Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The role of educating psychiatric nurse practitioner students in detection of psychological distress in ovarian cancer patients
by Derrick, Melissa, M.S.N., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 75; 1522625
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness and relevance of education regarding the detection of psychological distress in ovarian cancer patients. Graduate psychiatric nurse practitioner students were presented with a PowerPoint® presentation for education on ovarian cancer and psychological distress. The graduate students then completed a postevaluation of the presentation. The effectiveness, relevance, content, and presentation style were evaluated.

The majority of participants indicated that they had not received this information prior to the presentation and that the information was beneficial to their future practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioners. Recommendations for future research were presented.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Singh-Carlson, Savitri
Commitee: Nieto, Lurline P., Trujillo, Jorge L.
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Nursing
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Nursing
Publication Number: 1522625
ISBN: 978-1-303-02037-7
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