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A prospective quality improvement project using a mammography risk assessment tool to increase screening mammogram use with low-income Hispanic women
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality among U.S. women. Hispanic women experience a lower 5-year survival rate of 79% compared to 91% among non-Hispanic White women. The purpose of this DNP project ...
A quality improvement initiative to improve diabetes self-care education for Hispanic older adults using culturally-sensitive, age specific-approach
Introduction: The underuse of culturally-sensitive, age-specific diabetes education for older-aged Hispanic people likely contributes to deficits in diabetes knowledge, self-management and glycemic control. This quality ...
Reducing nurse practitioner turnover in home-based primary care:a Department of Veterans Affairs quality improvement project
Objective: To identify factors in the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) program that may contribute to nurse practitioner (NP) retention and decrease provider gaps and access to primary care ...
Occupational health nurses’ self-efficacy in implementing smoking cessation interventions for workers: a manufacturing company quality improvement project
The purpose of this study was to improve the delivery and quality of care to smokers at work who are poorly motivated to quit and to explore the concepts of self-efficacy for enhancing this care process within a manufacturing ...
Nurse practitioner-led telehealth to improve outpatient pediatric tracheostomy management in South Texas
Pediatric tracheostomy patients are a medically complex population with increased incidence of emergency room (ER) use, hospital readmissions, tracheostomy-associated complications, and caregiver anxiety, especially the ...
A vivar! A plant-based diabetes prevention pilot program for older Hispanics in South Texas
Purpose: A community-oriented culturally sensitive plant-based nutritional pilot program for older South Texas Hispanics was designed to determine if participation in a three-month plant-based diabetes prevention program ...