This collection includes theses and dissertations from the School of Nursing. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please fill out the Electronic Theses & Dissertations form.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Factors affecting quality of life and asthma control in older adults with asthma., Karen Schuckmann

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The experience of scanxiety in survivors of pancreatic cancer: a phenomenological study., Susan Winebrenner

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Perceived social support, family relationships, and health-related quality of life among women with breast cancer in Jordan., Hedaya Rateb Hina

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Moral distress and moral residue among nurses working in the surgical intensive care unit: a descriptive qualitative approach., Adam Tyler Booth

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Trust in primary care providers: perspectives from deaf people., Greir Ander Huck Flynn

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Addressing the problem of sterile drug injecting supply acquisition for people who inject drugs., Barbra Ann Cave

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Exploring normalization of deviance and examining factors that predict culture of safety in the operating room., M. Imelda Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Perceptions of pediatric nurses and parents of hospitalized children engaged in shared decision making., Lisa English Long

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Self-management as a mediator of the relationship between social support and health outcomes of African American adults with type 2 diabetes., Tariq N. Al-Dwaikat

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Mental health and substance use disorders and treatment receipt among pregnant women in the United States, 2008-2014 : trend analysis, likelihood of treatment receipt, and ethnic disparities in mental health treatment., Taghreed Nayel Salameh

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Factors associated with self-care behavior in persons with heart failure., Mohammed Munther Al-Hammouri

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Effects of a text message-based motivational interviewing intervention on cigarette smoking in college students., Anna Jorayeva

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The impact of paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity following traumatic brain injury on intensive care unit length of stay and discharge disposition., Kimberly S. Meyer

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Positive deviance, contraceptive self-efficacy and social desirability in sexually active adolescent females : a mixed methods approach., Ashley D. Miller

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Identification of predictors and moderators of weight-related behaviors in college students., Heather Owens

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The relevance of client-healthcare provider communication to the appraisal of illness uncertainty in women with fibromyalgia syndrome., Melody Dawn Reibel

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Predictors of uncertainty, stress, anxiety, and depressive symptoms of parents of preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit., Maryam Isa Alaradi

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Predictors of lifestyle behaviors, trust of health care provider, and utilization of health services among adolescents living in a rural area., Heather Karolyne Hardin

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Help-seeking behaviors of South African women after sexual offence victimization : the lived experience., Sheila Young Steinbrenner

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Factors influencing the relationship between socioeconomic status and prenatal smoking., Irene Yang

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The evolution of healthcare for Louisville's African American community, 1865-1990., Angela Calloway

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Influential variables on the timing of help-seeking behavior in lung cancer patients., Lisa Carter-Harris

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Understanding social determinants of healthcare access from the perspective of Hispanic Latino immigrants in Louisville, Ky., Jean S. Edward

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Psychosocial and environmental determinants of physical activity in elementary school children : implications for interventions to reduce childhood obesity., Jiying Ling

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How care demands, caregiving appraisal and coping affect self-care management of informal caregivers of persons with dementia., XiaoRong Wang

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The lived experience of mothering during incarceration., Barbara M. Jackson

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Sleep/wake activity and energy expenditure in overweight and obese obstructive sleep apnea patients : a pre- and post-CPAP comparison., Pamela A. McCullough

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Health promotion self-efficacy of Belizean nurses : variables influencing condom use promotion to women to prevent HIV/AIDS., Whitney A. Nash

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Exploring a new theory of successful aging among low-income older adults in an independent and assisted living community., Valerie Lander McCarthy