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101. The impact of social capital on clinical risk management in nursing: a survey in Iranian public educational hospitals Full Text available with Trip Pro

The impact of social capital on clinical risk management in nursing: a survey in Iranian public educational hospitals This study aimed to explore the social capital impact on clinical risk management from nurses' viewpoints.This was a cross-sectional and analytical study conduct in six public educational hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS).Questionnaires were used as the data collection tool. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics, parametric and non

2018 Nursing open

102. How do Tanzanian hospital nurses perceive their professional role? A qualitative study Full Text available with Trip Pro

How do Tanzanian hospital nurses perceive their professional role? A qualitative study To describe the experiences of Tanzanian nurses, how they perceive their role as a professional nurse and their experience with nursing care in a general hospital.This study is explorative, descriptive and qualitative.The data were collected in 2015 by means of 10 semi-structured interviews and was analysed using qualitative content analysis.The data analysis revealed two themes with corresponding sub-themes (...) related to Tanzanian nurses' perception with their professional role and experiences with nursing care: (1) Feeling professional pride; (2) Experiencing limitations and inadequacy. The findings indicate that the Tanzanian nurses possess a strong professional pride and commitment to serve and care for their patients. The nurses do their best to provide high -quality nursing care but are faced with staffing shortages and limited materials that are beyond their control. Such limitations leave them

2018 Nursing open

103. Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs When Caring for Transgender People Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs When Caring for Transgender People Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore Nurse Practitioner (NP) knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs when working with transgender people and to inform about Practitioner education needs. Methods: A qualitative descriptive design was used to explore (NP) experiences. Focused semistructured interviews were conducted in 2016 with 11 (N=11) NPs in the northeastern United States who represent various years (...) and uncertainty, caring with intention and pride, and creating an accepting environment. Conclusions: NPs in this study perceive gaps in their knowledge that threaten their ability to deliver quality, patient-centered care to transgender patients, despite their best intentions. These findings have implications for changes in nursing practice, education, and research needed to address vital gaps in the healthcare of transgender people.

2018 Transgender health

104. Implementing a Single-Session Nurse-Led Assessment Clinic into a Gender Service Full Text available with Trip Pro

Implementing a Single-Session Nurse-Led Assessment Clinic into a Gender Service The Royal Children's Hospital Gender Service offers support, assessment, and medical care to transgender and gender diverse children and adolescents in Victoria, Australia. Referrals have rapidly increased leading to extended wait times. In response, a single-session nurse-led assessment clinic (SSNac) was introduced as the clinical entry point to the service, during which a biopsychosocial assessment is undertaken

2018 Transgender health

105. Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury (Abstract)

Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury To study the effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury.Neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury was clinically manifested by abdominal distension, intractable constipation, prolonged (...) defecation and faecal incontinence, which seriously affected the normal life of patients. Traditional ways of nursing for these patients focused on basic care, but lacked sufficient recognition of disease severity and individual needs.One hundred and eighty-four patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury were randomly allocated into observation group (n = 92) and control group (n = 92).The patients in the control group were given regular nursing, and the patients

2018 EvidenceUpdates

106. Psychometric properties of self-assessment clinical competency questionnaire in baccalaureate nursing students Full Text available with Trip Pro

Psychometric properties of self-assessment clinical competency questionnaire in baccalaureate nursing students One of the main challenges of nursing student education is the lack of clinical competence that reduces the quality of patients care. Measuring the clinical competency of undergraduate nursing students is effective in curriculum developing, planning, and learning evaluation.To validate self-assessment clinical competence questionnaire of undergraduate nursing students.This was a cross (...) -sectional study at Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran, 2015-2016. The original version of the self-assessment questionnaire for baccalaureate nursing graduates was translated to Persian by the World Health Organization's (WHO) method. The psychometric evaluation of the questionnaire was conducted on 300 nursing students. The participants were selected by convenience sampling. The tool validity was confirmed by exploratory factor analyses. The reliability was investigated

2018 Electronic physician

107. Nursing managers attitude toward spirituality and spiritual care in Khorasan Razavi Province hospitals in 2016 Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nursing managers attitude toward spirituality and spiritual care in Khorasan Razavi Province hospitals in 2016 Spiritual care is an important part of nursing practice that seems to provide comprehensive care to patients. Nursing manager's attention to the spiritual dimension is one of the most important aspects affecting human health. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine nursing managers' attitude to spirituality and spiritual care in hospitals in Khorasan Razavi Province in 2016 (...) .In this cross-sectional study, 110 management nurses (8 matrons, 37 supervisors and 65 head nurses) of hospitals in Khorasan Razavi Province (2016) were recruited for the study. Data were collected using a Spirituality & Spiritual Care Rating Scale (SSCRS) questionnaire in two parts, demographic information and questions related to the research objectives. Data were collected and analyzed using SPSS 16 software and doing descriptive (frequency, mean, standard deviation) and inferential statistics

2018 Electronic physician

108. We need higher education: Voice of nursing administration from Kabul, Afghanistan Full Text available with Trip Pro

We need higher education: Voice of nursing administration from Kabul, Afghanistan To explore the educational profile of nursing managers and head nurses at public hospitals in Kabul, Afghanistan.A descriptive cross-sectional study design was employed.A self-administered pre-tested questionnaire was used to recruit 86 nursing managers and head nurses from 17 public hospitals in Kabul. SPSS version 19 was used to analyze and report the data through descriptive statistics.It was found that, none (...) of the participant was prepared with higher education in nursing; rather they had only diploma in nursing; and 84.9% of them had completed their nursing diploma before 2002.; 11.6% of participants were currently studying; and all were in non-nursing disciplines. On the other hand 100% of the participants expressed intention for further studies mainly in leadership and management, computer skill, English language, in-service nursing trainings and higher education in nursing.

2018 Nursing open

109. Expectations for nursing care in newborn units in Kenya: moving from implicit to explicit standards Full Text available with Trip Pro

Expectations for nursing care in newborn units in Kenya: moving from implicit to explicit standards Neonatal mortality currently accounts for 45% of all child mortality in Kenya, standing at 22 per 1000 live births. Access to basic but high quality inpatient neonatal services for small and sick newborns will be key in reducing neonatal mortality. Neonatal inpatient care is reliant on nursing care, yet explicit nursing standards for such care do not currently exist in Kenya. We reviewed (...) the Nursing Council of Kenya 'Manual of Clinical Procedures' to identify tasks relevant for the care of inpatient neonates. An expert advisory group comprising major stakeholders, policy-makers, trainers, and frontline health-workers was invited to a workshop with the purpose of defining tasks for which nurses are responsible and the minimum standard with which these tasks should be delivered to inpatient neonates in Kenyan hospitals. Despite differences in opinions at the beginning of the process

2018 BMJ global health

110. Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature The aim of this study was to explore previous literature related to nurses understanding of Intimate partner violence (IPV) or domestic violence and abuse (DVA) against women and to identify the gaps in nursing education so as to use the findings as a baseline to inform potential intervention strategies, curriculum development and outline implications for future (...) nursing practice.An Integrative review of literature.Studies were extracted through a search of the electronic databases, such as Science direct, EBSCO host and PubMed, to identify relevant evidences published between January 2000-January 2017. "Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) tool" was used to review primary research studies.Seventeen empirical studies were analysed. Findings supported four themes including: educational and training experiences, identification of IPV/DVA, curriculum and communication

2018 Nursing open

111. Increasing undergraduate nursing students’ cultural competence: an evaluation study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Increasing undergraduate nursing students’ cultural competence: an evaluation study Cultural competence has become increasingly important for Chinese health professionals because of internationalization and the opening up of China to overseas visitors and business as well as a growing awareness of the needs of minority groups within China. This study aimed to evaluate a workshop designed to improve cultural competence among Chinese undergraduate nursing students.A one-group pretest (...) and posttest design was applied. The intervention was a one-day workshop based on transformative learning theory using a variety of teaching strategies. Forty undergraduate nursing students from a university in Wuhan, China selected by convenient sampling received the intervention. Data were collected before the intervention (T1), immediately after the intervention (T2), and 1 month (T3) and 3 months (T4) following the intervention through the Chinese version of Cultural Competence Inventory for Nurses

2018 Global health research and policy

112. First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die Full Text available with Trip Pro

First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die The aim of this study was to explore first-line nurse managers' perceptions of the challenges involved in decision-making concerning older patients who wish to die.A descriptive qualitative design in three communities in Norway between January 2016 and June 2016.Qualitative focus group interviews with eight first-line nurse managers.One main theme and two themes were

2018 Nursing open

113. Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls Full Text available with Trip Pro

Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls The aim of this study was (i) to document the main features of surgery nurses' telephone calls, with a special focus on newcomers' calls; and (ii) to identify the main activities accomplished during the newcomers' calls.Mixed methods study.We audio recorded telephone calls internal to the hospital in two surgery nursing stations. We performed statistical descriptive analysis of the total (...) collection of calls and of those specifically involving the newcomers and compared both sets. We also performed conversation analysis-based coding of the main activities accomplished during newcomers' calls.Surgery nurses' telephone calls are extremely brief, predominantly nurse initiated and take place with a wide range of interlocutors who, for the most part, use mobile phones. The newcomers' calls are only slightly longer, take place with a more limited, but still wide, range of interlocutors

2018 Nursing open

114. Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study The study aims to describe the establishment of a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish-speaking older persons in Sweden.A descriptive qualitative study.A descriptive case study based on a review of 14 public documents and individual interviews with two experts in the area, analysed with qualitative content analysis.This study found that shared language, preservation of customs (...) and habits and collaboration between the representatives of the municipality, Finnish-speaking migrant associations and staff at the nursing home influenced the development of the culturally specific nursing home for older Finnish-speaking people intended to avoid loneliness, isolation and misunderstandings among older Finnish-speaking. Collaboration between healthcare service for older persons and minority people resulted in an optimal culturally specific nursing home, simultaneously encountering

2018 Nursing open

115. Job satisfaction and mental health of Palestinian nurses with shift work: a cross-sectional study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Job satisfaction and mental health of Palestinian nurses with shift work: a cross-sectional study. Shift work is associated with sleep disturbances, mental health problems, and job dissatisfaction. Disparities between male and female nurses in the effect of shift work on mental distress and job satisfaction have been scarcely studied. We aimed to examine differences between female and male nurses in the associations between shift work and job satisfaction and mental health.In this cross (...) -sectional study, male and female nurses were recruited to rate their job satisfaction on the Generic Job Satisfaction Scale and to complete the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-30). Associations between shift work, mental distress, and satisfaction were estimated from χ2 tests and linear regression analyses using Stata/IC10. The study was approved by the ministry of health. Written informed consent was provided by all participants.In 2012, we recruited 372 registered nurses from the Hebron governorate

2018 Lancet

116. Clarifying the Roles of Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners in Delivery of Cancer Care in Ontario

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2018 Cancer Care Ontario

117. Expert Recommendation Report on Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner Roles in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario

Expert Recommendation Report on Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner Roles in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario | Cancer Care Ontario Google Tag Manager You are using an outdated browser. We suggest you update your browser for a better experience. for update. Browse Guidelines Browse Pathway Maps Sort by You are here / / Expert Recommendation Report on Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner Roles in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario Guidelines (...) & Advice Expert Recommendation Report on Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner Roles in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario Version: 1 Jan 2018 Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Evidence Summary Document Status: Current Authors: Ontario Oncology Advanced Practice Nursing Community of Practice, Cancer Care Ontario Guideline Objective The objective of this Expert Recommendation Report is to present expert panel recommendations on the use of APNs in the delivery of cancer

2018 Cancer Care Ontario

118. A randomized controlled trial of a nursing psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety in adult psychiatric outpatients (Abstract)

A randomized controlled trial of a nursing psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety in adult psychiatric outpatients To evaluate the short-term efficacy of a psychotherapeutic intervention in nursing on Portuguese adult psychiatric outpatients with the nursing diagnosis "anxiety."Several efficacious forms of treatment for anxiety are available, including different forms of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. However, literature tends to favour findings from studies on the efficacy (...) of psychotherapies and therapies provided by nurses to the detriment of those arising from studies on the efficacy of nursing psychotherapeutic interventions (interventions which are classified, for instance, on Nursing Interventions Classification).Randomized controlled trial.The study was performed, between November 2016 - April 2017, at a psychiatry outpatient ward. Participants were randomly allocated to an intervention group (N = 29) or a treatment-as-usual control group (N = 31). Patients

2018 EvidenceUpdates

119. Effects of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomised controlled trial (Abstract)

Effects of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomised controlled trial To examine the effectiveness of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease.Coronary artery disease (...) is a major cause of mortality in China. Transitional care could help to ensure improved patient outcomes. Nevertheless, our knowledge of how to perform transitional care for patients with coronary artery disease is insufficient in mainland China.Randomised controlled trial.The nurse-led transitional care intervention in the experimental group adopted the Omaha system and Pender's health-promoting model as its frameworks. The control group received a comparable length routine care and follow-up contacts

2018 EvidenceUpdates

120. Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse

Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing (...) abuse Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse Barnes J, Stuart J, Allen E, Petrou S, Sturgess J, Barlow J, Macdonald G, Spiby H, Aistrop D, Melhuish E, Kim S, Pink J, Datta J & Elbourne D Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member

2018 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.