Joyce E Penrose

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A longitudinal randomized design was used to evaluate the impact of a theoretically based, stand-alone interactive video intervention on 300 urban adolescent girls' (a) knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), (b) self-reported sexual risk behavior, and (c) STD acquisition. It was compared to two controls, representing high-quality(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To test the effectiveness of a brief theory-based HIV prevention program led by peers among college students. DESIGN A quasi-experimental research using a pretest-posttest nonequivalent control group design with 2-mo follow-up. SETTING A university in Bangkok. PARTICIPANTS For peer leaders, 70 undergrad students taking health sexuality(More)
This quality improvement project implemented an evidence-based immunization protocol aimed at decreasing pain and distress associated with immunizations for children ages 4 to 6 by utilizing distraction and a benzocaine-based anesthetic spray. The original protocol is used at a large, university-based pediatric primary care hospital. A convenience sample of(More)
For more than a decade, nurses and nurse educators have been held to national and professional goals aimed at affirming diversity, integrating cultural competence, and closing the healthcare disparity gap. Faced with shrinking resources, meeting these goals has been harder to achieve. In September 2004, the Sullivan Commission report renewed attention to(More)
This article describes the S.H.A.R.E. model for collaborative programming that evolved from the joint Clarion, Edinboro, and Slippery Rock Universities graduate nursing programs. The five components of the model--students, administrative support, resources, educational technology, humor--are presented in relation to current organizational and leadership(More)
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