Rebecca G. Rice

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This article reviews long-range, strategic nursing workforce initiatives developing in 5 states. It also summarizes progress in establishing a national network of state nursing centers for sharing workforce data, and new education, workplace, and policy initiatives being undertaken by and on behalf of the nursing profession.
OBJECTIVE The authors estimated the number of violations of a university policy that prohibited smoking within 25 ft of all campus buildings. PARTICIPANTS The project was conducted by 13 student researchers from the university and a member of the local public health department. METHODS Students quantified cigarette butts that were littered in a 30-day(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors used the photovoice method as a strategy for empowering students to advocate for change of a campus smoking policy. PARTICIPANTS Participants included 49 college students and 160 photo-exhibit attendees during spring 2011. METHODS Students were trained in the use of the photovoice method and a public exhibit was used to educate the(More)
The Solomon Islands has one of the highest rates of family and sexual violence (FSV) in the world with 64% of women aged 15-49 have reported physical and/or sexual abuse by a partner. The National Referral Hospital (NRH) in the capital, Honiara, is the only tertiary hospital for the country. Our 4-week medical elective at the NRH was spent reflecting on(More)
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