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Journal of Nursing Management

Elisabet Eriksson, Maria Engström
AIM: To examine internationally educated nurses' experiences of empowerment structures using Kanter's theory of structural empowerment. BACKGROUND: There has been an increase in the number of nurses working in other countries worldwide and concerns have been raised regarding their working conditions. METHOD: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of 11 internationally educated nurses. Directed content analysis was used to analyse the data and Kanter's theory of empowerment was used as a framework...
March 12, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Zahra Lotfi, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Jamileh Mohtashami, Maliheh Nasiri
AIM: To determine the relationship between ethical leadership, organisational commitment of nurses and their perception of patient safety culture. BACKGROUND: Patient safety, organisational commitment and ethical leadership styles are very important for improving the quality of nursing care. METHODS: In this descriptive-correlational study, 340 nurses were selected using random sampling from the hospitals in Tehran in 2016. Data were analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics in SPSS v...
March 12, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Carla S Marques, Sandra Valente, Marisa Lages
AIMS: This study sought to contribute to research on entrepreneurial intention by identifying which constructs of the entrepreneurial profile and internal conditions of health care organisations support entrepreneurship and contribute to the entrepreneurial intention of these organisations' employees. BACKGROUND: In addition to psychological attributes, cognitive processes, motivations, sociodemographic and professional characteristics, and entrepreneurial skills, the literature indicates that internal conditions of organisations also contribute to explaining entrepreneurial intention...
March 5, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Mike O'Driscoll, Helen T Allan, Gay Lee, Jan Savage, Christine Tapson, Roz Dixon
AIMS: This paper reports the findings from a 2015 survey of the Commissioning Nurse Leaders' Network. Our aim was to understand how governing body nurses perceive their influence and leadership on clinical commissioning groups. METHODS: An online survey method was used with a census sample of 238 governing body nurses and nurses working in Commissioning Support Units, who were members of the Commissioning Nurse Leaders' Network. The response rate was 40.7% (n = 97)...
March 5, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Gamze Tunçer Ünver, Arzu Kader Harmanci Seren
AIM: To determine patient safety attitudes of midwives, nurses and physicians and to examine the difference or correlation in patient safety attitudes of midwives, nurses and physicians working in maternity hospitals. BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that it is necessary to define the factors affecting patient safety attitudes of health professionals working in maternity hospitals. METHODS: A descriptive and correlational design was employed...
February 27, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Binru Han, Xi Chen, Qiuping Li
AIM: To investigate the feasibility of the case mix index and compare the allocation of nursing human resources between two departments of a hospital with different case mix indexes in China. BACKGROUND: The case mix index is used to assess the resource allocation of all cases in two departments of a hospital. Its values can determine the resource allocation required to diagnose and treat the patients. METHODS: Clinical data were obtained from 23 different departments in 2015 and analysed retrospectively from October to November, 2016...
February 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Lei Cheng, Sheng Feng, Yan Hu, Marion E Broome
AIM: To explore leadership of Chinese nurse managers in evidence-based nursing implementation. BACKGROUND: Despite much in the literature that highlights the significance of involving nurse managers, the qualitative nature of how their leadership practices influence the evidence implementation has not yet been fully explored. METHODS: A qualitative secondary data analysis was conducted on 15 transcripts of interviews of nurse managers from a parent grounded theory study...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Gabriela Topa, Adrián Segura, Sergio Pérez
BACKGROUND: Consistent patterns of gender differences in retirement planning behaviours have been shown but little is known about these behaviours among nurses. AIMS: To analyse the antecedents of the behaviours to prepare for retirement in nurses older than 55 and to identify differences as a function of gender. METHODS: A two-wave longitudinal study with Spanish nurses (n = 132). RESULTS: Statistically significant gender differences were revealed...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Hakime Mustafaei Najaf-Abadi, Behrooz Rezaei
AIM: To assess the prevalence of health-promoting behaviours (HPBs) and their associations with some occupational factors among nurses. BACKGROUND: Health-promoting behaviours are significant indicators of health status. Nurses' HPBs may have a direct impact on patients' care and safety. METHODS: A descriptive, questionnaire design was conducted among nursing staff (n = 136) in a district hospital in Iran during 2015. Data was collected using a two-part questionnaire, which included the Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile II...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Natalia D'Souza, Darryl Forsyth, David Tappin, Bevan Catley
AIMS: To explore nurses' understandings and perceptions of workplace cyberbullying, in order to develop a relevant and meaningful definition of the phenomenon for future research and practice. BACKGROUND: Although previous research places nurses at an elevated risk of exposure to traditional workplace bullying, there is a notable absence of research investigating workplace cyberbullying within this profession. Considering the detrimental outcomes experienced by the targets of workplace cyberbullying, this is an issue that warrants focus...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Christine Ashley, Kath Peters, Angela Brown, Elizabeth Halcomb
AIM: To explore registered nurses' reflections on transitioning from acute to primary health care employment, and future career intentions. BACKGROUND: Reforms in primary health care have resulted in increasing demands for a skilled primary health care nursing workforce. To meet shortfalls, acute care nurses are being recruited to primary health care employment, yet little is known about levels of satisfaction and future career intentions. METHOD: A sequential mixed methods study consisting of a survey and semi-structured interviews with nurses who transition to primary health care...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Lilian A Allen
AIMS: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of internationally educated nurses in management positions in United States health care organisations to understand the obstacles and support these individuals' experience when pursuing and working in managerial roles. BACKGROUND: Although internationally educated nurses are an integral part of the US health care industry, few work in managerial roles. Little is known about the experiences of internationally educated nurses who do obtain management positions...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Miriam Bender, LeeAnna Spiva, Wei Su, Lisle Hites
AIMS: To determine the power of a conceptual clinical nurse leader practice model to explain the care model's enactment and trajectory in real world settings. BACKGROUND: How nursing, organised into specific models of care, functions as an organisational strategy for quality is not well specified. Clinical nurse leader integrated care delivery is one emerging model with growing adoption. A recently validated clinical nurse leader practice model conceptualizes the care model's characteristics and hypothesizes their mechanisms of action...
February 9, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Scott S Christensen, Barbara L Wilson, Linda S Edelman
AIMS: The purpose of this review is to help the nurse leader develop an understanding of the five generations currently in the health care workforce by providing defining characteristics, general behaviours, and strategies for the nurse manager to employ for each generational cohort. BACKGROUND: Generations are groups of people born during the same 15-20 year time period who share similar experiences before adulthood, which shape long-term behaviours. Key descriptors and characteristics are provided...
January 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Laura-Maria Peltonen, Heljä Lundgrén-Laine, Eriikka Siirala, Eliisa Löyttyniemi, Riku Aantaa, Sanna Salanterä
AIMS: The aims were (1) to evaluate the modified version of the Intensive Care Unit Information Need Questionnaire for the broader hospital setting, and (2) to describe the differences in respondents' managerial activities and information needs according to the position held by the respondent and the type of hospital unit. BACKGROUND: Information systems do not support managerial decision-making sufficiently and information needed in the day-to-day operations management in hospital units is unknown...
January 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Todd R Logan, D Michael Malone
The purpose of this study was to explore the association between nurses' perceptions and attitudes of teamwork and workplace bullying. A total of 128 nurses in two hospitals in the northeast USA completed three surveys: Attitudes about teamwork survey, Team characteristics survey, and Negative intention questionnaire. A majority of nurses believed that teamwork was an important vehicle for providing quality patient care. Two thirds of the nurses reported the presence of important variables such as leadership, trust and communication on their teams...
January 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Alain Antierens, Dimitri Beeckman, Sofie Verhaeghe, Dries Myny, Ann Van Hecke
AIMS: Identify which of Toyota's principles are reported in health care institutions at the organisational level and to identify the type of reported outcomes related to the effectiveness of lean production reported in these studies. BACKGROUND: No scientific research has been conducted to determine which of Toyota's principles are embedded in health care systems. This knowledge is needed to perform targeted adjustments in health care. EVALUATION: Sixty studies were identified for the final analysis...
January 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Behzad Karami Matin, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Bijan Nouri, Shahab Rezaeian, Masoud Mohammadi, Satar Rezaei
AIMS: To estimate the 1-year period prevalence of medication errors and the reporting rate to nurse managers among nurses working in hospitals in Iran. BACKGROUND: Medication errors are one of the main factors affecting the quality of hospital services and reducing patient safety in health care systems. METHOD: A literature search from Iranian and international scientific databases was developed to find relevant studies. Meta-regression was used to identify which characteristics may have a confounding effect on the pooled prevalence estimates...
January 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Jennifer A Kaiser, Judith B Westers
AIM: The aim of this study was to examine how the facets of teamwork exist among nurse-only teams in acute and continuing care settings. BACKGROUND: The health care 'team' conventionally describes the interdisciplinary team in both literature and practice. Nursing-specific teams are rarely considered in the literature. An examination of this specific professional cohort is important to understand how teamwork exists among those who provide the majority of patient care...
January 16, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Jessica D Schaefer, John M Welton
AIM: To analyse and define the concept "evidence based practice readiness" in nurses. BACKGROUND: Evidence based practice readiness is a term commonly used in health literature, but without a clear understanding of what readiness means. Concept analysis is needed to define the meaning of evidence based practice readiness. METHOD: A concept analysis was conducted using Walker and Avant's method to clarify the defining attributes of evidence based practice readiness as well as antecedents and consequences...
January 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
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