Alsacia L. Pacsi

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss and explore the historical perspectives, capacities, and usage of human patient simulators (HPS) in clinical simulations and propose future uses for HPS in nursing education. The use of HPS at all levels of nursing education appears promising because research suggests that the use of HPS facilitates the development of(More)
Nursing often deals with ethical dilemmas in the clinical arena. A case study demonstrates an ethical dilemma faced by healthcare providers who care for and treat Jehovah's Witnesses who are placed in a critical situation due to medical life-threatening situations. A 20-year-old, pregnant, Black Hispanic female presented to the Emergency Department (ED) in(More)
Hispanic women between the ages of 35 and 44 years who are often diagnosed with larger and more invasive malignant breast tumors have poorer outcomes and a higher mortality rate compared with non-Hispanic White women. Yet, there is a paucity of qualitative research focused on the lived experience of specific ethnic subgroups. The goal of this descriptive(More)
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