Validation of an evidence-based, nurse-designed fall risk assessment tool: Study 2

The ADAPT Fall Risk Assessment Tool was designed with the goal of decreasing instances of avoidable falls by providing nursing with the tools necessary to determine each patient’s risk of falling and to readily act upon these risk factors. The inter-rater reliability (IRR) of the ADAPT Fall Risk Assessment Tool will be evaluated in a real-world nursing setting.

Nursing and Support Staff Perceptions of Inpatient MyChart Utilization

The primary objective of this study is to assess MyChart use barriers identified by the nursing and patient care tech (PCT) workforce at Parkview using a workforce survey. The secondary aim is to identify facilitators that may increase patient MyChart utilization initiated by the nursing workforce. These objectives may inform strategies for increasing Patient MyChart use and future patient outcomes research as it relates to MyChart utilization.

Effect of Warming IV Fluids During MICU Transport on Patient Comfort and Temperature

To determine if during the transport of critically ill patients receiving intravenous fluids (IVF) at a rate of 100 ml/hour or greater, the use of an IVF warmer during transport of critically ill patients can: Increase comfort, reduce pain, prevent hypothermia.

Influence of Music Therapy on Length of Stay in Surgery Patient

The goal of this study is to assess the efficacy and feasibility of music therapy sessions on pre-elective surgical patients for its impact on time to discharge in the outpatient setting.

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