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Ibrahim Al-Faouri, Ahmad Al-Dmour, Nahla Al-Ali, Raeda AbuALRub, Fathieh Abu Moghli
AIM: To assess perceived stress levels among healthcare providers in public and private hospitals before and after Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) survey site visits. METHODS: A cross-sectional, descriptive design was used in this study. A convenience sampling technique was used to recruit study participants. A self-administered questionnaire (PSS-10) was used to collect data. Descriptive statistics, dependent sample t test, independent sample t test, and multiple linear regression analysis were used to analyze data...
December 3, 2018: Nursing Forum
Nursalam Nursalam, Martha Octavia, Rr Dian Tristiana, Ferry Efendi
OBJECTIVES: Sleep deprivation can cause serious physical and mental problems. Although sleep deprivation among adolescents is not a new phenomenon, this problem has recently gained more attention due to the frequent use of smartphones. This study aimed to explain the correlations among family support, academic stress, social network site (SNS) use, and insomnia in adolescents. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 180 adolescents aged 16 to 17 years, with simple random sampling...
December 3, 2018: Nursing Forum
William E Rosa, Michele J Upvall
The purpose of this paper is to propose a paradigm shift from "global nursing" toward "planetary nursing" to more effectively engage worldwide health initiatives, such as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Such a shift expands the understanding of "health" from a phenomenon focused solely on humanity toward one of interdependent animal, environment, and overall planetary well-being, recalibrating the future roles and responsibilities of nursing accordingly...
December 3, 2018: Nursing Forum
Omar Abu Yahya, Samantha Ismaile, Rabia S Allari, Baraa M Hammoudi
BACKGROUND: Motivation is a significant concern for workforce management in healthcare organizations as it is linked to many important factors, such as performance, staff retention, and satisfaction. AIM: To assess motivation level, assess sources of motivation, and identify the difference in motivation level in relation to nurses' characteristics. SETTING: The study was carried out in one major tertiary hospital in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
December 3, 2018: Nursing Forum
Elizabeth A Gazza
A lack of qualified nurse faculty is a persistent problem in the discipline of nursing. It limits the number of nurses prepared to provide safe, quality care in settings around the world. Many individuals, groups, and organizations have studied the nurse faculty shortage and recommended resolutions, yet the shortage persists. This opinion paper contends that designating the academic nurse educator (ANE) as an advanced practice registered nurse and identifying an educational pathway that ensures academic preparation for the role could help to alleviate the nurse faculty shortage...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Joko Gunawan, Yupin Aungsuroch, Mary L Fisher
AIM: To clarify the defining attributes of competence-based human resource management (CBHRM) in nursing, its antecedents, and consequences. BACKGROUND: A thorough literature review showed multidefinitions of CBHRM, which resulted in confusion in ways of describing CBHRM practice and its implementation in nursing. METHODS: A literature review through systematic searches in CINAHL, ScienceDirect, Medline, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, Embase, and Google Scholar between 2000 and February 2018 with full text in English...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Wendy Manetti
OBJECTIVE: The intent of this concept analysis is to offer a clear understanding of the definition, defining attributes, antecedents, and consequences of sound clinical judgment pertaining to nursing practice. BACKGROUND: Sound clinical judgment is essential in nursing because decisions made influence patient outcomes. DESIGN: This concept analysis guided by Walker and Avant's framework, dissects the concept to promote clarity and consensus...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Dawna Elicia Rutherford, Gordon Lee Gillespie, Carolyn R Smith
The problem of bullying is of such significance, health care accreditation agencies such as The Joint Commission have reiterated that these behaviors compromise on patient safety. Researchers demonstrate that much is known about the existence of bullying behaviors in health care and its detrimental effects on the profession of nursing. Leaders in health care and nursing education are beginning to tackle this issue. Guided by the methodology of Whittemore and Knafl, the purpose of this integrative review was to analyze literature discussing the interventions against bullying directed towards prelicensure nursing students and professionals...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Besher Gharaibeh, Ahmed Mohammad Al-Smadi, Ala' Ashour, Paul Slater
AIM: To develop and test a scale that assesses the attitudes and practices of registered nurses toward physical examination (PE) in of (delete) the clinical settings. METHODS: A cross-sectional methodological design with a convenience sample of 277 registered nurses was used. A Likert-type scale was constructed using 55 Likert-type items that were extracted from the relevant literature. Exploratory factor analyses were conducted using varimax rotation. Factor loading, eigenvalues, and screeplots were used to determine the best fit model...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Jennifer M Barrow
AIM: The aim of this study was to explore the concept of impostorism as applied to nursing and other disciplines. BACKGROUND: Impostorism has not been well defined or studied in nursing. Researchers have not studied connections between role transition stress of new graduates and impostorism, despite evidence that nursing students experience impostorism during undergraduate studies. DESIGN: Rodgers' evolutionary concept analysis was the method used in this study...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Christina Raheb-Rauckis, Patricia Jarosz
AIM: The aim of this analysis is to develop a better understanding of the concept of binge-eating behavior among African American women (AAW). BACKGROUND: Obesity is a major public health concern that is disproportionately prevalent among AAW. Among the factors that contribute to obesity development, binge eating may be of significant concern to AAW. DESIGN: A critical analysis and synthesis of the empirical literature using Walker and Avant's model for concept analysis...
October 31, 2018: Nursing Forum
Elizabeth M Bloom
Horizontal violence (HV), or nonphysical intergroup conflict expressed in overt and covert behaviors of hostility, is pervasive in nursing and has been discussed in the literature for more than two decades. It is costly and has potentially devastating effects including high nurse turnover rates, increased illness, decreased productivity, and decreased quality of patient care. Recognizing how these behaviors are established and sustained is necessary if nurses are to overcome these types of behaviors. This mixed methods study used an online survey to examine 76 hospital nurses' experiences and responses to episodes of HV as well as its effects on job performance...
October 17, 2018: Nursing Forum
Sarah E Abel, Mikel W Hand
AIM: The aim of this concept analysis is to clarify the meaning and relationship of psychological and structural empowerment. BACKGROUND: Empowerment is linked to positive organizational and individual constructs and outcomes. Improving the work environment may assist in sustaining a fragile and essential workforce. DESIGN: Walker and Avant's method was used to guide an analysis of this concept. DATA SOURCE: Resources published from 1970 to 2018 were identified via electronic databases, empirical works, and modern operational usage of the terms...
October 17, 2018: Nursing Forum
Gian Carlo Sy Torres, Emmanuel Dayao Paragas
BACKGROUND: There is a paucity of studies that have explored the quality of life (QoL) of nursing students in the Philippines. OBJECTIVES: The study assessed the QoL and identified the social determinants associated with the four domains of QoL among nursing students. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 444 randomly selected baccalaureate nursing students in a university in the Philippines. The QoL was determined using an adapted WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire (∝ = 0...
October 17, 2018: Nursing Forum
Nancy A Dasso
The aim of this study is to clarify the concept of exercise using Walker and Avant concept analysis method. The author offers a definition of exercise, including its distinction from physical activity and how the two terms are not the same and should not be used interchangeably. In the traditional concept analysis format will be used. Exercise is a subcategory of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and purposefully focused on improvement or maintenance of one or more components of physical fitness...
October 17, 2018: Nursing Forum
Jeong-Sook Lee
PURPOSE: Nursing students must cope in a complex and uncertain society. We identified the relationship between resilience and intolerance of uncertainty (IOU) in nursing students. METHODS: Data were collected from November 10 to 20, 2016, from 134 Korean nursing students (male = 21, female = 113; first-year = 39, second-year = 39, third-year = 35, and fourth-year = 21), using a questionnaire. The measures in this study included resilience and IOU...
October 9, 2018: Nursing Forum
Claudia Jennifer Domínguez-Chávez, Carolyn J Murrock, Bertha Cecilia Salazar-González
AIM: To clarify the concept of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and identify its attributes to enhance understanding of its implications for nursing practice and research. BACKGROUND: MCI is a concept that has evolved, thus clarification of this concept is essential for the advancement of nursing science. DESIGN: Walker and Avant's eight steps of concept analysis strategy was used. DATA SOURCE: Manuals of mental disorders and databases such as PubMed, Springer, PsychINFO, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) from 1982 to 2018...
September 27, 2018: Nursing Forum
Michele Shropshire, Stephen J Stapleton, Mary J Dyck, Myoungjin Kim, Caroline Mallory
Elders residing in long-term care facilities experience ongoing moderate to severe pain, relief from and increased comfort remain relevant healthcare concerns. However, persistent, noncancer pain may not have been properly addressed due to insufficient attention to research that exists to support the utilization and efficacy of nonpharmacological intervention(s) for elders in long-term care facilities. Our aim of this integrated review was to evaluate the current state of the science on nonpharmacological intervention(s) for pain that are currently utilized in elders who reside in long-term care facilities...
September 22, 2018: Nursing Forum
Angela G Opsahl, Kathy Auberry, Beth Sharer, Carrie Shaver
BACKGROUND: Nurse educators strive to find the best educational methods to prepare students in their attempt to pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The purpose of this study is to describe the implementation of an online coaching program with Appreciative Advising and Emotional Intelligence education as combined educational strategies to improve student learning outcomes. METHODS: The study was conducted at a university in the Midwestern United States...
September 9, 2018: Nursing Forum
Pamela B de Cordova, Mary Beth Wilson Steck, Amber Vermeesch, Natacha Pierre, Audra Rankin, Jennifer M Ohlendorf, Sherry Lawrence, Anne Derouin
AIM: The aim was to understand how health policy education is currently being delivered in the United States' graduate nursing programs. METHODS: This exploratory cross-sectional design used an anonymous online survey to target graduate nursing students attending American Association of College of Nursing (AACN) member institutions. RESULTS: Over 75% of the sample (n = 140) reported taking a dedicated health policy course and 71.5% ( n = 131) of the sample responded that a health policy course was required and an equal distribution among master's and doctoral students...
September 9, 2018: Nursing Forum
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