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Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal

Welcome to Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, a publication of Baptist Health South Florida Nursing & Health Sciences Research!

Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access online journal, publishing evidence-based projects, original research relating to patient care/outcomes, performance improvement, quality and safety, cost effectiveness, improved work environments, and professional development in clinical settings.

Review the Author Guidelines to learn more about the journal and submission process. Ready to submit an article? Click the Submit Article link to get started. You'll need to complete a brief registration if you don't already have an account. For additional information, email us.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2021)

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Editorial Board

(2021). Editorial Board. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1109


Letters

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Letter from the Editor: A Peer Reviewed Journal in a Healthcare System: An Innovative Way of Dissemination
Nohemi Sadule Rios

Sadule Rios, N. (2021). Letter from the Editor: A Peer Reviewed Journal in a Healthcare System: An Innovative Way of Dissemination. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 3-4. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1110


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Letter to the Editor from Baptist Health South Florida Chief Well-Being Officer
Ana Viamonte Ros

Viamonte Ros, A. (2021). Letter to the Editor from Baptist Health South Florida Chief Well-Being Officer. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 5. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1111


Articles

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Hospital Survey on Culture of Transitions in Patient Care at a Community Hospital
Gwendolyn Burley, Victoria Y. McCue, Dawn Kressly, and Ronye Kreiner

Burley, G., McCue, V. Y., Kressly, D., & Kreiner, R. (2021). Hospital Survey on Culture of Transitions in Patient Care at a Community Hospital. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 6-15. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1108


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The Art of Nurse Mentoring: A Framework of Support
Diane S. Kramer, Victoria Y. McCue, Eve Butler, Andrea S. Prentiss, Maria M. Ojeda, Kayce K. Tugg, Vivian Fuentes, and Sally Bonet

Kramer, D. S., McCue, V. Y., Butler, E., Prentiss, A. S., Ojeda, M. M., Tugg, K. K., Fuentes, V., & Bonet, S. (2021). The Art of Nurse Mentoring: A Framework of Support. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 16-25. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1097


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Self-Efficacy: Nurses’ Perceptions of Caring for Patients Living with Diabetes
Victoria Y. McCue

McCue, V. Y. (2021). Self-Efficacy: Nurses’ Perceptions of Caring for Patients Living with Diabetes. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 26-45. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1107


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A Performance Improvement Project to Improve Hand-off Communication Documentation within the Surgical Services Department
Bobbie J. Wich, Millie Escalona, Judith E. Bowling, and Ana L. Santos

Wich, B. J., Escalona, M., Bowling, J. E., & Santos, A. L. (2021). A Performance Improvement Project to Improve Hand-off Communication Documentation within the Surgical Services Department. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 46-53. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1099


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Optimizing Empiric Vancomycin Use in Febrile Neutropenia Patients
Nicole Tadros, Erika Dittmar, and Radhan B. Gopalani

Tadros, N., Dittmar, E., & Gopalani, R. B. (2021). Optimizing Empiric Vancomycin Use in Febrile Neutropenia Patients. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 54-61. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1101


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Implementing a Virtual Mobility Education Program to Impact Nursing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors toward Patient Mobility
Laura Wolf Caba, Deana Goldin, and Roberto L. Roman Laporte

Caba, L. W., Goldin, D., & Roman Laporte, R. L. (2021). Implementing a Virtual Mobility Education Program to Impact Nursing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors toward Patient Mobility. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 62-69. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1086


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Formulating Well-Written Clinical Practice Questions and Research Questions
Natalie Bermudez

Bermudez, N. (2021). Formulating Well-Written Clinical Practice Questions and Research Questions. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 70-82. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1113


Informed Perspectives

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A Nursing Leader’s Perspective in Preparing for Magnet® Redesignation in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Harold Girado

Girado, H. (2021). A Nursing Leader’s Perspective in Preparing for Magnet® Redesignation in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 83-84. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1114


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Overcoming Undergraduate Nursing Education Challenges During the Pandemic
Melissa Abreu, Carolina Ferreiro, Danielle Garcia, Gisell Gonzalvo, Erika Nusbaum, and Beatrice Sikah

Abreu, M., Ferreiro, C., Garcia, D., Gonzalvo, G., Nusbaum, E., & Sikah, B. (2021). Overcoming Undergraduate Nursing Education Challenges During the Pandemic. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 85-88. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1115


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Could There be a Good Side to COVID-19 Pandemic?
Donna Shaw, Theressa Brahim, and Catherina Chang Martinez

Shaw, D., Brahim, T., & Chang Martinez, C. (2021). Could There be a Good Side to COVID-19 Pandemic?. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 4(1), 89-93. https://doi.org/10.55481/2578-3750.1090