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Acknowledgements The primary documents and sources reviewed for this report are located at the California secondary sources are located in the California State Library and University of California library collections. Many people that work in these special collections and archives shared their knowledge, expertise and extended assistance in locating(More)
BACKGROUND Although hand hygiene (HH) is key to reducing health care-associated infections, it is well documented that health care worker (HCW) adherence to appropriate HH protocols is relatively low. METHODS This was a collaborative quality improvement project with multiple interventions conducted in a 570-bed academic hospital in Columbia, MO between(More)
In 2007, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the VA Nursing Academy (VANA), a 5-year, $60-million pilot program funding 15 partnerships between schools of nursing and local VA health care facilities nationwide, to expand nursing faculty, enhance clinical faculty development, increase nursing student enrollment, and promote educational(More)
to assist school systems in developing their pre-kindergarten programs and curriculum. Educational research has consistently proven that there is a strong correlation between the quality of early childhood experience and later academic success. Therefore, it is imperative that Louisiana's Early Childhood Education programs provide children with the(More)
Life-cycle assessment, techno-economic analysis, and statistical modeling of bio-based materials and processes" ii DEDICATION I would like to dedicate this thesis to my mother Kristie, my father Matthew, and my grandparents Daryle and Linda Johnson, without whose unconditional moral and financial support I would not have been able to complete this work.(More)
The purpose of this article is to explicate research funding and training opportunities available through the Department of Veterans Affairs to nurses seeking advanced preparation at the pre- and post-doctoral levels. A brief discussion of the available resources including student stipend and health insurance, workspace, and research support is presented.(More)
Acknowledgements The primary documents and sources reviewed for this report are located at the California secondary sources are located in the California State Library and University of California library collections. Many people that work in these special collections and archives shared their knowledge, expertise and extended assistance in locating(More)