Nesha D Park

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OBJECTIVE Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) remains the leading cause of death in the postnatal period. Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed deaths have quadrupled. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) expanded its back to sleep recommendations to include a safe sleep environment. The AAP makes recommendations to healthcare professionals to(More)
Family presence is linked to reduced stress, better patient safety, and increased family satisfaction. But parental presence can increase nurses' workload and make nurses feel uncomfortable. An open unit (OU) policy and plan for implementation was developed. An anonymous survey was given to nurses about an OU pre- and postimplementation. Responses were used(More)
Just-in-time training (JITT) is accepted in medical education as a training method for newer concepts or seldom-performed procedures. Providing JITT to a large nursing staff may be an effective method to teach quality improvement (QI) initiatives. We sought to determine if JITT could increase knowledge of a specific nutrition QI initiative. Members of the(More)
BACKGROUND The Family-Centered Care (FCC) committee had formulated multiple ideas for projects but was unable to fully carry out and sustain many of the initiatives. The committee felt that to implement the proposed FCC projects someone would need to devote full attention to the task. The parent-to-parent (PTP) position was created to develop and sustain(More)
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