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Publications

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

2003

North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Facility Survey Results
Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers scheduling, nurses participation in decision making, tuition reimbursement, recruitment issues, exit interviews, clinical education, staffing issues, vacancy rates, effect of vacancies, and suggestions of facility administrators for alleviating shortages.
Author(s): Moulton, P., Park, R., Muus, K., Wakefield, M.K., & Henderson, T.
Date: April 2003
Type: Report
North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Student Focus Group Results
Reports results from a survey of student focus groups. Covers demographic statistics, academic and program statistics, employment and education plans, nursing shortage solutions and discussion results.
Author(s): Moulton, P.
Date: April 2003
Type: Report
Zinc Fortification and Cognitive and Psychosocial Function in Young Adolescents
This study investigated the effects of zinc fortification on these functions in young adolescents. Previous studies have related zinc nutrition to motor, cognitive and psychosocial function in very young children and adults, but there have been no studies of older children.
Author(s): Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H.C., & Gray, J.S.
Publication: The FASEB Journal, 17(5), A1087
Date: March 2003
Type: Journal Article
North Dakota Nursing Workforce Study
Fact sheet on the results of a nursing workforce needs study. Includes statistics on hospital and long-term care demand for RNs and LPNs, recruitment issues, and more. Covers both rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Moulton, P.
Date: January 2003
Type: Policy Brief
Characteristics of North Dakota's Nursing Workforce: A Status Report
This report includes North Dakota's current nursing supply and demand, projection of supply and demand and strategies for the nursing shortage.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Wakefield, M.
Date: 2003
Type: Report
Collaborative Activities with Community Health Representatives from Northern Plains Tribes
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Burd, C., & Tyree, E.
Publication: Rural Nurse Connection,(Spring)
Date: 2003
Type: Report
Difficulty in Providing Care Among Informal Caregivers
Examines characteristics of informal caregivers who experience difficulties when providing care to Native American elders.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): McDonald, L., & Ludtke, R.
Date: 2003
Type: Fact Sheet
Fall 2003: Difficulty in Providing Care Among Informal Caregiving
This analysis examined characteristics of informal caregivers who experience difficulties when providing care to Native American elders.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): McDonald, L. & Ludtke, R.
Date: 2003
Type: Fact Sheet
Gender Differences in Health Risks Amongst Native Elderly
Describes a study to determine if differences in health risks exist between men and women in the elderly Native American and Alaskan Native population.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Date: 2003
Type: Fact Sheet
Listening to Rural Voices: Center for Rural Health Response to the 2003 Rural Health Dialogues
In the Fall of 2003, the Center for Rural Health (CRH) engaged in dialogues in 12 rural communities across the state of North Dakota. Eight topic areas emerged from the visits and a summary of CRH activities pertaining to each of the areas is provided.
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Center for Rural Health
Date: 2003
Type: Report