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Journal of Nursing Management

Margaret Saari, Sarah Xiao, Alissa Rowe, Erin Patterson, Tieghan Killackey, Julia Raffaghello, Ann E Tourangeau
AIM AND BACKGROUND: Health care needs of individuals living in the community are increasing. To meet the rising need, unregulated care providers are providing more complex patient care. The aim of this review is to articulate the unregulated care provider role by identifying patient care activities offered by unregulated care providers in home care. METHODS: A scoping review was conducted. One thousand and eleven published manuscripts were identified in CINAHL, Ageline and MEDLINE...
April 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Grainne Lowe, Virginia Plummer, Leanne Boyd
AIM: The aim of this qualitative research was to explore perceptions of organisational change related to the integration of nurse practitioners from key nursing stakeholders. BACKGROUND: The ongoing delivery of effective and efficient patient services is reliant upon the development and sustainability of nurse practitioner roles. Examination of the factors contributing to the underutilization of nurse practitioner roles is crucial to inform future management policies...
April 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Christopher Bratt, Heidi Gautun
AIMS: This study investigates the prevalence of nurses' wishes to leave work in elderly care services and aims to explain differences between younger and older nurses. BACKGROUND: Health-and-care services, and specifically elderly care services, experience problems recruiting and retaining nurses. METHOD: A nationwide survey among nurses in Norway with 4,945 nurses aged 20-73 (mean age = 41.8), 95% female. Structural equation modelling was used, analysing the whole sample as well as analysing younger and older nurses as separate groups...
April 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Mayumi Watanabe, Keita Yamauchi
AIM AND BACKGROUND: Recent research has suggested that the reasons why nurses work overtime hours exert differential effects on the overall impact of the work. This study aimed to clarify why nurses work overtime, and whether well-being effects differed by reason, at both the ward and individual level. METHODS: Participants were 1,075 permanent nurses from 54 wards. Overtime reasons' distribution and impact on nurses were examined by a multilevel structural equation modelling approach...
April 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Janice Feather, Linda McGillis Hall, Patricia Trbovich, G Ross Baker
AIM: To rigorously review the literature on the prosocial workplace behaviours of nurses. BACKGROUND: Prosocial workplace behaviours, predominantly organisational citizenship behaviours have been theoretically and empirically found to promote individual and group level performance in various industries. However, little consensus exists in the literature regarding the impact of nurses' workplace behaviours on the work environment and organisational performance. EVALUATION: An integrative literature review was conducted on studies between 1980 and 2016...
April 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Lin Wang, Hong Tao, Barbara J Bowers, Roger Brown, Yaqing Zhang
AIM: The purpose of this study was to examine the role of staff nurse emotional intelligence between transformational leadership and nurse intent to stay. BACKGROUND: Nurse intent to stay and transformational leadership are widely recognized as vital components of nurse retention. Staff nurse emotional intelligence that has been confirmed improvable has been recently recognized in the nursing literature as correlated with retention. Yet, the nature of the relationships among these three variables is not known...
April 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Shena B Gazaway, Lori Anderson, Autumn Schumacher, Chris Alichnie
BACKGROUND: Nursing graduates acquire their nursing values by professional socialization. Mentoring is a crucial support mechanism for these novice nurses, yet little is known about the model C clinical nurse leader graduate and the effects of mentoring. AIM: This investigation examined how mentoring affected the development of professional nursing values in the model C clinical nurse leader graduate. METHODS: A longitudinal design was used to survey model C clinical nurse leader graduates before and after graduation to determine how different types of mentoring relationships influenced professional values...
April 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Megan Connolly, Stephen Jacobs, Karyn Scott
AIM: To examine clinical leadership of registered nurses in an emergency department, based on evidence that it is important for nurses to feel psychologically and structurally empowered in order to act as clinical leaders. BACKGROUND: Every registered nurse has the ability to act as a clinical leader. Clinical leadership is the registered nurse's behaviours that provide direction and support to patients and the team in the delivery of patient care. This study explores the connection between the need for structural and psychological empowerment and clinical leadership behaviours...
April 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Seher Basaran Acil, Leyla Dinç
AIM: To adapt the Nursing Authority and Autonomy Scale (NAAS) into Turkish the Nursing Authority and Autonomy Scale (NAAS) to Turkish and assess its psychometric properties for Turkish nurses and nurse managers. BACKGROUND: The NAAS is a tool that specifically measures nursing authority and autonomy from the perspectives of nurses and nurse managers. METHODS: The study sample consisted of 160 nurse managers and 266 staff nurses. Content validity was assessed using expert approval...
April 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Pablo García-Molina, Evelin Balaguer López, José Verdú, Andreu Nolasco, Francisco P García Fernández
AIM: To adapt the Neonatal Skin Risk Assessment Scale to the Spanish context and to test its validity and reliability. BACKGROUND: Currently, in Spain there are no validated scales to evaluate the risk of pressure ulcers in infants. METHOD: The research was performed in 10 neonatal units. Overall, we use an observational study design, but divided it in to three stages. In the first stage, the transcultural adaptation of the scale and its content validation was performed...
April 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Danjun Feng, Shan Su, Lu Wang, Fang Liu
AIM: To determine the prevalence of psychological distress, and to explore the combined protective roles of self-esteem, perceived social support and job satisfaction against psychological distress. BACKGROUND: Few studies have explored the combined protective effect of self-esteem, perceived social support and job satisfaction on nurses' mental health in the same theoretical framework. METHODS: The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support, a self-developed Job Satisfaction Questionnaire and the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale were used to survey 581 nurses...
April 6, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Rawaih Falatah, Olfat A Salem
AIM: To appraise and synthesise existing literature on nurse turnover in the Saudi Arabian context. BACKGROUND: Saudi Arabia is notably one of the nations with a health care system that is bombarded by high rates of turnover and turnover intention. Moreover, rapid population growth and the expansion of the health care system increase the demand on registered nurses in the kingdom. EVALUATION: Eleven primary sources were reviewed using Whittemore and Knafl's (Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2005; 52, 546-553) integrative review method...
April 6, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Stuart Cable, Edith Graham
AIM: Outcomes of an accelerated co-active coaching intervention for senior clinical nursing leadership development. BACKGROUND: Co-active coaching is characterized by a whole person approach, commitment to deep learning and conscious action through supportive compassionate and courageous coach-coachee partnership. The national leadership capabilities framework, "Step into Leadership", was used for development and evaluation. METHODS: 116 senior clinical nurse leaders attended one face-to-face induction day and received a total of 3 hours of one-to-one telephone coaching and two virtual peer group facilitated sessions...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Yumiko Kuraoka
AIM: The present study aimed to examine the effect of providing an experiential learning-based programme to foster competence among nurse managers in the early years of their supervisory roles. BACKGROUND: Nurse managers take supervisory positions without being sufficiently prepared for the task and therefore often experience difficultly in the early years of managerial roles. They need support from their supervisor and require opportunities for development. METHODS: We developed an experiential learning-based programme for nurse managers in the first 3 years of a supervisory role...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Helle V Petersen, Signe Foged, Annette L Madsen, Ove Andersen, Vibeke Nørholm
AIM: To investigate hospital and home care nurses' experiences on how an e-message system influences cross-sectoral communication 2 years after introduction. BACKGROUND: Cross-sectoral communication is identified as the main barrier for high quality in transitional care. An e-message system was introduced to ensure dialogue and precise and useful information exchange. METHODS: Nurses from one hospital and six collaborating municipalities were included...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Robyn Gallagher, Lin Perry, Christine Duffield, David Sibbritt, Chih Maggie Ying Ko
AIMS: To investigate hypertension awareness, prevalence and treatment in nurses. BACKGROUND: Nurses are the largest health workforce group, currently facing an ageing demographic and the risk of chronic disease such as hypertension. Little is known about hypertension in nurses despite the potential impact on work productivity. METHODS: A cross-sectional online survey was distributed to nurses and midwives via the professional association and nursing directors...
March 25, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Nasib Babaei, Azad Rahmani, Marziyeh Avazeh, Ali-Reza Mohajjelaghdam, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Abbass Dadashzadeh
AIM: The present study aims to assess the perception of nurses, patients and their relatives regarding the nature of workplace violence against nurses. BACKGROUND: Workplace violence adversely affects the health, well-being and safety of nurses and the quality of nursing care. METHODS: In the present descriptive comparative study, the nature of violence was assessed using a modified and validated International Labor Office, the International Council of Nurses, World Health Organization, and Public Services International Questionnaire...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Mansour Al-Yami, Paul Galdas, Roger Watson
AIMS: To examine how nurse managers' leadership styles, and nurses' organisational commitment in Saudi Arabia relate. BACKGROUND: Effective leadership is influential in staff retention; however, recruiting and maintaining nurses is an increasing problem in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: Using a survey design, the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire and the Organisational Commitment Questionnaire were distributed to a sample of 219 nurses and nurse managers from two hospitals in Saudi Arabia...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Jennifer L Kitchens, Janet S Fulton, Lenora Maze
AIM: To explore patient and family perspectives of hospital care in an acuity adaptable care model implemented in an urban, public safety-net hospital. BACKGROUND: Specialty care units result in reactionary bed management. Changes in acuity generate costly, disruptive, intra-hospital patient transfers, which negatively affect clinical outcomes while increasing nurse workload. The acuity adaptable care model is a universal bed model structured to support patients in one room while providing staff, equipment and other resources across varying levels of acuity...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
Nicole Stab, Winfried Hacker
AIMS: The main goal of the study was to apply and analyse a moderated participatory small-group procedure with registered nurses, which aims at the development and implementation of measures to improve work organisation in hospital wards and nursing units. BACKGROUND: Participation in job redesign is an essential prerequisite of the successful implementation of improvement measures in nursing. METHODS: The study was carried out in a public hospital of maximum care in Germany...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
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