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The Impact of a Provider Dementia Education Program on Dementia Screening, Documentation of Dementia Diagnosis, and Community Referral In a Rural Primary Care Setting
Problem Statement: Primary care providers’ lack of knowledge regarding dementia screening, diagnosis, and treatment can lead to missed or delayed dementia diagnosis, inadequate care planning, and a lack of referral to ...
Implementation and Evaluation of an Inpatient CHF Quality Indicator Electronic Medical Record Checklist and Alert System
Problem Statement: Over six million Americans have a heart failure diagnosis and are likely to be hospitalized, with each admission costing between $14,000 and $30,000. At Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), 19% of ...
Novice Nurse Intimate Partner Violence Education Through the Use of a Standardized Patient Experience: A Quality Improvement Project
Problem Statement: Patients experiencing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious issue that nearly every nurse will encounter. A lack of training for nurses in IPV screening techniques may lead to ineffective assessment ...
Pediatric Sickle Cell Patients ‘Walk It Out’ to Reduce Length of Hospital Stay: A Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Quality Improvement Project
The hematology/oncology unit (8B) at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) focuses on the care of children diagnosed with blood disorders and oncologic diagnoses. Problem Statement: Adolescents and young ...
A Quality Improvement Project to Standardize Opioid Analgesic Pain Management for Carpal Tunnel Release Surgical Patients by Implementation of a Pre-op Evidence-Based Educational Session
In recent years, opioid consumption patterns have exponentially grown, arguably contributing to the consequences seen with the opioid epidemic (Morone & Weiner, 2013). Evidence in literature suggests pre-operative pain ...
Increasing Recognition of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Primary Care: Implementing the STOP-Bang Questionnaire into Practice
Problem Statement: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent disorder that is often undiagnosed due to a lack of screening within outpatient settings. A multitude of OSA screening tools are available for use, but are ...