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176 Emotional Support Following Early Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department: A Guide for Health Care ProvidersJense, Sandra2013Women who experience pregnancy loss experience levels of grief similar to those felt with the loss of any loved one (Kersting & Wagner, 2012; Lok, 2007; Robinson, 2011). There are factors associated with miscarriage that can predispose women to complicated grief, including physical pain or trauma du...
177 Empowering Maternal Mental Health Wellness: A Pilot ProgramMurphy, Hannah R.2018Perinatal depression (PD) is the most common complication of childbirth in the United States and has devastating consequences for women, their infants, families, employers, and communities. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MBCBT) is an effective method for treatment and prevention of ...
178 Empowering Tween Girls at a Rural Middle SchoolPetersen, Kierstin2015This DNP project consisted of implementing the empowerment program "Owning Up" to a group of 10 to14 year-old tween girls in a rural middle school in 1 hour sessions given weekly for 8 weeks. "Owning Up" aims at helping participants gain the necessary social, emotional and behavioral skills they nee...
179 Encouraging Provider Referrals to Community Based Prediabetic Management Program in a Primary Care SettingGip-Duran, Van2020
180 End-of-Life Teaching StrategiesHowell, Rocky2013A number of national organizations have identified the need to improve the quality of care for patients ar the end-of-life (EOL). For example, in 2003 the Last Acts Campaign released the results of a survey in which every state in the United states rated the care at the EOL as mediocre or worse. The...
181 Engaging Remote Providers in Evidence-Based Practice Using a Social Learning PlatformStock, Jennifer Speyer2018Background Evidence-based practice (EBP) is central to providing excellent patient care, but many advanced practice providers (APPs) lack the knowledge and support to continue EBP after graduation. Time and geographical constraints limit access to regional provider meetings and peer-to-peer collabor...
182 Enhancing Care to Transgender, Transsexual, and Gender Non-Conforming Adults Through Provider EducationBarnes, Angela2016Transgender individuals represent about 1% of the US population. This is an approximation and the number is likely higher. Despite the growing attention and acceptance of transgendered persons, they still represent a generally underserved population. Trans identifying persons frequently report facin...
183 Enhancing Infant Positional Plagiocephaly and Brachycephaly Prevention by Creating Effective Teaching MaterialsPutnam Leslie2016Infant positional plagiocephaly (PP) and brachycephaly are two of three presentations of nonsynostotic deformational plagiocephaly. These conditions present as flattened areas to the infant's skull. The head shape with PP often resembles a parallelogram, whereas brachycephaly presents as flattening ...
184 Enhancing Knowledge of Contraception and Safe Sex among Hispanic TeensGarzon, Stanley2017The aim of this DNP project was to increase knowledge regarding safe sex practices, and contraception among Hispanic adolescents in order to improve their ability to prevent unintended pregnancies. Teen pregnancy rates are notably higher among Hispanic individuals in underserved areas with limited a...
185 Enhancing Outpatient Psychotherapy Access Through Implementing a Transitional Therapy GroupThomas, Michael2018Background: Limited access to mental health, and provider shortages, leads to treatment delays. Patient access to care may be improved by enhancing mental health treatment efficiency and effectiveness. Resilience-based positive psychology groups can improve mental health wellness and could potential...
186 Establishing Routine Antenatal Depression Screening in a Medium-Sized Private Group Obstetric PracticeHimes, Annette2018Background. Antenatal depression is one of the most common complications of pregnancy (UMMHC, 2016). Studies have found prevalence rates anywhere from 14-23% in obstetric populations. Unfortunately, less than ten percent of American adults are appropriately screened for depression, and this statisti...
187 Evaluating Barriers to Patient Implementation of Suicide Prevention and Safety PlansColton, Chaz2017Suicide is a major public health problem in the US. In fact, it is the tenth leading cause of death. Incorporating suicide prevention and safety plans (SPSP) into patient care provide strategies for individuals struggling with suicidal ideation and behaviors. These strategies identify individual ris...
188 Evaluating Sepsis Care in the Emergency Department:A Descriptive Analysis of Sepsis Care and TreatmentOliver, Christopher J.2020
189 Evaluating a Tailored Stress-Reduction Program Through the Lens of Mindfulness: A Component of Group Prenatal Care for TeensReno, Monica2013Strong evidence demonstrates the association between maternal psychological stress and preterm birth, showing that mind-body interventions that emphasize the "connectedness" between our psychological and biological health are needed. Currently, there are only few interventional stress reduction prog...
190 Evaluating the Effect of Qigong on Cancer-Related Fatigue and Quality of LifeDoucette, Cassidy2017The negative influence of cancer on individual lives, families, communities, and healthcare institutions is widely known. Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and is often followed by pain, anxiety, depression, and overall decreased quality of life. Fatigue and quality of life are comple...
191 Evaluation Study of a Web-Based Virtual Preceptorship for Moderate Sedation TrainingMudalige, Aruni2015Safe Sedation Training® (SST®), is an interactive, web-based module related to moderate sedation. SST® can be utilized to standardize moderate sedation training in a given healthcare organization. However, SST has not been formally evaluated or tested in a broad spectrum of healthcare workers or ...
192 Evaluation and Management of Neuropathy: A Guide for Primary Care ProvidersKuhn, Cassie J.2019Patients with neuropathic symptoms often seek initial evaluation in primary care. Primary care providers face challenges in evaluating and managing neuropathic symptoms; subsequently, patients with neuropathic symptoms may be underdiagnosed or undermanaged. Current existing treatment guidelines lack...
193 Evaluation and Management of New-Onset Unprovoked Pediatric Seizures: A Guide for Primary Care ProvidersBaxter, Nicole2013Seizures are a frightening and potentially life threatening neurological occurrence that Primary Care Providers are ill prepared to evaluate and manage. Although febrile seizures and the role of the Primary Care Provider in managing them are well defined, there are currently no clear guidelines for ...
194 Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines for Depression in Heart Failure PatientsMorrison, Tod2013Heart failure affects more than 5.7 million Americans (Pressler et. al, 2011) with approximately 500,000 new cases diagnosed annually (Jiang et. al, 2008). Depression is a prevalent comorbidity associated with heart failure (Silver, 2010). Depression in heart failure patients leads to increased mort...
195 Evaluation of Transition to Practice Training for Advanced Practice CliniciansTye, Jason2017The purpose of this project was to evaluate the effectiveness of a current transition to practice program, assess the transitional needs of local Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) entering the workforce within a large healthcare facility, and develop proposed enhancements to the current program. Fo...
196 Evaluation of a Telehealth Intervention for Postpartum DepressionWharton, Hollie J.2018Purpose. This project investigated the effectiveness of using a computer-based telehealth platform in order to facilitate early recognition and initiation of interventions for postpartum depression (PPD). The purpose of this project was to increase awareness and prevention of postnatal depression th...
197 Evaluation of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Treating Chronic Pain in Women Veterans at a Veterans Administration Medical CenterHouskeeper, Karla2014Primary care providers are often uneducated on how to effectively treat and manage chronic pain, yet they prescribe 20 percent of all narcotics given for pain (Manubay, Muchow & Sullivan, 2011). Managing chronic pain with an interdisciplinary approach is a more successful treatment, especially as na...
198 Evaluation of an Intervention to Reduce Hospital Readmission Within 30 Days of DischargeMerkley, Jennifer2016A hospitalist group of a local tertiary care academic hospital developed and implemented an intervention aimed at decreasing readmission rates. This intervention included a follow up appointment made before discharge and a follow up phone call by a nurse coordinator 2-3 days after discharge to evalu...
199 Evaluation of the Experience of the Hotspotting Program on Complex Care Individuals in Salt Lake CountyCochrane, Ryan K.2019Healthcare costs are exceedingly high and continue to rise in the United States. Individuals with complex care needs are the most vulnerable to utilizing healthcare services that are inefficient and ineffective. The Camden Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Model was applied to identified complex...
200 Evaluation of the Use of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in Level I and II Neonatal Intensive Care UnitsDansie, Chad2015Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNPs) play a significant role in providing medical care for neonates in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) across the United States. NNPs are employed in all levels of neonatal care due to their competence, skills, experience, and lower cost to hospitals and patients...
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