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Colorado Christian University
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2021
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EVIDENCE·BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract Opioid use during pregnancy is on the rise. Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD), and their unborn babies, are at high risk for poor maternal/fetal/newborn outcomes. Interprofessional collaboration...
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2021
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Abstract Background: Compassionate care is considered essential to nursing practice and quality care. Despite its importance, however, no standardized training currently exists. Training that includes emotional learning through the affective domain has...
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2021
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract Background: There is a high incidence of diabetes within the multi-ethnic migrant population. Yet, this population faces many barriers related to language, culture, and income level when accessing the healthcare system. As a result, interventions...
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Colorado Christian University
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2021
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract Patient satisfaction is associated with patient care indicators and scoring that can impact healthcare reimbursement rates and a patient's likelihood to recommend the hospital to others (Press Ganey, 2019)....
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2021
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract The work of a registered nurse can be rewarding. However, nurses may experience burnout because of long hours, challenging patient situations, and a potential lack of teamwork and communication. The literature...
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Colorado Christian University
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2021
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood,Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: New Graduate Nurses (NGN's) are entering the workforce with a practice gap between what is learned in nursing school andwhat happens in clinical practice after graduation (Hommes, 2014). High-fidelity simulation...
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Colorado Christian University
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2022
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: Background: Substance use disorder (SUD) is a mental health disease affecting the brain, causing behavior issues and inhibiting one's ability to control one's use of illegal and /or legal drugs. Office-based medication assisted treatment (OBMAT)...
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Colorado Christian University
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2022
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE In the State of Texas, correctional facilities are required to provide medical and mental healthcare. The state is divided into regions with a single mental health authority responsible for the provision of mental...
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Colorado Christian University
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2022
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT REPORT Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Delirium, or acute confusion contributes to patients' adverse outcomes, including increased length of hospital stay, increased fall rates, dementia, and increased mortality. Hospital prevalence rates of delirium are...
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Colorado Christian University
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2022
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and Health Professions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Cerumen removal (ear wax removal) procedures are not minuscule tasks or rote routines. Cerumen removal tasks require specific skill sets, practical application, and theoretical education. It is imperative that registered nurses in the United States (US)...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in theUnited States. Low screening rate is directly associated with the highmortality rate. Patient and provider knowledge about lung cancer screeningrecommendations and guidelines are lacking and is directly associated with thelikelihood of ordering lung cancer screenings (Lewis et al., 2019). The aim ofthis project was to increase provider knowledge in a primary care clinic in...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: Background: There is a high incidence of diabetes in West Virginia, with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) negatively correlated with income and education level in this community. More affordable interventions are needed to improve health and health equity. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a game-based learning application (app) on hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) levels over an eight to twelve-week timeframe in adults...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: Background: Moral Distress has been studied in different healthcare environments and across disciplines. Most of the research and systematic reviews have evaluated the clinician at the bedside. While this information is valuable, a gap exists between what is known about leadership and the direct care provider and the effects of moral distress on one’s ability to achieve moral resilience. The Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19,...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: Rubrics have been used in academic environments, yet a process for developing a rubric focused on healthcare organizational strategic goals as a means of prioritizing interprofessional continuing staff education has not been described. This evidence-based practice project developed and tested a rubric to assign numerical priority to requests for CE activities based on the alignment to the organizational strategic goals. In Phase 1 participants...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: It has been estimated that more than 280 million people suffer from depressionglobally (World Health Organization, 2012). As the leading risk factor forsuicide, depression resulted in the mortality of more than 45,000 adults in 2020(National Institute of Mental Health, 2020; Zhang et al., 2022). Although pharmaceuticalinterventions have the biomedical ability to initiate remission from depression,their long-term efficacious limitations can...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Abstract: Heart disease is a significant cause of death in the United States. Chest pain is among the most common symptoms that bring adults to hospital emergency departments (ED). Evidence-based treatment leads to improved patient outcomes and decreased cost of care. The project aimed to evaluate the impact of interprofessional education on the ED team’s adherence to evidence-based practice (EBP) for adult patients presenting with chest pain. The...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and HealthProfessions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partialfulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: Background: Since the SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) pandemic, practical nursing student attrition has been growing in a large technology center located in southwestern Oklahoma. Upon dismissal or personal withdrawal, students note not being ready for...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and HealthProfessions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partialfulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: Newly graduated nurses are expected to deliver high-quality, safe care but often need more opportunities to increase confidence and competence to achieve this goal. At a large hospital in south-central Texas, medication errors and turnover among...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and HealthProfessions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partialfulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: Entry-level nurses are challenged to meet the increasing demands of healthcare. Unfortunately, patients cared for by new graduate nurses experience higher-than-average negative outcomes. Addressing the concern of patient safety as nurses develop...
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Colorado Christian University
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2023
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Submitted to the School of Nursing and HealthProfessions of Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado in partialfulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE Abstract: Introduction: The profession of nursing is a highly technical, complex, and ever-changing field. High-fidelity simulation is a pedagogical method that provides a psychologically safe, active learning approach that creates a meaningful experience...