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126 Determining the Most Appropriate Time to Educate Caregivers on Fevers and Fever Management in a Pediatric ClinicSprague, Brittany2017Fever phobia has been an identified problem in the United States since 1980. Caregivers' unrealistic fears and concerns regarding their child's fever has resulted in inappropriate fever management. Primary care providers should be educating caregivers on fevers and proper management. The purpose of ...
127 Develop and Implement a Communication Module For Parents Of 14-18 Year Old Adolescents With Mental Health ProblemsFeller, Rebecca2016The purpose of this scholarly project was to create a communication module for developing effective communication skills for parents of adolescents 14-18 years old with mental health problems. The goal was to improve prosocial behaviors and treatment outcomes. Adolescents are influenced by the famil...
128 Developing Anticipatory Guidance to Facilitate Optimal Care Transition Outcomes for Adolescents with Type 1 DiabetesMcDowell, Megan2018Background: Emerging adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are at increased risk for poor health outcomes as they transition from pediatric to adult care providers. This is in part due to the complexities of young adult life as individuals with T1D enter the work force, leave home, or start college whil...
129 Developing Clinical Guidelines for Follow-Up Care for Sexual Assault Patients in a Primary Care SettingCalvin, Justin Page2016Sexual assault (SA) is a persistent problem in the United States and in the Salt Lake City, Utah area; impacting one in five women during their lifetime. National and international organizations recommend that patients who have been sexually assaulted follow-up with their primary care providers; how...
130 Developing Medication Administration Training for Non-Medical Staff In the Juvenile Justice SystemDame, Gabriella K. Dame2017The Juvenile Justice System (JJS) provides programs for youth offenders. The non-medical staff members play a key role on the healthcare team by providing care for the detained youth during their stay. One of the roles of the staff is to administer over-the-counter and prescription medications daily...
131 Developing a Code Blue Simulation Experience in Labor and DeliveryWhite, Georgette Louise2019Over 700 women die each year due to pregnancy and delivery complications and most of these maternal deaths could have been prevented. It is imperative that Labor and Delivery nurses are prepared for a medical emergency to provide the best care possible. The purpose of this continuous improvement pro...
132 Developing a Faith-Based Prenatal Education Curriculum for African-American Women in Salt Lake City, UtahBrooks, Brandy2014African-American women are nearly three times more likely to have their infants die before the age of one year (Utah Health Department, 2009). In Utah, 61 % of infant deaths in this population are linked to preterm birth and low birth weights (Utah Health Department, 2009). Additionally, this popula...
133 Developing a Marijuana Counseling Module to Improve Mental and Physical Health OutcomesSpeed, Michael2019Problem/Background: Many years of recent United States military conflict have produced a large number of experienced combat veterans who face the challenge of reintegrating back into a civilian lifestyle. Mental health conditions such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are common among these v...
134 Developing a Mentoring Program for Homeless Youth in Salt Lake CityWanserski, Melissa M.2014Homeless youth face complex challenges that can have significant harmful effects on their well-being. Although much remains to be known about the homeless youth experience, current research identifies that homeless youth often lack trusting relationships with adults and further support systems (Bart...
135 Developing a Successful Implementation Plan for a Diabetes Self-Management Support ProgramHardwick, Dawn I.2015This Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project addressed provider and healthcare team support for a diabetes self-management support (DSMS) program in a community health clinic system. The clinic is currently participating in a National Institute of Health (NIH) study and anticipates clinic-wide ...
136 Developing and Implementing Medication Administration Protocol in a Residential Treatment FacilityKrambule, Heather2020
137 Developing the Care Model for Comprehensive Outpatient Pediatric Palliative CareBerg, Angela2015Children continue to lose their lives to life threatening and life limiting illnesses. Less than ten percent of them receive palliative or hospice support. This project addresses design and development of an outpatient model to provide comprehensive pediatric palliative care. Outpatient access to th...
138 Education, Nursing, Graduate; Developing the Care Model for Comprehensive Outpatient Pediatric Palliative CareBerg, Angela2015Children continue to lose their lives to life threatening and life limiting illnesses. Less than ten percent of them receive palliative or hospice support. This project addresses design and development of an outpatient model to provide comprehensive pediatric palliative care. Outpatient access to th...
139 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...
140 Development and Implementation of A Standardized Pharmacological Approach for Neonatal Seizure Medication in the Newborn Intensive Care UnitRoyce, Jennica2017Critically ill neonates face the potential for numerous complications. One problem that many neonates suffer from are electrographic and/or clinical seizures. Neonatal seizures disrupt homeostasis in the fragile, immature neurological neonatal system. Potential long-term complications of neonatal se...
141 Development and Implementation of a Referral Resource for a Multidisciplinary Team at an Urban Free Mental Health ClinicHamilton, Tessa2020Background:Approximately 30 million individuals in the United States are uninsured, and 11.2 million individuals are struggling with Serious Mental Illness (SMI). The lack of comprehensive health resources impedes uninsured and low-income individuals in reaching recovery. Free mental health clinics ...
142 Development of Standardized Extubation Guidelines in a Medical Intensive Care UnitBradford, Ben2017Oral endotracheal tube (OETT) intubation is a medical intervention for critically ill medical patients who have lost the ability to maintain their airway, suffer respiratory failure, or have deteriorated clinically to the point at which loss of the ability to protect their airway is imminent. For th...
143 Development of a Education Guide: "Sepsis: A Guide for Patients and Families"LaPolla, Ann E.2013According to the Global Sepsis Alliance (2012) sepsis is a medical emergency and one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Sepsis and its associated syndromes are common and associated with substantial morbidity and mortality in the general population (Rivers et al., 2001). In 2006, Martin, Mann...
144 Development of a Pilot Comfort Care Guideline and Education Program with an Emphasis on Continuous Opioid InfusionsCotner, Melissa2018Background: The hospital model of acute care is antithetical to the major underpinnings of hospice care, however many patients will die in hospitals. Clinicians are often not focused on patient comfort care and feel uneasy managing opioid infusions commonly used in EOL. The use of comfort care order...
145 Development of a Provider Treatment Toolkit for Postpartum DepressionJohnson, Erika2015The purpose of this project was to focus provider efforts on the diagnosis, treatment and referral for postpartum depression (PPD) in the clinical setting through the use of a PPD treatment toolkit. The objectives of this project were to develop a PPD treatment toolkit that provided assessment tools...
146 Development of a Vena Cava Filter Retrieval Reminder: Optimizing the Removal of Inferior Vena Cava FiltersCarroll, Brett L.2016Retrievable vena cava filters (VCF) are commonly used to treat patients at risk for venous thromboembolic (e.g., deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism) events where anticoagulation, the primary treatment, is contraindicated. All VCF devices are approved be a left in situ as permanent devices, how...
147 Development of a Workflow Algorithm for an Early Mobilization Protocol in a Neurologic Critical Care UnitCrane, Ashle M.2016The benefits of early mobilization in an intensive care unit (ICU) setting have been well established. Mobilizing patients early is associated with decreased hospital length of stays, number of days on ventilators, use of sedation, and number of hospital-acquired infections. Early mobilization has a...
148 Development of an Opioid Guideline for Emergency Department ProvidersEricksen, Nicole2017The United States (U.S) is currently facing an opioid epidemic. Along with high addiction and death rates, Emergency Departments (ED) across the nation have been adversely affected by this epidemic. Individuals who use opioid medications, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and oxycontin are four times m...
149 Development of education intervention to improve awareness and knowledge of heart disease in Hispanic women at a non-profit organization in Salt Lake CityGuitarrari, Carolina2015Heart disease continues to be the primary cause of death for women in the United States (CDC, 2015). In 2009, heart disease killed 292,188 women, and despite the effort of education campaigns, only 54% of women identify that heart disease is their number one killer (CDC, 2014). Hispanic women have b...
150 Development of the ESA Assessment for Safety Improvement (EASI) Online Decision Support ToolVietti, Mary2014This project supported initial validation of the ESA Assessment for Safety Improvement (EASI) online support tool. The purpose of this tool is to help clinicians navigate the complicated diagnostic and treatment guidelines developed by the National Cancer Care Network (NCCN) and the National Kidney ...
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