Electronic technology can be used to overcome many of the barriers and other factors that restrict delivery of services to rural schools; it can also expand the world of rural gifted students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Online college and high school Web sites that offer courses are listed, as well as a… Read More »»
Evaluation of the effects of an inservice training program on nursing faculty members’ perceptions, knowledge, and concerns about students with disabilities.
This study evaluated the effects of an inservice program on the perceptions, knowledge, and concerns of nursing faculty members about students with disabilities. Training was delivered to 112 faculty members in eight nursing programs. Using a 6-point Likert scale, faculty members rated their perceptions of whether people with different types of disabilities could succeed as… Read More »»
OBJECTIVE: To test the hypotheses that an educational program reduces the frequency and severity of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) and impacts health beliefs, locus of control, and self-efficacy. DESIGN: Randomized controlled study. METHODS: Fifty-six participants were randomized to patient educational program or control groups after a 5- or… Read More »»
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of a supervised aerobic exercise program, a self-management education program, and the combination of exercise and education for women with fibromyalgia (FM). Methods: One hundred fifty-two women were randomized into one of 4 groups: exercise-only, education-only, exercise and education, or control. The duration of the study was 12 weeks. All… Read More »»
As the population with spinal cord injury (SCI) steadily ages, nurses find it more and more challenging to prevent secondary complications. SCI, an already complex topic, is made more so with the addition of the aging process. Aging need not be a negative occurrence, but can be viewed as a path in life that requires… Read More »»
The authors evaluate and advocate the need for comprehensive sexuality education that meets the unique needs of youth who are deaf or hard of hearing, while calling for the expansion of teacher preparation in this critical area. Effective comprehensive sexuality education is designed to prepare young people to become more comfortable with, and informed about,… Read More »»