Heather V. Nelson-Brantley
University of Kansas
PsychologyNursingHealth careFamily medicineMedicine
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#1Jamie Mudderman (KU: University of Kansas)
Last. Graves KH-Index: 1
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of an evidence-based practice (EBP) education and mentoring program on the knowledge, practice, and attitudes toward EBP among staff nurses and clinicians in a rural critical access hospital. BACKGROUND: While rural nurses value EBP, they often have more limited resources to engage in EBP activities compared with urban-based nurses. METHODS: Direct care nurses and clinicians participated in a 5-month EBP education and mentoring program...
#1Matthew French‐Bravo (KU: University of Kansas)
#2Heather V. Nelson-Brantley (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 1
Last. Joanna Veazey Brooks (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 4
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AIM: To explore nurses' perceptions of nurse managers' (NMs') communicative relationships that encourage nurses' decisions to buy-in to organisational initiatives to enhance patients' experiences with care (PEC). BACKGROUND: The role of the nurse to patient experience is well established, yet little is known about how the communicative relationship between manager and nurse relates to nurse buy-in to PEC initiatives. METHOD: An exploratory qualitative descriptive study was conducted with 15 nurs...
#1Joanna Veazey Brooks (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 4
#2Claire Poague (KU: University of Kansas)
Last. Heather V. Nelson-Brantley (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Context Patients with cancer experience many symptoms that disrupt quality of life, and symptom communication and management can be challenging. The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) was developed to standardize assessment and documentation of symptoms, yet research is needed to understand patients' and caregivers' experiences using the tool and its ability to impact patient-provider aligned care. Objectives The objective of this study was to understand how the ESAS shapes commu...
#1Heather V. Nelson-Brantley (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 1
#2Carol Buller (KU: University of Kansas)
Last. Shellie D. Ellis (KU: University of Kansas)H-Index: 12
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Health systems produce vast amounts of complex, multidimensional data. Health systems nurse leaders, informaticians, and nurse researchers must partner to turn these data into actionable information to drive quality clinical outcomes. The authors review health systems in the era of big data, identif
The 2018 International Nursing Administration Research Conference, Grassroots to Global, was held in Atlanta, Georgia, with attendees from 38 US states, Canada, and China. Presenters discussed the need for nurse leaders to be prepared to partner with those inside and outside of healthcare to create
Background and Purpose: Nurses have been called to lead the transformation of health care to provide more efficient, safe, high quality care. However, little is known about how to prepare and enable critical access hospital (CAH) nurse executives to lead change. Research indicates that Magnet ® -designated hospitals have significantly better patient and organizational outcomes as compared to non-Magnet hospitals. The purpose of this study was to synthesize challenges faced by CAH nurse executive...
OBJECTIVEThe aim of this study was to understand how nurses in a 25-bed critical-access hospital (CAH) led change to become the 1st to achieve Magnet®.BACKGROUNDApproximately 21% of the US population lives in rural areas served by CAHs. Rural nurse executives are particularly challenged with limited
OBJECTIVEThe aim of this study is to examine characteristics of the nursing practice environment associated with lower RN turnover.BACKGROUNDIdentifying characteristics of the practice environment that contribute to lower RN turnover is important for meeting the national quality strategy priority of
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