Research Papers on Nursing

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • Reflecting on the Implementation of a Fall Prevention Program

    The writer reviews a project from the perspective of a student, reflecting on the effectiveness of the project implementation. After reviewing the implementation stage the practicum is reviewed to assess how learning objectives were satisfied and how the project will help with a career in nursing management. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Reflective Learning in the Radiology Department

    The writer reviews and then demonstrates the use of Gibbs reflective cycle of learning using the example of a patient referred to radiology for a CT scan by the oncology department. None sources are cited in this thirteen page paper.

  • Learning to Care for Children/A Study Critique

    A 10 page paper that summarizes and analyzes a research study performed by Coetzee (2004), drawing on additional sources where it is relevant. This critique encompasses all sections of the study, which explored how South African nursing student learn to relate to pediatric patients. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Impact on Asthma/Air Pollution

    The research paper offers an overview of four studies that concern the effect that air pollution and ambient air quality within the home have on asthma. Seven pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • A Case Study of PTSD and Sexual Abuse

    In a paper of 8 pages, the author reflects on the characterization of Charlie, a boy who experiences depression and PTSD symptoms after being molested. This author uses the character of Charlie from the film Perks of Being a Wallflower. The author then goes on to reflect the treatment modalities and their value for Charlie and his family. There are 8 sources used.

  • Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases Program

    In six pages this paper discusses an STD program in a Kansas City, Missouri group home that targets twenty five teens who are at risk. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Professional Development Plan for an APN

    This paper offers a professional development plan designed to assist an advanced practice nurse (APN) in regard the student's career. Six pages in length, six sources are outlined.

  • Overview of Type Two Diabetes Mellitus

    This overview of diabetes mellitus, type two, defines the disease, discusses the importance of diet and exercise and presents a description of the various medications used in managing this condition. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • U.S. Health Care System

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the American system. According to an online dictionary, www.businessdictionary.com, a "health care system" is defined as a "Complex of facilities, organizations, and trained personnel engaged in providing health care within a geographical area." If one considers only this extremely broad definition of a "health care system," then, yes, the manner in which health care is delivered in the U.S. is a "system." However, there are scholars who express an evaluation of the way that health care delivery functions in the US that is so negative that one can also easily make the argument that the delivery of health care in America is too dysfunctional to be considered to be a "system," as the term "system" implies organization and comprehensive service. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Leadership in Healthcare

    A 4 page paper discussing effective leadership in healthcare. The paper discusses leader-member exchange as an appropriate leadership theory for healthcare, as well as the use of power in leadership. The paper identifies informal, positive power as being most effective in professional healthcare settings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Effective Healthcare Management

    This research paper pertains to the fact that a variety of tools have been designed in order to identify and assess the competencies that are considered relevant to obtaining effective healthcare management. This white paper describes several of these tools and proposes recommendations in regards to this topic. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Healthy People 2010/Obesity Objective

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the overweight/obesity objective 19-1 of the Health People 2010 goals. Today, nearly 55 percent of all adult Americans can be classified as overweight or obese and the incidence of overweight/obesity for children and adolescents is also climbing (FDA and NIH, 2008). The health consequences of this trend can be personally devastating, which is why this problem is one of the many issues addressed by the Healthy People 2010 objectives, in which objective number 19-1 is to: “Increase the proportion of adults who are at a healthy weight” (FDA and NIH, 2008). A healthy weight is “defined as having a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 18.5 and less than 25” (FDA and NIH, 2008). To formulate a public policy that would achieve this goal involves addressing multiple issues. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Heat-Related Illness

    This research paper relates the findings of empirical literature relating to heat-related illness, such as heat stroke. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Herbal Medicine/What Nurses Should Know

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the information that nurses should offer their patients regarding the use of herbal medicines. It has been estimated that roughly 11 percent of the adult population utilize herbal medications on an annual basis (Dingwall, 2007). Consumers frequently take it for granted that the foods and drugs that they purchase are safe and there is also the misconception that all herbal medicines are safe because they are “natural.” Nurses should be cognizant of the risks involved and the likelihood of their patients taking herbal medicines. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A look at the Herpes Viruses

    The Herpes virus family is examined. There are eight viruses which cause disease in humans. A variety of types are noted as there have been more than one hundred identified in the world. Various aspects of the disease are discussed inclusive of diagnosis and treatment. This six page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Cholesterol/Case Study

    This paper describes a specific case concerning a patient with high cholesterol. Appropriate medications are discussed and recommendations are made Three pages in length, four sources are cited. `

  • The Problem of High Staff Turnover Rates of Nurses in Primary Healthcare in Saudi Arabia

    Primary healthcare in Saudi Arabia has been developed with a high degree of political commitment. However, the development is hindered by the high staff turnover in the nursing profession. This 22 page paper looks at the primary healthcare service from the perceptive of the nurses, identifies the potential causes of high employee turnover and applies them the community nursing in Saudi Arabia. The paper then assesses the cost of the turnover in terms of economic cost and quality and then makes recommendations to reduce the turnover rate. The bibliography cites 35 sources.

  • HIV/AIDS & African American Women

    A 12 page research paper that offers a detailed analysis of 4 research studies dealing with how to decrease the incidence of HIV/AIDS infection among African American women. Specifically the analysis of these articles looks for factors that should be included in HIV/AIDS prevention measures for black women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nutrition and HIV

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the relationship between nutrition and HIV. Extreme weight loss frequently occurs among HIV-positive patients. Known as HIV wasting, weight loss can occur for a variety of reasons, which include cognitive impairment and difficult in swallowing, but it can also occur due to altered “gonadal, adrenal and thyroid function” (Ungvarski, 1996, p. 26). Nurses play a crucial role in combating HIV wasting through educational interventions with HIV asymptomatic patients, as well as acting as a resource for information on successful interventions that can be employed when HIV wasting strikes (Ungvarski, 1996). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Issues of Emergency Response Disaster Management

    In twenty pages disaster management and emergency response issues are discussed. There is a Power Point presentation of sixteen slides available and eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Advances in Medical Health

    Technology has been used in healthcare for decades in terms of health records but advancing technology has found itself in hospitals, physician offices, and other locations with professional healthcare persons. This paper discusses many issues related to this topic such as electronic medical records, what technology enhances patient safety and quality of care and many other issues. There are nineteen sources used in this eleven page paper

  • A Leaflet Explaining the Impact of Mandated Nurse to Patient Ratios in the Health Industry

    The writer provides a outline for a leaflet designed to discuss the issues associated with the mandated nurse patient ratios which have been introduced in California. Background to the issue in the process by which the mandated ratios were introduced is discussed. The ratios themselves identified and the advantages and disadvantages are assessed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Implementing Patient to Nurse Ratios in the Healthcare Environment

    In 2004 California became the first state to implement mandatory patient to nurse ratios in the healthcare environment. The writer looks at the background to the implementation of this bill, including the failed attempts at passing legislation in the 1990s. The ratios themselves are discussed the arguments put forward by the hospital industry against implementation as well as the results following the implementation of the ratios are all considered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Evaluation Plan for HIV Education Program

    This research paper pertains to an evaluation plan for an HIV prevention program that is targeted at African Americans. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • PMTCT, HIV Prevention

    This paper pertains to Mother-to-Children (PMTCT) prevention programs that are tailored to meet the needs of pregnant women who are HIV positive. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • African American Children, AIDS, and HIV

    In twelve pages this paper examines African American children in terms of the effects of AIDS and the HIV virus. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

    A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • HIV Prevention for Youth in Rural Areas

    A 10 page project proposal that includes a short abstract/project summary. This project proposal addresses an urgent public need, which is the rising incidence of HIV infection among American adolescents living in rural environments. This proposal outlines the parameters of the problem; substantiates the need for the project through a review of relevant literature and then proposes an nurse-led intervention for rural youth that is based on a program developed by Murry, et al (2005), the Strong African American Families Program, which involves rural parents and focuses on developing their knowledge and parenting skills so that they can effectively and meaningfully interact with their 11-year-old children in a manner that directs them toward a healthy future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing and the Value of Honesty

    In eight pages this paper discusses Canada's Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses in a consideration of the value of honesty in the nursing profession. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hospital Information Systems

    A 3 page research paper that, first of all, summarizes how the implementation of a computerized information system aided patient care in an upstate New York hospital. Then, the writer discusses how implementation of a similar system might benefit the student's own healthcare institution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • EBP/ Nursing Practice

    This paper pertains to evidence-based practice (EBP) and offers discussion about barriers, policies and practices. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Humor Therapy

    A 3 page research paper that investigates the use and benefits derived from humor therapy. Humor therapy is a part of complementary medicine, and is used to relieve physical or emotional pain, as well as decrease stress. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Injections

    Injections are common place and the ability to give an injection is a basic clinical skill. The writer looks at potential problems associated with the administration of injections, the degree to which current practice is evidenced based, the shortfalls in research and the way practice needs to deal with the potentials psychological as well as physical needs. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Childhood Obesity/The Role of Schools

    This research paper addresses the childhood obesity problem and the debate over whether or not schools should be allowed to sell junk food, considering the role that this may play in the problem. Eight pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • CC vs. Med-Surg Units/Job Satisfaction

    A 6 page research paper that investigates the differences in nursing job satisfaction between critical and med-surg units. Within the framework of a research project, the writer hypothesizes that as there are different working conditions in these units, such as patient-to-nurse ratios and management styles, there are also differences in nursing job satisfaction. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Nurses Job Satisfaction

    An 11 page paper. This essay reports studies that reveal the shortage of nurses and future projections and studies that discuss and report conclusions on the level of job satisfaction among registered nurses in hospitals. One of the issues discussed is moral distress. Other issues include the high patient ratio and satisfaction levels related to specialty area and setting. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Nursing Management/Retention Issues

    A 6 page research paper in which the writer explores and summarizes various strategies hat can be employed by nursing management. The problems with turnover and nurse retention that have been have been typical of this nursing unit over the last several years are actually quite typical of the country as a whole, as nationally, the turnover rates for hospital nursing staff averages over 20 percent (Force, 2005). However, since this is a widespread problem, which has been acerbated by the nursing shortage, management strategies that promote nursing staff retention, as well as strategies that address the issues that research shows to be influential in creating nursing staff job satisfaction. Nursing managers are the link between hospital administration and nursing staff. Therefore, one of the crucial responsibilities of a nurse manager is to implement strategies and procedures that ensure nurse retention and job satisfaction (Anthony, 2005). Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Title, Premise, Design for DNP Project

    This paper presents an outline for a student's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) project. The paper describes the project title, premise and design. The DNP project proposes using an intervention that is designed to address depression among minority adolescents, which utilize a computer game. Five pages in length, five sources are cited

  • Reducing Absenteeism/Nursing Home

    A 5 page research paper that looks at the problem of absenteeism in nursing home employees, with particular focus on absenteeism among assistive personnel. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Medication Errors & Their Prevention

    A 5 page research paper that discusses medication errors, their causes and prevention. The writer discusses the importance of error reporting systems, enumerates associated causes of medication error, and discusses how automatic medication systems aid nurses in following the "five rights" of correct medication administration. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Medication and Cultures

    This research paper describes how health beliefs and cultural views of medication influence health behaviors. Three pages in length, four sources are cited

  • ADHD and ADD and School Compulsory Medication

    The proactive drug use of young children with these disorders is the subject of this research paper consisting of fourteen pages and the tendency to overprescribe in order to comply with unrealistic behavioral expectations. There are thirteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Two Topics, Self-Efficacy/Childhood Obesity

    This research paper investigates two topics. The first topic discussed is self-efficacy and how it affects human behavior. The second describes the benefits that can be derived from taking a social marketing approach to childhood obesity prevention programs. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    A 10 page research paper that discusses bipolar disorder Examination of literature on this topic indicates some of what has been learned in treating bipolar disorder, and this information suggests conclusions as to how nurses can improve their practice and care of these patients. The writer offers a summary of four relevant studies. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Birth Defects and Vitamin A Overuse

    In five pages this paper discusses how birth defects including those involving the cranial neural crest and retinal issues can be attributed to Vitamin A's overuse. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Birth Defects and Tetragens

    In five pages this paper examines how tetragens such as methyl bromide and benomyl may cause birth defects. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing Taxonomy, Orem, Watson and Personal

    This paper begins by discusses the taxonomy of both Watson and Orem's theories and then draws on these theories to relate a personal taxonomy. Seven pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Clinical Decision Support Systems and Their Integration

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at clinical decision support systems. Integration of a hypothetical support system is planned in detail. Paper uses five sources.

  • The Case Study of a Child in Need

    5 pages and 3 sources. This paper provides an overview of a nursing study of a child with a developmental disability. This paper relates the needs and personal care plan for one child who is permanently disabled. This paper relates to the specific needs of the child, especially in response to views that this child's handicap may be the result of neglect or abuse at the hands of the mother.

  • Childhood Asthma and African American Children

    This research paper offers an overview of childhood asthma, which forces specifically on its incidence and prevalence among African American children. Eleven pages in length, three of which are devoted to an annotated bibliography, ten sources are cited.

  • Chinese Culture and Health Beliefs

    This is a discussion of the beliefs of traditional Chinese medicine, as well as other cultural health beliefs. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Smoking & Increased Prevalence of Lung Cancer in Women

    A 17 page research proposal for conducting an extensive review of literature on the increased incidence of lung cancer in women and its presumed association with cigarette smoking. The writer offers a matrix that summarizes 12 studies and discusses the various sections of the proposed study. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Personal Philosophy of Nursing

    A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses the nursing concepts of person, environment, health/illness and nursing. This examination of these concepts examines each idea in relation to how it is defined by the Barry University School of Nursing faculty, but also offering a personal perspective on the meaning of each term. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Public Health/Then & Now

    A 4 page research paper that encompasses 2 topics. The first topic is on Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster and how they introduced public health nursing in the U.S. during the early twentieth century (roughly 2 pages). The second topic addresses the Public Health Association of New York City, offering an overview (roughly 2 pages). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Dark Chocolate and Cardiac Function

    In a paper of five pages, the author systematically evaluates a research article in regards to casual chocolate consumption and the impacts on platelet function for people who are at risk of cardiac events. There is one source listed.

  • Domestic Violence Disclosure

    This paper discusses domestic violence, the importance of screening for domestic violence and the problems associated with this issue. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Type One Diabetes Screening Tool

    This research paper reports on the development of a revised, validated screen tool for disorder eating among type one diabetes mellitus pediatric patients, the the Diabetes Eating Problem Survey (DEPS). Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Heath Care Ethics and Values

    This research paper pertains to various aspects of ethics, such as the subject of autonomy, drug company advertising policies and ethics committees. Eleven pages in length, nine sources are cited.

  • Health Education Professional Organizations and their Websites

    This research paper offers an overview of the websites for the following health education professional organizations: the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), American Public Health Association-Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section (APHA-PHEHPS), American Association for Health Education (AAHE) and the American School Health Association (ASHA). Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Emotional Intelligence/Developmental Goals

    This paper starts by describing a clinical situation in which a nurse demonstrated emotional intelligence Then, a plan is presented that promotes the developing of emotional intelligence. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Sharek, et al (2004)/Low-Income Kids with Asthma

    A 4 page article critique that examines a study by Sharek, et al (2004), which looked at data concerning asthma disease management in children. While asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, there is currently “no validated ‘gold standard’ for measuring’ asthma outcomes (Sharek, et al, 2004, p. 797). Frequently asthma intervention are evaluated by utilizing a variety of disease status outcomes, but this can lead to ambiguous information and, subsequently, an increase in errors. Sharek, et al (2004) address this problem. No additional sources cited.

  • Nursing Case Mgmt./Asthma

    A 5 page research paper that discusses nursing case management in regards to asthma patients, with particular focus on schools and pediatric case management of asthma. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Pathology, Battered Baby

    A 3 page research paper that examines the pathology of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Battered Baby Syndrome. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Gardasil Vaccine/The Debate

    A 10 page research paper/argumentative essay that discusses the issues surrounding the use of Gardasil, a vaccine developed by Merck that provides protection against human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes genital warts and cervical cancer. The writer provides an overview of the vaccine, addressing its efficacy and safety issues, but focuses primarily on moral/ethical issues, and then concludes with an argument that the use of the vaccine is morally correct. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Wound Care/Wet-to-Dry v. Advanced Dressings

    A 6 page research paper that discusses wound care. Identifying what dressing is most appropriate in wound care is a difficult and challenging proposition as there are currently over a 1,000 wound care products and interventions, with more appearing every day (Callianno, 2003). However, there are specific guidelines for wound management for each type of wound (Watret and McFarland, 2004; Callianno, 2003. For example, management of burn wounds necessitates a special protocol as the burn patient is particularly susceptible to microbial infections (Parikh, et al, 2005). This examination of wound dressings options specifically focuses on the management of chronic wounds and whether the standard of protocol of wet-to-dry dressings constitute the best practice standard. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Drugs for First-Aid

    This essay describes five medications that a healthcare practitioner might choose to meet first-aid needs as a castaway on a desert island. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Refugee Camps and the Application of Florence Nightingale's Environmental Theory

    In five pages this paper considers refugee camps in an application of the environmental theory of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of HealthCare.org in Regards to Florida

    This research paper presents a comprehensive discussion of what HealthCare.org relates about health care and insurance in the State of Florida. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Complexity Compression in an Outpatient Pain Mgmt. Clinic

    A 7 page research paper that offer guidance to a student in formulating the first several chapters of a research study proposal that deals with the emergent phenomenon of complexity compression. The purpose of this study project is to conduct a literature review and provide a thorough synthesis of available literature on this topic, with a particular focus that offers ways in which the stress and unworkable nature of complexity compression can be ameliorated. Complexity compression is defined as the expectation that nurses will "assume additional, unplanned responsibilities while simultaneously conducting their multiple responsibilities in a condensed time frame" (MNA, 2008). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Nursing Image

    This paper discusses public image of nursing and the nursing profession. The writer also discusses nurse's self-image and its importance for the public image. There are eleven sources listed in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Qualitative Research Methodology

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract which focuses on qualitative research methodology. It focuses on the characteristics and epistemological elements that define the topic of qualitative research, looking at foundational philosophical differences between qualitative research and quantitative research methodologies. Issues addressed include how qualitative researchers establish the validity of their studies, which includes discussion of internal and external validity. The literature also address ethical issues and how they are defined and addressed. This literature review delineates the differences between qualitative and quantitative research and also discusses the advantages of qualitative research in addressing topics related to human behavior and experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Interventional and Coping Methodologies Factors Affecting Coping and Interventional Methodologies

    In twelve pages a case model and review of relevant literature are applied to a discussion of various coping and interventional methodologies and the various factors that affect them with such cases as invented, borderline, related, and contrary examined. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Concept Analysis: Aging

    A 20 page research paper that offers a nursing concept analysis on aging. As the percentage of the American population that is over the age of 65 increases with each passing year, there is more and more attention being paid to geriatric health care needs; and, in keeping with this trend, successful aging is a concept that is also garnering more attention. The importance of geriatric health care issues underlies the need to understand the concept of aging more fully and to describe in detail the differences that are inherent to successful/healthy aging as opposed to maladaptive aging (Flood, 2002). This concept analysis of aging endeavors to accomplish this purpose, as it describes how literature addresses the aging process and its implications. Bibliography lists 26 sources.

  • Article on Adolescents and Anger Critiqued Critique of “Anger in Adolescents: Sex, Ethnicity, Age Differences, and Psychometric Properties”

    Anger in Adolescents: Sex, Ethnicity, Age Differences, and Psychometric Properties used the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory to measure what causes teen anger. This paper critiques this report and its conclusion that STAXI is not valid for all age groups and populations. This paper has three pages and one source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Impact of HIV/AIDS on Nursing

    A 6 page research paper that discusses how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected nursing on a global scale, but particularly within the healthcare systems of the developing countries. This literature review examines the affect of HIV/AIDS on the profession of nursing, with an emphasis on nursing in Africa, but also addressing global experiences and concerns. The implications drawn from this research indicate the challenges facing nursing today due to HIV/AIDS. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Los Angeles Air Pollution and Healthy People 2010

    A 6 page paper integrating Healthy People 2010 Objective 8-1 (Reduce the proportion of persons exposed to air that does not meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's health-based standards for harmful air pollutants) and Watson's Theory of Human Caring to address the effects of air pollution in Los Angeles. Nurses operating within Watson's theory and addressing air quality can seek to educate the elderly and parents of young children about the dangers of high-pollution days and how they can mitigate their health risks as others continue to work to improve local air quality. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Health and Alcohol as Perceived by a GP Nurse

    In this paper that contains twenty two pages a definition of public health is provided and then individual health needs as identified through Bradshaw's Taxonomy of Needs and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs are considered in regards to how a GP nurse might perceive the problem of alcohol abuse, the GP nurse's role in this issue and also discusses how improvement program models can be developed. There are twenty three bibliographic sources listed.

  • A Case Study/Graves’ Disease

    This paper pertains to Graves' disease, which is an autoimmune disorder that causes the overproduction of thyroid hormones. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Ultrasound Technology in Pregnancy

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects on existing research on the use of ultrasounds during pregnancy. The author provides an overview of studies that show that there are few benefits from the use of ultrasounds at every visit, but there are two times during a pregnancy when this technology has considerable value. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • APN Role in Protecting Elderly Abuse Victims

    This research paper examines what constitutes elder abuse and then discusses the role that APNs can play in regards to addressing the needs of elderly abuse victims within the context of Elder Service Departments. Five pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Home Visit, Sallie Mae

    This research paper/essay concerns a home visit with an older woman suffering from congestive heart failure (CHF, hypertension and atrial fibrillation. Appropriate nursing interventions are described and the paper closes with a hypothetical script between the nurse and the patient. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Lone Star College System Analyasis

    The crisis of a nursing shortage will continue for at least another three years. Some colleges have added additional programs in an attempt to meet the need. Lone Star College System in Texas is one of the colleges that added another program to their already four programs. This essay conducts an academic prioritization analysis of the nursing program at this college and responds to all ten of the criteria. There are eight sources used in this eight page paper.

  • Diabetic Intervention, Islam, et al. (2013)

    This analysis critique the study conducted by Islam, et al. (2013), which addresses diabetes risk among Korean Americans. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Bicycle Helmet Laws, an Overview

    This research paper/essay pertains to bicycle helmet laws and argues for the implementation as they provide an effective means of decreasing serious injury and death due to bike accidents. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Western Traditions in Dealing with Death

    This essay discusses various views and fears associated with death in Western societies. The author addresses funeral rituals as well as fears associated with death and dying. This three page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Assessment of a Bundle of Healthcare Services for Patients with Dementia

    The writer examines a pilot project to provide increased cost effective quality of care to dementia patient admitted to an acute ward. The particular issues associated with care and the vulnerability of patient suffering with dementia is discussed. The writer then looks at the project which included the setting up of a specific ward for dementia patients and an outreach program to support care for the patients in other wards. The way that the project fits in with the national policies and the National Dementia Strategy and legislation is all discussed.

  • Dementia

    An 8 page research paper on dementia. Dementia is often regarded by the general public to be a common, and therefore, a “normal,” part of aging. However, dementia is not normal, but is, rather, a pathological condition that prevents individuals who develop this neurological disorder from living autonomously and fully. Individuals suffering from dementia often become a burden on their families, as their loss of cognitive function makes independent living in older years impossible. It is important to accurately diagnose and treat dementia in order to provide a level of care that will facilitate, to the greatest extent possible, older individuals retaining autonomy and a high quality of life. In other words, knowledge of the various types of dementia and the nature of dementia is essential to providing a high level of care and in making decisions associated with the care of dementia patients. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Dementia Patients and Sexual Addiction

    In three pages this paper discusses dementia in elderly patients and how dementia can result in this consideration of etiology and types of treatment. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Depression and Anxiety in Women With Breast Cancer and Their Partners

    A 3 page review of the article published in the published in the January/February edition of “The Nursing Research Journal” by authors Terry Badger, Chris Segan, Sylvia M. Darros, Paula Meek and Ana Marie Lopez. This paper outlines the study methodology and findings to conclude that it offers valuable direction for the nursing field. No additional sources are listed.

  • Two Studies/Elder Depression

    This paper offers evaluation and summation of two studies, one qualitative and one quantitative, which each address the topic of elderly patients with depression. Eight pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • The Elderly, Medications for Hypertension and Depression

    This research paper presents a discussion of prescription, non-prescription and herbal drugs that can be utilized in treating the elderly for depression and hypertension. Ten pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Drug Interactions among the Elderly

    This research paper describes 3 prescription, non-prescriptive and alternative/complementary drugs that can be used to address depression and pain in elderly patients. Eleven pages in length, twelve sources are cited.

  • Breast Cancer and Mammogram Screening

    In three pages this paper discusses mammography, accuracy, and the improvements made to CAD mammography with a breast cancer screening flow diagram presented. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Brushing Teeth without the Use of a Dominant Hand

    This 3 page paper examines the process of brushing teeth in a step by step process looking at the difficulties and challenges that may be present when an individual may not have use of their dominant hand.

  • Literacy Standards Within Nursing Education Programs

    This paper examines the necessity for various types of literacy among nursing students. The author discusses computer, information, and thinking literacy. This seven page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Canadian Hospital Nursing Setting and Conflict Resolution

    In fourteen pages progressive management's role in conflict management within a workplace setting of a Canadian hospital is examined in terms of the numerous conflicts that oftentimes exist between managers and nurses. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diet and Cancer

    In five pages diet and nutrition as they relate to cancer treatment are examined with the focus being colon and liver cancer and prevention studies are also included. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Colon Cancer

    The second most commonly diagnosed cancer in America is colon cancer and in five pages this paper presents an overview in terms of demographics, causes, and risk factors along with treatment considerations. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Obesity in Adults

    This 30 page paper looks at the problem, causes and treatment of obesity. The paper starts with an introduction, defines what is meant by obesity and discusses the influences on obesity, including genetic, environmental and behavioural influences. The paper discusses the conditions that result from, or that are aggravated by, obesity, including diabetes and coronary heart failure. The paper then goes on to look at the way obesity can be treated and the models of change which can help to frame treatment approaches, including the Tannahill Model as well as the approach of Prochaska and Diclemente. The discussion in the paper includes policies and approaches seen in the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) and UK obesity statistics .The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Planning an Obesity Education Program for 16 - 18 Year Olds

    This 11 page paper looks at the problem of obesity, paying particular attention to the age group of 16 0 18 years. The aim of the paper is to develop an effective educational program aimed at reducing obesity in 16 – 18 year. Included in the paper is a discussion on the problem and current gaps in support and healthcare education dealing with obesity before looking at the use of an appropriate healthcare change model and the proposed inclusion in any education program. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Obesity/Hispanic Women in Tillman County, OK

    A 10 page research paper that examines obesity and focuses on how this problem is affecting the Hispanic population of Oklahoma and specifically Hispanic women of Tillman County. Cultural and gender factors associated with obesity are explored and discussed in terms of this population, and as well as in regards to the State of Oklahoma and the US as a whole. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    A 6 page paper which examines many aspects of teenage pregnancy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Lung Cancer in Men and Pain Management Through Narcotics

    In twelve pages a hypothetical research study is proposed to study men with lung cancer in order to evaluate narcotic pain management effectiveness with a literature review and pain opioid medication administration included. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Etiology of Lung Cancer

    In five pages this paper presents an overview of lung cancer and includes description, incidence, symptoms, early signs, prognosis, prevention, and the impact of ethnicity is also examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Review of Qualitative Research on Childhood Obesity

    This 8 page paper reviews a qualitative research article on childhood obesity. The paper looks at the research by Lynn Kelly and Barbra Patterson reported in the article “Childhood Nutrition: perceptions of carers in a Low Income Urban Setting” and assesses the research, considering what was being studied, if it was undertaken in an effective way and the appropriateness of the methodology, along with the strengths and weaknesses of the research. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Obesity and Childhood

    In six pages the causes of childhood obesity are considered in terms of the impact of video games and television on the development of sedentary habits along with influences on childhood both psychological and physical. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Native American Clinic/Parse, Human Becoming Theory

    This paper pertains croc the Human Becoming Theory of Rosemarie Parse and its application within the clinical environment of a Native American clinic. Six pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • New Nurses Survival Guide

    A 3 page research paper that discusses how new nurses can survive the transition to practice. The fact that there is a knowledge and skill gap between a new graduate registered nurse's education and "actual practice requirements of new registered nurses" (RNs) has long been acknowledged among nursing professionals (Burns and Poster, 2008, p. 67). This gap in knowledge suggests that the novice nurse needs a survival guide in order to survive the critical transition from student to licensed RN. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Various Types of Nursing Roles

    In five pages this research paper examines North Carolina's nursing practice in a consideration of the roles of advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Evaluating Nursing Programs

    This essay discusses different issues related to nursing education program evaluation. These include: influences, regulatory and accreditation agencies, influences on program curriculum, and influences on program evaluation. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Negative Effect of Anesthesia Assistants on Nursing

    A 9 page paper arguing that the use of Anesthesia Assistants is detrimental to the profession of nursing. Nurse Anesthesia Assistants are registered nurses (RNs) trained to certificate level, technologists that have greater understanding of the process of anesthesia than RNs without the certificate training but without the specialized knowledge that anesthesiologists or certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) hold. Though it can be valuable to have an assistant present who has more knowledge in anesthesia than most other nurses present in the operating room, the very existence of the classification is detrimental to the profession of nursing. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Screening and Treatment of Postpartum Depression Policy Proposal

    In five pages a proposal for screening and treating new mothers for postpartum depression is presented. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Definition and Discussion of Postpartum Depression

    In eight pages this research paper defines postpartum depression, describes its various types, symptoms, treatments, and theories on the subject. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Vets with PTSD

    A 5 page research paper that examines ), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in relation to its impact on veterans and in relation to nursing care. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • AN ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGNS ON NURSING STUDIES

    Analyzes research designs for qualitative and quantitative research pertaining to compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses. There are 2 sources in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Two Case Studies

    In a paper that includes notes and a powerpoint presentation on two case studies of eight pages total, the author reflects on two case studies in nursing. The author identifies important components of each of the case studies and relates them to existing evidence-based practice. There are four sources listed. The student should request example powerpoint MHfluidele.ppt.

  • 2D Ultrasound Technology versus 3D Ultrasound Technology

    In four pages the superiority of 3D imaging technology for liver and abdominal organs are examines. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Alternative Medicine Therapies of Energy Medicine, Rebirthing, and Pranayama

    In three pages this research paper discusses alternative medicine therapies in a consideration of 3 specific types. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Residencies for Registered Nurses

    It is well known that there is a significant shortage of registered nurses that will continue to grow. There is a difference of opinion about how prepared new graduates are when they begin work in a clinical setting. Nurse leaders do not think they are all prepared. The IOM published a report with several recommendations to remedy these situations. This essay discusses one of those recommendations-residencies for nurses. Examples of successful programs are included. Other sections include a problem statement, data regarding nurses, attrition, background on the problem, and a recommendation to resolve some of the issues. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Are All Nursing Degrees Created Equal?

    There are a number of nursing degrees available nowadays. This paper compares the two-year Associate's Degree with the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a four-year program, as it relates to the quest to obtain a Registered Nurse license. Pros and cons of both programs are examined.This paper has three pages and six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • 7 Nursing Theory Issues

    In twenty eight pages such issues as Nursing Theory and Practice; Nursing Theory and Research; Analysis and Critique of Family Nursing Theory; Analysis and Critique of Nursing Theory; What is Nursing Theory?; Nursing's Body of Knowledge; and Nursing's Ways of Knowing are discussed. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Personal Philosophy of Nursing

    A 3 page essay that offers a template for a student nurse to use in writing about his/her personal nursing philosophy. A nurse’s beliefs “regarding humanity, values, the nature of nursing, the focus of nursing, the goals of practice and the focus of nursing research and education” collectively formulate a personal philosophy of nursing that informs and shapes that particular nurse’s practice behaviors (Courier, 2008). As a medical profession, nursing knowledge draws upon the related scientific fields (CSUB, 2006). However, nursing also goes beyond the medical model of healthcare delivery to stress humanistic, caring qualities that address the emotional, psychological side of human experience, as well as physiological needs. The purpose of the following essay is to provide a guide to a nursing student that can aid that student in describing his or her own personal philosophy of nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Nursing: Article Reviews

    This 10 page paper reviews three articles related to nursing and nurse leadership. The first article reviews an article about interventions to reduce problems for patients discharged from the hospital; the second article investigates the new quality assurance procedures in the United Kingdom; and the third article investigates why nurses become nurse leaders. The essay ends with the writer's reflections on the nurse leadership article. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Field of Forensic Nursing

    This paper addresses the new and growing field of forensic nursing. The author contends that forensic nursing is a necessity in today's society due to growing cases of abuse and neglect in hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities. This seven page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Issues in Nursing

    This research paper discusses three nursing topics, which are: the interrelationship between core competencies; preparing nurses to meet challenges through nursing education; and description of the contents of a BSN core curriculum. Four pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing

    This research paper discusses ten different topics that pertain to advanced practice nursing. The topics discussed include Watson's theory of caring, environmental issues that affect health and the role of intuition in Benner's model of nursing skill acquisition. Ten pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • Delegation of Nursing Duties in a Sub-Acute Facility

    This research paper/essay addresses the topic of nursing delegation within the context of a sub-acute unit located within a nursing home. The writer also refers to a hypothetical interview with a nursing leader at this facility. Eight pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • A Health and Nutrition Education Plan

    In a paper of four pages, the writer focuses on the creation of an education plan for a family with obesity. The writer goes on to develop goals and objectives for this family and relates specific ways for change. There are three sources used in this paper.

  • Importance of Nutrition and Weight Status

    This essay pertains to a Healthy People 2020 topic, nutrition and weight status and specifically discusses the problem of childhood overweight/obesity. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Aging Nursing Population/Healthcare

    A 7 page research paper that examines this issue. A predominant demographic trend in the U.S. is toward a progressively older population, as Americans live longer lives. Connie Barden, president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), points out that nurses are getting older along with the rest of the country (An interview, 2003). The aging nursing population has a tremendous impact on the current nursing shortage, as more and more nurses near retirement age. Furthermore, it is logical to presume that older nurses may find the stress caused by understaffing to be more problematic. This examination of this topic addresses literature and what it reveals about the extent of the problem, as well as proposed solutions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Right to Die Argumentative Essay

    In five pages this research paper supports the physician assisted suicide right to die issue in an example of an argumentative essay. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing Education and Technology

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at nursing education and the use of technology. The uses of various technologies are explored. Paper uses three sources.

  • Kidney Failure and Treatment

    This research paper begins by describing heart failure, its symptoms and why it characterized as a chronic disease. The writer concludes the paper by discussing the significance of including psychological and emotional factors in treatment. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • The Kidneys and Renal Failure

    This 4 page paper discusses the kidneys and renal failure; nursing assessment of such patients, including lab results and patient interaction; types of dialysis and finally, transplant. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Article Critique/Learning Style Preferences

    A 7 page research paper that summarizes and analyzes Rassool and Rawaf's 2007 study "Learning style preferences of undergraduate nursing students." This critique argues that while the authors reveal information that has the potential to aid nurse educators in accomplishing their instructional goals, the limitations that the authors discuss in terms of the reliability and validity of their study instrument, as well as, the self-selection element in their study sample, correspondingly limits the extent to which their findings can be accurately generalized to a broader population. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Medical BenefitsMarijuana Legalization

    This paper argues in favor of legalization of medical marijuana at the federal level. Four pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Pain Management Literature Review

    An 8 page literature review of self-management and therapeutic touch approaches to the management of chronic pain. The purpose of the paper is to provide a literature review; theoretical framework (Neuman Systems Model); problem statement; and research question. The question is, "Is TT an effective drug-free approach to the management of chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents?" Bibliography lists 11 sources, most from 2007 and 2008.

  • ACL Reconstruction Surgery, Literature Review

    This research paper pertains to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive knee surgery. Literature on this topic is reviewed. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • School Nurses/Field Trips

    This paper discusses the school nurse's role and responsibilities regarding field trips. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    A 4 page research paper that examines the differences between maniac and depressive symptoms within the context of bipolar disorder. The writer profiles a case study of a boy with pediatric bipolar and discusses his symptoms also. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Massage Therapy as Alternative Pain Management

    A 3 pages research paper on massage as a pain management strategy. Massage therapy is defined as "soft-tissue manipulation by trained therapists for therapeutic purposes" (Tan, et al, 2007, p. 195). Massage is offered in many styles and forms, such as "Swedish, reflexology, Shiatsu, Rolfing, and craniosacral" (Tan, et al, 2007, p. 195). Frequently, it is used as an adjunctive therapy that helps to prepared the patient for other interventions (Tan, et al, 2007). This discussion of massage therapy will examine its use as a strategy that can be used for pain management. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Conflict Mediation In Health Care

    A 3 page paper that begins with comments about some of the causes of conflict and the types of conflict that erupt. The process of mediation is explained, including the mediator's role and how it works. Two different examples of conflicts that were resolved through mediation are reported. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Skin Cancer Literature Review

    In twenty pages this skin cancer literature review includes such topics as a nurse's role in processing information and rural areas' struggles with this medical problem. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Article Review on Skin Care

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects on an article entitled: Providing Patients with Information on Caring for Skin. The author identifies the major points in this article, including approaches taken to providing patients with adequate information on self-care for skin problems.

  • Pending Health Care Legislation

    This research paper describes and discusses the bill passed by the House of Representatives, H.R. 3200, which, in conjunction with the Senate version of the bill, holds the promise of effective health care reform. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Child Development Issues

    This paper pertains the subjects of Maturational Lag, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and , Children with Hearing Loss. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Holistic Nursing and Migraine Headaches

    In five pages this research paper examines migraine headache suffering in a consideration of holistic nursing alternatives. Six sources are cited int he bibliography.

  • Prenatal Education in a Military Program

    This research paper addresses a scenario that describes a prenatal education class that pregnant military personnel and wives are required to attend prior to being seen by a small military hospital in California. The writer discusses the barriers to education described by the scenario and also offers logical assumptions as to why the class was successful despite these factors. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Mobile Health Applications, An Overview

    This paper pertains to mobile health applications and the way that these software programs are used in nursing and health care provision. Five pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Overview of Molecular Pathophysiology and Cardiac Problems

    In twenty five pages this paper examines heart problems and discusses molecular pathophysiology in terms of myocardial repair, gene expression, and myocyte failure. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Client Case Study Patient Assessment

    In seven pages this hypothetical case study examines how a nurse can provide counsel to a young woman who has just received a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Music As Sedation for Children

    A 3 page research paper that summarizes the effect of music in a study conducted by Loewy, et al (2006), which utilized a sample group of 60 pediatric patients who ranged in age from 1 month through 5 years in order to compare the effects of chloral hydrate to music therapy in regards to sedating children while they underwent EEG testing. This study showed music therapy to be a safer and more efficient means of sedation for young children undergoing diagnostic testing. No additional sources cited.

  • Music Therapy and Stroke Victims

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the literature pertaining to music therapy and how it can help stroke victims. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Clinical Environmental Considerations of Music Therapy

    In twelve pages this paper examines the clinical applications of music therapy in anxiety and pain reduction with its benefits as well as its complexities duly noted. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Influence of Environmental Factors on Falls

    This paper is an annotated bibliography written in support of a nursing paper examining environmental factors which may influence or prevent falls taking place. The literature gathered focuses on falls in elderly people living in a community, but includes other relevant articles which would be useful in a study of the environmental impact on falls and how they may be prevented. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this eight page paper.

  • Risks in the Home that Impact on Fall Rates

    The writer looks at literature which has been used to identify different risks in the home environment that may impact on the fall incidence rate for elderly people. Different physical factors are assessed for inclusion in a home evaluation tool to reduce fall rates. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Comparing Childbirth Open And Closed Glottis Pushing

    In seven pages this paper discusses the effective and safe way to expel a baby during childbirth by examining open and closed glottis pushing. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • DEVELOPMENT A COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR A NURSING ADMINISTRATOR

    Focuses on the attributes of a successful compensation package to attract and retain a qualified nursing administrator. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Article Critique/Perceptions of Palliative Care

    A 6 page article critique that summarizes and analyzes a study by Johnston and Smith (2006) on palliative care. After defining precisely what is meant by "palliative care," the researchers indicate that the purpose of their study is "to explore the perceptions of patients and nurses of palliative care" in order to more precisely define the "concept of the expert palliative nurse" (Johnston and Smith, 2006, p. 701). The various section of the research study are reviewed and the writer discusses the significance of the research findings. No additional sources cited.

  • Article Critique/Quality of Life/Palliative Care

    A 6 page article critique of a study conducted by Peters and Sellick (2006) that concerns a comparison between two settings for palliative care: inpatient hospice care and home-based care. The results show home-based care as preferable and the writer discusses the study and its implications. No additional sources cited.

  • Values and Aspects of Palliative Care

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects upon the values of community, respect and integrity as they influence the decisions in palliative care. This author recognized the importance of evaluating the psychological, social, and cultural aspects of nursing care as a component of this process. There are two sources cited.

  • Overview of Pancreatic Cancer

    This paper consists of five pages and examines the devastating disease pancreatic cancer, of which much is still unknown. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Teams and Patient Satisfaction

    In ten pages this research paper presents a literature review on team nursing as a way of increasing patient satisfaction. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Impacts of the Level of Nursing Education on Patient Reported Outcomes

    In a paper of fifteen pages, the writer considers whether nursing educational level has an impact on reported measures of patient satisfaction. There are ten sources that are used in order to support the argument presented.

  • Hand-Washing - Importance, Practice and Barriers to Best Practice

    Hand washing is a basic clinical skill. The writer assesses the evidence based aspects of hand washing, including the importance and the compliance level with best practice. The writer then considers some of the barriers that hinder beast practice taking place and how they compliance levels may be improved. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • An Example of Personal Nursing Philosophy

    This essay presents an example paper that can be used as a guide to describing a personal nursing philosophy. The student's reasons for choosing nursing are discussed, along with how the student sees the fundamental essence of nursing, personal beliefs and values and a personal future. Seven pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Class vs. Online Education: Nursing Education

    This research paper pertains to the debate over online nursing education versus the traditional, classroom education. The pros and cons of online education are described. Ten pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • PICO Question, Childhood Obesity

    This research paper presents a PICO question that pertains to the problem of childhood overweight/obesity. Six pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Dialysis and Quality of Life/A PICO Question

    This research paper describes the process of formulating a PICO question that pertains to hemodialysis patients and their quality of life. Six pages in length, which includes a one page abstract, seven sources are cited.

  • Heart Murmurs and Pneumonia

    In five pages this paper examines what if any correlation exists between heart murmurs and pneumonia. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Life Quality for Premature Babies

    In six pages this paper examines premature babies from a biblical perspective. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pressure Ulcers/Changing Care

    A 3 page research paper that discusses a proposed change in the nursing process of care pertaining to preventing pressure ulcers. The writer discusses change theory, pressure ulcer prevention and how a beneficial change in care might be implemented. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Homeless Veterans with PTSD

    A 15 page research paper that discusses this topic. This examination of literature specifically examines the target population homeless veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), what this entails, and the role of the nurse educator in addressing the needs of this population. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Community Nursing and the Concepts of Community and Aggregates

    Community nursing is difficult without a clear concept of both community and aggregates. Both terms are defined in this three page paper, and suggestions are made about choosing aggregates for study. There are four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Methods for Conflict Resolution

    In a paper of five sources, the author reflected upon the use of conflict resolution methods in a specific type of organization: a nursing organization. The author considered the importance of having a definition, policy and procedures for conflict resolution. There are five sources.

  • Independence Loss and Senior Citizens

    In ten pages the loss of independence issue for senior citizens is investigated. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tools to aid with Quality Implementations in a Home Care Agency to Help Reduce Fall Incident Rates

    The writer looks at some of the tools that may be used to improve quality of care by reducing fall incidence rates. The paper examines three risk assessment tool which look a the risk an individual faces, including personal risk and environmental risk. The writer then looks at IT tools, such as the balanced scorecard. The last part of the paper considers the role and importance of benchmarking. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Quality Improvement Tools Healthcare

    Quality improvement is of increasing importance to many organization. This paper looks at some of the tools which may help once the type of improvement needed has been identified. The first stage is to assess the way relevant information that will guide the immurement will take place; this paper looks at three such tools; 6 Sigma, Patient Survey and the use of existing data. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Literature Review of Incidences of Septic Shock and Sepsis in ICU Patients

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses what leads to septic shop or sepsis in this literature regarding Intensive Care Unit patient susceptibility. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Vital Signs/Multi-Ethnic Groups in US

    A 3 page research paper that discusses a student's question. According to an online medical dictionary (www.medical- dictionary.thefreedictionary.com), the term "vital signs" is defined as "Basic indicators of body function, usually meaning heartbeats per minute, breaths per minute, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight." In answer to the student's research question: "Do vital signs and general measurements vary between ethnic groups in the US?", the answer depends on which vital sign or measurement that is being discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Group Development

    This essay discusses two separate topics. The first is team development according to Tuckman's theory of stages of development and the second is delegating, specifically, skills nurse managers need to delegate. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Watson's Theory of Human Caring/Caring Science/Analysis

    This paper focuses on Jean Watson's theory of human caring/caring science and its significance for nursing practice. Ten pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Elderly Care in a Nursing Home v. At Home

    In seven pages caring for the elderly is considered through two options with home health care oftentimes presenting more advantages than do nursing homes because of long term care issues and various factors that are discussed. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Heath Care and Nursing's Pender Promotion Model

    In eight pages this paper considers this promotional model from an educational perspective. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eradicating Smallpox, Implications for Polio

    This research paper discusses the WHO campaign to eradicate polio and compares this to the successful campaign to eradicate smallpox. Ten pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Secondhand Smoke and Public Policy

    This research paper relates the findings of empirical literature in order to support the argument that smoking should be banned in all public areas and work places in order to provide non-smokers protection from secondhand smoke. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • A Community Health Issue in Kentucky/Smoking Cessation

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the problem of smoking cessation with a community health perspective based on Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory. According to 2003 statistics, Kentucky ranks as having the highest percentage of smokers in its population so this is a particularly crucial public health issue in this state. Principles of smoking cessation intervention are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Spina Bifida Overview

    This paper presents a comprehensive overview of spina bifida that discusses various aspects of the disease before losing with a brief case study. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Role of the Registered Nurse in Educating Teens about STDs/HPV

    This 6 page paper describes the way in which RNs can educate teens about sexually transmitted diseases, in particular the human papillomavirus, and why a nurse, rather than another medical professional, is the best person to do so. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • STDs and Plans of Health Promotion

    In five pages this paper considers sexually transmitted diseases in terms of health promotion planning and the roles of health care practitioners especially nurses. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Factors in Nursing Philosophy Development

    A research paper that is five pages in length and describes the meta-paradigms that are utilized to define modern nursing.

  • Total Joint Patients, Decreasing Infections

    This research paper pertains to decreasing surgical site infections in total joint arthroplasty patients. The writer draws on research in outlining the parameters of a project that pertains to this issue. Fifteen pages in length, thirteen sources are cited.

  • Iatrogenic Infection

    This 14 page paper looks at the issue of iatrogenic infection and how a hospital may undertake an innovation to reduce the occurrence of iatrogenic infection in an intensive care unit. The paper examines the risk presented by iatrogenesis and the way the infection can spread before suggesting an approach to reduce the rate of infection. The paper includes sections on the risk, the need for change, the business plan, the timetable including Gantt chart and implementation. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Teenage Pregnant Risk Factors

    This research paper pertains to the risk factors that are associated with the pregnancy rate for teenage girls. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Teenage Client/Case Study

    This paper pertains to an adolescent woman inquiring about birth control methods other than condoms. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Mentally-Ill Homeless/Mexican-American Women

    An 8 page research paper that examines literature focusing on a segment of the homeless population whose needs have been under-addressed by research, the homeless, mentally ill Mexican American woman. As research on this demographic group is limited, it is necessary to investigate what is known about the various facets of this description. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Smoking Overview

    This research paper offers an overview of the history of tobacco use, its deleterious effects on health, lobbyists' opposition to smoking restriction, and alternative forms of tobacco. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Transformational Leadership/Nurse Retention

    A 15 page research paper that offers a literature review that focuses on defining the concept of transformational leadership and, in so doing, also focuses on discerning what empirical studies reveal about hospital management's effectiveness at educating staff on the benefits of the transformational leadership paradigm. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Diabetes in Adolescence

    A 4 page research paper that focuses on adolescent diabetics and discusses this cohort of patients from the perspective of primary, secondary and tertiary preventive care. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Advanced Practice Nursing, the Self Care Deficit Model of Dorothea Orem, and Urinary Incontinence

    An application of the self care deficit model of Dorothea Orem to urinary incontinence problems is the focus of this paper consisting of seven pages with references made to the article 'Relationship of a pelvic floor rehabilitation program for urinary incontinence to Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing: Part 1' by Francie Bernier. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Article Analysis/Urinary Incontinence Study

    A 3 page article critique that summarizes and analyzes a study on urinary incontinence among nursing home residents in the Southeastern US. No additional sources cited.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    In eight pages the issue of incontinence in senior citizens is considered in a research study proposal that includes an introduction, purpose, review of current literature, structural theoretical framework, with conclusions offered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nurses' Use of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

    This research paper describes the importance of both verbal and nonverbal communication to establishing a therapeutic nursing relationship. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Literature Review, Vitamin D

    This research paper constitutes the literature review portion of a project addressing the global vitamin D deficiency epidemic. Articles discussed include those that discuss factors associated with vitamin D, challenges to treatment and also best practices for treatment. Six pages in length, eleven sources are cited.

  • Abuse of Senior Citizens

    In eight pages elder abuse is examined in terms of relevant issues and the ways by which these senior citizens can be protected. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Genetics and High Blood Pressure

    In five pages this argumentative essay contends that genetics rather than environment are responsible for hypertension. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dying and Death Essays

    Short essays totalling ten pages consider dying and death or 'near death' in writings by Waechter and Moody and bereavement according to Volkhart and Michael. There are no other sources listed.

  • Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

    In eight pages this paper discusses health care service delivery issues within the context of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Article Reviews on Breast Cancer

    In five pages breast cancer treatment is examined through its representation in three journal articles on the topic. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Overview of High Blood Pressure

    In five pages this paper discusses hypertension and its effects on renal and cardiovascular functions in an overview of diagnosis and treatment. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Second World War and Changes to the Nursing Profession

    In twelve pages this paper discusses how the nursing field matured as a result of the Second World War.

  • Energy and Four Conservation Principles of Myra Levine

    In three pages this paper discusses how to apply Levine's model to energy conservation. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Objectives Regarding Professional Development as a Nurse Educator

    In three pages this paper discusses what course of professional development a nurse should take to become a teacher following her Master's of Science in Nursing is completed. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing and Image

    In four pages this research paper argues that nursing's image needs to be changed and focuses on accomplishing this through the inclusion of both genders, image reconciliation, recruitment, and retention. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Facts About Nutrition and Diabetes

    In three pages this research paper examines how nutrition may be a key in controlling diabetes with facts on 3 nutrition website topics pertaining considered with verification obtained from a scholarly journal. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Patients and Diabetes

    In twelve pages diabetes Type 1 and Type 2 are considered in terms of causes, symptoms, disease management, and treatment options that are then applied to a patient that also has diabetic retinopathy as an added complication. Twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Care of Senior Citizens and Issues of Dependency and Incontinence

    In five pages this research paper examines issues of dependency and incontinence as they relate to the care of senior citizens. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Palliative Care and the Theory of Dorothea Orem

    In five pages this research paper examines palliative care in a consideration of the self care deficit theory of Dorothea Orem. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 3 Elements of Psychiatric Nursing

    A 4 page research paper that discusses this topic. Psychiatric nursing covers a wide variety of clinical settings and situations. However, three elements that are prominent in this field of nursing practice are the psychiatric nurse's role as advocate, teacher, and caregiver. The following examination of these three elements looks at why each role is an essential component of psychiatric nursing and the ramifications of these roles. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Problem Statement/Chinese Cholesterol Study

    A 3 page research paper that offers the problem statement for a proposed research study on educating the Chinese public on the risks of high cholesterol. The rationale for the study is discussed and substantiating research is cited. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Child & Adolescent Obesity/U.S.

    A 6 page research paper/ argumentative essay that examines the topic of childhood and adolescent obesity in the U.S. The writer examines the parameters of the problem, defines it, discusses epidemiological factors and argues that more research should be conducted in order to discern what interventions work and which do not work in preventing and alleviating this serious public health problem. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Effects of Stress

    A 5 page research paper that examines stress. Stress experience exists for “all human beings in all ages in varying degrees” (Lunney, 2006). It can be positive or negative producing both positive and negative effects. What is thought of as “stress” in the public mindset is actually stress overload, that is, which is what occurs when negative stressors become excessive. As established by Selye in the 1950s, this can produce “fight-or-flight response,” which if prolonged can lead to psychological and/or physical illness (Lunney, 2006). As this suggests, this topic is of particular interest to nursing because excessive stress has become so pervasive in contemporary society. Examination of literature pertaining to excessive stress reveals the physiological mechanisms that are triggered by stress, their effects both physically and psychologically, as well as suggests nursing interventions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Elder Neglect in Nursing Homes

    A 10 page research paper that offers an overview of the topic of neglect and abuse of elderly patients in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, such as assisted living homes. This also includes issues relating to nursing care of the elderly, as influenced by the nursing theory of Dorothea Orem. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Evaluation of a Prevention Program

    A 4 page research paper that examines literature on program evaluation and proposes specific evaluation techniques for a student research proposal for creating a prevention program to prevent methamphetamine use among teens. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Taking a Toddler’s Blood Pressure

    A 6 page research paper that examines the topic of teaching parents (or caregivers) to monitor a toddler’s blood pressure. Childhood obesity is one of the most crucial public health issues facing the country today and recent studies have shown that not only is pediatric obesity on the rise, but its associated comorbities are increasing as well, such as “hypertension, dyslipidemia, and early-onset type 2 diabetes,” which is generally referred to as “metabolic syndrome” (Hypertension, 2005, p. 908). Furthermore, high blood pressure can be a symptom of “kidney, heart, blood vessel or endocrine disease” (SoRelle, 2006). Considering this situation, it may become advisable for a nurse to teach parents how to monitor their toddler’s blood pressure. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Nursing Leadership, Advocacy & Responsibilities

    A 7 page research paper that discusses nursing leadership. Superlative nursing leadership translates into staff nurses feeling empowered to do deliver a high level of patient care. When nurses are trained in leadership concepts they feel better prepared to be advocates for their patients and challenge the authoritarian status quo. This examination of literature considers the importance of nursing leadership and the ramifications of leadership and its challenges that student nurses face after graduation in today’s healthcare environment. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Economics and Nursing

    This 4 page paper looks at issues of economics and nursing. The first part of the paper defines the terms economics, supply and demand, macroeconomics, microeconomics, elasticity and inelasticity. The second part of the paper summarizes three articles concerning supply and demand of nurses. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Schizophrenia and Weight Gain

    An 8 page research paper that includes a sample abstract, in which the writer aids a student in writing a research utilization proposal that addresses the problem of weight gain among schizophrenic patient who gain weight to a side effect of psychoactive medication. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Drug Therapy-Statins

    A 3 page brief look at statins, which are a category of drug therapy that is frequently used to lower levels of blood cholesterol (Statins, 2004). Because statin drugs are so effective as a drug therapy, they are extremely beneficial in promoting positive patient outcomes since the action of the statin drug helps to clear the bloodstream so that fatty deposits (plaque) will not build up on arterial walls, causing myocardial infarction or stroke. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Patient Satisfaction As An Indication of Clinical Quality

    A 5 page research paper that examines this topic. In general, patient satisfaction with healthcare has been used as an overall indication of the quality of care (Harris-Haywood, et al, 2007). As this suggests, the patient-provider relationship is understood to have encompass a wide range of effects on the practice of medicine and the healthcare system as a whole. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Artificial Nutrition/hydration & Terminal Pediatric Patient

    A 10 page research paper that discusses the ethical issues involved in withholding or withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration from a terminally ill child. The writer describes the various types of artificial nutrition and hydration and their benefits and risks, as well as the ethical principles of beneficence, non-malfeasance, etc. within the context of this pediatric nursing dilemma. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Leadership and Management in Nursing

    A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses leadership and management in nursing. The ongoing nursing shortage has generated numerous changes in the nursing manager role, as the exemplary functioning of nursing leadership has become increasing crucial to the priority of continuing to delivery quality patient care (Heller, et al, 2004). Consequently, there has been a huge interest in nursing research on the topic of leadership in recent years. However, Redfern points out that while nursing managers are required to be effective leaders, managerial skills are also important as "leadership without management is an abdication of responsibility that can lead to disaster" (Redfern, 2008, p. 10). As this statement emphasizes, both leadership and management are essential to achieving the goals of nursing and both factors must intertwine synergistically to achieve nursing goals. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Article Review on Community Acquired Pneumonia

    In a paper of three pages, the author relates the findings in a research article on CAP, community acquired pneumonia. The author shapes a view of the issue for nursing care. There are five sources integrated into this paper.

  • Paranoid Schizophrenia

    A 9 page research paper that discusses this topic. Nursing care management of patients with paranoid schizophrenia entails numerous challenges. The following overview of the nursing parameters for addressing the challenges involves in formulating care for schizophrenic patients, first of all, discuss the nursing process and then focuses on the importance of communication to establishing a therapeutic nurse-client relationship. The next section describes client behavior in relation to schizophrenia, i.e., its signs and symptoms, before concluding with a brief discussion of the roles of the nurse in regards to patients with schizophrenia in terms of the nurse as the provider of care, manager of care and as a member of the profession of nursing. This paper also includes a restatement of this abstract. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • IOM Ecological Model/Bioterrorism

    A 4 page research paper that discusses the threat of bioterrorism from the viewpoint of the IOM ecological model and how this applies to nursing. One page of this paper is an outline. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act of 2009

    A 3 page summation and discussion of the Registered Nurse Safe Staffing (RNSS) Act, which would require that hospitals develop "valid, reliable unit-by-unit staffing plans," which would be developed in coordination with input from the registered nurses (RNs) based in each unit and, therefore, designed to accommodate each "unit's unique characteristics and needs" (ANA, 2009). The writer supports the bill and calls for other nurses to do so as well. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Mandatory HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

    A 6 page research paper that offers an examination of the issues involved in mandatory HIV testing as a standard part of prenatal care is designed to aid the student researching this topic with preparing for a class debate. The student will be debating the negative position, that is, opposing mandatory HIV testing. Therefore, this speech presents this position. Then, the affirmative positive is briefly summarized, which is followed with how the negative position can offer rebuttal to these points. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Exercises for Parkinson's Disease Patient

    A 3 page research paper that describes an exercise regimen suitable to a Parkinson's disease patient. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Strategies to Retain Employees

    This three page paper discusses employee retention with an emphasis on nurses. The writer comments on an article about the subject and makes suggestions to reduce nurse turnover.

  • Nurse's Knowledge of Breast Cancer Screening

    In a twelve page paper, the author relates the findings in a research article that links better assessment methods by nurses to improvements in care for breast cancer. There are twelve references in this paper.

  • Websites on Nursing Theorists Margaret A. Newman, Betty Neuman, and Virginia Henderson

    This paper examines nursing theory websites that feature the need theory of Virginia Henderson, systems model of Betty Neuman, and the health as expanding consciousness theory of Margaret A. Newman in 3 pages. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Inferential Statistics and Nursing Research

    This research paper describes the role in inferential statistics in nursing research. Three pages in length, four sources are cited

  • Article Critique/Kameg, et al (2010)

    This paper offers a detailed critique of the study conducted and reported by Kameg, et al (2010), which pertain to the use of high fidelity human simulation (HFHS) as a teaching strategy. Five pages in length, 2 sources are cited.

  • Two Article Summaries

    The paper summarizes the contents of two articles; the first is entitled "Caregiver perspectives on safety in home dementia care" and the second "Sleep in dementia caregivers and the effect of a night time monitoring system". Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Nursing Leadership, A Reflective Essay

    This reflective essay pertains to nursing leadership, focusing on the student's leadership style, which is democratic. The writer offers tutorial guidance regarding how the student might incorporate discussion of the student's personal style of leadership into the essay. Five pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Cardiac Death, Screening Athletes

    This research paper focuses on the issue of EKG exams as part of the health screening conducted for student athletes prior to their participation in sports programs. The rationale for this recommendation is that this procedure aids in identifying those athletes who may have previously undiagnosed heart problems that could lead to sudden cardiac death. Four pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • Medical Records and Voice Recognition Dictation

    This paper pertains to the implementation of a voice recognition dictation (VRD) system within a private clinical practice. The practice, its clientele, training and evaluation procedures are described. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Nursing Manager, An Interview

    This hypothetical interview provides students with an example of how an interview with a nursing manager might be described. The main topic is the role of nursing and the nursing manager in health care delivery. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Education in Health Care

    This essay comments on four aspects of education in health care beginning with using the COPA model for basic nursing education and adopting that model for staff education, patient education, and community education. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Proposal: Universal Healthcare, A Right or a Privilege

    This proposal outlines the issues that will be addressed in a paper on the US debate on universal healthcare. Four pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Issues in Nursing Education

    This essay discusses issues about education and nursing education, including historical phases in education. The writer comments on how nurses acquire knowledge and how they adapt it. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Health Assessment/Steel Magnolias/PPT Speaker Notes

    This paper consists of the speaker notes for a corresponding PowerPoint presentation, khstelmspnot.ppt. The health assessment pertains to M'Lynn Eatenton in the film "Steel Magnolias," and focuses on her grief over the death of her daughter and the support of her friends. Six pages in length, the associated ppt has 11 slides and five sources are cited.

  • Do e-cigarettes Work

    The question is whether or not e-cigarettes work in terms of quitting smoking. This paper continues some earlier papers that were about beginning a smoking cessation program in a mental health hospital. The tool is the e-cig. This essay provides learning objectives from nursing essentials, timeline for student's work, and leadership and other activities the student will do for the program. There are two sources used in this three page paper.

  • Mandatory Overtime, An Issue that Endangers Patients

    This essay gives an overview of why mandatory overtime for nursing staff is a significant issue that as the potential to harm patients, as well as nurses. Four pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Cancer Survival, Role of Attitude, Optimism

    This research paper offers an overview description of "Aunt Phyllis," a breast cancer survivor who is experiencing emotional difficulties. A literature review describes the coping strategies that have been proven by research studies to provide improved quality of life for cancer survivors. Six pages in length, six sources are listed.

  • Overview of Childhood Obesity

    This research paper presents an extensive discussion of childhood obesity that addresses prevalence, the negative effects of overweight/obesity and interventions. Six pages in length, nine sources are cited.

  • Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children/Biomarker Evidence

    This paper offers bulleted items of information pertaining to tobacco smoke exposure in children as indicated by biomarkers. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Nursing Program Accreditation

    In a paper of four pages, the author relates the basic elements of nursing accreditation programs, including the ACEN and CCNE programs. The author goes on to consider the similarities and differences of these systems and the importance for determining quality in nursing education. The bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • NURSING STUDY ARTICLES CRITIQUE – NOTES FOR POWERPOINT

    This is part of a 10-page presentation comparing two articles, a qualitative and a quantitative study, about compassion fatigue among nurses.

  • A COMMUNICATIONS PLAN FOR USAISR'S BURN CENTER -- ANALYSIS

    Focuses on a strategic communications plan geared toward the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research's Burn Center in the San Antonio Military Medical Center. Topics include types of communication methods, organizational charts, and how certain topics are communicated. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • Psychotropic Drug Use: PICO Question/Falls

    This paper offers a proposed PICO question, which is relevant to older adult patients and their risk for falls. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • EBP Research/Personal Impact

    This paper offers example answers to questions that pertain to the students proposed research study on falls prevention among elderly patients taking psychotropic medication. Six pages in length, eight sources are cited.

 

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