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Development of a Preceptor Program for Staff Nurses in an Emergency Department: A Collaborative Hospital-based Quality Improvement Project
Background: Preceptors are expected to foster a successful “transition to practice” for novice nurses and new hires. Preceptor education has been shown to increase retention of novice nurses. The goal of the project was ...
Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner Role Development and Proposal
Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating chronic condition affecting millions of individuals and resulting in an overwhelming clinical and financial burden for Americans. The complexity of this chronic condition combined with ...
An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Model of Care for Stroke Patients
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite advances in research and technology there continues to be fragmentation of stroke care. The author proposed ...
Primary Care Quality Improvement Pilot Study: Overweight and Obesity Management – Utilization of Motivational Interviewing within the 5As Framework
Objectives: Utilize motivational interviewing within the 5As framework to promote nutrition, physical activity, and healthy weight and create a provider toolkit on overweight and obesity management of patients age 18 and ...
Implementation of a POLST Pilot Project
The number of aging persons in the United States is rapidly rising, as is the number of persons with chronic and terminal illnesses. Discussions regarding advance care planning are imperative to ensure that one's wishes ...