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The Center for Rural Health produces publications of several types, including maps and presentations.


North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing Demand
Overviews the nursing demand in North Dakota, with information on RN and LPN vacancy rates and turnover by county.
Author(s): Moulton, P.
Date: 2006
Type: Fact Sheet
Use of Technology in North Dakota Nursing Education Programs
The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota conducted a statewide assessment of technology use across the nursing programs in the state as part of the North Dakota Nursing Needs Study.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & King, B.
Date: 2006
Type: Journal Article


Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety
Assesses the capacity of rural hospitals to implement medication safety practices. Found that many small rural hospitals have limited hours of on site pharmacist coverage.
Author(s): Casey, M., Moscovice, I., & Davidson, G.
Date: December 2005
Type: Report
Findings from the North Dakota Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury Needs and Resources
Through the North Dakota Department of Health's federally-funded TBI Planning grant, Center for Rural Health researchers and project staff conducted an assessment of needs and resources for persons with TBI and their families in the state. The findings of the assessment are discussed in this report.
Author(s): Muus, K., Offutt, S., Cogan, M., Medalen, R., & Haugen, E.
Date: November 2005
Type: Report
Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders
Provides information regarding the prevalence of chronic disease among American Indian and Alaska Native elders. Covers demographics, rurality and chronic disease, gender and chronic disease, age and chronic disease, and results of logistic regression and odds ratios.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Moulton, P., McDonald, L., Muus, K., Knudson, A., Wakefield, M., & Ludtke, R.
Date: October 2005
Type: Report
Suicide in North Dakota: A Dialogue Across State and Tribal Boundaries
Discusses factors associated with suicide, suicide trends in North Dakota, and prevention strategies.
Author(s): Kruger, G., & Gray, J.
Date: October 2005
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota Nursing Programs Use of Technology: A Statewide Assessment
Reports results from a statewide assessment of the use of technology within North Dakota nursing programs. Covers distance learning synchronous or asynchronous, clinical training technologies, level of technology utilization, and faculty and student readiness.
Author(s): Moulton, P. & King, B.
Date: August 2005
Type: Report
Policy Recommendations for Native Elders
Prepared for the National Congress of American Indians 2005 Mid-year Conference held in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Ludtke, R., & McDonald, L.
Date: June 2005
Type: Report
Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2005
Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers recruitment issues, nurse representation, salary issues, vacancy and turnover rates, RN replacement costs, and technology.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, K.
Date: May 2005
Type: Report
Nutritional Risks Among Native American Elders
Discusses nutritional risks of Native American elders. Includes information on social and chronic disease factors that relate to nutritional risk.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): McDonald, L., & Ludtke, R.
Date: April 2005
Type: Fact Sheet