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161. 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

162. 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

163. 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

164. 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

165. 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

166. 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

167. 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

168. 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

169. 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

170. 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

171. 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.

172. 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

173. 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

174. The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from (...) the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} This tool is feasible and acceptable for use by primary care nurses and has potential for encouraging biopsychosocial assessment of patients, but a full-scale RCT is not feasible. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , & . Margaret Maxwell 1, * , Carina Hibberd 1 , Patricia Aitchison 1 , Eileen Calveley 1 , Rebekah Pratt 2 , Nadine

2018 NIHR HTA programme

175. 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

176. Working to Full Scope: The Reorganization of Nursing Work in Two Canadian Community Hospitals Full Text available with Trip Pro

Working to Full Scope: The Reorganization of Nursing Work in Two Canadian Community Hospitals Work relationships between registered nurses (RNs) and practical nurses (LPNs) are changing as new models of nursing care delivery are introduced to create more flexibility for employers. In Canada, a team-based, hospital nursing care delivery model, known as Care Delivery Model Redesign (CDMR), redesigned a predominantly RN-based staffing model to a functional team consisting of fewer RNs and more (...) LPNs. The scope of practice for LPNs was expanded, and unregulated health care assistants introduced. This study began from the standpoint of RNs and LPNs to understand their experiences working on redesigned teams by focusing on discourses activated in social settings. Guided by institutional ethnography, the conceptual and textual resources nurses are drawing on to understand these changing work relationships are explicated. We show how the institutional goals embedded in CDMR not only mediate

2018 Global qualitative nursing research

177. Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently made a commitment to advancing a national culture of health (COH)-an action framework developed by RWJF that focuses on well-being and equity with the goal of empowering and supporting people to lead healthier lives where they live, learn, work, and play, now and in generations to come. Nurses are well positioned to provide care that is consistent (...) with, and contributes to, a COH in their communities. RWJF contracted with the American Academy of Nursing (the Academy) with a subcontract to the RAND Corporation to explore the ways that innovative nurse-designed models of care are currently advancing a COH. This article presents findings from case studies of three nurse-designed care models that have been recognized as innovative by the Academy's Edge Runner program, which identifies nurses who have designed innovations to remedy challenges in the delivery

2018 Rand health quarterly

178. Retracted: ‘A cross‐sectional qualitative analysis of the seeming split between nursing and midwifery professions in Ghana and the way forward’ by Michael Wombeogo Full Text available with Trip Pro

Retracted: ‘A cross‐sectional qualitative analysis of the seeming split between nursing and midwifery professions in Ghana and the way forward’ by Michael Wombeogo The above article in Nursing Open, published online on 29th January, 2018 in Wiley Online Library (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/), has been retracted by agreement between the journal Editor in Chief, Dr. Roger Watson and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. The retraction has been agreed due to unattributed overlap with other published (...) material. The Editor-in-Chief carried out an investigation and concluded that there was no intention to deceive by the author. REFERENCE Wombeogo, M. (2018). A cross-sectional qualitative analysis of the seeming split between nursing and midwifery professions in Ghana and the way forward. Nursing Open, 00, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.125.

2018 Nursing open

179. The effectiveness of clinical teaching of mental health courses in nursing using clinical supervision and Kirkpatrick’s model Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effectiveness of clinical teaching of mental health courses in nursing using clinical supervision and Kirkpatrick’s model Clinical experience associated with the fear and anxiety of nursing students in the psychiatric unit. Mental health nursing instructors find it challenging to teach nursing students to deal with patients with mental disorders in an environment where they need to provide patient teaching and clinical decision-making based on evidence and new technology.To measure (...) the effectiveness of clinical teaching of mental health courses in nursing using clinical supervision and Kirkpatrick's model evaluation in the psychiatry unit of Imam Reza Hospital, Bojnurd, Iran.This cross-sectional study was carried out from 2011 to 2016 on 76 nursing students from a university as part of a clinical mental health course in two semesters. The students were selected by a non-probable convenient sampling method. After completing their clinical education, each student responded to checklist

2018 Electronic physician

180. 12-Hour nursing shifts in critical care: A service evaluation Full Text available with Trip Pro

12-Hour nursing shifts in critical care: A service evaluation The aim of this single-centre study was to investigate the impact of the introduction of 12-h critical care nursing shifts on healthcare provider and patient care outcomes. A single-centre, prospective service evaluation was completed over a two-year period, comparing the 8-h and 12-h shifts. Outcomes included number of clinical incidents, levels of burn-out, sick rates, personal injuries and training. There were no significant (...) differences between the clinical incidents, sickness rates, personal injuries and staff training between the two data collection periods. The results of the burn-out analysis demonstrate that emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation improved, from the 8-h to 12-h shifts (both p < 0.05). In conclusion, the results of this service evaluation have demonstrated that 12-h nursing shifts can be introduced safely into the critical care environment, without any detriment to patient or healthcare provider

2018 Journal of the Intensive Care Society