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Understanding Patient Perception and Risk for Hepatitis C Screening
Purpose & Background: The objectives are to examine reasons that adults do not want to test for Hepatitis C Viral (HCV) infections and to increase awareness of risk factors and HCV infection. The specific aims are to ...
Factors in the Initiation and Longevity of Breastfeeding in Adolescent Mothers
Author(s):Little, Laci; Thompson, Joslyn
Purpose: The project purpose is to conduct a systematic review of available research on factors affecting breastfeeding in adolescent mothers. Specifically, this systematic review will evaluate factors supporting the ...
Observational Outcomes of a Multicomponent Diabetes Management Program in Inmates
Author(s):Snyder, Shawn T.
Background: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic medical condition placing significant financial burden on the prison healthcare system. Changing demographics in prisons have challenged facilities to develop innovative disease ...
Physical Activity in the Treatment and Prevention of Depression in Adolescents
Author(s):Shepard, Shandra; Trefren, Kristen
Background: Depression in adolescents is a major public health concern with approximately 11% of adolescents being diagnosed with depression before the age of 18. Depression can have a significant impact on the quality of ...
Enhancing Childbirth Satisfaction through a Brief, Targeted Education Intervention
Background: A woman's experience during childbirth should be positive and meaningful, yet a large body of literature reports maternal dissatisfaction with labor and childbirth experiences. Purpose: The purpose of this ...
Distinguished Roy & Fay Whitney Lecturer Presentation, The
"Caring Science: Disciplinary Foundation for Nursing" Jean Watson is Distinguished Professor & Dean Emerita from the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Center, where she held the nation's ...
2015 DNP Scholarship Day Schedule
2015 DNP Scholarship Day Program
Effect of Behavior Counseling on Weight Loss in Primary Care
Background: Behavior therapy can be effective in promoting weight loss in individuals who are overweight or obese. However, little evidence exists regarding the effect of nurse practitioner-guided behavior change programs ...
Depression Screening in Primary Care and Impact on Suicide Prevention
Author(s):Mann, Anne Marie
Background: Suicide is a significant public health concern and primary care providers (PCPs) are an important part of the national strategy for reducing suicide rates. Current recommendations from the United States ...