The Student Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations Collection compiles Winona State University student works listed in our Department student collections.

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Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2021

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COVID-19’s Influence on Mental Health Among Collegiate Student-Athletes, Jacob Balliu

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Mindfulness Based Therapy Used in Treatment for Secondary and College Students Who Identify as LGBTQ, Ross Beattie

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Negotiating Multilingual Writer Identity in the Dissertation: International Perspectives on Language and Writing Practices, A. Brooke Boulton

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Implementing a Standardized Lost and Found Procedure at Mayo Clinic, Andra Boyum

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How Does Different Level of Questioning Impact Student Performance, Engagement, and Motivation in a 6th Grade Science Classroom?, Mia Bruesewitz

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Encouraging Young African American and Hispanic Women to Choose STEM Disciplines, Augustine Brutus

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Best Practices to Prevent or Delay Diabetes in Adults with Prediabetes, Aminata Cham

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Parental Influences on Their Child’s Education and Their Success in School, Rachel Crosby

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Pedagogic Recontextualization in Health Science Education During a Global Pandemic: Faculty Perspectives on Instructional Adaptations, Kara Delafosse

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Strategies for Increasing Attendance for Identified Student Populations via Online Engagement Methods During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Catherine Douglas

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IT Security Technology and Staffing Investments for Small and Mid-Sized Healthcare Organizations in Response to Increased Threats, Dylan Dudlext

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Principal Leadership Strategies in Addressing Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Rural Schools, Amanda Durnen

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Developing an Early Mobility Nurse-Led Protocol in Critical Care Patients, Anne Flicek

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From Studebaker to Warp Speed: The Journey of Frontline Supervisors from Face to Face to Electronic Learning and Communication, Lori Franke

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Effective Instructonal Strategies, While Using Experiential Learning, to Encourage Student Engagement in a Rural, Distance Learning Setting, Janelle Frank

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Addressing Psychosocial Outcomes of Social Isolation in Older Adults, Megan Friesen and Madeline M. Christensen

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A Bundled Approach to Integrative Care for Peripherally Inserted Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Cannula Insertion Site, Kelly Garaffa and Mickey Amos

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Impact of Brain Breaks on Student Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement in a Third-Grade Classroom, Adrianna Gernes

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Barriers and Solutions Correlated with the Implementation of Correct Sports Nutrition Practices at a Public NCAA Division II University in the Midwest., Andrew Graber

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Remote Working and its Impact on Employee Job Satisfaction During COVID-19, Marissa Grant

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Instructional Strategies and Rigor: Private School Administrator and Teacher Perspectives on Improving Minnesota’s College Mathematic Readiness, Nichelle Guillaume

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Preparing PK-8 Teachers to Engage in Discussions Regarding Race, McKenzie Hallstrom

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Improving Data Collection and Documentation in a Post-Discharge Follow-Up Phone Call Program, Lindsay Horihan and Tasha Flicek

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Poverty in Schools: The Impact of Poverty on School Readiness for Kindergarteners, Emily Inglett

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An Analysis of 7th Grade US History Students and the Desire to Participate in Academic Dishonesty in a Forced Hybrid Learning Model, Alexander Jelacic

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The Effects of Mindful Yoga Instruction on Participants' Academic Stamina and Self-Regulation in a Kindergarten Classroom, Taylor Jeppson

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The Impacts of Ability Grouping and Project Based Learning in STEM, Andrea Johnson

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Educating for Sustainable Forestry: Perspectives on the Career Readiness of New Professionals, Samantha Jones

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Essential Library Services for College Students in the Time of Social Distancing, Wail M. Kailani

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Advocating for Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit: A Nursing Approach, Andrea Kirk and Erin Leach

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Importance of Coaches' Communication: A Pathway to Understanding the Effect on High School Female Athletes and Body Image, Michelle Kraemer

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Effectiveness of an Online Intervention Combating Mental Health Stigma on Adolescent Help-Seeking Behaviors, Chelsea Krayecki

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How Can Coaches Properly Prepare Student-Athletes for a Career After Athletics?, Joel Krenz

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Pine Technical and Community College Policy Alignment Project, Amy Kruse

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DNP Proposal: Implementing Staff Education to Reduce Stress and Increase Resiliency, Samantha Lambert and Mariana Corpus

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The Advantages and Disadvantages to Small Town School Districts and Their Communities After Athletics Consolidation, Kacey Lane

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed the Well-Being and Athletic Identity of Collegiate Student-Athletes?, Malissa LeClaire

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Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Student Engagement in Education, Alan May

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Relationship Building Communication Between Female Student-Athletes and Coaching Staff, Hannah McGlone

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Student Perceptions of Advising for Retention at a Midwestern Technical College, Joseph Mollner

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Principals’ Perception on Teacher Evaluations during the 2020-2021 School Year, Luke Mosiman

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Risk Stratification for Acute Heart Failure in the Emergency Department, Danika M. Nelson

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Calming Station: Mindfulness Breathing Techniques and Yogic Stretches to Promote Self- Regulation, Anna Olson

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Effects of Flex Periods on High School Student Failure Rates, Michael Ongie

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Leadership Strategies to Support Resilience, Katee Paine

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What Aspects of Teaching Generate Burnout in Teachers with Five or Less Years of Experience?, Paige Peterson

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The Impact of Explicit Teaching of Emotions in a Second Grade Classroom, Shaina Pine

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Early Mobility in the Intensive Care Unit: An Integrative Review on Safe Practices, Jessica Poehler

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Teacher Led Tier Two Intervention to Increase Student Academic Achievement, Cynthia Shepherd

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Pathways to Retention of Alternatively Licensed Special Education Teachers, Meghan W. Sinning

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The Effects of the Gradual Release of Responsibility Framework on Student Metacognition During Collaborative Work Time, Kyle R. Skillings

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Relationship between Servant Leadership Style and Teacher Job Satisfaction and Retention, Morgan Stamschror

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Meaning Making In Grief Counseling, Lindsey Stuhr

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How Social Interaction Opportunities and Emotional Skills Instruction Affect Kindergarteners’ Self-Efficacy and Mental Health within the Distance Learning Model of School, Sarah Taraba

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Supporting Trauma-Affected Students in the Secondary Setting, Shandi Taylor

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Facing A New Normal: Uncovering the Psychological Effects of Loneliness on Student Mental Health, Courtney Thoreson

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Developing a Resiliency Bundle for Home Care Nurses, Candace Unger

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How Do General Education Teachers Feel Prepared to Teach Individuals with Autism in the Classroom, Colin Valley

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The Utility of Masks as Protection Against Viral Respiratory Illnesses in Healthcare Workers, Brian Van Wie

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Literature That Breaks Gender Stereotypes in a Primary Classroom, Alexis Wash

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The Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Stress Management Group Counseling Curriculum for Gifted Middle School Students, Chelsey Windl

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Implementation of the Centor Score in the Assessment of Pharyngitis in an Atypical Setting During a Pandemic, Holly C. Wright

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Acculturative Stress Counseling with Immigrant High School Students, Identity Development, and School Belonging, Tony Yang

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2020

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Intergenerational Trauma, Ruqia Abdirahman

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A Pilot Study on the Retention and Turnover of NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors, David Albrecht

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The Implementation of Spirituality in School Counseling, Molly Attoe

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Transformation Leadership and Youth Development Soccer Coaches: Behaviors that Enhance Coaching Performance, Diego Barros dos Santos

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Attendance Interventions for Schools, Bailey Biggerstaff

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Examining Sense of Belonging and Academic Success for Undergraduate Chinese Students, Kurt Bolstad

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Hospital to Home: Fall Prevention Interventions for the Discharging Patient, Joy Bridewell

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Improving Nurse Knowledge and Comfort in Advance Care Planning, Hajrudina Brkic and Marisia Young

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Managing Nursing Incivility: An Integrative Literature Review, Tina Carlson

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A Phenomenological Approach on Communication Experiences between Strength and Conditioning Coaches and Head Sport Coaches, Benjamin Charles

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Fear of Recurrence in Ovarian Cancer Survivors and Their Spouses, Brandon R. Crouley and Jennifer L. Skaden

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An Innovative Approach for Type 2 Diabetes Education, Rachel Domagala

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Impact of Homeless Youth: How Does it Affect School Development?, Rena Dornfeld

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Counseling Adolescents with Chronic Physical Chronic Conditions, Holly Dwyer

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Autonomy and the Patient’s Perspective on Physician-Assisted Suicide, Anna Dykhuis

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Managing Change to Impact Training and Affect the Experience of Physicians Using Speech Recognition Technology, Tom Endrizzi and Rick Fricker

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Influences of Coach Leadership Related to Nutrition on Collegiate Student Athletes Dietary Choices, Maria Fruechte

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Professional Development for the 21st Century Teacher: Supporting Teachers in a 1:1 9-12 Classroom, Steven Gilbertson

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Leadership Strategies: Developing Millennial Entrepreneurs for Start-up Micro-gyms, Esdeina Gonzalez

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Effectiveness of Order Sets in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia, Steven Gort

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Adolescent Substance Use Identification and Early Interventions: A Guide for School Counseling Professionals, Olivia Gullickson

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PPE Compliance and Knowledge Among Healthcare Staff, Beatrice Hagert and Nicole Krummel

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Nonprofit Women Rising in Leadership: Strategies for Identifying Barriers, Ellen Hegge

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Lean Leadership in Research, Dania Helgeson

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It Takes A Village: Engaging Families to Support Student Transitioning Into A New School, Michael R. Hutchins

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The Effects of Bibliotherapy on Students Experiencing Grief, Loss, and Trauma, Laura Jensen

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Stress and Burnout in Nurse Leaders, Laura E. Johnson, Kiersten J. Nichols, and Jayme A. Sakhitab

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The Modernization of Sales Training for Generation Z Students, Samuel Kanthak

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DNP Proposal: Delirium Prevention Protocol, Aaron Klein and Julia Kvam

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History of the Iowa High School Speech Association Research Project, Amanda Knox

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Implementation of the Lasater Clinical Judgment Rubric as a Progress Review Tool, Lydia Lazzara

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Implementation of a Palliative Care Program in Rural Minnesota, Barbara Lenarz

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An Integrative Review of Early Ambulation's Effects on Vascular Complications Four Hours Post-Femorial PCI, Mackenzie Lucca

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Developing Mentoring Relationships Among Collegiate Coaches Using Developmental Leadership Strategies, Lawren McKinney

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Childhood Trauma and Attachment, Marcia Mihalovic

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The Internet and LGBTQ+ Identity Formation in Adolescents and Young Adults, Margaret Morris

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Racial Inequity and the Achievement Gap, Ari Mwatela

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Mindfulness Awareness and Leadership Self-Efficacy in Current and Potential Leaders, Kitra J. Nelson

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Interpersonal Relationships and Attachment Style Among Substance - Dependent Individuals, Ashlee Newhart

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Virtual Recruitment Resource Guide, Elizabeth Niehaus

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Advancing Higher Education: Strategic Leadership for Chief Advancement Officers, Matthew Ohs

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What are the Perspectives of School District Staff on the Barriers & Benefits of Implementing the Second Step Curriculum within a School District?, Debra A. Olson

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Current Sex Offender Laws: Are They Doing More Harm Than Good?, Gail Onderak

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The Relationship Between Professional Nurse Certification and Nurse-Sensitive Patient Outcomes in the Acute Care Setting: An Integrative Literature Review, Julie Oss

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Developing a Total Knee Care Pathway to Reduce Hospital Length of Stay While Maintaining Quality of Care, Katie Pace

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Cardiac Resuscitation Training: An Integrative Literature Review, Dominick Pahl

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A Case for Delirium Risk Prediction Models to Aid in Triaging Resources to those Most at Risk an Integrative Literature Review, Tammy Perttula

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High School Athletic Administration’s Policies and Rights to Sanction Student-Athlete’s Social Media Use, Eric S. Peterson

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Shifting Parents from Respondents to Partners: New Paths to School Involvement, Andrew S. Pierskalla

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Preferred Leadership Styles of Coaches: Collegiate Athletes’ Perception of Quality Coaches, Paul Preston

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Simulation in Nursing Education: A Literature Review on Debriefing, Rebecca Rausch

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Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Adults: An Integrative Review, Julie Sanger

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Leadership Change for Athletic Academic Advisors Serving Student-Athletes with Self-Reported Mental Health Issues, Tyler Schoh

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A Systematic Search and Review on the Efficacy, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness of Utilizing Lactobacillus Probiotics in Concurrence with Prescribing Antibiotics to Reduce Clostridium difficile Infection Rates in Hospitalized Patients, Laura Sheehan

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Nursing Practice and the Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Laura Sherburne

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The History, Prevalence, and Implications of Burnout in Medical Residents, Zoey Smith

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Benefits of Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit, Stephen Swenson and Stephen M. Swenson

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Impact, Prevalence of Cognitive Overload and Athlete Burnout: Division II Athletics, Luke Teague

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An Escape Room for Sepsis Education, Brit Voshage and Autumn Leigh Cole

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Elective Course Choice as a Factor in K12 Graduation Rates, Matthew Wagner

Sustainable Journalism Education: A Curriculum Review and Revision of the Winona State Journalism Program, Doug Westerman

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2019

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Parental Incarceration: The Childs Rights and Needs, Adam T. Bahr

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School Counselor Self-Care Practices as Mitigating Factors Regarding Professional Burnout, Kelsie Brand

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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Relationship-based Interventions for At-risk Families, Britney Brennan

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Counseling Interventions for Native American Adolescents, Kathryn Burger

Approaches to Enchancing Family Satisifaction with Care of Persons Hospitalized in Intensive Care Receiving End-of-Life Care: An Integrative Review, Chelsea J. Dahl and Elizabeth M. Turba

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Building Resilience Through Strengths-Based Learning During Graduate Study Abroad: An Exploratory Study, Chelsea K. Dresen, Matthew L. Wilmes, Karen R. Sullivan, and Theresa A. Waterbury

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Assessment and Evaluation of Anti-Racist, Feminist Training in Counselor, Kyle E. Dufek

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Adolescents Amount of Sleep in Relation to Emotional and Behavioral Regulation, Stephanie Emanuel

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Developing Self-Awareness in Counseling Professionals, La Green

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Impactful Mentoring of Women Graduate Students: Guiding the Development of Leadership Behaviors, Ashley N. Greig and Barbara Holmes

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Rethinking Elementary Physical Education: Creating Time for Physical Activity, Adam B. Hanson

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Efficacy of the ABCDE Bundle in Reducing Delirium in Critically Ill Patients: An Integrative Literature Review, Leah Hanson

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School Counselor Advocacy for Transgender Youth, Autumn Hayes

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The Whole Parent: An Evaluation of Parental Interventions, Elizabeth Hellenbrand

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Where Have All the Teachers Gone? A Look at Teacher Attrition in the U.S., Kimberly Hill

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Adolescents in Alternative Education Settings, Carly Houlihan

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Business Leaders’ Strategies for Addressing Employee Turnover and Promoting Stability, ke huang

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Inclusive Classrooms, Meghan Ihrke

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Suicide, Associated Factors, and Treatment Recommendations for Youth Who Identify as LGTBQ, Natalie Jech

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health and Equity in the United States, Shannon Jezusko

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Utilizing a Trauma Informed Approach to Build Resiliency in Underrepresented College Students, Marie Lindloff

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Counselor Self-Disclosure: The Impact of Disclosing Mental Health Clients, Katelyn Longmire

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They Don't Know I Want to Die: Can Parents Predict Child Suicidality?, Jamie Matson

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Effects of Family Treatment Drug Court on Reunification of Families Involved with Child Protection, Carrie Meiners

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Study Abroad Strengths-Based Curriculum: Advancing Self-Reflection and Relationship-Building Leadership Skills, Elizabeth Moldenhauer, Melissa Osland, and Theresa A. Waterbury

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Effects of Discrimination on Transgender Populations, Katherine R. Moyer

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ASCA National Model Implementation and Discipline Disparities in Schools, Abigail Mundy

Implementing Whanau Ora Interventions in Postvention Response to Suicide Ideation, attempts, or Completion of Maori in Rural Communities: A Therapuetic Group Manual, Elizabeth F. Murphy

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Trauma: Integrating Play Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Theresa Odden

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Yoga Intervention Benefits and School Setting Applications, Jessica L. H. Olson

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Domestic Deathcare: The Effect of Home Funerals on the Grieving Process, Eva Pitsch

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Counseling Children from Single Parent Households, Lauren Praska

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Considerations for Supporting Homeless Adoslescents, Megan Reyes

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The Effects of Bullying on Identity, Fortino Rodriguez Sanchez

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Supporting Success for Children from Single-Parent Homes, Casey Scheuerell

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Mindfulness-Based Practices for School Aged Children with Anxiety, Bethany Schmitt

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The Impact of Childhood Trauma on the Brain & Interventions for the School Counselor, Chelsea Scott

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The Effects of Parental Involvement on Student Achievement: Implications for Students with Absent Parents, Molly Serum

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The Importance of a Positive School Climate for LGBTQ Students: A School Counselor's Role, Amanda Sievers

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Prevalence and Treatment for Eating Disorders in Young Athletes, Tessa Solberg

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Well-Being in Correlation to Job Satisfaction in Millennials, Danielle Sommerfeldt

A Literature Review of Nurse Leaders Characteristics to Support Empowerment and Engagement, Jean J. Stavenau

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STEM and Adolescent Girls, Brittany Elizabeth Stein

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How to Promote Neuroplasticity Following Trauma, Elizabeth Thiel

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The Gottman Method, Narrative Therapy, and Psychodynamic Approach in Counseling Interracial Couples, Hannah P. Tong

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Perceived Stress in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Emily Vore, Abbie McGee, and Amy Henderson

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2018

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An Analysis of the Initial Response to the MERS-CoV Epidemic from Leadership and Management Perspectives: A Case Study Covering the Period from April 2012 to July 2017, Hassan Altamimi

Bedside Care Provider's Confidence and Knowledge Using an Intraventricular Hemorrhage Guideline in a NICU, M. Anibas

Stress, Resilience, and Well-Being in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Brittany L. Borhart, Megan R. Panek, and Jamie L. Waldera

Social Support Among Hispanic Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Strategies for Improvement and Effects on A1C and BMI, K. Byrd-Kranz and G. Garcia-Lopez

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School's Impact on Immigrant Students' Self-Identity, Chris Caduff

Palliative Care Services for Hematopoietic Cell Transplanation, Matthew H. Clark

An Analysis of the Self-Efficacy for Physical Activity among Somali and Hispanic Immigrants, Katie Eldred, Mihaella Bozadjieva, and Jada Langer

Bone Density Changes Over Time in a Cohort of Perimenopausal Women: A Retrospective Study, Holly Fratzke, Leanne Markos, and Lori Miskell

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Counseling Sexual Assaulted Adolescents and Young Adults, Luann Gregorich

Building Resilience in Nurse Leaders to Prevent Burnout: An Integrative Review, Suzanne J. Hanson

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Childhood Obesity and Absenteeism: Implications for School Leaders, Kyle Johnson

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Workplace Mental Health: Toolkit Usability Study of Midwestern Business Leaders, Julie Kiehne

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Addiction in the Workplace: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Options, Kacie Lovas

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Building Community among Distance Learning Graduate Students​, Erin Meyer

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Impacts Interpersonal Relationships in the Perpetuation of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Jade Miles

The Effects of Volunteer Activities on Service-Learning Outcomes in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Jessica Nelson and Sara Roslansky

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Addressing Student Motivation in the School Setting, Hanna Niccum

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Treating Incarcerated Women with Co-Occurring Disorders, Jennifer Nichols

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Positive and Negatives Outcomes of Social Media in Adolescents, Emily A. Norton

Impact of Education: Use of Violence Screening and Intervention Tool in the ED, M. Nyantaroka, B. Nyaosi, and H. Omweri

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Binge Eating Disorder, Kristin Olsen

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Success for Every Child: The Impact of Teacher Perceptions on Student Achievement, Sarah K. Pease

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Suicide Prevention and Response in the College Setting, Emily Peterson

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School Refusal Among Adolescents: An Exploration of Cause and Interventions, Stacy Quam

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Best-Practice Treatment Approaches for Working with Survivors of Sexual Assault, Anne Marie Riddle

Ticket to Travel: Improving Handoff Communication in the Intrahospital Transportation of Patients to Radiology, E. Sanders

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Mental Health Counselors and Vicarious Trauma, Nicole Sobkowiak

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Implementing a Trauma-sensitive School Approach, Janelle Studnicka

An Interprofessional Clinical Education Model Serving Students, Faculty, and Community, J. Timm

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The Impact of Animal Assisted Therapy in Elementary Schools, Nathan Tuma

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Stress, Resilience, and Well-Being in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Jamie Waldera, Brittany L. Borhart, and Megan R. Panek

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Character Education in High School Athletics: Activities Director’s Role, Andrew P. Weiers

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2017

A Preparatory Letter and Caregiver Conversation Intervention to Decrease Distress and Support Family Engagement When Children are Initiating Proton Beam Therapy, S. Bain and K. Scales

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Strategies for Addressing the Impact of Secondary Trauma on Mental Health Professionals, Ashley Bauer

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Challenges Radiography Students Face in a Small Midwest Technical College, Valarie Bere

Stratgies that Support Older Adults Living with Chronic Illness to Effectively Self-Manage Their Conditions, Melissa Bertelson, Leah Jensen, and Holly Porter

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Student-Athlete Motivation: Are Male College Athletes Intrinsically or Extrinsically Motivated?, Dustin Boll

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How the Socialization Norms of Athletics Affects High School Student-Athletes, Hailey Brown

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Impacts of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adult Psychosocial Functioning, Kristen Brown

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The 12th Man: A Woman. Inequity in Professional Football Leadership Hiring, Cristy Brusoe

Attitudes Toward Dementia, T. Cowan

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Assessment & Access: Considerations When Working with Sex Offenders, Kaitlin Flesch

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Internet Gaming and Aggression in Adolescent Males, Michael Forsythe

Developing Evidence-Based Practice, Stacy Friedrich and Tabitha Luedke

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A Physical Activity Plan for the Community of Winona, Minnesota, Robert Angelo Giaquinto

Interprofessional Simulation for Violent Patient Behaviors in the Emergency Department, T. Gusenius and W. Krull

Community-Based Diabetes-Screening of a Low English Literacy Population of Minority-Predominant Immigrants and Refugees, C. Hainy, M. Huschka, and J. Nyaenya

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Leadership Communication: Why Workplace Appreciate Matters, Kasee N. Hamilton

Evidence of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Treatment of Uncomplicated UTI in Emergency Medicine, P. Heppner

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Building the Organizational Leader Brand: Change Agent, Scholar, Thought Leader, Barbara Holmes, Christopher Hahn, and Carson Perry

Evaluation of an Educational Intervention in Advance Care Planning on Community Health Workers, B. Johnson and J. Ulgenes

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Physical Activity Integration in Schools: A Review of Benefits to Academics Success and Mental Health Stability, Kayla Kujak

Implementing the Serious Illness Care Program in Primary Care, J. Libbesmeier

The Relationship Between New Possibilities and Concurrent Stressors in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Carrie Martinson, Leah Tucker, and Mackenzie Johnson

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Risk Factors and Interventions for Suicide Among College Students, Amy McAulay

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Crisis Communication in Higher Education, Andrea L. Northam

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Wellness Needs for Smith Clinic Health System Community X Employees, Heidi S. Poole

Patient and Caregiver New Medication Education Using tTeach-back, J. Prochnow

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Core Values of Sports Teams: What are They and How are They Conveyed?, Eric Raisbeck

Implementation of Advance Care Planning in a Rural Minnesota Long-Term Care Facility, A. Reed

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Teacher Perceptions On Digital Personal Learning Networks For Professional Development, Kirsten Richardson

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Perceptions on the 45/15 School Calendar - Should Southland School District Adopt?, Ethan Riggin

Heart Failure Patient Education Delivery Methods to Improve Self-Care Knowledge and 30-Day Readmissions: An Integrative Literature Review of Best Practices or Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Patients and Their Caregivers, Michael T. Ring

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A Literature Review of the Public Stigma of Mental Illness, Lisa Rogers

Weight Management in Adolescents with Elevated Body Mass Indices and Asthma, Meghann Ryan

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Are Cultural Adaptations of ESTs an Appropriate Response to Unfavorable Treatment Outcomes of Ethnic/Cultural minorities? An Appraisal of the Response, David A. Scales

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Working with Students Living in Poverty: What Can School Counselors Do?, Krystle Seekamp

Effectiveness of a E-Learning Intervention on Recognition and Management of Pressure Injuries in Acute Care Settings, J. Smith

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Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Women in Adulthood, Elizabeth Stiernagle

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Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the School Setting, Katlyn Trumm

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2016

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Comprehension of Counselor Education Course Materials in Online Versus Face-to-Face Courses, Chelsee J. Ahumada

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Environmental Enrichment and Substance Use Disorders, John Ambrose

Evaluation of Violence Risk Assessment Tools for Acute Mental Health, Kendra A. Anderson

Promoting Nurse Practitioners in Tanzania: Lessons Learned, K. Bachand and J. Ganong

The Benefits and Challenges of Service-Learning in Undergraduate Nursing Education: Comparing Different Experiences, Michelle E. Benish, Kelsey V. Hermann, and Stephanie P. Mann

Sepsis Screening Tool Implementation on a Neuroscience Medical-Surgical Unit, K. Besemer and J. Mikkelson

Variaiblity in Perceived Family Change, Family Growth, and Family Struggling Among Families Experiencing Chronic Illness, Katherine L. Braaten, Danielle A. Koenig, and Bethaney A. Wescott

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First and Second Generation Immigrant Students: Breaking Down the Barriers to K-12 English Language Learner Success, Sarah J. Campbell

Prevention of Risky Sexual Behaviors When Alcohol is Involved for College Females, H. Carlin and E. Rivard

Enhancing Care for Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: An Evidence Based Practice Approach in Rural Minnesota, C. Cook and S. Dahms

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Effects of Poverty on Adolescent Mental Health, Morgan Dannecker

Recognizing Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Educational Intervention for Primary Care Staff in the Community Setting, B. Dubois

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Within a Hispanic-American Population, E. Dyce and K. Switalski

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Consequences of the Bystander Effect in Relation to Bullying, Underage Alcohol Consumption, and Suicide/Suicidal Ideation, Dana Erickson

Partnerships for Healthy Ageing: A Secondary Analysis of Nursing Students' Reflective Journals, Tyler Faust, Kayla Jones, and Dawn Newman

Nursing Students' Experiences of the Senior Clinical Preceptorship, Rachel M. Gagliasso, Holly A. Huso, and Tamara L. Supinski

Multidisciplinary Medication Reconciliation in the Hospital Setting: An Evidence-Based Practice Project, A. Glasscock and J. Ramirez

Diabetes Assessment in Ambulatory Surgery, P. Haala

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The Effectiveness of Animal Assisted Activity and Animal Assisted Therapy in Reducing Symptoms of Depression, Alexis J. Hauser

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Recommendations to Practitioners for Adolescent Clients with a History of Trauma, Keiko L. Heitman

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The Impact on Hmong College Students Dealing with Acculturation: The Importance of Being Culturally Competent, Chong Her

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Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Amanda Jensen

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Communication in the 21st Century: Implications of Counseling in a Digital World, Rebecca Johnson

Mainting Quality While Transitioning to the Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Model, C. Jones

Current best practice regarding nutritional influences that enchance surgical wound healing, Tracy L. Kiehne

A Content Analysis of How a Learning Environment Influences the Development in Clinical Reasoning in Nurses, Joan M. Krauss and Francis Owusu

Applying the Evidence in Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Bronchitis in Emergency Medicine, K. Langer and D. Steele

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Veteran's Deaths Due to Suicide Have Increased to an Alarming Rate, Jason D. Marquardt

Sexually Transmitted Infection Education and Testing at an Alternative Learning Center Clinic, A. McAlister and J. Richardson

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Child Abuse: Signs, Symptoms, and the Role of the School Counselor, Ryan A. McRae

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Psychosocial and Psychological Challenges Faces Women Diagnosed with Cancer, Nancy L. Miller

Experiences and Impact of Involvement in Service-Learning for Users of Services, Katheryn L. Munroe

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Primary Sources & Historical Understanding in High School American History, Kristina Nelson

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders, John Newman

Barriers and Support of Evidence-Based Practice Among Graduate Nursing Students, Kelly Niebeling and Brit Voshage

Wabasha Community Restaurant Nutrition Recommendations, Jaclyn Novak

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Identifying Influential Factors of Student-Athlete’s Selection Process Among NCAA Division II Baseball Players, Matt O'Brien

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Treating Trauma with Exposure Therapy, Gretchen Otto

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Use of Art Therapy in Treating Children with PTSD, Kelly Puent

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Integrating Nature into the Helping Professions, Jacob Radtke

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Improving Academic Motivation, Whitney Ryan

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Perceptions and Choice Theory in Schools and Counseling, Ryan M. Schaller

Propofol Disposal in the Anesthesia Setting: Overcoming Barriers, D. Schneider

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Behavioral Activation Therapy in Treating Depression, Brian Strauss

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Substance Abuse Prevention Programs: A Review of Risk Factors, Fundamental Program Components and the Coping Power Program, Mary Sussenguth

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Families Living in the Crisis of Poverty: Why a Motivational Interviewing Approach Makes Sense, Martha Lyn Thomford

Clinician Mindfulness Practice and the Implications for Burnout Mitigation: Mindfulness as a Values Componenet of Self-Care, Stephanie Wachter-Papenfuss

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Clinician Mindfulness Practice and the Implications for Burnout Mitigation: Mindfulness as a Values Component of Self-Care, Stephanie Wachter

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Spirituality in Mental Health Counseling, Matthew Welacha

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Treatment for Complex Trauma and Substance Abuse for Adult Males in Residential Addiction Treatment, Kristin J. Wilson

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The Cycle of Victimization of Incarcerated Women, Michelle Woodworth

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Administration Policy Impacts on Counselor Productivity and Overall Job Satisfaction, Bailey Ziemann

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2015

An Educational Evaluation Using Non-Invasive Interventions to Decrease Work-Related Stress for Staff, M. Anderson and D. Shuey

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Intervention Strategies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mika Baer

Normal Saline, Lactated Ringers, and Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock, Catherine H. Bausano

Retention of Personal Care Assistants (PCAS) at Organization X, Sonia M. Bompart Morales

Meaningful Use of the Electronic Health Record in a Community Clinic, Karen Bowers and Karen E. Zuehlke

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Effectively combining PBIS and the Nurtured Heart Approach, Erin Bremer

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Peer-Mediated Interventions for Students Classified with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Erin M. Burns

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Gender Role Conflict and Men's Attitudes Towards Mental Health Counseling, Alcohol Use and Depression, Mario Carrillo

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Effects of Childhood Trauma on Students: The Role of School Counselors, Emily R. Dierling

Uncertainty and Appreciation of Life in Women with One Recurrence Versus Two or More Recurrences of Ovarian Cancer: A Secondary Analysis, Cori Duellman Wallerich, Amy Pike, and Paul Tan

Psychological Distress, Personal Strength, and Number of Recurrences in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Heidi A. Eisenman and Danielle J. Munsterman

Aromatherapy for Pain Control in Hospitalized Adults, Brittany Eppard

10,000 Voices: Nurses' Perception of Scope of Practice Barriers in a Midwest State, Breanna Estby, Margot Melanson-Arnold, and Amy Ries

Family Vulnerability, Family Change, and Family Financial Concerns Related to the Experience of Chronic Illness, Emily M. Goetzke, Kathryn M. Parks, and Laura J. Peterson

Perceptions of Advanced Care Planning Among Latino Adults in the Community Setting, L. Habicht and E. McLean

Somali Cultural Competence Education: An Intervention for Emergency Department Staff, E. Herrity and J. Onduso

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Does Judicial Immunity Serve the Common Good?, Patrick Holt

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Supporting College Students with A.D.H.D., Justin Huegel

The Impact of Focused Education on Nurses' Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Patient Care, Jennifer Johnas, Danielle McAlpine, and Paul Proshek

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School Connectedness: An Analysis of Students' Relationship with Their School, Marshall Kading

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Mindfulness-Based Practice in Schools, Nicole E. Klein

Evaluating a Unit-Specific Surgical Safety Checklist Briefing in an Orthopedic Surgical Department: Influence on Compliance and Culture of Safety, S. Kraft

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Emotional Freedom Techniques: Tapping with Adolescents in a School Setting, Megan E. Leisen

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Mediation of Adolescent High-Risk Behaviors: A Curriculum Based Risk Assessment Approach, Daniel Lindenfeld

Enhancing Self-Management for Adults with Functional Abdominal Pain (FAP) Through a Registered Nurse-led Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Intervention, C. Niesen

Assessment of Low Sodium Diet Education for Patients, D. Remme

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Helping to Health Through Yoga: Exploring Yoga as an Adjunctive Therapy Tool for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Sara Richeson

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The Relationship of Coaching Football and Counseling: Building a Championship System, Brent E. Schroeder

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The Effects of Bullying on Sexual Minority Youth: The Importance of Creating an Inclusive School Climate, Elizabeth A.M. Strunz

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Barriers for Rural Victims of Domestic Violence, Malorie Wolf

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Impact of Abuse Throughout a Child's Psychological Development, Michael Wurdeman

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2014

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Combating Eating Disorders by Addressing Body Image Issues in Schools, Brittany Ballweg

The Relationship Between Psychological Distress and Sexual Relationship Adjustment in Husbands of Wives Diagnosed with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Sara L. Berding

An Evidence-Based Approach for Integrating Effective Teaching Strategies for Motivational Interviewing into a Graduate Nursing Program, Joel Busch, Jade DeRocher, and Courtney Nack

Exploring Family Caregiving Strategies, Family Relationships and Family Growth in the Context of Chronic Illness, Kati J. Cavanaugh, Emily S. Eastwick, and Beckie J. Kronebusch

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The Effects of Multicultural Immersion Programs on Students’ Multicultural Competency Development, Robert Christiano

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Effects of Sex Education and Media on Teenage Pregnancy, Jennifer Coppens

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Creating an Inclusive School Climate for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students, Tosha Farrell

Strategies for Promoting Health in Somali Communities, Mary J. Gruber, Misbil F. Hagi-Salaad, and Heidi J. Stevermer

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Anticipatory Grief and Compassion Fatigue: Definitions and Guidelines for Caregivers, Mary Kay Haupt

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The Effects of Competition in the K-12 School Setting and its Relationship to Behavior Modification, Andrea Heinrich

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Professional Development and the Growth of Professional Learning Communities in Education, Chelsie Hinrichs

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Gender Differences and Impact on Addictions Treatment: Special consideration for working with Female Clients, Amy Horihan

The Relationship Between ECT and Functional Status in Depressed Inpatients, Lisa Horstman, Kelli Tornstrom, and Karen Welch

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Exploring the Use of Animal Assisted Therapy in School Counseling: Using AAT with Adolescents Who Have Internalizing Disorders, Leah Jagodzinski

Family Presence Supported By Family Supoort Person During Resuscitation of Critical Ill or Injured Children in the Emergency Department, Dawn M. King

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Taking a Mindful Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment Through Dialectical Behavior, Nicole Kirchner

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Animal-Assisted Therapy In Elementary Schools, Steve Kurschner

10,000 Voices: Educational Barriers to the Completion of a Baccalaureate Nursing Degree within the State of Minnesota, Nicole Lawson, Joshua Wallenstein, and Alec Williams

Spirituality, Psychosocial Distress, and Posttraumatic Growth in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Lydia K. Lazzara, Diane M. Bruen, and Shannon L. Hoversten

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Students Seeking Attention, Dan Lecheler

Decisional Involvement Among Staff Nurses Based on Primary Shift Worked and Employment Status, Pundi S. Madhavan

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K-12 School-Based Interventions Effective with Children and Adolescents from Divorced Families, Michelle McCoy

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Benefits of a School-based Resilience Program for Adolescents Faced with Adversity, Madeline McRae

Comparison of Posttraumatic Growth in Different Aged Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Gina R. Miller and Jennifer L. Ellefson

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Social Cognitive Career Theory, Generativity and Job Loss, Kevin Miller

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Allowing Horses to Heal: The Healing Power of Equines in Therapeutic Settings, Bethany Mota

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School-wide Bully Prevention Programs Designed for use in Elementary Schools, Melissa Pannell

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Sexual Trauma and Eating Disorders: Current treatments and direction for further study, Kate Radsek

Systematic review of massage, meditation, and Reiki used to treat burnout in nurses, Jessica Rudolph

Effects of Vibration Massage on Doms, Using a Car Buffer, Eric J. Weigel

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Evolving Mentoring into E-mentoring for Future Applications and Improvement, Andrew James Wood

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Enhancing the Administrator-School Counselor Relationship, Courtney Zeimet

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2013

Suicidal Intent, Electroconvulsive Therapy, & Length of Stay, Gina Bloczynski, Tiffany Lohfink, and Sarel Myburgh

Building Trust Between the Hispanic Community and the Health Care System Through the Utilization of Community Health Liasons, Beth Caven, Jamie Coleman, and Shelley Wolfe

The Religious Sisters Study: Describing the Relationship Between Handgrip Strength and Self-Reported Falls, Amy L. Covert, Katie N. Finley, and Enobong C. Udo

Making Sense of Wilderness Therapy's Definitional Problem, Robert Flores

The Presence of Pondering, Struggling, and Burden Among Family Members with Chronic Illness, Robert A. Goodew, Emily A. C. Isaacson, and Janice A. Miller

The Relationship Amongst Age, Cognition, and Number of Electroconvulsive Therapy Treatments in Adults During Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Hilary K. Hawn and Jennifer S. Prochaska

Vulnerability and Uncertainty Among Families Dealing with Chronic Illness, Kathleen A. Jackson and Andrea L. Stuedemann

Differences Between Self-Reported Falls and Hearing Impairment Among Religious Sisters, Kassidy L. Karnik, Anne C. Wright, and Tamara L. Zimmerman

The Relationship Between Physical and Psychological Pain in Patients with Depression Undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy, Lesa A. Kerley, Kayla A. Langhans, and Lisa M. Wood

Fall Risk Factors in Patients Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy Treatments Within the Elderly Psychiatric Population, Eugene P. Kopecky and Clarissa J. Meyer

Fear of Recurrence and Psychological Distress in Younger Versus Older Spouses of Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Taylor E. Peck, Danna Renner, and Jacob J. Pauly

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2012

Decisional Inolvement: Actual and Preferred Involvement in Decision-Making Among Staff Nurses Based on Generational Cohorts, Michele A. Asche, Lisa J. Lemke, and Evalyn M. Michira

Implementing A Problem-Solving Internvetion to Treat Depression Among Hispanic Patients Receiving Care at a Midwest Migrant Health Clinic, Elizabeth Bottke, Koleena Johnson, and Anna Svennungsen

Interventions to Optimize Enrollment in Migrant Clinicians Networks' Health Network in the Hispanic Migrant Population Receiving Health Care Services in Minnesota and North Dakota: An Evidence-Based Practice Project, Candace L. Dalpiaz, Anna J. Schwecke, and Heidi L. Seaberg

Residential Treatment Facility Employees' Opinions of Physical Restraints, Bridget M. Keane

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2011

Cognition, Fluid Intake, and Length of Stay in Older Adults, Sarah J. Archer, Amy E. Barna, and Roxanna M. Holper

The Religious Sisters' Study: Describing Differences in Perceptions of Physical Health, Physical Functioning, and General Health, Kaitlin E. Bakker, Michelle M. Klein, and Susan K. Priem

Examining the Relationship Between Literacy Level and Healthcare Accessibility Among Underserved Populations of a Free Community Clinic Within an Adult and Family Literacy Center in the Upper Midwest, Michel Benz, Courtney Holtegaard, and Stephanie Vanderboom

Hydration Status Among Elderly with Dual Cardiovascular and Psychiatric Diagnoses, Kerri L. Bjorkley-Campbell, Jami L. Starling, and Jennifer A. Vagher

Intentions Toward Bone Health-Promoting Physical Activity in Overweight and Healthy Weight Women After Bone Density Testing, Sarah J. Bologna, Jennifer M. Hill, and Amanda F.l Meyer

The Effect of Healing Touch on Health-Related Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy, Lora Briese, Kristyn Maixner, and Janelle Wozniak

The Exploration of Receptivity to Complementary and Alternative Medicine and its Impact on Health Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Women Receiving Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer in a Healing Touch Study, Heidi E. Hackbarth, Denise C. Muser, and Juliet E. Sunberg

Somali Immigrant Health: Exploring Relationships Among Concepts Contributing to Healthcare Disparities, Shahrior I. Kayes and Nawang K. Sherpa

Secondary Analysis: Investigating the Relationships Between Vulnerability, Caring Strategies, and Family Functioning Among Family Members Managing Chronic Illness, Angela Larsen, Anna Myburgh, and Karen Popp

Changes in Global Mental Health, Vitality, and Social Functioning Over Time in a Group of Religious Sisters, Natalie C. Lawrence and Sarfo K. Nimoh

Creating an Interdisciplinary Care Model for a Rural Community Clinic: An Evidence-Based Project, Cassandra L. Narr, Kristine S. Penza, and Thia M. Walkowiak

A Fall Prevention Guidelines Review and Plan for Implementation, Cynthia R. Niesen

Developing an Evidence Based Intervention to Treat Depression Among Mexican American Migrant Farmworkers Using Problem Solving Treatment in Primary Care, Megan Schoff, Danielle Shumski, and Erin Wilkinson

Family Uncertainty, Struggling, and Connecting: Managing Chronic Illness, Wendy R. Worden and Leanne L. England

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2010

Secondary Analysis Examining the Relationships Between Age, Fear of Recurrence, Symptom Distress, and Psychological Distress in Younger Versus Older Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Stephanie L. Ahrens, Meghan C. M. Bos, and Emily A. Olson

Fear of Recurrence, Spirituality, and Social Adjustment in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: A Secondary Analysis, Deborah Benike, Sarah Wilhelmson, and Ayan Hassan

A Descriptive Correlational Study on Dehydration, Age, and Number of Medical Diagnoses in the Elderly Psychiatric Inpatient, Robert J. Brackle and Anthony J. Swenson

Fear of Recurrence, Psychological Distress, and Marital Cohesion in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Heather L. Carrico, Jodi D. Hellickson, and Cathy L. Mielke

Nurses' Perception of Nursing Diagnosis Based on Specialty Area, Practice Setting and Type of Position, Aminata Cham and Eric J. Engelhardt

Psychological Distress in Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Stephanie R. Cunningham, Amy L. Hansen, and Lily A. Weidall

Factors Influencing Healthcare Utilization Within a Free Community Clinic at an Adult and Family Literacy Center, Chinda S. Douangmala, Sarah A. Hayden, and Lindsay E. Young

Relationships Between Falls, Health Perception, and Physical Functioning in a Group of Elderly Women Living Together in a Religious Community, Tammy Friedrich, Teresa Miller, Amy Monsour, and Lauren Tarbell

Relationships Between Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Testing and Osteoporosis Prevention Education on Calcium Intake in Perimenopausal Women, Julie A. Graczyk, Lindsey L. Olson, and Kristin T. Peterson

Gender Differences in Depressed Individuals: Describing Changes in Depressive Symptons During an Acute Hospitalization, Laura M. Ingvalson and Megan R. Eddy

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2009

Corportate Wellness Programs: Professional Attitudes and Common Components, Rebbeca Achen

Outcome Change Scores Based on Marital Status and Gender for Older Adults With Pneumonia or Heart Failure, Erin M. Belcher, Damita J. Carryer, and Christina M. Wiekamp

Couples Experiencing Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: An Examination of the Relationship between Length of Marriage, Marital Quality, Marital Communications, and Psychological Adjustment, Sarah E. Blanshan; Kristina M. Cooper; and Jennifer S, Eickhoff

Exploration of Osteoporosis Prevention and Cognitive Ability Among Religious Sisters, Mindy Boberg, Amy Jeffers, Karen Prieto, and Heather Repinski

A Descriptive Secondary Analysis: Differences in Outcome Change Scores Based on Discharge Disposition and Gender in the Older Adult Population, Stacy L. Chew and Kari M. Isaak

Cardiovascular Disease, Body Mass Index, and Functional Performance in a Group of Religious Sisters: Is There a Relationship?, Kelly Derby, Patricia Gilman, and Brianna Skrukrud

Relationship Between Nursing Outcome Change Scores and Risk Adjustment Variables, Phyllis S. Fisk and Corinne L. Turner

Fibromyalgia: Men Versus Women, Cynthia Jones and Jennifer Timm

Frequency of Prescription Obtainment by Hispanic Migrant Farmworkers Based Upon Selected Variables, Jane C. Korb, Christie Fird, and Michael Kycek

Depression Related to Activity Level Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Brenda S. Kremer, Serena L. Moor, and Amber M. Stitz

Level of Obtainment of Different Prescriptive Medications Among Hispanic Migrant Patients: Based on Medical Diagnosis and Medication Categories, Ann Kreuger, Mary Medinnus, and Zhiling Yang

Examining Diagnostic Criteria Excluding Men From A Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, Patricia D. Miller, Jody K. Leise, and Anne M. Beighley

Relationship of Depressive Disorders and Number of Medical Diagnoses with Malnutrition in Geriatric Medical-Psychiatric Patients, Jonathan Scheer and Sara Schlichting

Nurses' Perceptions Regarding Nursing Diagnosis Based on Level of Preparedness, Eric F. Tanlaka

Hypertension and Functional Ability Among a Group of Older Religious Sisters, Colleen A. Thompson, Michele D. Brielmaier, and Richard A. Mokua

Outcome Change Scores as They Relate to Length of Stay and Readmission in Older Adults, Healther L. Zak, Brenda G. Kirby, and Brenda L. Walsh

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2008

Job Satisfaction Among Registered Nurses Based on Age, Years of Experience as a Registered Nurse, and Shift Work Patterns, Katy M. Anderson, Jennifer L. Hansen, and Lois E. Mandler

Self-Management and Funcitonal Ability Among Religious Sisters with Osteoarthirits, Megan M. Anibas, Julie A. Marthaler, and Thomas C. Reardon

Diabetes Medication Choice, Adam Brandl, Erin Dickerhoof, and Nicole Schroeder

Differences in Hydration Status and Delirium Among Inpatient Elderly Psychiatric Patients, Kimberly M. Bryant

The Relationship Among Insurance, Length of Stay, and Negative Thoughts in Depression: A Retrospective Secondary Analysis, Crystal Friesen, Angela Luckhardt, and Kyla Schoenwetter

Relationship Between Discharge Disposition and Length of Stay, Readmissions, and Nursing Diagnoses, Beth M. Hefel, Jill M. Olmscheid, and Michael D. Stark

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis in Measuring Hydration Status in Elderly Women, Svetlana Y. Schmitz, Melissa L. Schulze, and Nicole A. Wee

Registered Nurses' Perceptions of Nursing Diagnoses in Relation to Registered Nurse Characteristics, Andrea E. Wagner and Julia A. Jurgensen

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2007

Using the Nursing Interventions Classification to Describe the Work of Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioners, Debra S. Coy, John H. Laymon, and J. L. Ronneberg

Influence of Dementia on Hydration and Nutritional Status, Jennifer A. Drier

The Relationship Among Dehydration, Cognitive Impairment, and Functional Impairement in the Elderly Medical Psychiatric Inpatient, Jennifer M. Frank and Leah C. Sanner

Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Karin Goodman, Vicky Shultz, and Connie Sullivan

Hispanic Immigrants: Healthcare Problems, Access Barriers, and Referal Patterns, Jennifer A. Grenell, Barbara J. Schmitz, and Tina M. Wangen

Body Fat and Prevalence of Breast Cancer among a Group of Religious Sisters, Katie Halbur, Emily Rath, and Charlotte Volkmann

Nurses' Knowledge of Restraint Utilization with Acutely Confused Elderly, Andrea L. Hauser and Elizabeth J. Larsen

Job Satisfaction and Educational Advancement According to the Minnesota Registered Nurse Workforce Survey, Danyel L. Helgeson and Hilaree E. Lore

Cardiovascular Disease and Body Fat Among a Group of Post-Menopausal Religious Sisters, Jennifer R. Kaus, Connie S. McCullick, and Jeanne R. Rosendale

Nurses' Perception Regarding the Use and Purposefulness of Nursing Diagnoses with Computer Utilization, Melinda K. Meyer and Ann K. Weis

Patient Education Effects on Quality of Life in the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes, Melissa M. Miller and Sarah L. Walker

The Relationship Between RN Job Satisfaction and Accountability, Elizabeth D. Nelson and Emily E. Sorensen

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2006

A Comparison of Learning Styles, Critical Thinking Skills, and GPA in Basic and Accelerated Option Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Annette Benson and Anne Cassens

The Learning Needs of People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Savanna C. Borne

Meauring The Effect of Work Environment And Decisional Involvement On Registered Nurses' Individual Accountability, Bridget Carter, Lynn Johnson, and Dale Pfrimmer

Cardiovascular Risks, Hypertension and Health Promotion Behaviors Among Elderly Religious Sisters, Virginia M. Darling, Patricia L. Jensen, and Mary E. Kasel

Differences in Quaity of Life and Self-Perception of Health for Various Levels of Physical Function Among Elderly Religious Sisters, Erin L. Deerinbg, Denise C. Rollmann, and Rebekah J. Zinnecker

Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave the Nursing Profession, Susan Frosch

Metabolic Syndrome & Cognitive Impairment: Does A Connection Exist?, Amanda J. Hanson and Chelsey D. Kolbet

Differences in Nurse Job Satisfaction Related to Years of Experience and Length of Service, Nancy A. Harris and Sarah N. Hunt

Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction Related to Educational Level and Setting, Adam T. Holland, Tanya J. Huneke, and Kelly K. Scherger

Knowledge and Attitudes of College-age Students about Emergency Contraception, Debra A. Hystead and Melissa J. Schutz

Measuring Risk Using Nursing Diagnoses and Comorbid Conditions with Consequential Length of Stay, Jackeline I. Iseler, Nicole S. Nipper, and Heather K. Ruffin

The Association of Changes in Body Mass Index, Physical Function, and Cognitive Function Among a Group of Elderly Religious Sisters, Patricia L. Kujala, Pamela J. Mattie, and Karla A. Mees

Domestic Violence Among Female Employess of a Long Term Care Facility, Dale A. Nasby

Body Mass Index and Hypertension Among a Community of Religious Sisters, Connie Schuh and Catherine Wilson

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2005

Validity of the Coder Impressions Inventory in Coding Videotapped Parent-Child Interactions, Marisa D. Arnoldi, Ida M. Banks, and Kari L. O'Keefe

Minnesota Nurses' Perceptions of Nursing Diagnoses, Erika L. Beetcher and Erika L. Halverson

Fibromyalgia: Identifying Differences in Diagnosis and Impact Between Males and Females, Michelle Burke and Caroline Groten

Job Satisfaction Among Registered Nurses Based Upon Work Shift Patterns, Work Setting, and Age, Kayla Dascher and Tracey Gohmann

The Differences in Body Mass Indexes for Various Functional Levels Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Kristine Day and Rachelle Holycross

Functional Changes and Falls Among a Group of Elderly Religious Sisters, Kristen L. Hautala

Evaluation of Postoperative Pain Relief in Neurosurgical Patients Undergoing Laminectomy Surgery, Kirsten M. Hayford

Levels of Risk and Rates of Select Types of Cancer Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Jessica Hinkley-Reese and Heather Stonelake

Falls in the Elderly: Association with Strength and Balance, Matthew Iott, Deirdre Kolb, and Sandra Morisette

Comparison of Job Satisfaction Among Diploma/Associate and Baccalaureate Prepared Nurses, Yoland Jennissen, Alicia Pfeilsticker, and Amy White

The Relationship Between Decisional Involvement, Generational Groupings, and Job Satisfaction, Barbara L. Johnson, Kellie A. Backman, and Amanda M. George

Health Behaviors and Health Status of Graduate Nursing Students, Douglas Johnson and Jennifer Douglas

Discharge Medication Errors Among People Who Do and Do Not Smoke, Melissa D. Lamb and Beth A. Sievers

Comparison of Patient-Reported Barriers to Cancer Pain Mangement Versus Their Oncology Nurses' Perceptions in 18 Hospitalized Patients, Laura J. Luna and Kristin D. F. Negley

Bruise Dating in the Elderly: A Descriptive Analysis, Vickie Lynch and Theresa M. Peliotes

Discharge Planning, Kongmo Nsameluh

Nurse Documentation of Signs and Symptoms Related to Neurtoxicity in Patients Receiving Ifosfamide, Carboplatin, and Etoposide (ICE), Sherry L. Wolf

The Braden Scale and Nursing Documentation: A Secondary Analysis, Holly C. Wright, M. J. Miller, and Susanna K. Cook

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2004

Academic Nurse Faculty Shortage: Identifying Career Orientations of Nurse Educators, Lynn R. Alcock

The Parent/Child Experience of Taking Oral Glutamine in a Research Study, Diana L. Barr

Calcium Intake, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Bone Mineral Density Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Anne Bulh, Shannon Huber, and Allison Meisheid

Describing the Perceived Learning Needs of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Marny L. Carlson

Hearing and Quality of Life Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Cheryl Casperson and Madonna Daley

An Analysis of Parent's Experiences With the Diagnosis of Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) in Their Family, Monica Farnsworth

Job Satisfaction of Rural Nurses, Lori E. Frahm and Michelle C. Hedin

Student Nurses' Self-Rated and Tested Knowledge of Home-Based Early Intervention Services for At-Risk Families, Melanie Glynn and Janell Melhouse

Correlation of the Pre-Operative Ankle-Brachial-Index and Pulse Volume Recording With Impaired Saphenous Vein Incisional Wound Healing Among Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patients, Connie M. Jackie and Jamie J. Haraden

Mammography Among Uninsured Women, Elisha R. Jacobs

The Effects of a Nursing Career Awareness Program of Elementary Students' Image of Nursing and Career Choice, Elisa M. Johnson and Debra J. Rowekamp

A Descriptive Study of Hearing Impairment and Falls in Elderly Religious Sisters: A Secondary Analysis, Donna Kamann and Theresa Bender

Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Among Religious Sisters, Tammy Klaus and Sara Young

The Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Self-Care in Diabetes Education, Amy J. Koenings

Measuring the Effects of Education on Registered Nurses' Individual Accountability, Jean L. Loes

Perceptions and Characteristics of Registered Nurses' Involvement in Decision Making, Kara L. Mangold, Kristina K. Pearson, and Julie R. Schimtz

Barriers to Effective Patient Teaching: Perceptions of Nurses in Rural Settings, S. K. Meyers

Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction and Collective Bargaining Unit Membership Status, Jennifer Pittman

Depression Among a Community of Religious Sisters, Dawn Ritter and Emerlee Stilley

Cardiovascular Disease and Cholesterol Among a Community of Elderly Religious Sisters, Peggy M. Stimpert

Water Intake in School Aged Children, Janet Swanson

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2003

Physical Function of Elderly Religious Sisters, Jennifer L. Behrns and Julie O. Johnson

Health Perception and Health Behaviors in School-Aged Children, Amy Beyerstedt and Nancee Quinn

FIM™ Scores, FIM™ Efficiency, Metric, and Discarge Disposition Following Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation, Patti Bieber and Kari Bottemiller

Effects of Interinstitutional Relocation On Long-Term Care Residents, Jennifer A. Bold

Nutrition Behaviors of the Rural Elderly and Their Association with Perceived Health Status, Amy J. Brown

Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave the Nursing Profession, Marci Denn

The Influence of Context on Assessment Data, Duane K. Ellsworth and Heather J. Harms

Psychological Stressors and Quality of Life Among Primary Caregivers to Heart Transplant Cnadidates and Recipients, Laura Fenske

Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Child Behavior in At-Risk Families with Children Ages 2 - 6, Dona Hebrink

Functional Status as an Indicator of the Use of Non-routine Discharge Planning in the Acute Care Setting, Kristine A. Kock, Rebecca M. Salaban, and Deborah K. Varrelmann

Accessing hospice: Perspectives of health care providers, nurses and caregivers, Traci J. Morken

Nurse Faculty Career Pathway, Audrey K. Nervig and Susan M. Sullivan

The Effect of Age and Comorbidity and the use of Routine versus Non-routine Discharge Planning, Sandy Nichols and Bogna Mustwillo

Acceptance of Nurse Practitioners by the Rural Elderly Dining at Dining Centers, Sarah A. Reiland

Acute Care Nuse Case Management: An Innovative Approach, Michele L. Yeadon

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2002

Spiritual Well-Being, Distress, and Perception of Health Following a Myocardial Infarction: A Descriptive Correlational Study, Sara L. Arnold

Knowledge and Attitudes of Emergency Nurses Regarding Pain Management, Terri A. Bergeron