ThesisFarkash, Debra LynnMost people agree that teaching patients is an important part of nursing care. Yet teaching in the hospital setting has generally been unstructured, casual, and inconsistent. Nurses have been teaching their patients for years usually by instinct rathe . . .
ProjectExploring the Perception of Nurse-Physician Collaboration on Medical Surgical and Intermediate Care Units: A Pilot StudyCordova, JessicaCommunication is an important part of a collaborative relationship. In healthcare, lack of communication can lead medical failures to patient errors, and even patient death. Communication failures account to 70% of 2455 annual sentinel events, and 76% . . .
ProjectA Nursing Education Intervention to Increase Smoking Cessation Rates in Chronically Homeless People: A Pilot ProjectAboy, RachelHomeless individuals desire to quit smoking; however, their lifetime quit rates are significantly lower than those of non-homeless people. Homeless individuals desire help from medical professionals to quit, but they experience multiple barriers to ca . . .
ProjectONeill, ElizabethBedside shift handoff can improve nurses’ job satisfaction by fostering an improvement in teamwork and work environment, nurse accountability, and communication (Mardis et al., 2016). The study by Evans, et al. (2012) argues that despite the concerns . . .