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    • Carbs spike lunchtime glucose 

      Unknown author (2021-07-14)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column discusses continuous glucose monitoring, insulin resistance, and yogurts with lower carbohydrate contents.
    • Tips will help young athletes cope with the summer heat 

      Romaine, Catherine; Kolasa, Kathryn M (2021-07-28)
      This is a weekly Q and A newspaper column under the byline of Dr. Kathy Kolasa. Today's column is providing tips to help young athletes stay hydrated while practicing in the heat.
    • Improving Emergency Department Length of Stay by Reducing Laboratory Turnaround Times 

      Byrum, Dana (2021-07-19)
      The purpose of this quality improvement project was to improve lab turnaround times to decrease Emergency Department (ED) length of stay. The project participants included registered nurses (RN) and medical doctors ...
    • Improving Staff Education and Application of Knowledge Regarding COVID-19 Transmission Prevention in Long-Term Care Facilities in North Carolina: A Collaborative Effort 

      Onkundi, Roselyne (2021-07-29)
      Long-term care facilities (LTCF) residents and staff were disproportionately affected by the COVD-19 pandemic. This DNP project was a quality improvement undertaking that sought to increase the strike team's proficiency ...
    • Increasing the Compliance of Using the CAUTI Maintenance Bundle 

      Mallard, Lee (2021-04-19)
      Healthcare-associated infections have been seen as a patient safety issue that can be prevented. Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are known to be the fourth most common healthcare-associated infection ...
    • Improving Quality and Efficiency of Postpartum Hospital Patient Education Delivery 

      Brummett, Athena (2021-07-27)
      The impact of the coronavirus-19 pandemic is forcing hospitals around the world to organize care differently than before. In March of 2020, the target organization’s Birthing Center was faced with the dilemma of closing ...
    • Improving COVID-19 Transmission Rates in Long Term Care Facilities 

      Barnette, LaShonda (2021-07-26)
      Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are at increased risk for outbreaks of COVID-19. Infection control measures have been an issue for LTCFs before the pandemic. The DNP project aimed to provide education to strike team ...
    • Cystic Fibrosis Virtual Patient Advocacy 

      Cottrell, Stacey (2021-07-27)
      Cystic Fibrosis is a rare life-limiting genetic disorder that affects 30,000 people in the United States. The CF population has seen an increase in their life expectancy as new research, therapies and technology has ...
    • Impact of a Nurse-Led Early Mobility Protocol in Postoperative General Surgery Older Adults on Medical-Surgical Units 

      Harris, Gerri (2021-07-16)
      The older population is rapidly growing due to increased longevity in the United States. With these changing demographics, the healthcare system must be prepared to provide quality care in respect to postoperative mobility ...
    • UNC System Smoke-Free Campus Initiative 

      Foster, Ally (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      The state of North Carolina is one of the leading producers of tobacco in the United States. As such, the tobacco industry has played a significant role in North Carolina politics for decades. The relationship between big ...
    • UNC System Smoke-Free Campus Initiative 

      Norris, Ethan Scott (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      The state of North Carolina is one of the leading producers of tobacco in the United States. As such, the tobacco industry has played a significant role in North Carolina politics for decades. The relationship between big ...
    • UNC System Smoke-Free Campus Initiative 

      White, Darby Nicole (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      The state of North Carolina is one of the leading producers of tobacco in the United States. As such, the tobacco industry has played a significant role in North Carolina politics for decades. The relationship between big ...
    • UNC System Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative 

      Davis, Rachel (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      The state of North Carolina is one of the leading producers of tobacco in the United States. As such, the tobacco industry has played a significant role in North Carolina politics for decades. The relationship between big ...
    • UNC System Smoke-Free Campus Initiative 

      Ferry, Mia Zhen (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      The state of North Carolina is one of the leading producers of tobacco in the United States. As such, the tobacco industry has played a significant role in North Carolina politics for decades. The relationship between big ...
    • Ending Drunk Driving at East Carolina University 

      Seguin, Anna (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      Impaired driving, better known as driving under the influence (DUI), refers to drinking alcohol and then operating a motor vehicle. Driving under the influence is as widespread as it is deadly. According to the U.S. ...
    • Ending Drunk Driving at ECU 

      Crumpler, Michael David (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      Impaired driving, better known as driving under the influence (DUI), refers to drinking alcohol and then operating a motor vehicle. Driving under the influence is as widespread as it is deadly. According to the U.S. ...
    • Ending Drunk Driving at East Carolina University 

      Seguin, Emily (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
      Impaired driving, better known as driving under the influence (DUI), refers to drinking alcohol and then operating a motor vehicle. Driving under the influence is as widespread as it is deadly. According to the U.S. ...
    • Ending Drunk Driving at ECU 

      Traflet, Lauren (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
      Ending Drunk Driving at ECU is a mission to inform, persuade and educate the population of ECU on the dangers of drinking and driving. We hope to make the Greenville community a safer environment by providing a wide array ...
    • Ending Drunk Driving at ECU 

      Bryant, Amber (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
      Ending Drunk Driving at ECU is a mission to inform, persuade and educate the population of ECU on the dangers of drinking and driving. We hope to make the Greenville community a safer environment by providing a wide array ...
    • Find Your Voice: A Signature Honors Project on Sexual Assault Education and Advocacy 

      Jessee, Allie (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
      Find Your Voice is a student led organization that has been active since the fall of 2019. The group focuses on educating the community about sexual assault and its ramifications, advocating for survivors, and empowering ...