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Increasing Depression Screening for Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chronic illness and depression has become a major health concern among adolescents aged 10-18 in the United States. Those adolescents with coinciding issues are more likely to engage in risky behavior, use cannabis, smoke ...
Pain Agent Use With Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Insertion in Children
The distress from peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV) insertion is often the worst part of a child's hospitalization. The adverse effects of PIV insertion include patient anxiety, parent anxiety, needle-phobia, and nurse ...
Implementation and Evaluation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Purpose: The purpose of this Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) project focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of a protocol for same-day discharge (SDD) for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).|Background: ...
Chronic Pain Management Curriculum in the Advanced Practice Nursing Program in a Private Midwestern University: Assessment and Recommendations
Opioid induced accidental overdoses account for more deaths each year than motor vehicle accidents alone. In fact, it is the number one cause of accidental deaths in America (American Society of Addiction Medicine, 2016). ...
Promoting Shared Decision Making in Hepatitis C Screening
Purpose: The purpose of the DNP project was to conduct an intervention to improve hepatitis C (HCV) screening rates of baby boomers in a rural primary care clinic.|Background: 75% of the population infected with HCV was ...
Quality Improvement Project: Educating Nurses on Vasopressors through Peripheral Intravenous Access
Hemodynamic instability and hypoperfusion to organs are significant features of shock. Vasopressors are a life saving medication used for patients in shock. For many years, vasopressor infusions through peripheral intravenous ...