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Major Projects of Graduates

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Last nameFirst nameTitleYear Completed
Abioye-AkanjiOluseyi GraceAn Exploration of the Barriers to Diabetes Management Among West African Immigrants in the United States2013
AmalfitanoDarleneSchool Based Nutrition and Exercise Program2012
AmalfitanoSusan M.Contributing Factors to Hospital Readmissions2013
BaillargeonEricaAlarm Fatigue: A Risk Assessment2013
BirdBarbaraDevelopment of the Stroke Modules for Kent County Hospital Stroke Unit2012
BourdonyCheryl BethNapping to Reduce Sleepiness, Fatigue and Improve Reasoning for Nursing Shift Workers2010
BradyPatriciaDoes an Online Computer Based Critical Care Orientation Program Support the Learning Needs of a Multigenerational Workforce?2011
BrittoDawnWhat Impact Does a Coordinated School Health Program Have on Health Behaviors in Rhode Island High School Students?2011
Brousseau Holli J. APRNs' Confidence to Prescribe 2014
Brown Leslie L. Nurse Perceptions of Influenza Vaccination 2014
Bryant Susan D.Development of a Community-Based Lactation Support Program 2014
Burnock Sandra N. Educating Nursing Students on Emergency Preparedness: A Pilot Program 2014
Campo Debra Lee A Gender Specific Educational Pilot Program to Improve Women's Awareness About Heart Disease and Their Risk 2010
CapassoSheila A.Prevention and Management of Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting in Ambulatory Surgery: How Well Are We Identifying Patients with Motion Sickness?2013
CornerSusanAttributes of Effective Nurse Care Managers in Patient Centered Medical Home2012
CroftMary JeanThe Impact of Preoperative Warming of Ambulatory Surgery Patients on the Prevention of Postoperative Hypothermia2010
D'AlessioLyndaThe Impact of Neonatal ICU Single Family Rooms on Select Developmental Outcomes2011
DanzerMary EllenQuality Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting with Minimal Constipation2012
DeSousaTamaraEvaluation of the Patient Sitter Assessment Tool2011
DiBlasiSusanCesarean Delivery and Urinary Retention Associated with Spinal Morphine2011
D'OrazioMargaretProgram Development to Educate Nurses Regarding Pressure Ulcer Detection and Documentation2010
DoucetteKarenGangs and Social Policy2012
FalconeCarolCertified Nursing Assistants' Knowledge, Confidence, and Effectiveness in Providing End-Of- Life Care2011
Farrell Kristen M. Educational Innovation Brief: Educating Graduate Nursing Students on Value Based Purchasing 2014
Ferrazzano Dana M. Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Educating Emergency Room Nurses 2014
Francoeur Kristen M. Timelines of Oral Care and Early-Onset Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prevention 2014
GallowaySharonFaith Community Nursing Program Development2010
GarofaloRebeccaThe Perceived Impact of Diabetes Support Groups2011
Garris Ann Mary Nurses' Knowledge Related to Heart Failure Essentials 2014
Goldstein Laura Anne CresapImproving Nurse Satisfaction and Knowledge of Therapeutic Hypothermia using a Staff Education Program and Evidence-Based Protocol2013
Gomes McGillivrayCeliaEvaluation the Effectiveness of Concurrent Review2013
GreenLindaThe Relationship Between the Use of Intravenous Acetaminophen during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Appendectomy Surgery and the Use of Intravenous Opioids After Surgery2013
GutierrezEsperanzaCurriculum Development and Pilot Program for Preconception Planning for Latinas2010
InsanaCathyThe Impact of Timing, Selection, and Dosage of Preoperative Prophylactic Antibiotics on Preventable Surgical Site Infections.2012
Heath Jason C. Surgical Skills for the APRN Student: A Low-Fidelity Simulation Experience 2014
Henry Kristin J. Nurses' Perceptions of Nurse Staffing and the Impact on Patient Falls 2014
Jennings Jennifer L. Nurses Perceptions of Family Presence during Resuscitation in the Emergency Department 2014
Joseph Cristina Examining Chronic Stress in Spouses of Active Duty Military Members 2014
Kumar Selvi K. Intravenous Acetaminophen use in Postoperative Pain Management 2014
KunkelMonica L.Online Learning Modules and Nursing Students' Knowledge of Tuberculosis2013
Long Rathana Hypertension Management among Cambodian-Americans in Rhode Island 2014
Lopes Iracena Santos Alarm Fatigue: A Technology Hazard 2014
MoranLindseyBooking the Appointment: A Strategy to Reduce Readmissions in Heart Failure Patients2013
MosherGailInside the Mind of a Rapid Response Activator2011
Neilson Daniel J. The DNP: A Descriptive Study of Student Experiences and Factors Contributing to Pursuing this Degree 2014
NightingaleMeghanMandatory Influenza Immunization for Healthcare Workers: Do Nurses Agree?2013
O'Brien PlanchonColleenIntra-Femoral Sheath Time: Does it Increase a Patient's Risk for Developing a Hematoma?2013
Opaluch-Bushy Nancy B. A Nurse-Driven, Exercise-Based Intervention for Patients with Cancer-Related Fatigue when Severe Fatigue Interferes with Daily Activity 2014
ParadisHeidiEffects of a Simulation Educational Experience on Critical Care Staffs' Recognition of Stressors Affecting Performance and Use of Teamwork Skills.2012
Reis SavardVictoria LeeA Program Evaluation of a Nurse-Led Interdisciplinary Heart Failure Clinic2010
Richmond Suzanne H. Exploring Nurses' Knowledge about Heart Failure before and after the Implementation of a Heart Failure Education Program 2014
RobinsonKathleen M.A Palliative Care Program Evaluation2013
RocheleauJoseph L. Development of an Ambulation Program at Kent Hospital2013
RoyJessicaPredictive Behavioral Cures of Patient Violence in the Emergency Department2013
SilvaAnaEvaluation of the Culturally Competent Nursing Modules2011
TwiningJuliaA Policy Analysis of the Nursing Shortage in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries2010
UdehNtaobasi PatrickAn Exploration of the Barriers in the Prevention and Control of High Blood Pressure among West African Immigrants in Rhode Island2013
Uustal Kim M. Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Mobility Protocol in Critical Care2013
WalshJoanDevelopment and Implementation of a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam Review Program2011

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