Dissertation Titles

2022Black Women’s Experience with Telehealth Using the Lens of Black Feminist ThoughtTiffany Gibson
Nurses’ Experiences Caring for Patients with Opioid Use DisorderApril Messer
The Relationship Between Self-Care of Diabetes and Diabetes Distress in Non-Hispanic Black Adults Living with Type 2 DiabetesDebra Neblett
The Relationship Between Physical Activity, Stress, Obesity, and Depression Among Healthcare Professionals in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult HealthMaria Busam
2021The Complexity of Medication ErrorsCarey Estes
Establishing the Suitability of an Instrument that Determined Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ (APRN) Baseline Knowledge of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Practice GuidelinesShernett Chung
Hospital Nurses’ Experiences of Providing Care for Muslim Patients in the United StatesZainab Alfar
Using Institutional Ethnography to Understand how the Ruling Text Organizes Nursing Performance Related to Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Intensive Care UnitRob Slaughter
A Qualitative Study Exploring Pre-Hospital Patient Delays in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Bloodstream InfectionFelicia Ruffin
Just a Click Away: First-Time Mothers Invisible Presence Using Social Networking SitesGail Elliott
Diabetes Self-management among Arabs with Type 2 DiabetesHamza Moafa
African American Male Caregiving for Adult Care Recipients during the COVID-19 PandemicBarbara Deskins
Breast Cancer Screening Practices Among African American Women: A Black Feminist Thought PerspectiveLaSonya Little
Older Adults’ Perceptions of Disposition Decisions from the Emergency DepartmentKaren Valcheff
The Experiences of Internationally Educated Nurses while Preparing for the NCLEX-RNJames Montegrico
2020A Quantitative Exploration of Strategies to Reduce Fatigue Among NursesKaren Cochran
Understanding the Experiences of Chronic Low Back Pain in Post-9/11 Female VeteransRisa Peets
Early-onset Versus Late-onset Colorectal Cancer Trends Among VeteransMonalesia Chapman
An Exploration of Discourses of NICU Nurses Caring for Infants with Symptoms of Substance Exposed Pregnancy (SEP)Amber Welborn
Examination of Pharmacists’ Support for Implementation of Syringe Exchange Programs in Community Pharmacies in North Carolina: A Social Ecological ApproachHeather Roberts
Drug Screening Practices and Policies of Labor and Delivery Units in the Southeastern United States: Considerations, Implications, and Unintended ConsequencesDolly Pressley Byrd
Factors Affecting Condom-Use Behaviors among Female Emerging Adults in South KoreaJungmin Lee
Perspectives of Nursing Students Regarding Racial Implicit BiasShirley Etienne
The Impact of Safety Culture on Nurse and Patient Outcomes in Middle East Acute Care HospitalsMonir Almotairy
2019Nurses’ Knowledge Regarding Nursing Surveillance Specific to the Septic PatientPaul LeBlanc
The Transition Experience of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist from Clinical Expert to Novice EducatorChrissy Kress
Examining Short-term Outcomes in Older Preterm and Early Term InfantsKristi Coe
Advance Care Planning Engagement among Muslim Community-Dwelling Adults Living in the United States of America: A Social Ecological Model PerspectiveGhaith Bani Melhem
The Opioid Epidemic and the Impact of Opioid Prescribing in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Qualitative DescriptionJosh Borders
Workplace Incivility and Its Effects on Nursing FacultyJayme Sherrod
Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Factors Influencing Physical Activity in Arab Americans: A Social-Ecological ApproachAhmed Nahari
Second Victim Support: Nurses’ Perspectives of Organizational SupportMisty Stone
The Lived Experiences of Women Living with HIV Regarding Intimate Relationship Power and Reproductive Decision-MakingShaheerah Eruotor
Hotspotting in Home Health: The Impact of Interprofessional Student-Team Home Visit on Health Outcomes of Super-Utilizers of the Health Care SystemJennifer Alderman
Breast Cancer Literacy and Cultural Factors Influencing Mammogram Adherence Among Filipino American WomenAstrid Oviedo
The Experience of Antenatal Hospitalization among High-Risk Pregnant WomenTabitha Toney
Acculturating into Nursing: The Lived Experiences of Hispanic/Latinx Baccalaureate Nursing StudentsLisa Woodley
2018Exploration of Sleep and Allostatic Load as Predictors of Future CancerAngela Kabbe
An Exploration of the Relationship Between Frailty in the Older Adult and Recurrence of Clostridium DifficileAnna W. Boone
The Experiences of Nurses Who Care for Patients with Lung CancerSarah Abrams
Health Literacy, Understanding, and Decisional Satisfaction in Women’s Decision-Making for Prenatal Aneuploidy ScreeningTamra Shea
2017Structure, Process and Recommendations for Emergency Department Triage in the USMurtis Worth
Physical and Psychosocial Late Effects on Health-Related Quality of Life in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood CancerHyewon Shin
An Exploration of Nurses’ Knowledge of Right Hemisphere Stroke Associated Communication ImpairmentsSusan Brooks
When is the Appropriate Time to Pursue Nurse Practitioner Practice Legislation? A Case StudyCatherine Moore
An Exploration of Registered Nurse Preparation for Safe Medication ManagementCathy Sykes
2016The Effect of Video Gaming on Physical Activity Among Nursing Home ResidentsTomika Williams
Factors Influencing 30-day Unplanned Rehospitalization in Adults with Heart FailureOmar Alzaghari
Stories of African American women who are long-term breast cancer survivorsYvonne Ford
Older Women’s Health Outcomes During RetirementFrancine Sheppard
The Arabic (Jordan) version of the Tilburg of Frailty indicatorAudai Hayajneh
A Qualitative Study to Understand the Perception of Illness and the Decision Making Process for Accessing and Utilizing Health Care for American Indians in Southeastern NCBetty Nance-Floyd
The Effect of a Diabetes Self-Management Program for African Americans in a Faith-Based SettingPandora Goode
The Effectiveness of a Lifestyle-Based Intervention on Physical Activity, Blood Pressure, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adults with HypertensionMei-Lan Chen
An Educational Intervention to Improve Emergency Nursing Care of Geriatric Patients in the Emergency Department (ED)Denise Rhew
2015Social Support, Coping, Stress, and Intent to Persist in Nurse Anesthesia StudentsMegan Conner
Women and Pre-Hospital Delays Associated with Myocardial InfarctionGloria Walters
Safety behavior of African-American and white men with previous burn injury.Ernest Grant
Structural Empowerment’s Influence on Nursing Outcomes in Magnet and non-Magnet Healthcare OrganizationsDale Callicutt
2014Nurse Perceptions of Elder Self-NeglectYvonne Johnson
The Association of Vitamin D Levels, Blood Pressure, Inflammation and Depression in Persons with Coronary Artery DiseaseJanis Puglisi
2013Environmental Noise as Risk Factor for Postoperative Delirium in an Orthopedic SampleCourtney Brown
Chiropractic and Conventional Therapy for Acute and Chronic Health Conditions among Appalachian ResidentsVirginia Weisz
An Analysis of North Carolina Homeless Shelter Policies: Potential for fracturing the integrity of help-seeking homeless familiesHelen Spriggs
Frailty in Hospitalized AdultsDeborah Lekan
Does resilience mediate the effects of bullying in nursesPenny Sauer
Self-care behaviors of college students with diabetesMarianne Cockroft
Parent education needs of infants with complex life-threatening illnessJennifer Twaddell
2012Life patterning of men with depressionMillicent Kaufman
The adaptation of new registered nursesKathleen Ashton
Decision-making behaviors for adolescents who are pregnant and adolescent mothers enrolled in the nurse-family partnershipSusan Lane
Executive succession and competitive advantage in U.S. hospitals: Simulating a randomized control trialRyan Oglesby
The experience of the intimate dyad after weight loss surgery: A qualitative descriptionKristen Barbee
The psychometric properties of the lifetime experience questionnaire (LEQ) in older American adultsClifford Gonzales
Explaining intention to Stop Smoking with the Theory of Planned Behavior and Self-exempting BeliefsVictoria Bierman
2011Foreign-born Mexican women’s utilization, adherence and understanding of preventive health screening recommendationsChristina Hernandez
Adherence issues in African-American females with cardiovascular diseaseWillie Abel
The impact of the congregational nurse program in culturally diverse communityCynthia Shores
Asthma in African-American school age childrenAnnette Hines
Breast-feeding promotion in African AmericansDarlene Street
Prevention of colon rectal cancer in African American older menMary Griffin
Self-Care Expressions, Patterns, and Practices of Latinos/Hispanics for the Management of Type 2 DiabetesKaren Amirehsani
2010Pain management in older adultsJeanne Jenkins
Life patterning of women in midlife transitionNancy Scroggs
A church-based intervention for increasing physical activity in black adolescent girlsWanda Tompson
Improving the life of male caregivers assisting their family members during the end of lifeCatherine Taylor
Health literacy and adherence to antihypertensive regimens in older adult African-AmericansRacquel Ingram
Development of useful pain management strategies for older adultsAnn Quinlan-Colwell
2009Homeless sheltered women’s health promotion behaviorsFrances Ballard
Explore the lived experiences of adult patients with bipolar disorder and co-morbid substance use disordersTerry Penn Ward
Exploring the experience of older nurses who work at the bedside the critical care unitMary Alice Hodge
Women abused as children and participatory dreaming: A study of unitary healingElizabeth Repede
2008Evaluating and promoting health positive agingRachel Cozort
Helping nurses give improved mental health care to Hispanic clientsSharon Starr
Improving the quality of lives of people who are terminally ill due to kidney diseaseDaria Kring