Bianca Alcauter
Thesis topic: Barriers to Using Interpretation Services for Patients with Limited English Proficiency in the Critical Care Setting


Ali Berumen
Thesis topic: Promoting‌ ‌Cardiovascular‌ ‌Health:‌ ‌Addressing‌ ‌Barriers‌ ‌to‌ ‌Implementing‌ ‌the‌ ‌Mediterranean‌ ‌Diet‌


Dana Brombos
Thesis topic: Nurse Manager Perceptions of Just Culture


Craig Duckworth
Thesis topic: Barriers to Adults Disclosing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Health Care Providers in Rural Areas


Anna Dupree
Thesis topic: Factors Associated with Integrating Clinical End-of-Life Care Simulations and Hospice Experiences in Prelicensure Nursing Curricula


Nhadine Fabro-Brown
Thesis topic: All Eyes on Falls: A Multicomponent Fall Prevention Strategy


Gina Finical
Thesis topic: Assistant Nurse Managers Connecting and Engaging with Professional Peer Networks


Michael Jones
Thesis topic:
Workplace Violence Prevention: Between Patients and Staff Utilizing the Broset Violence Checklist in an Adult Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit


Laura Juarez
Thesis topic: Addressing Emergency Department Nurses’ Experiences of Workplace Violence through the Development of a Peerbased, Post-Code Gray Support Tool


Aron King
Thesis topic:Microaggressions: A Weight on the Success of Graduate Nursing Students of Color


Nicole Lira
Thesis topic: Creating a Rapid Response Simulation for Nursing Students


Rizalina (Riza) Magat
Thesis topic: What Nurses Need to Know in Selecting Appropriate Venous Access Devices: An Educational Video Offering for the Adult Acute Care Settings


Mary Pfaff
Thesis topic: Depression in Laryngectomized Patients


Reyna Portillo
Thesis topic: Shifting the Culture of Care in the Intensive Care Unit through the Use of a Transgender Toolkit in the Electronic Health Record


Shayal Prasad
Thesis topic: Impacts of Culture on Intimate Partner Violence among Fijian Indian Women


Wendy Scott
Thesis topic: COVID-19 Enhanced CPR Safety Mock Code Blue Training Simulations


Sarah Stallins
Thesis topic: Depression, Social Isolation and Addiction in Homeless Male Adults


Jennifer Suhd-Brondstatter
Thesis topic: From Nurse to Politician: Factors that Influence Nurses to Leave the Bedside for Public Policy


Nicole Vance
Thesis topic: “A Culture of Caring:" The Intersection of Hospital Housekeeping Staff and Person‐Centered Care

Linda Vuong

Linda Vuong
Thesis topic: Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and Intent in the COVID-19 Era: A Survey of California Registered Nurses


Maria Wheeler
Thesis topic: Charge Nurses and their Lived Experiences Working in an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Matthew Vega

Maychao (Michelle) Yang
Thesis topic: Preparing Prelicensure Nursing Students for Workplace Violence: A Limit Setting Education Module

Megan Barretto

Megan Barretto
Thesis topic: Interdisciplinary Rounds During Night Shift in the Intensive Care Unit

Lisa Craney

Lisa Craney
Thesis topic: Social Media, Depression and Suicidal Behaviors in Adolescents: A Need for Education

Anabelle Dasalla

Anabelle Dasalla
Thesis topic:
Developing an Emergency Department Curriculum for Nurses Transitioning to Emergency Nursing from Other Specialties

Cherrie Demayo

Cherrie Demayo
Thesis topic: The burden of care across generations: A secondary analysis of the 2015 AARP Caregiving in the US Survey

Eric Ernst

Eric Ernst
Thesis topic: The Culture of Food: An Exploratory Study of Food Choices in the Hmong People with Diabetes

Lisa Garcia

Lisa Garcia
Thesis topic: Barriers in Palliative Care Education

Jana Glines-Harvey

Jana Glines-Harvey
Thesis topic: Unexplained Healings: A Concept Analysis

Kelly Hamilton

Kelly Hamilton 
Thesis topic: Conceptions of Work Empowerment Among Acute Care Nurses

Rowena Joven

Rowena Joven
Thesis topic: Interdisciplinary Rounds during Night Shift in Intensive Care Unit

Kimberly Jupe

Kimberly Jupe
Thesis topic: A nurse's personal account of being a cancer patient and navigating the health care system

Teuta Kadiu

Teuta Kadiu 
Thesis topic: Lifting the caregiving burden through eHealth interventions: an integrated review

Holly Leighton

Holly Leighton
Thesis topic: The Role of School Nurses in Student Mental Health: A State-of-the-Art Review

Amie Ragasa-Sta Maria

Amie Ragasa-Sta Maria
Thesis topic: Community-based Organization Policies in the Prevention of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Exposure

Salvador Mislang

Salvador Mislang
Thesis topic: The INEED Handoff: Empowering In-patient R.N.s During Patient Handoffs From Emergency Department R.N.s

Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan
Thesis topic: Nurses’ Sepsis Knowledge and Perception of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Sepsis Screening

Jason Ngauv

Jason Ngauv
Thesis topic: To Understand the Lived Experience of Asian American Adult with an Adult Sibling who is Autistic

Lupe Padilla

Lupe Padilla 
Thesis topic: Lack of Hispanics in the Nursing Workforce

Kristina Rodriguez

Kristina Rodriguez 
Thesis topic: Resilience and Burnout among Burn Intensive Care Unit Nurses: The Development of a Debriefing Resource Tool

Amber Ross

Amber Ross 
Thesis topic: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Resilience and Self-Compassion in Graduate Nursing Students

Mary Anne Ruiz

Mary Anne Ruiz 
Thesis topic: A Systematic Review of Cannabidiol as an Adjunct Treatment for Pediatric Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Kaprice Sistrunk

Kaprice Sistrunk 
Thesis topic: Delirium in the Older Adult: Education Module for Delirium Prevention

Adelaide Sit

Adelaide Sit 
Thesis topic: Assessing Quality of Machine Translation on a Medication Pamphlet in Chinese

Matthew Vega

Matthew Vega 
Thesis topic: Improving Nursing Knowledge and Attitudes of Transgender Patients

Janet Wells

Janet Wells 
Thesis topic: Home-Based Exercise for Peripheral Artery Disease: Program Development and Evaluation

Jamie Yang

Jamie Yang 
Thesis topic: The Culture of Food: An Exploratory Study of Food Choices in the Hmong People with Diabetes

Misara Bambao, R.N.

Misara Susana Bambao
Thesis topic: Barriers to Using Certified Interpreters in the Hospital Setting: The Hispanic Bilingual Nurse Experience

Caitlin Buggy, R.N.

Caitlin Buggy
Thesis topic: Neuroprotective Interventions in the NICU: Educational Content for Nurses

Nadia Jaimez Carrasco, R.N.

Nadia Marie Carrasco
Thesis topic:
Postpartum Depression Screening: Educating the Bedside Nurse

Christina Danis, R.N.

Christina Danis
Thesis topic: The Role of Rapid Response Nurses in Improving Patient Safety

Sherena Edinboro, R.N.

Sherena Edinboro
Thesis topic: A Closer Look at Incivility in the Acute Care Setting: The Unspoken Experience of the Black Nurse

Rachel Feldman, R.N.

Rachel Feldman
Thesis topic: Organ Donation Outcomes Post Cardiac Arrest: An Analysis of the Emergency Department versus the Intensive Care Unit

Kimberly Hardy, R.N.

Kimberly Hardy
Thesis topic: Exploring Personality Types to Aid in Nurse Retention with Mentorship Programs

Melissa Johnson-Camacho, R.N.

Melissa Ann Johnson-Camacho 
Thesis topic: Nurses and Unions: A Qualitative Study Exploring Barriers and Motivations to Labor Activism

Katherine Jordan, R.N.

Katherine Jordan
Thesis topic: Critical Care Nursing Impact on the ICU Boarded Patient in the Emergency Department

Stacy McCarthy, R.N.

Stacy McCarthy
Thesis topic: Best Practices for Working with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients          

Christie Williams, R.N.

Christie Meredith 
Thesis topic: Emergency Department Nurses' Perceived Competence in Disaster Preparedness

Stephenee Molson, R.N.

Stephenee Molson
Thesis topic: Improving Communication for Limited English-Speaking Patients through Interpreter Utilization in an Acute Care Hospital Setting

Trudee Murray, R.N.

Trudee Marie Murray 
Thesis topic: Balancing Nurse Religiosity and Patient-Centered Care: A Qualitative Pilot Study with Secular Acute Care Nurses

Julia Pasterski, R.N.

Julia Pasterski 
Thesis topic: The Development of a Preoperative Exercise Regimen for Joint Replacement Patients

Jennifer Prevatt, R.N.

Jennifer Anne Prevatt 
Thesis topic: Injury Prevention through Education: An Online Module for Health Care Professionals

Lauren Rountree, R.N.

Lauren Michelle Rountree 
Thesis topic: Empathy Levels of New Graduate Nurses in a Nurse Residency Program

Kayla Sheehan, R.N.

Kayla Sheehan 
Thesis topic: Health Promotion in Faith Settings: Developing a Guide for Nurses to Create a Health Program in their Faith Communities

Susanna Shkrabak, R.N.

Susanna Shkrabak 
Thesis topic: Expert Review Consensus of Urology Content           

Beverly Smiley, R.N.

Beverly A. Scheeler-Smiley 
Thesis topic: Use of a Structured Communication Tool to Improve Patient Handoffs in the Emergency Department

Monica Tabatabai, R.N.

Monica Gutierrez Tabatabai 
Thesis topic: High School Employee Perspectives Regarding Student Health Needs

Carter Todd, R.N.

Carter Todd 
Thesis topic: A Qualitative Study of the African-American Man’s Perception of Nursing as a Career: Barbershop Talk

Maribel Vera, R.N.

Maribel Vera 
Thesis topic: Moral Distress in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurses: A Phenomenological View

Amy Wolfley, R.N.

Amy Nicole Wolfley 
Thesis topic: A Business Case for the Implementation of a Clinical Pharmacist in the Emergency Department

Tracy Chu, R.N.

Tracy Lee Chu, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
How to Immediately Support a Second Victim: An Educational Program for Leaders

Aaron Clay, R.N.

Aaron M. Clay, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Caring for People, Not Patients: Improving Health Care through Redefining Person-Centered Care

Sheree Criner

Sheree Elexis Criner, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Transformational Nurse Leadership through Cultural Competence

Jennifer Edwards, R.N.

Jennifer Jean Edwards, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Misconceptions of Rural Residents with Diabetes: A Descriptive Pilot Study

Mini George, R.N.

Mini George, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring and Facilitating Maternal-Infant Bonding During Phototherapy Treatment—Nurses’ Perspective

Marlene Her, R.N.

Marlene Her, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring the Experiences and Practices of Alcohol Consumption in Hmong Americans

Erin Kozlowski, R.N.

Erin E. Kozlowski, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: An Educational Needs Assessment: Nursing Knowledge of Magnet Components

Lori Lawrie, R.N.

Lori Lynn Lawrie, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Quality Leaders’ Perspectives on the Relationship between Nursing Practice to Patient Satisfaction

Ryan MacLachlan, R.N.

Ryan Matthew MacLachlan, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring the Feasibility of a Point-of-Care Hemoglobin Monitor in the Adult Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study

Kerri Maya, R.N.

Kerri Maya, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Improving Delirium Competence and Confidence: Best Practice Education Strategies for Interprofessional Teams and Families

Shincy Michael, R.N.

Shincy A. Michael, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Best Practices for Retention of Critical Care Nurses: Nurse Managers’ Perspectives

Augustina Mushale, R.N.

Augustina Mushale, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Military Culture and Health Care

Don Nhan, R.N.

Don Stout Nhan, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Explore the Experiences of Nurses using the Learning Assessment Tool to Assess Health Literacy

Megan Ober, R.N.

Megan N. Ober, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Paving the Way for an Outpatient Palliative Care Program: A Proposal for Program Development

Charis Ong, R.N.

Charis Ong, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Perceptions of Orthopedic Care Providers Regarding the Value of Interprofessional Collaboration

Heidi Panella, R.N.

Heidi Panella, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Development of an Educational Video on Perinatal Depression and Anxiety for Women Hospitalized with High-Risk Pregnancies

Everardo Ramirez, R.N.

Everardo A. Ramirez, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Creating an Educational Video to Improve Bowel Preparation

Romeo Rivera, R.N.

Romeo Rivera, Jr., M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Multiple-Patient Simulation with MEPN Students

Jaspreet Simpson, R.N.

Jaspreet Simpson, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: A Proposed Nurse-Implemented Educational Intervention: Addressing Caregiver Barriers to Implementing Neonatal Safe Sleep Practices

Elaine Talley, R.N.

Elaine Lim Talley, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Integration of the NICOM into Management of Septic Patients

Jake Burns, R.N.

Jake Verde-Burns, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Increasing Depression Screening for Geriatric Hip Fracture Patients in the Acute Care Setting: A Proposal for System Change

Ashley Vieira, R.N.

Ashley Fae Vieira, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Influence of Palliative Care Teams on Critical Care Providers’ Perceptions of Barriers Implementing End-of-Life Care

Chau Vong, R.N.

Chau (Mimi) Vong, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Nurses’ Perceptions of the Patient Acuity Classification System Tool

Zohra Azizi, R.N.

Zohra Azizi, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring Registered Nurses’ Experiences and Strategies to Achieve Optimal Postoperative Pain Management in an Adult Acute-Care Setting

Jerry Bambao, R.N.

Jerry Rillera Bambao, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Needs Assessment for the Development of a Charge Nurse Program at One Tertiary Academic Teaching Hospital

Dean L. Bates, R.N.

Dean Leonard Bates, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Developing an Educational Pamphlet to Improve Adult Intensive Care Unit Nurses’ Care Delivery at End of Life

Michael Bragonje, R.N.

Michael R. Bragonje, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
The Association between Acid Suppression Therapy and Clostridium Difficile in the Inpatient Population

Victoria Marie Conlu, R.N.

Victoria Marie Conlu, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Childhood Trauma and Mental Health Care Access: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the 2011/12 National Survey of Children’s Health

John Eichenberger, R.N.

John Tyler Eichenberger M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Perceived Security of Health Care Technology in Older Adults


Christine Fonseca, R.N.

Christine Fonseca, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Implementation of Telephone Triage Protocols in the Ambulatory Oncology Setting: A Quality Improvement Project

Krista Greaves, R.N.

Krista R. Greaves, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Developing a Health Policy Course for Health Professions Students: An Applied Project

Wendin Gulbransen, R.N.

Wendin M. Gulbransen, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Development of a Mobile Application for Disaster Preparedness and Response for Health Care Professionals

John (JJ) James, R.N.

John (JJ) Brian James, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Allostatic Load and its Effects from the Black Woman’s Perspective

Trang Khuu, R.N.

Trang-Thu Thi Khuu, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Dual Caregiving and Vietnamese Culture: Vietnamese Nurses Caring for Older Family Members

Diana Kwong, R.N.

Diana Kwong, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
The Development of an Acute-Care Nursing Educational Module to De-Escalate Behaviorally Difficult Patients Diagnosed with Psychiatric Disorders

Maritza A. Lara Villota, R.N.

Maritza A. Lara Villota, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic:
Finding Yourself at a Crossroad: Nurse Practitioners’ Views of Identifying Depression in the Primary Care Setting

Linda McKesson, R.N.

Linda Marie McKesson, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: An Analysis of California’s First 5 Spending on Children’s Health (Ages 0-5) in a Rural, a Suburban and an Urban County

Anna Olszewski, R.N.

Anna Olszewski, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring Factors Associated with Sepsis in Hospitalized Burn Patients

Christina Philip, M.S.

Christina M. Philip, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Attitudes toward Accessing Professional Mental Health Services among 1.5- and Second-Generation Asian Indian Young Adults

Jonathan Roberts, R.N.

Jonathan David Roberts, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Nursing Perceptions on Meal and Break Periods: A Cross-Sectional Quantitative Nursing Survey

Ling Tieu, R.N.

Ling V. Tieu, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Exploring Nurses’ Perceived Barriers to Provide Fall Prevention Education for the Elderly Population upon Discharge

Jonathan Trask, R.N.

Jonathan Trask, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: An Analysis of Intraosseous Access and Outcomes in Adults Experiencing Medical Emergencies

Kristen Trask, R.N.

Kristen A. Trask, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: The Fine Line between Too Much and Not Enough: Integrating Palliative Care with Oncology Patients

Mary Uwhuba, R.N.

Mary Uwhuba, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: The Impact of Readmission on Family Caregivers of Children Following Ventricular Peritoneal Shunt Surgery

Andrea Vega-Breaux, R.N.

Andrea M. Vega-Breaux, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Precurricula Assessment of Cultural Competence Levels among Graduate Students of the Health Professions

Aldreen Venzon, R.N.

Aldreen Venzon, M.S., R.N.
Thesis topic: Capturing Social Health Data in Electronic Systems: a Systematic Review

Randi Arias-Losado

Randi Arias-Losado, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic:
The Experiences of Survivors of Suicide in a Rural Community with Limited Access to Care

Franco Balitaan

Franco Balitaan, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring Nurses’ Roles and Practices on Facilitating Discharge in the Postanesthesia Care Unit

Mary Ann Barnes-Daly

Mary Ann Barnes-Daly, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Effect of Sedation Scores on Overall Compliance with the Awaking and Breathing Coordination, Choice of Sedation, Delirium Monitoring/Management, Early Exercise/Mobility, Family/Patient Involvement (ABCDEF) Bundle in Seven Community Hospital Intensive-Care Units

Mary Cignarella

Mary Cignarella, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Examining the Relationship Between Work Environment, Desired Field of Clinical Practice and Job Satisfaction of Nurse-Resident Graduates: One Hospital's Perspective

Marilyn Curtis

Marilyn Curtis, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Burn Nurse Telephone Triage: The Development of a Tool

Goretti DeNava

Goretti DeNava, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Examining the Usability of an Interactive Education Module in Acute-Care Nursing

Paul Fankhanel

Paul Fankhanel, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Floating - It Is More Difficult Than One May Think: A Descriptive Study of Nurses’ Views of Floating as a Staffing Model

Jo Ann Hambley

Jo Ann Hambley, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Burn Nurses: Perception of Psychiatric Aspects in Burn Care

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Nicole Hernandez, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Developing an Interprofessional Simulation Education Scenario for a Community College Setting

Barbara Kaufman

Barbara Kaufman, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Neighborhoods of Need: Towards a Community-wide Diabetes Intervention Program in the Underserved Neighborhood of Sacramento

Kim Mason

Kimberly Mason, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Scenarios for Difficult Conversations Regarding Protection of Infants against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: A Project to Support Parents

Joy Morgan

Joy Morgan, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Personal Health Network Technology for Palliative Care Coordination: Usability and Acceptance among Rural Adults with Cancer

Roneka Muhammed

Roneka Muhammed, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Transition to Adulthood by Young Adults in Special Education: Teacher Perceptions

Sonia Rakkar

Sonia Rakkar, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: An Evaluation of Heart Failure Patient Education Material Using Self-Care Nursing Deficit Theory

Sara Rekasis

Sara Rekasis, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Improving the Electronic Health Record to Capture Best Practices for Uterine Tachysystole Management

Andrea Rosato

Andrea Rosato, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Prevalence of Functional Decline and Associated Risk Factors in Hospitalized Older Adults with Heart Failure: A Feasibility Study Using Electronic Health Records

Nicole Ruiz

Nicole Riuz, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Factors Affecting the Perceived Self-efficacy of Final Semester Prelicensure Nursing Students

Beverly Schacherbauer

Beverly Schacherbauer, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Meaningful Use of the EHR: Evaluating the Internal and External Factors Affecting the Timeliness of Patient Referrals

Angelique Silva

Angelique Silva, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Cultural Influences on Patient Education: The Perspective of the Hispanic Patient on Gestational Diabetic Education

Melisa Soderlund

Melissa Soderlund, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Promoting Awareness on Compassion Fatigue: The Development of an Educational Resource for Oncology Nurses

Annie Tat

Annie Tat, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Creating an Evidence-Based Learning Activity for Nursing Students on Caring for Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Women with Chronic Conditions: Cultural Humility and Motivational Interviewing

Kristine Thach

Kristine Thach, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Perceptions of Nursing Communication Using a Standardized Hand-Off System in the Acute-Care Setting and the Effects on Patient Safety

Melody Thai

Melody Thai, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Double-Duty Caregiving and the Filipino Nurse

Carel Troutman

Carel Troutman, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: An Exploratory Study of Frontline Nursing Leadership in the Acute-Care Setting

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Wendy Wait, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Personal Health Network Technology for Palliative Care: A Pilot Assessment in Older Adults with Cancer

Kevin Baird, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Examining the Problem of Alarm Fatigue: A Unit-Based Gap Analysis of Nurses' Attitudes, Knowledge and Pereceptions of Clinical Alarm Management
Emanuel Besa, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Lived Experiences of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Patients
Emma Blackmon, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluation of Significant Risk Factors for Hospital Readmission in the Adult Oncology Population
Colleen Burckin, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: That's a Wraph! Factors that Influence Work Effectiveness in the Nurse Delivering Wound Care
Tami Cisneros, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Promoting Breastfeeding: Development of an Evidence-Based Breastfeeding Clinical Resource Tool for Undergraduate Nursing Students
Laura Corson, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Student Nurses' Perception of Self-Efficacy and Perceived Clinical Judgment Through the Use of Multi-Patient Simulation: A Pilot Study
Frances Cortes, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Relationship Between Rurality and West Nile Virus Incidence Rates in California Counties
Charlie Dharmasukrit, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Effect of Multiple-Patient Simulation on Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Perceptions of Readiness to Provide Care
Ann Doherty, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Staying Mindful: Maintaining Mindfulness Practice Following Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training in People with Chronic Health Conditions
Brandon Duck, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Health Service Cost and Use Associated with Advance Directive Documentation Among Pations with COPD
Yuuko Feletto, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Patient-Centered Care: What Really Matters When Your Child is the Patient
Enderleen Enderleen Ferland-Jamali, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Building Charge Nurse Leadership Programs: A Toolkit for Emergency Departments
Rebecca Forbes, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Development of a Clinical Practicum to Fight childhood Obesity Through Nutrition Education: A Nursing School-Public School Partnership
Jeralynn Fredrick, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Pediatric Nurse: Providing Auditory Privacy in a Multi-Occupancy Room
Yvonne Hansen, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Pediatric Nursing Triage Assessment: Early Sepsis Identification
Lori Jagoda, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Assessing the Influences on Rural Women's Reproductive Life Plans: A Cross-Sectional Descriptive Study
Donn Kropp, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Trauma-Informed Care: Development of a Web-Based Multimedia e-Learning Course
Rochelle Lonn, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Neighborhood Nurse: An Exploration of the Informal Health Advisory Roles that Registered Nurses Serve within their Communities
Nicole Mahr, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Factors Associated with Horizontal Violence in Nursing
Cheryl McBeth, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Interprofessional Morning Huddle: One Children's Hospital's Approach to Improving Patient Flow
Natalie Merilus, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: A Self-Management Toolkit for Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease: Post Transition Education
Robert Montgomery, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Motivations and Perceived Challenges of Second-Career Nursing Students
Jerry John Nutor, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Household Resources as Determinants of Child Mortality in Ghana
Nicole S. Smith, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Infant Mortality Disparities in Blacks: What do Health Care Providers Know, Believe and Do?
Fatima Ahmadzai, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Cultural Factors Affecting the Healthcare Experience of the Afghan American Population in the Acute Care Setting
Stacy Alves, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Skilled Birth Attendance Improves Pregnancy Outcomes: Exploring Why Some Angolan Women Chose Home Birth
Krystle Banfield, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Nurses United: A Content Analysis of Professional and Collective Bargaining Ideologies in "National Nurse"
Kaitlynn Boswell, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Self- reported confidence levels and satisfaction by new graduate nurses practicing independently in a nurse residency program
Mark Bowman, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Interprofessional Perception of Patient Transfers to the Adult ICU During Nursing Change of Shift: A Patient Safety Issue
Andrea Broadley, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluating Nurses’ Comfort Level with Emergency Situations in the Critical Access Hospital Setting: A Partial Replication
Sarah Brown Blake, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring Spatial Relationships Among Dairy Farms, Drinking Water Quality, and Maternal- Child Health Outcomes in the San Joaquin Valley
Lauren Burke, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Guide to Understanding the Education, Role and Practice Settings of Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Family Nurse Practitioners
Sarina Fazio, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Patient Experiences of Care Coordination for High Cost Chronic Conditions
Paula Green, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: California’s Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) Course: A Needs Assessment for Course Standardization
Yan Huang, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Measuring Effectiveness of Transitional Care Coordination on Geriatric Patients’ Self- Management Skills
Alejandro Lara, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Perception of Adolescent Males on Nursing as a Career Choice: A Qualitative Study
Robin MacPherson-Dias, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Development of a Sepsis Screening Tool for Use with Elderly Patients in Nursing Homes
Miguel Medina, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: A Pilot Study: Exploring the Acceptability, Concerns, and Preferences of Older Adults and Family Members Regarding Remotely Controlled Telemonitoring Robots
Carrie Melchior, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Promoting the Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment of Lyme Disease in Butte County: A Grant Proposal Project
Joanna Mello, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluating Psychiatric Nursing Competencies Applied to Emergency Settings: A Pilot Job Analysis Study
Monica Miller, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring Critical Care Nurses’ Perceptions and Practices of Palliative Care in the ICU Environment
Michelle Morris, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: International Registered Nurse Volunteerism: Understanding the Experiences of Registered Nurses who Volunteer Abroad
Shannon Murphy, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Perspectives of First-Time, African-American Adolescent Mothers on Breastfeeding: A Pilot Study
Jaipreet Nijjar, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Improving Knowledge and Skills of Licensed Nurses for Detecting Oral Pain in Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Residents
Bertha Odhiambo, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring Nursing Knowledge of Black American Diversity
Linda Parks, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Effectiveness of Using Remote Communication Technology in Insulin Pump Training: A Pilot Study
Ellie Potter, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Perception of Registered Nurses about Safety of Medication Administration in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Kristen Tarrell R.N., M.S. Kristen Tarrell, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Politically Active Nurses: An Exploration of the Transition into Policy and Politics
Emily Torres, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Intensive Care Unit Nurses’ Perceptions and Satisfaction of a Touchscreen Tablet Computer-Based Interactive Education Module
Cynthia Wilson, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Three Things Never to Talk About in Social Situations - Religion, Politics, and Now Vaccine's: A Pilot Qualitative Study on the Perspectives of Vaccine-Refusing Parents in Nevada County, California
Barbara Abeling, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Nurses’ Perspectives on Intrapartum Morbid Obesity
Daniel Aquino, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Learning from their Mistakes: Exploring Clinical Experiences of Nursing Students After Simulation Mishaps
Amy Beazizo, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluating Cancer Patient's Perception of Patient-Provider Communication
Timothy Callaway, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Moral Distress: The Experiences of Intensive-Care-Unit Nurses in an Academic Health Center
Sergio Camarillo, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: End-of-Life Issues Among Mexican-Americans: Studying the Utilization of Palliative-Care Services by the Mexican-American Community
Rebecca Case, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Introductory Palliative-Care Education in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Expert Panel Review and Recommendations
Anita Depatie, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Mobile-Health Technology for Rural Older Adults
Audra Flynn, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Development of a Health Coaching Education Program for Unlicensed Health-Care Workers
Patricia Gonsalves, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Patient-Activation Measures and Patient Perceptions of In-Home Telehealth Monitoring for Stroke-Risk Factor Management: Development of a Survey Tool
Kimberly Higgins, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Parenting the Pre-Adolescent Child with Type 1 Diabetes
Karyn Leavitt Grow, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluation of a Health-Coaching Educational Program for Low-Income Workers
Mercy Lubembe, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Transition of Staff Nurse to Nurse Manager: The Process
Carrie Markis, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Impact of Mandated Staffing Ratios on Occupational Back Injuries among Nurses in California
Carolyn Mofidi, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Promoting Sleep Health: The Development of an Educational Brochure for Night Nurses
Leah Morris, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: What to Expect When a Death is Expected: A Caregiver Training Program
Tracy Nord, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Building a Culture of Respectful, Clinical-Error Communication: An Assessment of Disclosure Culture and Self-Efficacy
Theresa Pak, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Nurse Leader’s Perspective and Role in Disclosure of Medical Errors and Adverse Clinical Events: A Qualitative Study
Raysha Patterson, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: The Effectiveness of a Computer-Based Decision Aid in Increasing Nursing Knowledge of Advance-Care Planning
Allison Shuken, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Caring for the Intensive-Care Patient Boarding in the Emergency Department: What do Nurses Need to Know?
Issa Sidibe, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Perceptions of Effective and Ineffective Nurse-Physician Communication in Hospitals: What are the Existing Themes at UC Davis Medical Center?
Christy Solario, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Maternal Food Insecurity, Child Feeding Practices, Weight Perceptions and Body Mass Index in a Rural, Mexican-Origin Population
Kathy Speegle-Clark, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Violence in the Workplace: A Prevention Program for Health-Care Workers
Maya Vasquez, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Healthy Systems and Health-Care Reform: An Assessment of Perinatal Systems in a U.S. Safety-Net Hospital
Eileen Caroline Andrae, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Assessing The Health Literacy of Heart Failure Patients—A Pilot Study
Ren Bee, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Flight Nursing: What Is It And Why Are Nurses Leaving?
Kay Behan, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Transitions of Care: Improving the Hospital Discharge Process
Suzanne M. Beshore, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Factors that Influence Timely Access to Orthodontic Care For Children with Cleft Lip and Palate Preparing for Alveolar Bone Grafting
Marybeth Burrell, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: A Case Study: Fostering Leadership of Champion Nurses for IHI Bundle Implementation with Graduate Student Collaboration
Amy L. Doroy, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Building Strong Teams: Effects of a Medical Student/R.N. Shadowing Experience
Priscilla Duarte, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Mobilization of Ventilated Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: Patient Disposition
Therese Frank, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Culture of Safety: Beyond the Safety Survey—A Cross-sectional, Mixed Methods Study
Daphene A. Francis, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring the Health Perceptions and Health Experiences of First Generation Black Caribbean Immigrant Women in the U.S.
Jody Johnson, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: A School Nurse Toolkit For Early Identification, Treatment and Management of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Charley Johnston, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Community Based Advanced Care Planning Education for Older Adults—Ensuring a Voice in Health Care Decisions: A Pilot Study
Laura Brenneman Jones, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Analysis of an Electronic Patient-centered Communication Model to Improve Transitions of Care and Communications Across the Community Care Team Working with Chronically Ill Seniors
Linda Luna, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Quality Healthcare for Women Farmworkers in a Northern California Region: A Qualitative Study
Mary Manaloto, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Employee Perspectives of Health Flexible Spending Accounts: Cultural Barriers and Facilitators
Sanaz Martin, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Exploring the Health Houses Network: Iran and Mississippi—A Cross-sectional Qualitative Study
Jennifer Mattice, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Evaluation of a Tool for Debriefing Following Simulation Education
Maureen Murphy, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Increasing the Sensitivity of Trauma Triage Guidelines for Older Adults: An Analysis of Frequently Used Triage Criteria and Common Outcome Measures
Gerald Padilla, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Knowledge Acquisition and Sharing Between Expert and Novice Nurses in the ICU
Keran Parkash Raju, R.N., M.S.
Thesis topic: Geriatric Nursing Shortage: Examining Facilitators and Barriers Through the Experience of a Novice Nurse
Arlette M. Rogers, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: Insight into a Rural Heterogeneous Cancer Support Program
Mary Jean Spelis, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: Are Health Care Professionals Ready to Teach? The Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes of Hospital Health Care Professionals Related to Patient and Family Teaching
Gretchen Spickler, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: The Role of Primary Care Nursing in Correctional Health Care
Oleg Teleten, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: Colorectal Cancer: Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Among the Community in Sacramento
Kimberley D. Whitney, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: Culture of Safety: Beyond the Safety Survey—A Cross-sectional , Mixed Methods Study
Teri Pauser Wolf, R.N., M.S.
Thesis Topic: Men's Experiences of Head and Neck Cancer: Role Disruption, Identity Changes, and Illness Work