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Project Reports from 2019

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The Effect of the Implementation of a Quarterly Triad Tool in the Pain Clinic Setting on the Assessment and Mitigation of Risks in Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy, Caroline Asava

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Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Cancer Patients, Patricia E. Biel

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Health Literacy Screening to Increase Antihypertensive Medication Adherence, Boyann Bonjean

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Meditation as an Intervention to Help College Students Cope with Stress, Marissa Bottos

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The Effects of a Mobile Fitness Application on Weight Management and Physical Acticity Amongst University Students, Erica Deenihan

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A Multi-Faceted Intervention to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Rates of Overweight and Obesity by Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care, Susan Disser

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Implementation of an Advance Care Planning Protocol to Increase Advance Directive Completion Rates, Christine Engle

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Application of Beers Criteria and a Brown Bag Event to Increase Prescribing Safety in Older Adults, Kristen Garza

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The Effects of Implementing a Smartphone Application to Improve Asthma Self-Management in Adults, Lindsay J. Humpfer

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Effects of Therapeutic Music on Improving Depressive Symptoms Among Long-Term Care Facility Residents, Yi Jin

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Pain Management for Intrauterine Device Insertion and Endometrial Biopsy, Michelle Lipton-Carroll

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Anxiety is Something to Worry About: the Effects of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Intervention Protocol on Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Alesha E. McClanahan

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Clinical Practice Guideline Adherence: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in At-Risk Adults, Sharnita L. Rice

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Effects of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Program on Providers' Adherence, Kelsie A. Tokarczyk

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Use of Smartphone Application to Facilitate Weight Loss and Promote Accountability in Obese and Overweight Patients, Angela M. Turner

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A Multifaceted Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Clinical Setting for Bronchitis, Elizabeth A. Weaver

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A Lifestyle Modification Program for Adult Patients with Coronary Artery Disease, Amanda M. Yarbrough

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Incorporating Oral Health Care in Pediatric Primary Care Practice, Salamatu Yusif

Project Reports from 2018

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The Effect of Algorithm Implementation in the Family Practice Setting on the Pain and Recovery of Acute Low Back Pain Patients, Joan Caito

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A Multi-faceted Intervention to Improve Naloxone Co-Prescription Rates Among Primary Care Providers, Jolane S. Conklin

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Effects of Incorporating Patient Acuity into the RN Assignment Process, Melissa L. Forton

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Sun Prevention Fun (SPF): a Multicomponent Sun Prevention Program for Children in Kindergarten and First Grade, Sarah Gouker

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The Effects of a Nurse-Led Structured Telephone Support Intervention on 30-Day Readmission Rates for Heart Failure Patients, Georgianna Simpson

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Screening Amblyopic Risk Factors in a Pediatric Population Using an Automated Vision Screener, Rebecca Dawn Slominski

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When Disaster Strikes: a Training Intervention to Improve Nurses' Confidence and Preparedness for the Surge, Nichole M. Weber

Project Reports from 2017

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Implementation of a Standardized Handoff During Transition of Care from the Emergency Department to the Intensive Care Unit, Melinda Abbring

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The Effect of Routine Adult PHQ-2 Depression Screen and Scheduled Follow-Up Protocol in the Primary Care Setting, Alex F. Bikowski

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Combating Workplace Violence: an Evidence Based Initiative, Diana L. Giordano

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The Effect of Bundled Interventions on Prevention of Hospital Acquired Clostridium Difficile Infection, Kaitlin Kendys

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The Effects of a HPV Educational Intervention Aimed at Collegiate Males on Knowledge, Vaccine Intention, and Uptake, Mary A. Knudtson

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Healing Touch: Enhancing Quality of Life, Julia McCann-Khludenev

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Improving LGBT Cultural Competence in Senior Nursing Students, Hallie Orgel

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Effects of Therapeutic Music on Pain in Spinal Surgery Recovery, Michael Poulsen

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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Outpatient Care: the Effect of a Standardized Collaborative Medication Reconciliation Process, Traci R. Pulliam

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Improving Nursing Attitudes Toward Suicide Prevention in the Emergency Department: the Implementation of an Adolescent Suicide Risk Screening Tool, Julie A. Simpson

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Influencing College Influenza Vaccination Through a Multi-Component Campaign, Heather Strickler

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Nursing Assignments Based on Patient Acuity: the Road to Nursing Job Satisfaction, Kristina Tomic

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Implementation of a Multifactorial Fall Prevention Protocol, Laura Wilkerson

Project Reports from 2016

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The Effects of Comprehensive Sex Education Intervention on Knowledge & Sexual Risk Behaviors Among 14-24 Year Old Churchgoers, Michelle Breunig

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The Effects of Implementing Best Practice on Clostridium Difficile Infection Treatment, Melissa A. Craig

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Breastfeeding Education for Fathers: an Intervention to Increase Breastfeeding Rates, Jill Marie Frisz

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The Effect of Heart Failure Education on Knowledge and Readmission, Sara A. Golden

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The Effects of Continuing Education on Nurse Knowledge of Safe Haven Laws in Illinois, Lindsay Thiemkey Gordon

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Implementation of a Nursing Workload Tool to Reduce Nurse Burnout, Nicole K. Greives

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Effects of a HPV Educational Intervention: Knowledge and Vaccination Intention in Collegiate Females, Tamara L. Kay

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Operating Room Nurse to Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse Handoff: Implementation of a Written SBAR Intervention, Erin Long

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Effect of Using Culturally Sensitive Education in Increasing Mammogram Use and Breast Cancer Awareness: African Female Immigrants, Gertrude Mumba-Kaunda

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Effects of Pediatric Emergence Delirium Education on Analgesic Administration by PACU Nurses, Melinda C. Nwanganga

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The Effect of Reduced Carbohydrate Diet Education on Hemoglobin A1C in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes, Lauren Parker

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Impact of Emergency Department Sepsis Policy, Lynette Rayman

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Best Practice for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Asymptomatic Women Ages 35-54 Years, Isabelle Marie Skurka

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National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Inter-rater Reliability and Confidence Among NIHSS Certified Nurses: Implementation of a Standardized Patient Simulation, Kelly J. Trieglaff

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The Effect of Standardized Patient Encounters on Undergraduate Nursing Student Empathy and Self-Efficacy in Therapeutic Communication, Alana M. Urness

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The Effect of a Multifaceted Reminder Intervention on Nursing Documentation Completeness, Meredith A. White

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The Effects of Education on Compassion Fatigue Experienced by Oncology Nurses, Ina Wilson

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Effect of an Educational Intervention for Prevention of STD in Minority Women, Umparrys L. Witherspoon

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Affecting TDAP Vaccination Rates Among Women: a Multifaceted Intervention, Soneka Wynter

Project Reports from 2015

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Impact of Standardized Oral Health Assessment on Preventing Ventilator-Associated Events, Juana Ambriz De Williams

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The Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Emotional Distress in Adult Cancer Patients, Marie A. Benoit

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The Effect of an Educational Intervention on Oral Anticoagulation Therapy Knowledge in Primary Care, Elizabeth D. Deck

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Implementation of an Advance Directive Protocol in a Primary Care Setting, Gloria Dillman

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The Effect of an Antenatal Breastfeeding Intervention on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and Intention Among Inner City Adolescents, Jamie El Harit

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Implementation of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea Protocol and Screening Tool to Identify At-Risk Patients, Minimize Risks, and Improve Perioperative Outcomes, Thomas G. Fevurly

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The Effects of Nutrition and Physical Activity Education on Knowledge and Glycemic Control Among Persons with Type 2 Diabetes, Alexandra Harris

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The Effects of 12 Weeks of Instructor-Led Yoga Classes on Balance in Older Adults, Patricia C. Hart

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Diabetes Type 2 Self-Management Education Program: Short Messaging from Patient Portal to Web-enabled Device, Lynn S. Holcomb

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The Effects of Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Screening, Education, and Support on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy, Perceptions of Support, and Duration in Postpartum Women, Dana J. Jenkins

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The Effects of Implementing Best Practices on 30-Day Readmission Rates in Adults Following CABG Surgery, Linda Elaine Kline

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Effects of Multimodal Fever Education on Parents of Febrile Children, Teresa S. Parkhouse

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An Evidence-based Multiphase Approach for Creating a Healthy Work Environment in an ICU, Julia Rogers

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Using Education and a Prevention Protocol Tool to Decrease the Incidence of Pressure Ulcers in a Nursing Home, Kristina L. Scalzitti

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Impact of Hospice Nurse Education on After-Hours Calls and Visits, Cheryl Slack

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The Effects of an Evidence-based Food Allergy Management Plan to Keep Children with Food Allergies Safe at School, Scarlet R. Spain

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The Effect of an Educational Intervention on Knowledge and Intent to Participate in Cervical Cancer Screening, Ann Marie Trapp

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The Effect of Education on Compassion Fatigue as Experienced by Staff Nurses, Kathryn L. Zehr

Project Reports from 2014

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Effects of an APN-Led Amiodarone Clinic on Adherence to Recommended Monitoring Guidelines, Melissa Bartoszewicz

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The Use of Stress Reduction Techniques in Nursing Education, Jennifer S. Bauer

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The Effect of Patient Reminders on Osteoporosis Screenings, Billie-Ann Black

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Effects of an Osteoporosis Educational Intervention: Knowledge and Self-Efficacy of Prevention in Young Adult Collegiate Females, Valerie A. Bollenbacher

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Reinforcement of Drug Calculation and Medication Administration via High Fidelity Clinical Simulation, Heather Brady

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Influence of a Palliative Care Protocol on Nurses' Perceived Barriers to Palliative Care and Moral Distress, Christina Cavinder

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The Effect of Patient Education on Anxiety Levels in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy for the First Time, Sarah Garcia

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The Effect of Telephone Follow-Up on Pain Experienced by Patients After Knee Replacement Surgery, Laurie J. Jones

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Effects of a Parish Based Heart Healthy Education Program, Kristin A. Kilinski

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The Effect of Shared Medical Appointments and Education on Hemoglobin A1C Levels, Gina L. Moore

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The Effect of a Gentle Yoga Program on Pain Perception and Self-Efficacy Among Older Adults with Chronic Osteoarthritis, Jennifer C. Myers

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Screening Asymptomatic Women for Cardiovascular Risk, Kathryn Nelson-Murphy

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The Effects of Education on Cardiovascular Disease Knowledge, Lauren A. Ostrowski-Winkler

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Implementation of a Protocol to Reduce the Risk of Inadvertent Perioperative Hypothermia, Nicole R. Salas

Project Reports from 2013

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An Education Smoking Cessation Intervention for Adult Hospitalized Smokers, Tracy E. Blanton

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Enhancing Nurses' Knowledge and Perception of EBP through a Nursing Journal Club, Klavdia S. Brisson

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The Effect of an Assessment Tool on the Identification of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Nadine Burns

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Impacting the TDAP Acceptance Rate Among Postpartum Women, Amie Burns-Scharnke

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Achieving Better Control of Type 2 Diabetes in the Primary Care Setting: Focus on Lifestyle Modifications for Weight Loss, Jennifer L. Evans

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The Effect of Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training Education on School System Employee Knowledge and Self-Efficacy of Suicide Prevention, Kari L. Evans

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Preserving Skin Integrity by Utilizing Unit-Specific Wound Care Champions for Pressure Ulcer-Prevention, Christine A. Fanelli

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The Effects of a Violence Assessment Checklist on the Incidence of Violence for Emergency Department Nurses, Sarah Knapp

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Reducing Heart Failure in an Era of Reform, Sandra M. Kurpela

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The Care Transitions Intervention® and Its Effect on 60 Day Hospital Readmission Rates, Constance Lemley

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An Educational Approach: Increasing College Freshmen's Knowledge Regarding Sexually Transmitted Infections, Jennie McClain