A collection of published articles from members of the Wellstar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University.

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Submissions from 2016

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Exploring Experiences and Perceptions of Older African American Males Aging With HIV in the Rural Southern United States, Barbara J. Blake, Gloria A. Jones Taylor, and Richard L. Sowell

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Evaluating a Non-verbal Assessment Tool in Nursing Students and Staff at the University of Botswana, Michelle Bongermino-Rose, Gary D. James, Sarah H. Gueldner, and Celia Grace Murnock

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Medical-Surgical Nurses' Experiences as First Responders during Deterioration Events: A Qualitative Study, Patricia L. Hart, LeeAnna Spiva, Lonnie Dolly, and Kristen Lang-Coleman

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Clinical Deterioration Leadership Ability Scale: A Psychometric Study, Patricia Hart, LeeAna Spiva, and Nicole Mareno

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Caregiver Training in Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Supports (MBPBS): Effects on Caregivers and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Nirbhay N. Singh, Giulio E. Lancioni, Bryan T. Karazsia, and Rachel E. Myers

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A Mindfulness-based Intervention for Self-Management of Verbal and Physical Aggression by Adolescents with Prader-Willi Syndrome, Nirbhay N. Singh, Giulio E. Lancioni, Rachel E. Myers, and Bryan T. Karazsia

Submissions from 2015

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The Experiences of Persons Living with HIV Who Participate in Mind-Body and Energy Therapies: A Systematic Review Protocol of Qualitative Evidence, Marie Bremner, Barbara Blake, and Cheryl Stiles

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The Experiences of Persons Living with HIV Who Participate in Mind-body and Energy Therapies: A Systematic Review Protocol of Qualitative Evidence, Marie Bremner, Barbara Blake, and Cheryl Stiles

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Integrating Interprofessional Collaboration Skills into the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Socialization Process, Kathleen Farrell, Camille Payne, and Mary Heye

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Transitioning the Complex Trauma Patient From the ICU: Acute Care Nurses' Perceptions of Readiness, Laura Garlow, Angela Day, and Camille Payne

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A Good Death: Narratives of Experiential Nursing Ethics, Judith L. Hold

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Perceptions and Experiences of Nursing Students Enrolled in a Palliative and End-of-Life Nursing Elective: A Qualitative Study, Judith L. Hold, Barbara J. Blake, and Elizabeth N. Ward

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Evaluation of TeamSTEPPS integration across a curriculum regarding team attitudes: A longitudinal study, Mary Beth R. Maguire, Marie N. Bremner, David N. Bennett, and Lewis VanBrackle

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Transitions Into Practice: First Patient Care Experiences of Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Camille Payne

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Implementation of Mock Competency Skill Assessments to Improve Student Outcomes, Camille Payne, Penny M. Ziegler, Diana Baughman, and Jackie Jones

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The Effects of Guided Imagery on Patients Being Weaned from Mechanical Ventilation, LeeAnna Spiva, Patricia L. Hart, Erin Gallagher, and Frank McVay

Submissions from 2013

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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses and the Sex Trafficking Pandemic, Mary de Chesnay

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Cultural Challenges and Barriers Through the Voices of Nurses, Patricia Hart and Nicole Mareno

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An Early-Phase Translation Study of the ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition (We Can!) Programme for Low-Income Families, Nicole Mareno

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Hearing the voices of Newly Licensed RNs: The Transition to Practice, LeeAnna Spiva, Patricia L. Hart, Lisa Pruner, and Donna Johnson

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Hearing the Voices of Newly Licensed RNs: The Transition to Practice, LeeAnna Spiva, Patricia L. Hart, Lisa Pruner, Donna Johnson, Kenzie Martin, Betsy Brakovich, Frank McVay, and Sency G. Mendoza

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Cinemeducation: Teaching Family Assessment Skills Using Full-Length Movies, Astrid H. Wilson, Barbara J. Blake, Gloria A. Taylor, and Glenda Hannings

Submissions from 2012

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A Lion in the Room: Youth Living with HIV, Barbara Blake, Lois Robley, and Gloria Taylor

Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury, Svetlana A. Dambinova

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Diagnostic Potential of the NMDA Receptor Peptide Assay for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Svetlana A. Dambinova, Kerstin Bettermann, Theodore Glynn, Matthew Tews, David Olsen, Joseph D. Weissman, and Richard K. Sowell

Global Healthcare: Issues and Policies, Carol Holtz

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Oaxacan Women with HIV/AIDS: Resiliency in the Face of Poverty, Stigma, and Social Isolation, Carol S. Holtz, Richard Sowell, and Gabriela Velasquez

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Postpartum Stressors: A Content Analysis, Cecilia M. Jevitt, Maureen W. Groer, Nancy F. Crist, Lois Gonzalez, and V. Doreen Wagner

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When Nurses Become the "Second" Victim, Jackie H. Jones and Linda A. Treiber

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Overweight and Obesity Among White, Black, and Mexican American Children: Implications for When to Intervene, Janice M. Long, Nicole Mareno, Rebecca Shabo, and Astrid H. Wilson

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Exploration of Commonalities and Variations in Health Related Beliefs Across Four Latino Subgroups Using Focus Group Methodology: Implications in Care for Latinos With Type 2 Diabetes, Janice M. Long, Richard Sowell, Annette Bairan, and Carol Holtz

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Does Yoga Therapy Reduce Blood Pressure in Patients with Hypertension?: An Integrative Review, Nkechi R. Okonta

Submissions from 2011

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Effect of Education on a Chest Pain Mnemonic on Door-to-ECG Time, Nancy Ballard, Annette Bairan, Lorraine Newberry, Lewis VanBrackle, and Gwen Barnett

What to Do When the Busy Day Is Over, Jane D. Brannan, Mary de Chesnay, and Patricia L. Hart

Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Mary de Chesnay and Barbara Anderson

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“Get them while they’re young”: Reflections of Young Gay Men Newly Diagnosed with HIV Infection, D. Dennis Flores, Barbara J. Blake, and Richard Sowell

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Reasons for HIV Disclosure and Non-Disclosure: An Exploratory Study of Rural African American Men, Susan Gaskins, Pamela Payne Foster, Richard Sowell, Antonio Gardner, and Jason Parton

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Effects of Nursing Care and Staff Skill Mix on Patient Outcomes Within Acute Care Nursing Units, Patricia Hart and Nancy Davis

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Nurses' Knowledge of Heart Failure Education Principles Survey: A Psychometric Study, Patricia Hart, LeeAnna Spiva, and Laura P. Kimble

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Four Responsibilities of the Tuberculosis Nurse, Circa 1919, Marilyn Givens King

A Study to Reduce Medication Errors Using Watson's Caring Theory, Tommie P. Nelms, Jackie Jones, and Linda A. Treiber

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Using Experienced Clinicians to Facilitate Clinical Education, Christina Ryan, Becky Shabo, and Kathy Tatum

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Roaming Through Virginia with the Public Health Nurse, Blanche Webb and Marilyn Givens King

Considerations of Culture in the Health of the Public, Astrid Wilson and Mary de Chesnay

Submissions from 2010

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The Development of the Next Generation of Nurse Leaders, Kathie F. Aduddell and Genie E. Dorman

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Theoretical Basis for Transcultural Care, Margaret Andrews, Jeffrey R. Backstrand, Joyceen S. Boyle, Josepha Campinha-Bascote, Ruth E. Davidhizar, Dawn Doutrich, Mercedes Echevarria, Joyce Newman Giger, Jody Glittenberg, Carol Holtz, Marianne R. Jeffreys, Janet R. Katz, Marilyn R. McFarland, Gloria J. McNeal, Dula F. Pacquiao, Irena Papadopoulos, Larry Purnell, Marilyn A. Ray, Mary C. Sobralske, Rachel Spector, Marian K. Yoder, and Rick Zoucha

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The Psychiatric Nurse's Role in Application of Recovery and Decision-Making Models to Integrate Health Behaviors in the Recovery Process, Mary Ann Camann

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Illness Representations, Emotional Distress, Coping Strategies, and Coping Efficacy as Predictors of Patient Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes, Patricia L. Hart and Cecelia Gatson Grindel

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Comparative Systems of Health Care Delivery, Carol Holtz

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Global Health Issues, Carol Holtz

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Cortical Representation of Lateralized Grasping in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): A Combined MRI and PET Study, William D. Hopkins, Jared P. Taglialatela, Jamie L. Russell, Talia M. Nir, and Jennifer Schaeffer

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The Effect of Payer Status on the Quality of Diabetes Care: Results from a REACH 2010 Project, Charles Hossler, Carolyn Jenkins, and Marilyn Givens King

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Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition (WE CAN) - A Pilot Project With Latina Mothers, Kathy S. James, Cynthia D. Connelly, Luz Gracia, Nicole Mareno, and Janice Bietto

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Developing Critical Thinking in the Perioperative Environment, Jackie H. Jones

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Concierge Medicine, Jackie H. Jones and Linda A. Treiber

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Concierge Medicine: The Perfect Storm? Implications for Nurse Practitioners, Jackie H. Jones and Linda A. Treiber

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When the 5 Rights Go Wrong: Medication Errors from the Nursing Perspective, Jackie H. Jones and Linda A. Treiber

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Teacher Thinking Associated With Science-Specific Mentor Preparation, Thomas R. Koballa Jr., Julie Kittleson, Leslie U. Bradbury, and Michael J. Dias

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The Use of Audience Response Systems in Nursing Education: Best Practice Guidelines, Nicole Mareno, Marie Bremner, and Christie Emerson

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Further Validation of the Body-Mind-Spirit Wellness Behavior and Characteristic Inventory for College Students, Nicole Mareno and Kathy Shadle James

The Wisdom of Retaining Experienced Nurses at the Bedside: A Pilot Study Examining a Minimal Lift Program and Its Impact on Reducing Patient Movement Related Injuries of Bedside Nurses, Diana Meeks-Sjostrom, Stephanie A. Lopuszynski, and Annette Bairan

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The Essence of the Family Critical Illness Experience and Nurse-Family Meetings, Tommie P. Nelms and Sandra K. Eggenberger

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Bringing an Ethical Culture to the High-Stress ICU, Lois R. Robley

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The Experience of Stress for Open Heart Surgery Patients and Their Caregivers, Lois R. Robley, Nancy Ballard, Debbie Holtzman, and William Cooper

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Men Seeking Sex on an Intergenerational Gay Internet Website: An Exploratory Study, Richard L. Sowell and Kenneth D. Phillips

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Understanding and Responding to HIV/AIDS Stigma and Disclosure: An International Challenge for Mental Health Nurses, Richard L. Sowell and Kenneth D. Phillips

Utilizing Evidence-Based Design in a Community Hospital ICU, Telisa Spikes and Kathie F. Aduddell

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Devastatingly Human: An Analysis of Registered Nurses’ Medication Error Accounts, Linda A. Treiber and Jackie H. Jones

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Patient Safety Chiller: Unplanned Perioperative Hypothermia, V. Doreen Wagner

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A Mentor-Protégé Program for New Faculty, Part I: Stories of Protégés, Anne White, Jane Brannan, and Carol Wilson

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A Longitudinal Study Of Cultural Competence Among Health Science Faculty, Astrid H. Wilson, Susan Sanner, and Lydia E. McAllister

An Evaluation Study of a Mentoring Program to Increase the Diversity of the Nursing Workforce, Astrid H. Wilson, Susan Sanner, and Lydia E. McAllister

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A Mentor-Protégé Program for New Faculty, Part II: Stories of Mentors, Carol Wilson, Jane Brannan, and Anne White

Submissions from 2009

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The Effect of Low-Mobile Foot Posture on Multi-Segment Medial Foot Model Gait Kinematics, Stephen C. Cobb, Laurie L. Tis, Jeffrey T. Johnson, Yong "Tai" Wang, Mark D. Geil, and Frances A. McCarty

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Tales of Resistance and Other Emancipatory Functions of Storytelling, Jane S. Grassley and Tommie P. Nelms

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Off-Therapy Headaches in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients: A Retrospective Review, Ann H. Johnson, Cathy Jordan, and Claire M. Mazewski

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Medical Futility: Where Do We Go from Here?, Lois R. Robley

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POLST Sweeps the Nation, Lois R. Robley

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Reigniting the Debate over Assisted Suicide, Lois R. Robley

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20 Years Old and Going Strong, Richard Sowell

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Almost Normal: Experiences of Adolescents With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Vicki L. Zeigler and Tommie P. Nelms

Submissions from 2007

Global Health of Children, Kathie F. Aduddell

Health and Environmental Design: The Relationship Between Health and Place in a Philippine Urban Setting, Mary Anne Alabanza Akers and Timothy A. Akers