Title

Self-Management of Warfarin Therapy

Date of Award

2013

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Department

Nursing

First Chairperson

Joanne Gatti-Petito

Committee Member

Susan DeNisco

Committee Member

Kerry A. Milner

Abstract

The purpose of this one-group quasi-experimental study was to compare the quality of anticoagulation control and clinical outcomes of Warfarin therapy before and after implementation of patient self-management (PSM), which includes patient self-testing (PS) and self-dosing of Warfarin.

Comments

A practice dissertation presented to the faculty of the Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice.