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76 Non-Pharmacologic Management of EnuresisHarper, Heather2018Primary nocturnal enuresis is an ongoing, global problem, affecting 15-20% of five year olds, and 5% of 10 year olds (Kiddoo, 2015). The purpose of this scholarly project was to provide education for providers to facilitate optimal non-pharmacologic management for children who suffer from primary no...
77 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...
78 Is Milrinone Safe and Effective for Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia?Mears, Michelle2018Pulmonary hypertension and related left ventricular dysfunction are common problems in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Milrinone, a phosphodiesterase-3 inhibitor with lusitropic and vasodilator effects, is utilized in up to 30% of CDH cases nationwide. No randomized trials have tested efficac...
79 Increasing Motivational Interviewing Use Among Primary Care Providers Counseling on Weight LossGunnell, Emilie2018The purpose of this project was to increase the use of weight loss counseling that integrated motivational interviewing (MI) techniques among primary care providers (PCPs) at a local primary practice. A quality improvement initiative was offered to 20 PCPs employed by seven community-based family pr...
80 Improving Safety in the Emergency Department Through De-escalation TrainingPorter, Stanton2018Violence toward emergency care providers is common, with both patients and staff sustaining injuries (Hamdan & Hamra, 2015). Significant financial and personnel costs follow a violent incident, including damage to the facility and injuries resulting in medical care and lost time on the job for recov...
81 Increasing Driving Safety Conversations Between Primary Care Providers and Older AdultsBarrus, Catherine Leilani2018The older adult population (65 years and older) is increasing rapidly and age-related changes in vision, sensation, motor function, and cognition in addition to medications and medical conditions can have a deleterious effect on driving ability (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1999)....
82 Piloting a Weight Management Program at a College Health CenterPrice, Jared2018Background: Approximately 37% of US college students report being either overweight or obese. A college health center at a large Western US university routinely screens students for overweight and obesity, but offers limited weight management counseling. The purpose of this quality improvement proje...
83 Development and Dissemination of a Telemental Health Startup ToolkitGreene, Liz2018Telemental health (TMH) is largely underutilized by psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNP) despite substantial literature supporting its use. This project sought to improve current and future PMHNP understanding of, and accessibility to, the components needed to provide TMH services i...
84 Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention to Increase Naloxone Prescribing Practices Among Rural Providers to Decrease the Death Rate from Opiate OverdoseRobbins, Emily2018Background: The death rate from opiate overdoses has exploded into what health officials call an epidemic. Nationwide, over 42,000 opiate overdose deaths occurred in 2016 with 40% of those being attributed to prescribed opiates. Between 2015-2016, there was a 10% increase in the death rate from pres...
85 One Year Review of Experience with Postpartum IUD InsertionsRadmall, Jessica2018Aims: This quality improvement project aimed to understand postpartum contraceptive initiation trends in a midwifery practice at a teaching hospital in the Intermountain West. The primary aim was to measure the uptake of intrauterine device (IUD) and other long-acting contraception (LARC) in this po...
86 Effective Identification of Sepsis in the Emergency DepartmentSinger, Jessica2018Background: Severe sepsis is the leading cause of death at the University of Utah Hospital (UUH). In the University of Utah's emergency department (ED), sepsis capture and treatment remained at only 25%. We created an educational module and a sepsis checklist tool for the ED nursing staff which resu...
87 PTSD in Utah's Rural ICU Nurses: A Needs AssessmentFerrin, Bruce2018Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when experienced by rural intensive care unit (ICU) nurses, can negatively impact safe, effective, patient care (Badger, 2001; Mealer, Burnham, Goode, Rothbaum, & Moss, 2009). Hospitals share responsibility for supporting these nurses through work-related traum...
88 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...
89 Code Stroke: Effects of a Protocol Revision: A Quality Improvement ProjectGraham, Patrick J.2018Introduction: Acute strokes in the inpatient setting comprise 6-15% of all strokes annually and are associated with worse functional outcomes and a larger financial burden than those with outpatient onset (Blacker, 2003; Cumbler, 2015; Bekelis, Missios, Coy, & Mackenzie, 2016). Approximately 32,000 ...
90 2017-UofUHealth_Final-Poster_Younchan-Lee2018
91 2017-UofUHealth_Poster.FINISHED2018
92 2017-UofUHealth_Poster-FINAL-EDIT-Stephen-Taylor2018
93 2017-UofUHealth_Poster_Casey-Reynolds22018
94 2017-UofUHealth_Poster_template_48x36_LizGreenefinal-12018
95 2017-UofUHealth_Poster_Hanna_Nicol-1-2-22018
96 2017-UofUHealth_Poster_template_48x36.Stanton-Porter-FINAL2018
97 3.28.18_PosterPresentation2018
98 48x36_DepressionPoster_AH_FINAL2018
99 Bentley_2018-UofUHealth_Poster2018
100 BodilyKrystal_PosterPresentation_N7703-32018
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