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Evaluating the Outcomes of a Concept-Based Curriculum in an Associate Degree Nursing Program
A complete overhaul of nursing education has been commanded due to concerns regarding the proficiency of novice nurses and the clinical care they provide in today’s increasingly complex health care environment. Novice ...
Retention of new graduates to their first professional role: perceptions of those that have stayed
(University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2016)
There is an inability to retain new graduate nurses in their initial positions. Patricia Benner (1984) developed the From Novice to Expert Theory of nurse development outlining the nurses’ transition through the developmental ...
Impact of the Implementation of Accountable Care Organizational Structure on Pediatric Emergency Department Visits
In 2010, the United States was spending more per capita on healthcare than other similar countries but did not have better outcomes and spending was increasing at an unsustainable rate. That same year, the Patient ...
Discomfort in Addressing Spiritual Needs: A Hospital-Wide Exploration into the Hole in Holistic Care
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
Throughout its history, the nursing profession has claimed to provide holistic patient care, which is defined as bio-psycho-socio-spiritual care. However, many nurses do not feel comfortable with the “spiritual” element ...
Muscle-Tendon Crosstalk: Evidence by Protective Effects Against Oxidative Stress
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 5/1/2016)
Findings of non-endocrine organs being able to perform endocrine functions have sparked the possibilities of other unknown functions of many organs. Skeletal muscle and bone are such that have been known to only have a ...