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101 Contraceptive Education for Reproductive-Age Women in Kathmandu, NepalDhungel, Sweta P.2020Background: In Nepal, there is an unmet need for family planning. The unintended pregnancy rate remains high despite numerous strategies by the government to improve the use of contraception. Unintended pregnancy can negatively affect a woman's health and, in Nepal, may increase a woman's risk of un...
102 Creating Clinical Policy for Nitrous Oxide Use in LaborStuck, Kimberly L.2016This project was undertaken to develop a clinical policy for nitrous oxide use in labor at a tertiary hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2014, learning needs were addressed and information was provided to key stakeholders in preparation for future policy development and implementation. The resulti...
103 Creating a Family and Patient Centered Environment: Development of a Communication FormWorthen, Rikki2014Communication within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) among patients, families and physicians is of vital importance. Unfortunately satisfaction surveys frequently show communication as an area needing improvement. As health care providers we cannot expect patients and their families to make life alter...
104 Creating an Adult Congenital Cardiology Transition of Care Program at a Tertiary Care FacilityAnderson, Matthew2018Due to advances in surgical and medical management there is a rapidly growing population of adolescent and young adult survivors of congenital heart disease (CHD). Recent data reveals there are more adults than children with CHD. These CHD survivors are at risk of both cardiac and non-cardiac morbid...
105 Creation and Implementation of Online Health Educational Modules to Address Learning Needs of Residential Staff at Temporary Housing Facilities for AdolescentsJohnston, Arlene2017In 2015, 6.6 million children in the United States were involved in physical, sexual, and emotional abuse as well as physical and emotional neglect and in 2014, over 415,000 children were in foster care. Youth ages 12-17 make up 32% of these numbers. Adolescents in foster care have higher amounts of...
106 Creation of a Mobile Schoolhouse; Teaching BLS, ACLS & PALS Within a National Guard CERFP UnitLowe, Spencer N.2018In an effort to provide medical aid as well as the mitigate and prevent human suffering during homeland disasters the Air National Guard has been tasked with augmenting the public and private sector in emergency response. Specially trained units known as the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nucle...
107 Critical Incident Stress Debriefing in the ICU; Feasibility, Usability and SatisfactionHowe, Erick2017Critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) is a method of stress management that has been used in military, police, fire, and frontline personnel since the 1980s. The purpose of CISD is to help workers in these fields debrief and manage stress that can arise in their jobs due to critical incidents. ...
108 Critical Three Hours of Sepsis in the Emergency DepartmentGonzales, RaNae2016In the Emergency room (ER), diagnosis of sepsis is often delayed and treatment is prolonged. Through education of signs, symptoms and treatment there is hope to decrease mortality rates in a local hospital. This will be accomplished by staff education, implementation of an algorithm and standardizin...
109 Current Prescribing Practices of Oral Anti-Reflux Medications in the Neonatal PopulationWorman, Catherine2017This quality improvement project aimed to examine the current practices in the prescribing of oral histamine-2 receptor agonists (H2RA) and proton pump inhibitors (PPI) in a freestanding children's hospital level four newborn intensive care unit (NICU) in the year 2016. PPI and H2RA drugs are prescr...
110 Current State of Voice Recognition ChartingLake, Susan2013Voice recognition technology is improving and being used for things such as text messaging or other commands on mobile devices ("Siri.", n.d.) or VoceraTM communication devices ("Voice communication", n.d.). Presently, voice recognition technology has been found to be useful within the healthcare in...
111 Cystic Fibrosis Guidelines for the NICUChristiansen, Suelly2015This Doctor of Nursing Practice scholarly project consists of developing diagnostic guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This guideline is based on current literature and consultation with experts in Cystic Fibrosis, nutrition, and neonatology. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is ...
112 DBT Skills and Support Groups for Family Members/Affected Others in Relationships with Individuals Living with Borderline Personality DisorderDaniels, Brinli A.2020
113 DNP Project: Reintroducing Noninvasive VentilationMarendiuk, Ryan2013My project is centered around assessing current NIV (BIPAP) practices within healthcare settings to which I am exposed through my clinical rotations. I proposed to evaluate current literature with evidence-based practice to compare with my findings with respect to facility practices. Ideally, it wou...
114 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...
115 Decreasing the Inappropriate Use of Pain and Sedation Medications in a Level III NICUSchaeffer, Lisa2020
116 Defining Current Practice of Iron Deficiency Screening Among High-Risk NeonatesWilles, Dallin2018Infants that are born small for gestational age (SGA), very low birthweight (VLBW), or as an infant of a diabetic mother (IDM) are at an increased risk of having iron deficiency anemia early in their life. Iron deficiency anemia puts an infant at risk for several serious conditions that can be detri...
117 Delayed Antibiotic Prescribing in Primary CareLaack, Jessie2017Prescribing antibiotics for self-limiting upper respiratory infections is unfortunately common practice among primary care providers (PCP) in the US. Inappropriate use of antibiotics leads to the formation of resistant organisms, which have been increasing worldwide. Delayed antibiotic prescribing (...
118 Delirium Management in the Intensive Care UnitJarvis, Matthew2017Delirium is a cognitive impairment that includes an altered level of consciousness, disorganized thinking and inattention. Hospitalized patients, especially those critically ill, are at an increased risk for developing acute delirium during the hospital stay. Delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU...
119 Depression Screening and Provider Education Within a County Health DepartmentShewell, Adrianne2020
120 Depression in Elderly ClientsYardley, Tawni2013According to the World Health Organization, depression is the fourth leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and it is expected to rise to the second leading cause by 2020 (WHO, 2012). Depression has been shown to increase morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs while delaying recover...
121 Describing a Sustainable Model of Harmonization between Culturally Congruent Traditional Healing and Evidence Based Biomedical Models in the Context of Alaska Native Tribal HealthNorton, Jeremy2013An understanding of the importance of culturally sensitive care has progressed immensely in the last few decades. The theory of enculturation has proven that promoting cultural identity and cultural humility improve the health of indigenous communities. This project incorporates cases, themes and pr...
122 Design of a Mobile App to Compliment Midwifery CareBearnson, Cami2017The aim of this project was to pilot a mobile phone app for pregnant women that is evidence-based, informative for decision-making, and promotes physiological birth. Among medical apps, pregnancy apps are the most accessed and have the highest number of downloads and consumer ratings. One in every f...
123 Determinants of Effective Clinical InstructionNixon, Katie2013The cornerstone of nursing education is practical instruction in the clinical environment. Many researchers have demonstrated the essential role clinical education plays in producing nursing graduates prepared for their role as novice nurses. Researchers identify that quality clinical instruction de...
124 Determining Appropriate Use Between Minimally Invasive And Non-invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring In The Shock Trauma ICUKissell, Kristi2014Fluid resuscitation remains the mainstay of treatment for the hemodynamically unstable or hypotensive patient. Only approximately 50% of these patients are determined to have a therapeutic response to fluid administration also known as fluid responsiveness. Patients who receive over or under fluid r...
125 Determining the Barriers and Beliefs of Salt Lake City Iraqi Refugee Torture Survivors Related to Metabolic and Cardiovascular DiseasePaulsen, Brooke2016The 2003 war in Iraq caused the displacement of over 4.2 million people. Since 2007, over 60,000 Iraqi refugees have resettled in the United States. In Utah, Iraqi refugees are the second largest refugee population. Iraqi refugees have a high prevalence of metabolic and cardiovascular disease prior ...
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