Rhea P Williams

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The success of research utilization (RU) is a function of how well it has been incorporated into the cultural norm of the organization. The authors describe current and future nursing research utilization activities in various clinical agencies across the United States and identify barriers and facilitators to those activities. The most frequent RU projects(More)
During the past five years at Baylor College of Medicine student performance in microbiology, as measured by scores on the examination of the National Board of Medical Examiners, has improved from less (mean of 78 percent) than the national average of 80+ percent to considerably greater than the national average (mean of 85 percent). Only about one-half the(More)
As the healthcare needs of patients in acute and community settings become increasingly complex, the demand for nurses with baccalaureate and higher degrees will increase. The collaborative efforts of faculty from 1 university and 4 community colleges created a model for increasing the number of BSN graduates in 4 years. The authors describe this(More)
PURPOSE This paper evaluated quality of life for people with a disability with high health and high support needs following a move from a congregate care institution to community housing. The study explored residents' perceptions of the service, level of community involvement, lifestyle choices, and input into decision-making. METHOD An exploratory(More)
As student diversity in the classroom increases, it is imperative that faculty use a variety of teaching methods. Although culture generally focuses on ethnicity, diversity can be defined by numerous student characteristics and other factors related to learning. These factors included ethnicity, place of birth, immigration status, age, gender, lifestyle,(More)