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  • “Partnering with seniors for better health”: Computer use and internet health information retrieval among older adults in a low socioeconomic community 

    Chu, Adeline; Huber, Jeffrey; Mastel-Smith, Beth; Cesario, Sandra (Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA, 2009)
    Purpose: This health communication project measured the psychosocial influences of computer anxiety, computer confidence, and computer self-efficacy in older adults at six meal congregate sites. The adults completed a ...
  • Motherhood and decision-making among women living with HIV in developed countries: a systematic review with qualitative research synthesis 

    Huertas-Zurriaga, Ariadna; Palmieri, Patrick A.; Edwards, Joan E.; Cesario, Sandra; Alonso-Fernandez, Sergio; Pardell-Dominguez, Lidia; Dominguez-Cancino, Karen A.; Leyva-Moral, Juan M. (Reproductive Health, 2021)
    Background: Women living with HIV (WLH) lack evidence-based information about reproductive options while managing pressures from family, clinicians, and communities to give up the idea of having children. As the reproduction ...
  • An Evidence-Based Assessment Tool for Estimating Future Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A 7-Year Follow-Up Study 

    McFarlane, Judith; Maddoux, John; Paulson, Rene; Symes, Lene; Jouriles, Ernest N. (Journal of Women's Health, 2020-04-17)
    Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects up to one in three women across the world. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common outcome. Many, but not all, women suffer long after they first sought help ...
  • AWHONN Insights Podcast: Virtual Nursing Education: Innovation for the New Normal 

    Edwards, Joan (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, 2020)
    With no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic, educators of all backgrounds are striving to find virtual and innovative teaching solutions for their students. In the realm of nursing education, there are a few caveats; ...
  • Immigration basics for nurses 

    Cesario, Sandra (Nursing for Women's Health, 2017-12)
    The United States is known as a nation of immigrants and a land of promise that welcomes the needy, poor, and oppressed. Immigrants represent some of the most vulnerable in society. It is vital that nurses and other health ...
  • Implications of medical tourism 

    Cesario, Sandra (Nursing for Women’s Health, 2018-06)
    Medical tourism is an emerging industry that facilitates travel to another country for people who seek medical, surgical, or dental care that is unavailable or more affordable than in their home countries. Rapid advances ...
  • Using a model of economic solvency to understand the connection between economic factors and intimate partner violence 

    Gilroy, Heidi; McFarlane, Judith; Fredland, Nina; Cesario, Sandra; Nava, Angeles; Maddoux, John (Journal of International Women's Studies, 2018-08)
    Poverty is a risk factor for intimate partner violence (IPV); however, little is known about the economic state at which women are no longer at risk for IPV due to their economic status, which is economic solvency. A ...
  • Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and the associated factors among people living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Peru: a cross-sectional study 

    Leyva-Moral, Juan M.; Loayza-Enriquez, Blanca K.; Palmieri, Patrick A.; Guevara-Vasquez, Genesis M.; Elias-Bravo, Ursula E.; Edwards, Joan; Feijoo-Cid, María; Davila-Olano, Lucy Y.; Rodriguez-Llanos, Juan R.; Leon-Jimenez, Franco E. (Springer Nature, 2019-08-28)
    Background There are approximately 72,000 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in Peru. Non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is the most important factor for therapeutic failure and the development of resistance. ...
  • Experience of nurse practitioners transitioning into independent practice: a qualitative study 

    Twine, Nicole; Cesario, Sandra (Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2019-08-23)
    Objective: The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore and describe the role transition of new Nurse Practitioners (NPs) following participation in an internship program with simulated learning to better ...
  • Accreditation of transition to practice programs: Assessing the value and impact 

    Church, Cory D.; Cosme, Sheri; O'Brien, Morgan (Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 2019)
    Accreditation of transition to practice (TTP) programs are rapidly increasing. A review was completed on 13 TTP programs, accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Practice Transition Accreditation Program. ...
  • Concurrent medical conditions in autism spectrum disorders 

    Celia, Tania; Freysteinson, Wyona M.; Frye, Richard E. (Pediatric Nursing, 2016)
    Long thought to be purely psychological in origin, current research lends credence to the idea that autism has a medical basis. Patients with autism can be among the most challenging patients that a healthcare provider ...
  • An accent modification program 

    Freysteinson, Wyona M.; Adams, Joshua; Cesario, Sandra; Belay, Hanna A.; Clutter, Paula; Du, Jinlan; Duson, Betty M.; Goff, Marilyn; McWilliams, Lenora; Nurse, Rachelle; Allam, Zoheb (Journal of Professional Nursing, 2017)
    Communication remains a key element in promoting patient safety and satisfaction. Healthcare organizations have focused on improving communication through technology and patient-centered care. One communication challenge ...
  • The Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention in Breast Cancer in a Vietnamese American Women Group 

    Ho, Tuong-Vi (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2019)
    The purpose of this educational activity was to evaluate the effectiveness of a culturally appropriate and culturally sensitive educational intervention on breast cancer, the intention to use of some of the early breast ...
  • Mirror Therapy: Can be this technique used on facial disfigurement? 

    Mendes, Jose Carlos da Silva; Freysteinson, Wyona M.; Gamboa, Raquel de Melo; Pereira, Vera (Revista E-Psi, 2017)
    Aim: In this literature review we aim to understand the importance of the mirror in the daily life of the individual and understand if the mirror can be used as a strategy, assessment and/or intervention in individuals ...
  • A mirror intervention for the postmastectomy mirror experience 

    Freysteinson, Wyona M. (International Journal of Women’s Health and Reproduction Sciences, 2015-10)
    Through my research, I have come to understand that women who have undergone a significant body change due to trauma, surgery, or disease find viewing their bodies in a mirror is an emotionally charged, distressing experience. ...
  • Nursing Students' Experience of Sexual Harassment During Clinical Practicum: A Phenomenological Approach 

    Kim, Mijong; Kim, Taeim; Scott-Tilley, Donna; Kapusta, Ann; Allen, Denise; Cho, Ho Soon Michelle (Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing, 2018-12-20)
    PURPOSE: To describe nursing students' experience of sexual harassment during clinical practicum. METHODS: An interpretive phenomenological qualitative approach was used to understand contextual experiences of ...
  • Interpreting nursing metatheory through Complexity Integration Nursing Theory: A scoping review 

    Van Sell, Sharon (Graphy Publications, 2017)
    Aim: The aim of the scoping review for the interpreting nursing metatheory study was to determine the presence or absence of metatheory in the nursing literature, to interpret nursing metatheory, and to determine if the ...
  • Positivism: A Concept Analysis 

    Pawlikowski, Paulina; Rico, Nina; Van Sell, Sharon (2018-06)
    The concept of positivism is a phenomenon not necessarily utilized in nursing. The idea was promoted first by Auguste Comte but implanted in nursing by many philosophers. In advanced practice nursing, positivism can lead ...
  • Lived-knowledge: A Concept Analysis 

    Mwangi, Caroline; Allen, Deidra; Van Sell, Sharon (International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices, 2018-06)
    An individual’s thought processes and decision making are guided by the information learned from the time of birth until death. The various experiences and education received throughout a lifetime along with genetic ...

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