 million Americans are overweight or obese (Go et al., 2012). ...
55 An Improved System of Psychiatric Care for the Seriously Mentally IllFrichette, Katie2017The goal of this project was to uncover the factors associated with relapse and hospital readmission within the seriously mentally ill population (SMI). The purpose was to develop a proposal and recommendations for healthcare professionals and policy makers to reduce readmission rates following inpa...
56 An Initiative to Identify and Address Dementia Patient and Provider Needs in Community ClinicsMorgan, Deborah2019The majority of individuals living with dementia receive their care from Primary Care Providers. Multiple barriers such as time limitations, lack of specialist knowledge and lack of available resources have been identified in such a model, with caregivers of dementia patients reporting frustration a...
57 An Initiative to Improve the Mobility of the Critically Ill: A Nurse-Driven ProtocolElmer, Chantelle; Child, Clinton2019Problem/Background: More than 6 million Americans have a stay in the ICU each year frequently leading to prolonged bedrest and immobility. Research indicates that mobility is the single most important variable in maintaining and preserving short and long term physical function, yet often it's placed...
58 An Integrated Wellness Approach Targeted Toward Reducing Depression and Anxiety while Improving OutlookBaggett, Nicholas2020
59 An Overview of the Microbiome and the Deleterious Effects of AntibioticsTaggart, Hillary2014My project is to review the literature related to the microbiome and the effects of antibiotic use. I will write a manuscript synthesizing and summarizing the information I find. Problem Statement: Healthcare providers are generally unaware of recent studies that show how the complex microbiome play...
60 Application of an Online Warmline as a Crisis Prevention Tool in Rural Sanpete County, UtahStewart, Rhonda2014Completed suicides, suicide attempts, self-harm behavior and violence towards others are significant indicators for the need for preventive services for Utah youth and their families. In addition rural youth and their families struggle with healthcare disparities, which leads to fewer services avail...
61 Are Placental Blood Samples a Proxy for Infant Blood Samples When Comparing LabVance, McKenna2020Background: Neonatal anemia is a common problem faced by infants admitted to the NICU. Admission labs to the NICU typically required 3-4 mL of blood for diagnostic purposes. Blood losses from phlebotomy draws increases the likelihood of anemia in preterm infants less than 32 weeks gestation and may ...
62 Are Reimbursement Changes Affecting Hospice Referrals In The Skilled Nursing Facility?: A Feasibility StudyMartin, Christina2018Purpose: The purpose of this project was to determine barriers and facilitators to hospice referral in three nursing home settings and to increase the utilization of this service Background: Nearly 1.5 million individuals reside in nursing homes across the United States however only 14.5 percent of ...
63 Ask What? Female Sexual Dysfunction Screening Provider TrainingRieff, Mollie2014This project assessed providers' comfort with and knowledge of female sexual dysfunction screening tools and resources before and after a sexual dysfunction training session, thereby determining training session efficacy as a quality improvement project in a large faculty practice. Problem Statement...
64 Assessing Female Sexual Dysfunction: Creating a Tool for Improved DiagnosisBeck, Molly W.2017Despite the high prevalence of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in the United States, it is both under diagnosed and undertreated. This is largely attributed to the difficulty in establishing a diagnosis consistent with DSM-V criteria while simultaneously excluding the many confounding variables that...
65 Assessing Learning Needs Regarding Barriers to and the Use of N2O for the Management of Labor PainLoveridge, Danica2015This project was designed to assess the learning needs and barriers of various obstetric (OB) staff prior to implementing the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) on a labor and delivery unit at a tertiary care center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The purpose of the project was to provide information for the nurse...
66 Assessing Oncology Inpatient Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs,and Level of Confidence in Distress ScreeningShamo, Youngbeen2020
67 Assessing Refugee Utilization of Healthcare SystemsKueneman, Erica2020
68 Assessing and Improving Health Care Provider's Knowledge and Treatment of Panic-like Anxiety and Unexplained Chest Pain in the Emergency DepartmentHermansen, Gary2018This project assesses the knowledge and attitudes of health care providers (HCPs) in the emergency department (ED) of a 120-bed teaching hospital, regarding patients who present with unexplained chest pain (UCP), who may be suffering from panic-like anxiety (PLA). Several researchers have found that...
69 Assessing the Feasibility of the Use of the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool Versus Non-Verbal Pain Scale in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and Surgical IntensiveHunt, Sara2020
70 Assessing the Nutritional Status of Rural Elderly Veterans in the Uintah BasinRust, Sandra2016Malnutrition is a significant problem in the elderly, with as much as 10% of the population living in communities being malnourished and with rates rising significantly higher in long-term care residents. The geriatric population is expected to double over the next sixty years and malnutrition is ex...
71 Assessing the Usability, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the Hauer-Houtrow Algorithm for Diagnosing Pain in Children with Severe Neurological ImpairmentMower, Melissa2019Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to assess the usability, feasibility, and acceptability of the Hauer-Houtrow Algorithm in a specialty clinic for children with special healthcare needs. Background: Children with severe neurological impairment (SNI) have a significant redu...
72 Assessment of Mental Health Stigma in Mental Health Care WorkersFarris, Lillian2018This paper presents and discusses the assessment of mental health stigma in mental health care workers in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. Mental health conditions are prevalent throughout the United States with "one in 5 adults experiencing a mental health condition every year" (NAMI, 2017a, para...
73 Assessment of Taxane Induced Peripheral NeuropathyDeininger, Jutta2014Taxanes are commonly used chemotherapeutics in women with breast and ovarian cancer. As microtubule stabilizing agents they can be neurotoxic, leading to numbness, tingling, and pain in hands and feet. The symptoms usually start in the fingers and toes and can slowly progress along the extremities. ...
74 Assessment of and Intervention for Compassion Fatigue in PsychotherapistsTucker, Karl2020
75 Association Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Military Sexual TraumaQian, Xinyi2016The role adverse childhood experiences (ACE) play on one's physical and mental health has become more understood over the past several years. A strong and graded relationship has been identified between the level of traumatic stress in childhood and poor physical and mental health in adulthood. Mili...
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