Jeanette Adams McNeill

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The purposes of the study were to describe outcomes of pain management and predictors of patient satisfaction in a minority sample. By using a survey design, 3 instruments were used to collect data: (1) The American Pain Society's Patient Outcome Questionnaire-Modified, a 16-item self-report tool about pain and patient satisfaction; (2) a demographic form;(More)
Quality measurement in health care is complex and in a constant state of evolution. Different approaches are necessary depending on the purpose of the measurement (e.g., accountability, research, improvement). Recent changes in health care accreditation standards are driving increased attention to measurement of the quality of pain management for(More)
With increased enrollment, nursing faculty are finding clinical placement for students more difficult, especially in clinical areas such as child health. Simulation using moderate-fidelity and high-fidelity manikins offers evidence-based and innovative approaches to augment traditional clinical experiences. However, few studies quantitatively examine(More)
The problem of unresolved pain in hospitalized patients is costly both in monetary terms and in patient comfort. Concern about patients' satisfaction and well-being led to a study to determine the characteristics of the pain experience as reported by the hospitalized patients. This study also examined the recently revised American Pain Society Patient(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of high-fidelity simulation on pharmacy students' attitudes and perceived competencies in providing end-of-life care in an interdisciplinary palliative care course. DESIGN Thirty pharmacy students participated in a high-fidelity simulation of the 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after the death of a patient with end-stage(More)
In the absence of pain management outcome reports representing mainland China, the purposes of this study were to describe the outcome of postoperative pain management and the relationship between patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes in an indigenous Chinese population. From a sample of 388 second-day-postoperative inpatients, 304 (78%) reported pain(More)
Developing research partnerships between academia and the service sector is an innovative way to meet the demand for high-quality, cost-effective, and clinically oriented research. Undergraduate student participation in clinical research is an educational strategy to facilitate positive mindsets toward research. This article outlines the methodological(More)
Faculty development is needed for nurse educators to effectively use simulation as a learning tool. A synthesis of research evidence regarding current practices in preparing educators to use simulation provided a foundation for faculty development. Implementation of a two-pronged approach within a regional collaboration of four schools of nursing is(More)