Amanda T. Wiggins
University of Kentucky
ObstetricsPublic healthCross-sectional studyDemographyLogistic regressionPsychologyNursingPhysical therapyImmunologyYoung adultPsychological interventionLung cancerTest (assessment)PregnancyNicotineTobacco controlTobacco useMedical educationRadonMedicineEnvironmental health
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14H-index
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#1Jessica L. Wilson (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 1
#2Debra Hampton (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 9
Last. Amanda T. Wiggins (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
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Abstract null null Background null Resilience is the process of adapting well in adverse situations. Due to the challenges of teaching in online programs and the adaptations needed by students, it is important that faculty and students maintain a high level of resilience. null null null Purpose null The purpose of this study was to assess the resilience level of undergraduate and graduate nursing students and faculty who interact in an online environment and to determine factors that impact resi...
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#1Amanda Culp-Roche (UNCW: University of North Carolina at Wilmington)
#2Fran Hardin-Fanning (University of Louisville)
Last. Amanda T. Wiggins (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
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Abstract null null Background null COVID-19 forced many colleges and schools of nursing to abruptly pivot face-to-face learning to online formats. Online teaching is not new, but some faculty have not taught in a virtual environment and rapidly transitioning courses online was challenging. It is not known if teacher self-efficacy was impacted by these circumstances. null null null Objectives null We aimed to assess online teacher self-efficacy of nursing faculty who transitioned at least one-fac...
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#1Jakob W. Hester (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 1
#2Amanda T. Wiggins (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
Last. Melinda J. Ickes (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
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OBJECTIVES (1) Describe intention to quit, (2) identify relationships between various factors and intention to quit, (3) explore if Theory of Planned Behavior-informed constructs are associated with intention to quit, and (4) discover if descriptive norms strengthen association with intention to quit among emerging adults currently using Juul. Participants: First-year students currently using Juul at a large public university (N = 182). Methods: A November 2018 online survey assessed sociodemogr...
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Abstract null null The purpose of this study was to determine the maximum daily patient-reported pain scores for those patients who experienced subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and to assess how medications were used. A retrospective review of the electronic records of patients who experienced SAH was performed to evaluate patient demographics and comorbidities. The daily pain scores were statistically significant on day 5. Morphine equivalent dosing for day 1 admissions was as follows: patients wi...
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#1Elizabeth Salt (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 12
#2Amanda T. Wiggins (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
Last. Mary Kay Rayens (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 49
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BACKGROUND Risk factors for child abuse and neglect and commonly used reporting mechanisms were highly affected by SARS-Cov-2 pandemic; yet, little is known about the effects of SARS-Cov-2 on rates of child abuse and neglect. OBJECTIVE To compare overall rates, demographics, types of abuse and acuity of child abuse and neglect encounters seen at one university health system for the 6 months before and after school closings due to the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Data was extract...
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#1Hartley Feld (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 2
#2Sheila Barnhart (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 5
Last. Kristin Ashford (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 9
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Almost half of all pregnancies (45%) in the United States (US) are unintended, with the highest concentration in women with low incomes. Targeted research is warranted to identify risk and protective factors that influence pregnancy intention to improve maternal/child health. PURPOSE To identify individual and interpersonal level associations to pregnancy intention to use as leverage points to build resilience. METHOD A cross-sectional, secondary analysis of Medicaid eligible pregnant women in K...
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#1Angie HensleyH-Index: 1
#2Debra HamptonH-Index: 9
Last. Amanda T. WigginsH-Index: 14
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BACKGROUND Students who are more satisfied and engaged in online courses have better learning experiences and outcomes. METHOD Survey data were collected during a 4-month period in 2019. The research team created a survey to collect demographic information and assess student satisfaction. Student engagement was measured using the 19-item Online Student Engagement Scale. RESULTS Overall student engagement and satisfaction scores in online programs were moderately high. Generation Z participants a...
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#1Stacy R Stanifer (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 1
#2Mary Kay Rayens (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 49
Last. Ellen J. Hahn (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 31
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Home radon testing is a primary lung cancer prevention strategy, yet the majority of Americans have not tested their home. This descriptive, ecological study uses 54,683 observed radon values collected in Kentucky homes from 1996 to 2016 to examine the association of county-level social determinants of health and environmental exposures on home radon testing rates. Multivariate linear regression analysis indicates that as median home value, rurality, and radon risk potential increased, counties ...
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#1Melinda J. Ickes (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 14
#2Jakob W. Hester (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 1
Last. Mary Kay Rayens (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 49
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Objective: Assess the prevalence, perceptions, sociodemographic/personal factors that influence Juul use among incoming freshmen. Participants: Incoming undergraduate students (N = 1,706) attending a public university in the southeastern U.S. Methods: Cross-sectional survey administered August 2018. Bivariate relationships assessed using chi-square test of association. Multinomial logistic regression to determine factors associated with Juul use status. Results: 41% had ever used Juul, 24% had u...
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