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Journal of Nursing Management

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30659692/a-comparative-analysis-of-nclex-pass-rates-nursing-health-human-resources-considerations
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Linda McGillis Hall, Michelle Lalonde, Sanja Visekruna, Andrée Chartrand, Vanessa Reali, Janice Feather
AIMS: To examine performance differences among different writers of the NCLEX-RN examination in Canada; to compare Canadian and U.S. writer pass rate data; and to identify changes in the Canadian nursing workforce in relation to the introduction of NCLEX-RN. BACKGROUND: In January 2015, the entry-to-practice licensing examination changed from the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination to the NCLEX-RN, and pass rates declined. METHODS: This comparative analytic study examined NCLEX-RN pass rate data for 2015, 2016 and 2017 using publicly available data...
January 19, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30656787/nursing-management-matters-for-registered-nurses-with-a-phd-working-in-clinical-practice
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Marie-Louise Orton, Åsa Andersson, Lars Wallin, Henrietta Forsman, Ann Catrine Eldh
AIM: To investigate what registered nurses (RNs) with a PhD working in clinical practice experience in terms of their role, function and work context. BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that RNs with a graduate degree contribute to better and safer care for patients. However, little is known about what further academic schooling of RNs, at PhD level, means for clinical practice. METHOD: Qualitative design, with semi-structured interviews and inductive content analysis...
January 17, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30656776/structural-empowerment-workplace-incivility-nurses-intentions-to-leave-their-organization-and-profession-a-path-analysis
#3
Havva Arslan Yürümezoğlu, Gülseren Kocaman
AIM: The aim of this study is to test the theoretical model involving the relationships between nurses' perceptions of structural empowerment, workplace incivility, and their intention to leave both the organizations and the nursing profession. BACKGROUND: Studies investigating the relationships between structural empowerment, workplace incivility and nurses' intentions to leave their organization is increasing. However, the results of studies indicating the effects of structural empowerment on these variables are inadequate...
January 17, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30636019/are-you-ready-to-manage-age-friendly-care
#4
EDITORIAL
Sarah H Kagan
Nurses around the world are aware that our world is aging. Our literature commonly anchors arguments for science, education, practice, and policy in aging populations demographics, citing the problems those demographics beget. However, grounding focal programs and specific initiatives in general claims about shifting age demographics misses two key points. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
January 12, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30615232/an-evaluation-of-a-be-nice-champion-program-a-bullying-intervention-program-for-registered-nurses
#5
Ronald Keller, Tammy Allie, Robert Levine
AIM: To explore the experiences, perceptions, and attitudes of registered nurses (RNs) who completed the BE NICE Champion training program; a home-grown program that provides RNs tools to intervene when bullying is observed; using the "4S's": Stand-by, Support, Speak up, and Sequester. BACKGROUND: The growing body of literature surrounding the negative impact bullying has on individuals and organizations suggests the need to develop more effective prevention and intervention programs...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30615230/bedside-shift-handover-implementation-quantitative-evidence-findings-from-a-scoping-review
#6
REVIEW
Valentina Bressan, Lucia Cadorin, Debora Pellegrinet, Giampiera Bulfone, Simone Stevanin, Alvisa Palese
AIM: To map the research methods, frameworks, structures, processes and outcomes investigated to date when implementing nursing bedside shift reports (BSRs). BACKGROUND: BSRs have become an area of increased interest among Nurse Managers (NMs) with several projects aiming at implementing bedside reports also as a strategy to increase nursing surveillance and reduce adverse events. However, to date, no summary of the available evidence has been provided with regard to research methods, theoretical frameworks underpinning BSR implementation and outcomes aiming at supporting NM decision-making in this field...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30615228/evidence-based-practice-among-epilepsy-specialist-nurses-in-the-republic-of-ireland-findings-from-the-sense-study
#7
Agnes Higgins, Carmel Downes, Jarleth Varley, Colin Doherty, Cecily Begley, Naomi Elliott
AIM: To describe how epilepsy specialist nurses in Ireland enact the evidence-based practice dimension of their role. BACKGROUND: The importance of epilepsy specialist nurses (ESNs) delivering evidence-based care to people experiencing epilepsy is unquestionable, yet research into this aspect of the role is relatively sparse. METHODS: A qualitative design was used, involving 12 epilepsy specialist nurses working in five units in Ireland, 24 multidisciplinary team members working with them, and 35 people with epilepsy and their family members...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30614593/push-and-pull-factors-of-nurses-intention-to-leave
#8
Loredana Sasso, Annamaria Bagnasco, Gianluca Catania, Milko Zanini, Giuseppe Aleo, Roger Watson
AIM: Expand knowledge about the predictive factors of nurses' intention to leave their job, and consequently to turnover. BACKGROUND: Nurse turnover is costly and negatively influences quality of care. Understanding the association between intention to leave and modifiable features of hospital organization may inform strategies to reduce turnover. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of 3667 medical and surgical nurses was conducted in Italy...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30614592/factors-contributing-to-voluntariness-of-incident-reporting-among-hospital-nurses
#9
Hui-Ying Chiang, Huan-Fang Lee, Shu-Yuan Lin, Shu-Ching Ma
PURPOSE: This study aimed to (a) test the hypothesized model for hospital nurses' voluntariness of incident reporting (VIR) and (b) determine the extent to which reporting culture factors, nursing safety practices and perceptions of work predict VIR. DESIGN AND METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was applied to 1380 frontline nurses recruited from six teaching hospitals in Taiwan. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires. Correlation analyses and path analyses using structured equation modeling were used...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30586208/organisational-enablers-and-barriers-to-the-recognition-of-sexuality-in-aged-care-a-systematic-review
#10
REVIEW
Michael Bauer, Emily Haesler, Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
AIM: To identify organisational characteristics and practices that promote or inhibit the recognition of sexuality in the care of older people in health and aged care settings. BACKGROUND: Sexuality in old age is poorly understood by health professionals and rarely addressed in care planning and delivery. Nurse managers are ideally placed to lead organisations in promoting a culture of acceptance that enables the expression of sexuality. EVALUATION: A search for research/expert opinion papers published January 2004 to February 2017 was undertaken...
December 26, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30565782/impact-of-level-of-nurse-experience-on-falls-in-medical-surgical-units
#11
Victoria Bowden, Cheryl Bradas, Molly McNett
AIM: To describe nurse-specific and patient risk factors present at the time of a patient fall on medical-surgical units within an academic public healthcare system. BACKGROUND: The incidence of falls can be devastating for hospitalized patients and their families. Few studies have investigated how patient and nurse specific factors can decrease the occurrence of falls in hosptials. METHOD: In this retrospective cohort study, data was gathered on all patients who experienced a fall during January 2012-December 2013...
December 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30565780/the-impact-of-restricted-decision-making-autonomy-on-health-care-managers-health-and-work-performance
#12
Sara L Fallman, Göran Jutengren, Lotta Dellve
AIM: The aim of this study was to investigate how restricted decision making autonomy and conflicting demands impact operational managers' work performance and health. BACKGROUND: Managers at operational level (first and second-line managers') in health care organizations are commonly exposed to strain in their work situation with high demands and a challenging work context. Although they play an important role, the knowledge about the causal associations between stressful job demands and their consequences is limited...
December 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30556612/safety-culture-in-healthcare-teams-a-narrative-review-of-the-literature
#13
REVIEW
R O'Donovan, M Ward, A De Brún, E McAuliffe
AIM: Explores the recent literature to examine the factors that affect safety culture within healthcare teams. BACKGROUND: To deliver safe care to patients, healthcare organisations must understand and improve their safety culture. However, safety culture is a complex phenomenon which interacts with a myriad of factors, making it difficult to define, measure and improve. EVALUATION: A comprehensive search strategy was used to search four major databases...
December 17, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30506602/negative-interactions-among-nurses-an-explorative-study-on-lateral-violence-and-bullying-in-nursing-work-settings
#14
Stefano Bambi, Andrea Guazzini, Michela Piredda, Alberto Lucchini, Maria Grazia De Marinis, Laura Rasero
BACKGROUND: Lateral violence and bullying affect nurses' professional and health status. Worldwide prevalence ranges from 1 to 87%. AIM: To investigate prevalence and risk factors of lateral violence and bullying among Italian nurse peers in different work settings, inside and outside hospitals. METHODS: Web-survey using the 17-item 'Negative Interactions Among Nurses Questionnaire'. E-mails were sent to 5009 nurses in 3 Tuscan public healthcare institutions...
December 1, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30506601/predatory-journals-and-the-pollution-of-academic-publishing
#15
EDITORIAL
Roger Watson
I am writing this in China and, looking from my hotel room, I can barely see beyond the buildings on the other side of the street. It's pollution; it obscures vision, and exposure has. adverse effects on health. I think 'pollution' is an excellent metaphor for what we are currently seeing in academic publishing as a result of the seemingly inexorable increase in the number of predatory publishers and the 'fruits' of their labour, the predatory journals and predatory conferences. This article is protected by copyright...
December 1, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30481407/meaning-in-life-and-self-esteem-help-hospice-nurses-withstand-prolonged-exposure-to-death
#16
Michael D Barnett, Jenna M Moore, Caitlin J Garza
AIM: The purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between the presence of and search for meaning in life and self-esteem, psychological distress, burnout, and affect among hospice nurses. BACKGROUND: The nature of hospice nursing may prompt existential concerns. METHOD: Hospice nurses (N = 90) completed an online survey. RESULTS: The presence of meaning in life was associated with lower psychological distress, burnout, and negative affect, and higher levels of positive affect, whereas the search for meaning in life was only associated with higher negative affect...
November 27, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30461112/association-between-12-hr-shifts-and-nursing-resource-use-in-an-acute-hospital-longitudinal-study
#17
Peter Griffiths, Chiara Dall'Ora, Nicky Sinden, Jeremy Jones
AIM: To evaluate whether ≥12-hr shifts are associated with a decrease in resource use, in terms of care hours per patient day and staffing costs per patient day. BACKGROUND: Nurses working long shifts may become less productive and no research has investigated whether potential cost savings are realized. METHOD: A retrospective longitudinal study using routinely collected data from 32 wards within an English hospital across 3 years (1 April 2012-31 March 2015)...
November 21, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30449053/linking-relational-coordination-to-nurses-job-satisfaction-affective-commitment-and-turnover-intention-in-saudi-arabia
#18
Rawaih Falatah, Edel Conway
AIM: To examine the association between relational coordination, job satisfaction, affective commitment and turnover intention. BACKGROUND: While there is a substantial body of literature that examines how relational coordination influences outcomes among nurses in western societies, there is no known study that examines the impact of relational coordination on outcomes in a non-western healthcare system. As many of the factors associated with nursing turnover in Saudi Arabia are uniquely complex and challenging, a focus on relational coordination in this context is particularly worthy of investigation...
November 18, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30449038/nurse-leaders-strategies-to-foster-nurse-resilience
#19
Holly Wei, Paige Roberts, Jeff Strickler, Robin Webb Corbett
AIM: To identify nurse leaders' strategies to cultivate nurse resilience. BACKGROUND: High nursing turnover rates and nursing shortages are prominent phenomena in healthcare. Finding ways to promote nurse resilience and reduce nurse burnout is imperative for nursing leaders. METHODS: This is a qualitative descriptive study that occurred from November 2017 to June 2018. This study explored strategies to foster nurse resilience from nurse leaders who in this study were defined as charge nurses, nurse managers, and nurse executives of a tertiary hospital in the United States...
November 18, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30443947/roles-and-activities-of-community-nurses-in-china-a-descriptive-study
#20
Weiguang Ma, Xiandong Meng, Yi Wei, Jiping Li
AIMS: To collect information about the current status of community nurses in China and explore the roles and activities that they perform in their daily community setting. BACKGROUND: Community health services are central to efforts to improve public health in China. Clarifying who performs which community nursing services can help assess the contributions of community nursing and guide future practices. However, specific information is limited in China. METHODS: A descriptive, cross-sectional survey was conducted from March to November 2014...
November 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Management
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