Below are theses and dissertations completed by graduates of the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing.

For the entire collection of UNLV theses and dissertations, visit UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Acute Care Nurse Practitioners’ Role in the ICU: A Retrospective Analysis of Central Line Access Delays for Patients in Septic Shock, Violeta Aguirre

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Investigating Acculturation, Health-Promoting Lifestyle, and Health Status among Nigerian Immigrants in the United States, Frank Uche Akpati

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Implementation of a Protocol in the Freestanding Emergency Department to Screen For and Identify Possible Victims of Human Trafficking, Joe Alvarado

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Relationships between Mindfulness, Nonacademic Factors, Stress, and Test Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study, Rebecca A. Baumeister

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Job Burnout: An Examination of Outpatient Clinics, Aysa M. Chavarria

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Factors Associated with Medication Decision Making in African American Families of Children with ADHD: A Mixed Methods Study, Amy Glasofer

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Comparison of 12-Hour Biweekly Shifts versus 6-Hour Weekly Shifts on Learning Outcomes and Fatigue in Nursing Students on Dedicated Educational Unit, Alena Grewal

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Effects of a Discourse Intervention on End-Of-Life Knowledge and Attitudes of BSN Nursing Students, Jayme Gullone Haynes

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Improving Self-Care Measures of Hypertension Through Implementation of an Education and Action Plan, Crystal Celeste Huffaker

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The Effects of Real-Time Computerized Needle Tip Location Feedback on State Anxiety and Immediate Performance of Simulated Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, Joseph Janakes

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Transient Ischemic Attacks Evaluation and Management in Specialized Urgent Care Facilities, Zandra Kay Johnson

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Factors Influencing the Self-Reported Palliative Care Practices of Acute Care Nurses, Keshia Ryan Kotula

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Improving Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing: A Quality Improvement Project, Patricia A. Nill

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Increasing Perioperative Outpatient Nurses’ Knowledge of Pediatric Anxiety Through Use of a Developed Clinical Guide, Christine Oliver

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Developing Strategic Partnerships to Impact Population Health: A Professional Development Module, Andra S. Scano

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Social Support of Mexican Immigrant Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study, Angela O. Sojobi

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New Nurse Reality Shock & Early Burnout: Can Role Transition Education Received During New Nurse Residency Positively Affect Satisfaction?, Bonnie L. Stolzman

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An Intervention to Improve Nurses’ Knowledge, Perceived Safety, and Confidence in Identifying and Managing Workplace Violence: A Translation of Evidence into Practice, Kayla Sullivan

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An Evaluation of Care Coordination in Reducing Depression Symptoms and Emergency Room Visits, Stacy Sumpter

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Opioid and Naloxone Training in a Rural School District, Allyson C. Waldron

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Nursing Toolkit for Care of the Pediatric Patient with Suicidal Ideation, Christine Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Increasing Nurses' Knowledge of Advance Care Planning, Jocelyn K. Allen

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Transitioning For Success: A Pilot Program for New Nurse Graduates in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Valerie Charisa Barboa

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The Effect of Asynchronous versus Synchronous Online Course Delivery on HESI Scores and Student Engagement for Rural Pre-Licensure Nursing Students, Susan Luke Belliston

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Improving Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Older Adult Population Utilizing Shared Medical Appointments in Primary Care Setting, Mailo Brantner

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Assessing the Cost-Benefit of Hiring a DEU-Prepared RN Graduate: Does it Help Reduce Organizational Costs?, Tonya D. Bryant

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The Impact of Culturally-Tailored Education on Knowledge and Behavior Related to Screening and Lifestyle Management of Blood Pressure in African Immigrants, Sarah Erskine

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Rejection Sensitivity and the Intent to Seek Medical Help Among Gender Minority Individuals, Kellyann Garthe

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An Intervention to Increase Nurses’ Knowledge of Non-Opioid Pain Management in Post-Operative Elective Knee and Hip Replacement Patients, Kristen K. Grunerud

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Creating a Structural Empowerment Culture: A Professional Development Module for the Novice Nurse Leader, Beth A. Hock

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The Implementation of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention and Awareness Pamphlet in the Daycare Setting, Kaylie Marie Humphreys

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Implementation of a Training Program in the Use of the Electronic Medical Record to Improve Performance on Quality Measures and Reduce Burnout among Healthcare Providers, Mary Monica Nara

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Management of Atrial Fibrillation with Smartphone Technology, Teresa Praus

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Fluctuating Cohesion: A Grounded Theory Study of Nursing Students Engaged in a Hybrid Debriefing Format, Carol Lynn Senette

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Patients Enabled, Engaged, and Empowered: Implementation of a Mobile Patient Engagement Technology, Jud Simonds

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Exploring the Lived Experience of Early-Career Millennial Nursing Faculty: Deriving Meaning From Their Perspective, Adrian Stamps

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Becoming Myself: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study of the Gender Transition Experiences of Practicing Nurses, Rhiannon Dawn Sullivan

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An Exploration of the Numeracy Skills Required for Safe, Quality Nursing Practice, Anna Wendel