Major Projects of Graduates

Please note that many (if not all) projects can be read in their entirety on Outside LinkDigital Commons @ RIC.

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
CampoDebra LeeA Gender Specific Educational Pilot Program to Improve Women's Awareness About Heart Disease and Their Risk2010
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
GallowaySharonFaith Community Nursing Program Development2010
GarofaloRebeccaThe Perceived Impact of Diabetes Support Groups2011
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
KunkelMonica L.Online Learning Modules and Nursing Students' Knowledge of Tuberculosis2013
MoranLindseyBooking the Appointment: A Strategy to Reduce Readmissions in Heart Failure Patients2013
MosherGailInside the Mind of a Rapid Response Activator2011
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
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
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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