KNOWLEDGE, PERCEPTIONS, AND PRACTICES OF MRSA TRANSMISSION PREVENTION AMONG ACUTE CARE SETTING HEALTHCARE WORKERS by Dorothy June Mulholland Seibert A Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of George Mason University in Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Committee: Dr. Kyeung Mi Oh, Chair Dr. Carol Urban, 1st Reader Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen, 2nd Reader Dr. Kathy Richards, Assistant Dean, Doctoral Division & Research Development Dr. Thomas R. Prohaska, Dean, College of Health and Human Services Date: Spring Semester 2013 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices of MRSA Transmission Prevention among Acute Care Setting Healthcare Workers A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at George Mason University
Dorothy June Mulholland Seibert Master of Science George Mason University, 2004
Chair: Kyeung Mi Oh, Professor Department of Nursing
Spring Semester 2013 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
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This is dedicated to my loving husband Paul who has endured the late nights and endless mounds of paper in our lives. Also, I dedicate this dissertation to my wonderful children and grandchildren who have encouraged and listened to the endless stories of the dissertation tale. To Ema, Ella, Matthew and our future grandchildren who give me hope for the future and a determination to longevity. May God guide you in your lives to accomplish a good work for His purpose.
First and foremost, I acknowledge my blessed Lord and Savior who placed this challenge before me and gave me the strength to finish. He provided the assurance that the years of classwork and endless hours of study to complete this journey will be used for His purpose. May God bless all those who...