Christina Yager

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BACKGROUND Nurses are responsible for critical aspects of diabetes care. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine nurses' knowledge of inpatient diabetes management principles before and after a structured diabetes education program. METHODS In this descriptive, correlation study, 2250 registered nurses working in a quaternary health care center(More)
BACKGROUND The experiences and barriers associated with the return to paid employment following healing from recurrent suicide attempts related to mental illness have not been addressed in the literature to date. METHOD This paper is a collaborative case study between graduates (experts by experience) and facilitators of a psychosocial/psychoeducational(More)
The intent of this project was to create a formalized educational program for bedside nurses responsible for inpatient diabetes management. Bedside nurses are recruited to serve as diabetes management mentors. The mentors receive advanced education concerning teaching and learning principles, the AADE7™ Self-Care Behaviors, and diabetes management(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a subcutaneous insulin double-checking preparation intervention on insulin administration errors. BACKGROUND Insulin accounts for 3.5% of medication-related errors. The Joint Commission and Institute for Safe Medication Practices recommend a 2-nurse double-checking procedure when(More)
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