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Dissertations from 2021

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A Standardized Approach to Awakening and Breathing Trials, Maureen Awuor Abongo

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Attitudes Toward SARS-CoV-2 in Frontline Healthcare Workers and First Responders, Michelle Tiffany Arrington

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Impact of Social Isolation in HIV-Positive Individuals During a Pandemic, Corina Jane Bakoylis

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Evaluation of Lifestyle Modification Program for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Infertile Women, Kelly Batton

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A Descriptive Study of Health-Related Risks and Outcome Differences by Loneliness Status in a Sample of Older Veterans, Rachael Beard

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Youth Sports in a Pandemic Age, Robert Bohnert

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Measuring Serum Lactate in Sepsis, Ouafae Bouziane

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Evaluation of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in Graduate Nursing Students, Rachel Dunston

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Enhancing Communication Between Nurses And Physicians On Patients With Sepsis, Jayne Ehirim

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Antibiotic Administration Time During a Code Sepsis, Shemekia Ford

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Intimate Partner Violence Education for High School Students, Morgan Foster

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Bladder Management Post Epidural Anesthesia: Impact on the Second Stage of Labor, Megan Hedgcorth

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Implementation of Pediatric Adverse Childhood Experiences Screening in Primary Care, Alexzandra Hillyer

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Post-Cesarean Section Pain Management Using Pre-built Computerized Order Entry Sets, Ashleigh Hunkins

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Mental Health Concerns of Frontline Registered Nurses Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic, Julie Ingle

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Evaluation of a Hypertension Bundle to Improve Maternal Outcomes, Jamie Jetton

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Mental Health Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Older Adults, Elizabeth Kerr

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Proactive Text Messaging for Public Health Surveillance During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Daria Kester

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Evaluation of an Elopement Risk Assessment Tool in an Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital, Beth Lockhart

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Preventing Ocular Surface Disease in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Emily Mallette

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Effect of Purposeful Nurse Rounding on Patient Satisfaction, Jayne Mangi

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Implementing a Depression Screening in a Pediatric Acute Care Setting for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes, Kelcie Marler

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A Telehealth Palliative Care Objective Structured Clinical Examination, Lindsey Q. McIntyre

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Digital Contact Tracing During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, Erin Katherine Moran

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Integration of Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire-12 in Clinical Practice, Norman Njihi

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Detection of Breast Cancer in African American Women Using Walk-in Mammography, Munachi Nwosu

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Benzodiazepine Reduction Program in a Psychiatric Mental Health Setting, Tracy Pacini

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Implementing the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale to Assess Delirium in a Pediatric ICU, Leigh Paridy

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The Effect of Pre-Procedural Opioid Video Education on Pediatric Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgery, Amy Pham

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Identification of Veterans Experiencing Symptoms of Mental Illness for the First Time after COVID-19 Diagnosis, Brittania Phillips

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Evaluation of a DIRFloortime® Program for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jennifer L. Pipitone

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Primary Care Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Adult Population, Carrie Plisco

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Resuscitation Quality Improvement Mortality Rates, Jordan Priest

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Talk to Me - a Re-standardization of Bedside Report, Lisa Randall

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Increasing Adherence of Pump Integration with Electronic Medical Record Through Simulation, Judi Reeves

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Discovering Hidden Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure in the Electronic Health Record Using the Omaha System, Anita Reger

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Evaluating Loneliness in an Older Adult Population, Kelli Rowland

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County Youth Athletics Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, Elise Schaller

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Standardizing Genomic Testing of Pancreatic Cancer in a Community Oncology Practice, Julie Marie Scott

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Standardized Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease in Primary Setting, Tamara Tomlin

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Bringing Hospital and Community Together: Interventions to Bridge the Transitional Care Gap, Jeremy Yates

Dissertations from 2020

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The Effects of High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C in Cancer Patients, Bankole Aluko

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Utilizing Mindfulness-Based Exercises to Reduce Anxiety Severity Scores According to the GAD-7, Kelly Calhoun

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Tailoring Violence Prevention Programming to a Critical Care Area, Jaime Campbell

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Increasing CMS Sepsis Core Measure Adherence Rates Through Virtual Consultation, Angela Cann

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Diet Behaviors, Physical Activity, and Sociodemographic Factors in a Sample of Racially Diverse Adults: A Secondary Analysis of NHANES (2017-2018) Data, Fatemeh Choupani

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Nurse Practitioner Student Confidence and Competence in Common Women's Health Diagnostic Procedures, Jessica Cowan

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Bridging the Gap in Primary Care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Patients, Deanna Dial

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Diversity in Pre-nursing Majors and Nursing Program Applicants, Christel Fehr

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The Relationship among Perfectionism, Perceived Stress, and Coping in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Amanda Finley

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Empowering Nurses of Minority in the Face of Incivility and Bullying: Through the Lens of Phenomenology, Corrine Floyd

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Effect of Standardized Nurse Teaching on Patient Experience Using CAHPS®, Julie Hake

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Screening and Referring for Postpartum Depression in Pediatric Primary Care, Melissa Harkins

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Effects of Genetic Testing on Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Jessica Higlen

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Take 10 Program Effects on Fifth Grade Academic Achievement, Emily Janes

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Improving Clinician Adherence Rates to AIMS Testing on Individuals Taking Long-Term Antipsychotics, Shavaun Johnson

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A Descriptive Phenomenological Study of Body Art Patients and Their Health Care Experience, Lacee Kaufmann

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Multidisciplinary Team Approach Effect On Pediatric Severe Asthma, Lila Kertz

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Optimizing the Effectiveness of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters, Carrie Kollar

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Implementing a Three-Minute Foot Exam for Diabetic Patients in Primary Care, Emilee Laster

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Improvement in Primary Care Identification of Trauma Symptoms of Foster Care Children, Crystal Lucas

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How Do Student Nurses of English Language Learner Populations Experience NCLEX-RN Style Questions?, Shawne Manies

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Missed Appointment Rates And The Implication On Primary Care Practice, Kelly Martin

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A Strategic Plan to Thread Genomics Competencies into Undergraduate Curriculum, Holly Mathis

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Mitigating Suicide Risk Post-Discharge from Inpatient Crisis Stabilization: Safety Planning Intervention, Leighia M. McGhee

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Impact of Meaningful Recognition on Work Environment Perception of Critical Care Nurses, Kristin Meinershagen

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Utilization of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care, Kate R. Miller

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Screening for Delirium in the Emergency Department, Melissa Minks

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The Experience of Early Mobility after One Week of Hospital-acquired Deconditioning, Lila S. Moersch

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Compassion Fatigue and the Emergency Department, Alexandra Myers

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Intimate Partner Violence Screening in Adolescent and Young Adult Females, Emily Myers

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Impact of the Hester Davis Fall Risk Scale on Inpatient Falls, Amelia Payne

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Evaluation of McGeer Criteria for UTI Determination in a Nursing Home, Julie Rehagen (Available for download on Saturday, July 30, 2022)

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Comorbidity and Quality of Life of HIV-Positive Adults Living in Supportive Housing, Rose Sharp

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Evaluation of a Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Care Coordination Program, Carrie Smith

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Sustainability of an Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Kristin Smith

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Community Health Nurse Educators and Disaster Nursing Education, Jody Spiess

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Utilizing High Flow Oxygen Therapy In Infants With Bronchiolitis, Sarah Ulses

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Increasing Patient Adherence to Gestational Weight Gain Goals in Pregnancy, Annie Vining

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Utilizing Wellness Champions as a Faith-Based Initiative for Mental Health Promotion, Tracy M. Webster Cooley

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Evaluation of Sleep Hygiene Checklist for Delirium in an Intensive Care Unit, Ying Wei

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Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems in a Psychiatry Practice, Treacy Williams

Dissertations from 2019

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A Quality Improvement Study on Missed Appointment Management in Primary Care, Aunye' Dina Amos

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Evaluating Controlled Substance Documentation in an Electronic Medical Record, Delora Brooks

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Evaluating the Delivery of Diabetes-Related Care Among the Asian Population, Lyly Bui

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Depression Screening in Antepartum Females, Michelle Burk

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Primary Care Delays in Underserved Areas: A Strategic Plan to Improve Access to Care, Debra Connell-Dent

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Fathers' Experiences with Their Premature Infants or Unhealthy Neonates, Lisa Cummings

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Loss of a Sibling: A Phenomenological Exploration of the Experiences of School-aged children, Barbara Dixon

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Referrals to an Opioid Overdose Program with EMS Involvement: Comparing Treatment Outcomes, Courtney Haas

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Education-Based Interventions Effects on 30-day Readmission Rates for Patients with COPD, Gina Hand-Eoloff

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A Vaccine Administration Training Program to Increase Adolescent Vaccination Rates, Claire Jensen

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Decreasing Opioid Overprescription Following Outpatient Gynecology Surgery, Monica Kistler

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Nitrous Oxide Use For Minor But Painful Pediatric Procedures, Samantha Kremer

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Race-based Trauma Care Training for Veteran’s Health Administration Nurse Practitioners, Vanessa Loyd

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Implementation of Oral Health Recommendations in Pediatric Primary Care, Kelly Lucash

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Reducing CAUTIs in a Neurological ICU, Claire McKee

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The Influence of Stressful Life Events on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes, Joshua Minks

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A Quality Initiative to Reduce Pneumonia Readmissions and Mortality in Older Adults, Terri Morris

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Depression in HIV-positive Individuals Living in a Residential Housing Community, Danielle Njeri