Faculty of Health Sciences Projects (Master's)

 

Recent Submissions

  • Gwynn, Jenny Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    There is need for increased knowledge, skill, and capacity for nurses caring for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) in the dual diagnosis (DD) environment and in other areas of healthcare. SUD is found to be ...
  • Doré, Christopher Dawn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    The project, Preparation Before the Operation, was designed to assess the feasibility of a rural tailored online continuing education course to address the gaps in perioperative education. The 4-week asynchronous course ...
  • Bodie, Kendra Laine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    The social determinants of health are factors that impact an individual’s ability to self-manage congestive heart failure. Social determinants of health impact adherence to treatment and self-monitoring. Assessing how ...
  • Price, Jessica Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    Urinary incontinence (UI) is associated with devastating consequences and is highly prevalent in women. Conservative measures can effectively prevent and treat UI, although women have little knowledge about these treatments. ...
  • Bhullar, Tarundeep Kaur; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    Pain management (PM) practice in clinical practice continues to be suboptimal (Sinatra, 2010) even in the presence of various strategies and technology introduced to improve patient outcomes in better pain control and ...
  • Chand, Varsha; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    According to current literature, unsuccessful hospital-based in-person unit-specific nursing orientation leads to gaps in nurses' unique knowledge and skills to the unit, and feelings of inadequate preparedness. This nursing ...
  • Findlay, Melissa Margaret; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    In the Emergency Department (ED) clinical debriefing is an important educational and quality improvement tool that can improve individual and team performance through discussion of the actions and thought processes of team ...
  • Zabolotney, Manda Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    The Baby Basics Project is an in-hospital education class for new parents. The curriculum was developed to guide and assist health care professionals in educating new parents. This project has been designed with Roy’s ...
  • Power, L. Dawn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    The University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta is the location of one of the first successful kidney transplants in Canada. Since then, thousands of patients have received a kidney transplant in the same hospital. ...
  • Scott, Kira Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    There is substantial evidence that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are events experienced in childhood that can negatively impact an individual’s quality of health. ACEs, preventable toxic chronic stressors, can ...
  • Zoeteman, Lisa Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    Tissue donation is essential for many individuals to improve their quality of life, and unfortunately, the need exceeds the supply. Although the Province of Alberta (2013) enacted legislation that requires all deaths be ...
  • Gibson, Nicole Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    The research indicates that infliximab home infusion treatment is complex and requires careful consideration of various aspects of patient care and coordination of services. The literature clarifies that standardization ...
  • Trechka, Laura A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2020)
    Registered nurses who work on acute medical floors are expected to preceptor a nursing student, regardless of how many years of experience they have. The lack of preceptor experience is problematic because it can impact ...
  • Krogman, Sarah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    It is increasingly important for healthcare professionals to obtain competence in gerontology to ensure preparedness to deliver services for an expanding group of complex older people. Undergraduate education has been ...
  • Devoy, Trenna; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    From a student perspective, there is opportunity for experiential learning to improve performance (Reilly & Spratt, 2007). Simulation is an experiential teaching strategy which can build clinical competence in nursing ...
  • Gerlitz, Reema; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Providing sufficient and timely pre-operative education is essential for clients undergoing surgery within Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs. Ineffective education may result in increased anxiety, increased ...