The COVID epidemic and the North Carolina nursing shortage both made it hard to open and staff a rural maternity care center (MCC). It had to temporarily shut down services on some days and move laboring women to other hospitals. We want to know, from the people who worked in or with the MCC, how those two things, COVID and the nursing shortage, felt. We will be interviewing health care workers to learn from them what the hardships were.
To investigate the impact of vaccination status to COVID-19 on dental care seeking behaviors of a cohort of patients at a dental academic university in the United States.
The goal of this study is to collect and share innovative nursing practices that were put into place during the time of the pandemic.
The purpose of this study is to interview nurses who have worked in inpatient care settings before and after March 2020 to assess how the changes in working conditions have or have not affected their experience with burnout and whether they are considering transitions away from bedside nursing as a result.
There is limited information among young people about a condition called Long COVID, where individuals have or are experiencing a symptom or symptoms of COVID-19 for 1 month or longer. We are conducting a one-time survey to gain data on this issue among undergraduate and graduate/professional students ages 18-29 at UNC CH.
The purpose of this study is to better understand researchers' and stakeholder partners' experiences working on stakeholder-engaged health-related research projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also hope to identify best practices, challenges, strategies, and desired resources related to working on stakeholder-engaged health-related research projects during COVID-19 and other health emergencies
The purpose of this study is to shed a clearer light on the diverse ways in which religion and politics interact in North Carolina. How do churchgoers think about their religious beliefs and how they relate these to political issues? How do they navigate the issues of our time, and how do they perceive their local church communities dealing with the issues of our time?
The purpose of this study is to understand if new drugs help patients in the hospital with COVID-19 get better faster.
The goal of the study is to examine how North Carolina school districts spent funds made available through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief legislation.
Our study will survey 7,500 adults ages 18-59 who identify as alcohol drinkers. We aim to assess participant sources of alcohol, their drinking behavior, and associated harms before, during, and late in the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be recruiting participants from five different states so we can look at differences across a variety of state alcohol policy environments.