Sacred Heart University College of Nursing
The faculty and students of Sacred Heart University are pleased to share a repository collection of graduate capstone and scholarly projects. Undergraduate projects of exceptional merit may also be included. The work reflects the mission of the college which seeks to integrate the catholic intellectual tradition in the philosophy, curricula, teaching activities, and scholarship of the nursing program. The faculty, in accordance with the mission, work to cultivate the personal and professional development of each individual student. Sacred Heart University has been ranked as among the best for online programs, top rankings for America’s Best Colleges and top 10 for best colleges for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report.
The BSN program consists of the traditional pre-licensure track as well as the RN-BSN-MSN program. The MSN Program consists of a Family Nurse Practitioner track and specialty tracks in Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator, and Nursing Management and Executive Leadership. The DNP program consists of two tracks: practice focused leadership and clinical practice, both specialties that prepare graduates of this terminal degree to improve patient and population health outcomes. Projects in the repository will reflect student engagement in practical, clinically focused scholarship and research.
The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE), One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036-1120.
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Bridging the Gap in the Continuum of Care for Spine Surgery Patients: A Quality Improvement Project (2017-03-24)
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the inadequate communication between patient settings and the practice settings, review the literature regarding communication and risks of readmission for spine surgery patients, ...
A hospital located in the Northeastern United States, has an opportunity to improve the number of specimens that are mislabeled. Mislabeled specimens increase costs, create patient inconvenience and can lead to unnecessary ...
Critical thinking (CT) capabilities are crucial for the contemporary nurse and vital for the delivery of safe patient care. As health care and technology continue to evolve, so must the teaching methods used by educators ...
The Native American Lakota population in La Plant, South Dakota face abject poverty, isolation, and substandard healthcare resources. In remote regions where access to healthcare is deficient, non-profit organizations ...
Improving Self-Management in a Complex Population Through Patient-Centered Education and Interdisciplinary Communication (2016-10-19)
The residual cognitive and physical deficits of traumatic brain injury and stroke create unique challenges during rehabilitation. A microsystem assessment of an inpatient rehabilitation unit serving traumatic brain ...
Mulago National Referral Hospital (Mulago), in the sub-Saharan African country of Uganda, is one of the largest hospitals in East Africa. Continuing education requirements for nurses working in the ICU at Mulago are ...