Project Abstract

This purpose of this study is to evaluate the intervention of giving handmade cards to patients in the hospital setting. In current research, there is a lack of study on possible interventions to facilitate or offer social support. This project is being undertaken to contribute to the field of Nursing in the area of Interventions. A current area of interest in Nursing is the health benefit of social support. Current research provides a great amount of evidence of social support in stressful situations by decreasing heart rate and blood pressure. Sociability is even an influential factor in preventing a cold. This study will add to nursing knowledge by determining the interventions affects physiological and/or psychological status of the hospitalized patient.

Funding Type

Research Grant

Academic College

School of Nursing and Health Professions

Area/Major/Minor

Nursing

Degree

BSN

Graduation Expected

12/2019

Classification

Senior

Name

Dr. Dina Byers

Academic College

School of Nursing and Health Professions

Beginning date of project

2-2018

End date of project

10-2018

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