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DO NURSE PRACTITIONERS ASSESS YOUNG CHILDREN FOR POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER?

Jacqueline Gabbard
The effort of this study was to spotlight whether nurse practitioners are assessing young children for signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and whether proper referral and treatment have occurred.  
English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005284

THE USE OF SIMULATION TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE RETENTION IN JUNIOR-LEVEL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING STUDENTS STUDYING CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT

Debra Parker
Retention of classroom learning is foundational to clinical reasoning and adequate
practice for student nurses particularly when confronted with critical clinical situations
such as acute stroke. Simulation has been successful in developing clinical reasoning,
however little is known if it helps retention of key classroom material. This crosssectional
interventional project examined the use of simulation to improve knowledge
retention in junior-level BSN students of classroom material about stroke. The
Retention of classroom learning is foundational to clinical reasoning and adequate practice for student nurses particularly when confronted with critical clinical situations such as acute stroke. Simulation has been successful in developing clinical reasoning, however little is known if it helps retention of key classroom material. This crosssectional interventional project examined the use of simulation to improve knowledge retention in junior-level BSN students of classroom material about stroke.
English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00004956

THE IMPACT OF SERVICE-LEARNING ON LEADERSHIP AND AN INTEREST IN SOCIAL JUSTICE

Margaret Barnes

A project that involved adding a service-learning componet to a registered nurse baccalaureate degree completion program.  A research study was completed using a quantitative, pretest/posttest control group design using a Likert scale survey on which the students evaluated their leadership skills and their interest in social justice.

English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005279

AN INTEGRATIVE CRITICAL LITERATURE REVIEW TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MIDDLE RANGE THEORY ON CARING FROM A BIBLICAL CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW

R. Shirlene Chester Newbanks

The aim of this project was to describe the results of an integrative critical literature review on caring. Nursing has experienced a shift in worldviews away from Christianity and has moved toward a post-modern humanistic worldview. The purpose of this research was to determine if there is a need to develop a middle range theory on caring from a biblical Christian worldview.

English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005280

EVALUATION OF HIGHER NURSING EDUCATION IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: OPENING A GLOBAL NURSING EDUCATION

Svjetlana Watson

Examines the nursing graduates in Bosnia and Herzegovina using the standards for iniital nursing and midwifery set forth by the World Health Organization (WHO).

English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005283

MENTAL WELLNESS: A CONCEPT ANALYSIS

Rebecca Swartzman

Mental wellness is defined as the sum of the spirit, soul, and body working in harmony as it is influenced by relationships, community, thoughts, intellect, and environment.  Study focuses on developing a faith based nurse managed wellness center with an emphasis on mental wellness.  

English
Type: 
Dissertation
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00005282

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WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00021292
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