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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30025301/neglected-children-with-severe-obesity-have-a-right-to-health-is-foster-home-an-alternative-a-qualitative-study
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Susann Regber, Jovanna Dahlgren, Staffan Janson
OBJECTIVE: To explore key person's perspectives of foster home placement or notification of risk of harm to Social Services of children with severe obesity. METHODS: This case study research was performed in the southwest of Sweden and based on interviews with nine informants: a foster home youth, two foster parents, a social worker, two hospital social workers, a pediatric physician, a pediatric nurse, and a psychologist. Content analysis was used for narrative evaluations, within- and cross case analyses and displays...
July 16, 2018: Child Abuse & Neglect
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30024821/link-for-schools-a-system-to-prevent-trauma-and-its-adverse-impacts
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Sally J Immerfall, Marizen R Ramirez
School-age children experience trauma at alarming rates. Children's ability to attend, concentrate, and participate in the educational process can be adversely impacted by trauma. How can school staff, especially school nurses, best listen, support, and encourage a student with trauma in their lives? Link for Schools is an evidence-informed intervention program that provides information and training for school staff. Link provides tools for listening or responding to a traumatized student with a focus on the principles of trauma-informed care, psychological first aid, and elements of motivational interviewing...
July 1, 2018: NASN School Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30024819/school-nurse-advocacy-the-dilemma-of-ethical-interpretation-versus-legal-protection
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Perry A Zirkel
This article summarizes the facts and rulings of a recent, representative federal court decision concerning the legal claims of a school nurse who had engaged in advocacy for student safety, with particular attention to a student with insulin-dependent diabetes who committed suicide. The discussion of the court's rulings for the school nurse's various legal claims identifies the difference between ethical interpretation in terms of prevailing perceptions among school nurses and legal protection in terms of the current state of the case law specific to such advocacy...
July 1, 2018: NASN School Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30024440/trying-to-feel-normal-again-early-survivorship-for-adolescent-cancer-survivors
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Amy J Walker, Frances M Lewis, Yuting Lin, Ellen Zahlis, Abby R Rosenberg
BACKGROUND: Despite knowing the potential medical consequences of cancer treatment, little is known about how adolescents cognitively and emotionally frame, process, and manage in the early survivorship period. OBJECTIVE: The specific aims were to describe the worries, perceived challenges, and ways of dealing with these issues for adolescent cancer survivors in the early period of survivorship. METHODS: Twenty-nine adolescent survivors (12-18 years) completed a semistructured interview...
July 17, 2018: Cancer Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30020848/a-remembrance-of-life-before-roe-v-wade
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Julie R Ingelfinger
We chatted as the dialysis shift began. She was a young nursing student whose name and face I still remember five decades later, but I will just call her "Jane Roe." She was from the Virgin Islands and had come to New York for nursing school. She was nearly done — justifiably proud, since she had..
July 18, 2018: New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30018648/-not-my-child-parents-denial-about-adolescent-sexuality-in-harare-zimbabwe
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Manase Chiweshe, Malvern Chiweshe
Objective: To find out adult views on adolescent sexualities in Zimbabwe and how adults construct sexual cultures that deny adolescence access to sex. Materials and methods: The paper uses qualitative methodologies, with purposively selected parents and key informants. A total of ten in depth interviews, four focus groups and six key informant interviews with purposively sampled male and female respondents were conducted. Key informants included a headmaster, teacher, social worker, nurses and a member of traditional healers association...
September 2017: Journal of Family & Reproductive Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30015681/adaptive-quizzing-improves-end-of-program-exit-examination-scores
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Carmen Rosa Presti, Jill S Sanko
BACKGROUND: A third of nursing schools use a standardized, end-of-program exit examination requiring minimum passing scores for student progression. Student failures on high-stakes tests have negative implications for students and schools of nursing. Adaptive quizzing has increased grades, graduation rates, and NCLEX-RN passing rates and reduced test anxiety in nursing students. PURPOSE: To diminish the negative effects of high-stakes testing and increase standardized exit examination scores, an undergraduate nursing program incorporated customized adaptive quizzing for nursing students in their final nursing course before graduation...
July 13, 2018: Nurse Educator
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30015303/we-don-t-miter-the-sheets-on-the-bed-understanding-the-preceptor-role-in-the-enculturation-of-nursing-students
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Susan M Strouse, Carolyn J Nickerson, Emily M McCloskey
Preceptors play key roles in nursing students' socialization or formation, and transition from academia to practice. Students still struggle with this transition. Viewing student socialization to nursing as enculturation has provided valuable insights into faculty perceptions of this process. This focused ethnography explored preceptors' perceptions about nursing's culture and their role in bringing students into that culture. Data included semi-structured interviews with preceptor participants from three hospitals in two cities in a single Midwestern state...
June 30, 2018: Nurse Education in Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30015302/assessing-levels-of-student-nurse-learning-in-community-based-health-placement-with-vulnerable-families-knowledge-development-for-future-clinical-practice
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Yvonne K Parry, Pauline Hill, Susan Horsfall
BACKGROUND: Community services work with vulnerable families to assist them to link with health, education and welfare services. Community placements provide nursing students with understandings of the health impacts of social circumstances on broad population's. Nurses provide health care for vulnerable populations so it is important for students to gain experience in dealing with various population groups in a variety of settings. Community placements can increase student confidence to provide care for all people in the acute care setting...
June 30, 2018: Nurse Education in Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30015219/comparison-of-undergraduate-educational-environment-in-medical-and-nursing-program-using-the-dreem-tool
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Salima Farooq, Rehana Rehman, Mehwish Hussain, Jacqueline Maria Dias
INTRODUCTION: Educational environment (EE) in a health educational institute can bring about an enduring impact on the students' motivation, knowledge, critical thinking along with their social life. Therefore, identifying strengths and the need for change in the education environment is vital for the enhancement of the students' learning. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare the perceptions of nursing and medical students about their EE in a private university, Karachi Pakistan...
July 9, 2018: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30013993/reflection-for-the-undergraduate-on-writing-in-the-portfolio-where-are-we-now-and-where-are-we-going
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REVIEW
Mohamed H Ahmed
Introduction: The portfolio can be seen as a tool for assessment of a variety of learning activities that differ in content, usage, and assessment. The portfolio not only meets the learner's educational needs but also the political and public reassurance demand that the health professional has achieved the required competency of the curriculum that allows him or her to practice safely with or without supervision in the health organization. Methods: An in-depth search on Google Scholar, Medline and PubMed was conducted using the terms "reflection and portfolio" with especial emphasis on undergraduates...
July 2018: Journal of Advances in Medical Education & Professionalism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30012071/brokering-student-well-being-understanding-the-work-of-school-health-administrators
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Samantha Blackburn, Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano
Despite a well-documented need for school health programs (SHPs) among schoolchildren, there is little school health funding in California and limited research on the role of those who manage SHPs. This qualitative study investigated the work of a selected group of school health administrators (SHAs) in California. Study aims were to explore SHA job pathways and responsibilities, the contextual factors influencing their work, and how they get their work done, given limited funding for SHPs. Thirty in-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted with SHAs and their staff, supervisors, and deputy SHAs...
January 1, 2018: Journal of School Nursing: the Official Publication of the National Association of School Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30010194/social-support-for-elderly-people-over-65-years-in-spain
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E López-Cerdá, J M Carmona-Torres, M A Rodríguez-Borrego
AIMS: To determine what social support is available in Spain to people over 65 who also dedicate hours of their time to the care of others who are older. BACKGROUND: Demographic and social changes are leading to growth of the population. The social support available to older people in the final stage of life affects their health. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted involving the records of older, non-institutionalized individuals residing in Spain, obtained from the European Health Survey of 2014...
July 16, 2018: International Nursing Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30009657/the-relationship-between-reported-pain-and-depressive-symptoms-among-adolescents
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Sofie Borgman, Ida Ericsson, Eva K Clausson, Pernilla Garmy
Pain and depressive symptoms are common reasons for adolescents to contact the school nurse. The aim was to describe the prevalence of pain (headache, abdominal pain, and back pain) and depressive symptoms among adolescents and to examine whether there is an association between pain and depressive symptoms. This cross-sectional survey included students ( N = 639) in Sweden (median age: 16 years). Over half of the female participants (56%) and one third of male participants (33%) had weekly headaches, abdominal pain, or back pain...
January 1, 2018: Journal of School Nursing: the Official Publication of the National Association of School Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30007147/intellectual-disability-content-within-pre-registration-nursing-curriculum-how-is-it-taught
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Julian N Trollor, Claire Eagleson, Beth Turner, Carmela Salomon, Andrew Cashin, Teresa Iacono, Linda Goddard, Nicholas Lennox
BACKGROUND: Despite experiencing higher rates of physical and mental health conditions compared with the general population, people with intellectual disability face inequitable access to healthcare services. Improving education of healthcare professionals is one way to reduce these inequalities. OBJECTIVE: To determine how intellectual disability content is taught within Australian nursing schools. DESIGN: A two-phase audit of Australian nursing curricula content was conducted using an interview and online survey...
July 7, 2018: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30005962/surveillance-of-pediatric-hypertension-using-smartphone-technology
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Hope Bussenius, Angela M Zeck, Bryan Williams, Angela Haynes-Ferere
INTRODUCTION: Elevated blood pressure is becoming increasingly common in the pediatric population. Hypertension costs nearly $51 billion/year, and cardiovascular disease is responsible for 17% of the nation's health care expenditures. Traditionally, time-consuming and complicated interpretation standards result in infrequent pediatric blood pressure screenings. This may lead to the under-diagnosis of pediatric hypertension. Early detection of elevated blood pressure is important in order to prevent hypertension related conditions such as, target organ damage, left ventricular hypertrophy, and cerebrovascular disease...
July 10, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30004334/high-risk-of-suicide-among-high-school-learners-in-umgungundlovu-district-kwazulu-natal-province-south-africa
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N Khuzwayo, M Taylor, C Connolly
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, suicide affects the most vulnerable populations, including adolescents and young adults. It is estimated that suicide will contribute more than 2% to the global burden of disease by 2020. Information about the prevalence of suicidal behaviour and the sociodemographic characteristics and risk factors associated with suicide in the South African (SA) rural context is important for local and national policy and contributes to global understanding of the phenomenon...
May 25, 2018: South African Medical Journal, Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30003258/improving-biomedical-engineering-education-through-continuity-in-adaptive-experiential-and-interdisciplinary-learning-environments
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Anita Singh, Dawn Ferry, Susan Mills
This study reports our experience of developing a series of biomedical engineering (BME) courses having active and experiential learning components in an interdisciplinary learning environment. In the first course, BME465: biomechanics, students were immersed in a simulation laboratory setting involving mannequins that are currently used for teaching in the School of Nursing. Each team identified possible technological challenges directly related to the biomechanics of the mannequin and presented an improvement overcoming the challenge...
August 1, 2018: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29995071/webquest-and-blog-as-educational-strategies-in-school-health
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Gabriela Petró Valli Czerwinski, Ana Luisa Petersen Cogo
OBJECTIVE: To describe health education strategy on healthy eating using WebQuest and blog with elementary school students from a public school. METHOD: To report the health education activity carried out in 2014 with fourteen students from the 8th year of public school. The "Healthy Food Blog" was developed by the students using the WebQuest methodology guided by the nurse during four periods of the science discipline. RESULTS: In three work groups, the students performed the WebQuest made available on the website with the introduction, task, process and resource stages...
July 2, 2018: Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29994888/failing-to-fail-in-undergraduate-nursing-understanding-the-phenomenon
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Angie Docherty
AIM: The aim of the study was to explore and understand the phenomenon of "failing to fail." BACKGROUND: Phase 1 of a mixed-methods study suggested faculty in clinical settings instructed students that should not have passed preceding placements; students in didactic settings also passed exams that merited a fail. Phase 2 explored this phenomenon. METHOD: A multisite qualitative case study targeted baccalaureate and community college faculty to support analysis using replication logic...
July 9, 2018: Nursing Education Perspectives
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