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"Education" AND "Nurse" AND ("Nursing Education" OR "Nurse Educator" OR "Educator" OR "Clinical Facilitator" OR "Facilitator" OR "Assessment" OR "Training" OR "CSAT" OR "CPAT" OR "Competency")

Nesrine Saad Farrag, Sherehan Adel Abdelsalam, Wafaa Laimon, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany
OBJECTIVE:  Sound breastfeeding (BF) knowledge among health professionals is vital for proper institutional support of BF mothers. This study aims to measure both BF knowledge and self-efficacy (SE) of pediatric nurses in supporting BF and to determine their associated factors. STUDY DESIGN:  A cross-sectional study was conducted in Mansoura University Children's Hospital and Mansoura New General Hospital during the period from January to March 2017. A total of 186 nurses completed a predesigned self-administered questionnaire developed by the investigators to measure BF knowledge and SE in BF counseling...
December 14, 2018: American Journal of Perinatology
Gill Harvey, Wendy Gifford, Greta Cummings, Janet Kelly, Roman Kislov, Alison Kitson, Lena Pettersson, Lars Wallin, Paul Wilson, Anna Ehrenberg
BACKGROUND: The approach and style of leaders is known to be an important factor influencing the translation of research evidence into nursing practice. However, questions remain as to what types of roles are most effective and the specific mechanisms through which influence is achieved. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to enhance understanding of the mechanisms by which key nursing roles lead the implementation of evidence-based practice across different care settings and countries and the contextual factors that influence them...
November 27, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Studies
Heidi Snoen Glomsås, Tonje Sørum Tranum, Anne-Kari Johannessen
This paper focuses on the experiences of nursing students on a student-managed ward, the purpose of which was to empower students for the nursing role. Five nursing students operated and managed a nursing home ward for eight weeks during their final year of nursing education. The students claimed that a group of five students was beneficial. However, a group of five was too large for one nurse to follow up. The students reported that they needed visible supervisors in order to develop professional nursing skills, both in terms of knowledge and practical implementation...
November 29, 2018: Nurse Education in Practice
Margaret Fisher, Heather Bower, Samantha Chenery-Morris, Frances Galloway, Judith Jackson, Susan Way, Michael M Fisher
This paper presents the final phase of a national project exploring grading of practice in programmes leading to registration as a midwife in the United Kingdom. The aim was to develop a generic framework for grading practice, enhancing standardisation while enabling flexibility in application of current and new educational standards. A mixed method on-line survey considered existing practice assessment tools, factors contributing to robust and reliable assessment and perceptions of two assessment tools developed by the research team: a 'Lexicon Framework' and 'Rubric', which were tested through scenarios...
November 26, 2018: Nurse Education in Practice
Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Jaleh Mohammad Aliha, Hamid Haghani, Naser Javadi
BACKGROUND: Nurses play an important role in helping people to cope with disasters. Dealing with disasters requires proper knowledge, attitudes and skills that can be achieved through education. Education through virtual social networks as a method of distance education can be used due to its accessibility and ease of use. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of education using the virtual social network on the knowledge and attitude of emergency nurses of disaster preparedness...
December 6, 2018: Nurse Education Today
Olga F Jarrín, Fatemah Ali Pouladi, Elizabeth A Madigan
BACKGROUND: Despite growing demand for home care nursing, there is a growing home care workforce shortage, due in part to hospital-centric nursing curricula that lead students to undervalue of home care and community practice setting (Van Iersel et al., 2018a, 2018b). OBJECTIVES: Articulate an international vision for the future of home care education, research, practice, and management shared by experienced home care nurses working in leadership roles. DESIGN: Qualitative content analysis...
December 7, 2018: Nurse Education Today
Heather L Flores, Azita Amiri
A review of risk factors, health effects, screening, and resources. ABSTRACT: Food insecurity affects people of all ages, in every area in which nurses work or volunteer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture describes food insecurity as the lack of "consistent, dependable access to adequate food for active, healthy living." The health effects of food insecurity include, but are not limited to, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, low birth weight, depression, and anxiety. Food insecurity is associated with single parenthood, low socioeconomic status, having three or more children, having low educational attainment, being a member of a racial or ethnic minority, renting a home, living in a city, and having a disabled household member...
December 12, 2018: American Journal of Nursing
Christina C Lawson, Candice Y Johnson, Feiby L Nassan, Thomas H Connor, James M Boiano, Carissa M Rocheleau, Jorge E Chavarro, Janet W Rich-Edwards
Findings from this cross-sectional study indicate a need for expanded training in safe handling practices. ABSTRACT: Background: Many antineoplastic (chemotherapeutic) drugs are known or probable human carcinogens, and many have been shown to be reproductive toxicants in cancer patients. Evidence from occupational exposure studies suggests that health care workers who have long-term, low-level occupational exposure to antineoplastic drugs have an increased risk of adverse reproductive outcomes...
December 12, 2018: American Journal of Nursing
Lisa Younge
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that refers to two main conditions: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It is a lifelong inflammatory disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Managing IBD requires a multidisciplinary team approach, and specialist IBD nurses have an important role in this, providing education, support and advocacy to patients with IBD. This article provides an overview of the symptoms of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as the medical, nutritional and surgical management strategies that can be used...
December 10, 2018: Nursing Standard
D De Meyer, A Van Hecke, S Verhaeghe, D Beeckman
AIM: To study the effectiveness of tailored repositioning and a turning and repositioning system on: (1) nurses' compliance to repositioning frequencies; (2) body posture of patients after repositioning; (3) incidence of pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis; (4) nurses' and patients' preferences, comfort and acceptability; and (5) budget impact. BACKGROUND: Patient-tailored systematic repositioning is key in pressure ulcer prevention. To date, a clinical decision-making tool is lacking and compliance to pressure ulcer prevention guidelines is low...
December 14, 2018: Journal of Advanced Nursing
Elizabeth Weir, Anthony J O'Brien
Delirium is a common neuropsychiatric disorder that causes fluctuations in consciousness and attention, impairments in cognitive functioning and information processing, and changes in how individuals perceive what is going on around them. Delirium is associated with increased mortality, ongoing impairment in cognitive functioning, and a high possibility of discharge to residential care. The experience of delirium may be distressing for the patient and their family. Despite the frequency of delirium in hospitalized elderly patients, there is a dearth of literature that examines their experience of this phenomenon, and how it affects individuals as they continue their lives...
December 13, 2018: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Wei-Chih Chin, Hsin-Mei Li, Kuo-Yu Chao, Hsueh-Ling Chang
Autism spectrum disorder has only recently been recognized as a developmental disability in Taiwan. We conducted an exploratory qualitative descriptive study with children (n = 14, mean age = 13.57 years) and their parents to understand stressors experienced by children with autism spectrum disorder in Taiwan. An analysis of face-to-face interviews revealed that children with autism spectrum disorder experienced stressors of daily living, which included environmental stimuli, academic and behavioral expectations, deviations in routine, behavioral expectations, and emotional control, and stressors of socializing, which included bullying, communication, personal interactions, conflict resolution, and difficulty understanding others' emotions...
December 11, 2018: Nursing & Health Sciences
Funda Evcili, Zehra Golbasi
PURPOSE: The research was conducted to determine the effects of peer education model on sexual myths of Turkish university students. DESIGN AND METHODS: This is an interventional study. Peer educators were asked to perform educational activities for the intervention group. The participants in the control group were not subjected to any interventions. Data collection tools were simultaneously administered to all students in the intervention (n = 646) and control groups ( n = 532)...
December 12, 2018: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
Satoru Haresaku, Keiko Kubota, Maki Miyoshi, Hidechika Iino, Mayumi Monji, Hisae Aoki, Tsuyako Hidaka, Yuka Sato, Yuta Mori, Miyuki Yamada, Chizuko Yoshikawa, Toru Naito
AIM: To investigate nursing faculty members' perceptions of oral care and to identify the effects of an educational environment on their perceptions. METHODS: A cross-sectional questionnaire regarding oral care was conducted at eight nursing schools in Japan. A total of 156 (71.6%) faculty members participated in this study. Their perceptions of oral care practice were compared by using a statistical analysis according to the length of work experience, teaching field, school, and facility setting (defined as whether the school had an affiliated hospital with a dental department)...
December 11, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Shaunna Siler, Iris Mamier, Betty W Winslow, Betty R Ferrell
PURPOSE: To explore palliative care and oncology clinicians' perspectives on current challenges and facilitating factors in meeting the spiritual needs of patients with lung cancer and family caregivers. This study was conducted in preparation for a community-based lung cancer palliative care intervention. PARTICIPANTS & SETTING: 19 oncology and palliative care clinicians in three outpatient Kaiser Permanente sites in southern California. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH: This multisite qualitative study used focus group and key informant interviews...
January 13, 2019: Oncology Nursing Forum
Nicholas Ralph, Suzanne Chambers, Amanda Pomery, John Oliffe, Jeff Dunn
OBJECTIVES: To understand the context for implementing ProsCare by prostate cancer specialist nurses (PCSNs) and, in doing so, further develop the intervention and implementation strategy. SAMPLE & SETTING: 30 PCSNs participated in four semistructured focus groups to evaluate a telephone-based supportive care intervention led by nurses for men with advanced prostate cancer. METHODS & VARIABLES: Data were coded into the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to evaluate the ProsCare program content and guide the implementation and evaluation of this targeted program for men with advanced prostate cancer...
January 13, 2019: Oncology Nursing Forum
Anna-Lena Baumann, Christiane Kugler
Career prospects of graduate Bachelor nursing degree programs - Results of a nationwide study in Germany Abstract. BACKGROUND: Graduates of Bachelor nursing degree programs are available on the labour market for a few years. Currently, there is no empirical evidence or reports on different fields of these academically prepared nurses in Germany. AIM: Aim of this study was to assess the whereabouts of academically prepared nurses in the German labour market, their satisfaction with their current working conditions, and future prospects of the graduates...
December 14, 2018: Pflege
Tarush Kothari, Kendal Jensen, Debbie Mallon, Gerard Brogan, James Crawford
Acute kidney injury, especially early-stage disease, is a common hospital comorbidity requiring timely recognition and treatment. We investigated the effect of daily laboratory alerting of patients at risk for acute kidney injury as measured by documented International Classification of Diseases diagnoses. A quasi-experimental study was conducted at 8 New York hospitals between January 1, 2014, and June 30, 2017. Education of clinical documentation improvement specialists, physicians, and nurses was conducted from July 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014, prior to initiating daily hospital-wide laboratory acute kidney injury alerting on January 1, 2015...
January 2018: Academic pathology
Tsuyoshi Mukaihata
Objective: For nursing students, career maturity -an individual's readiness to cope with career development tasks and make age-appropriate career decisions- is an essential factor influencing their desire to continue the job after qualifying as a nurse. Although job security as motivation to become a nurse might influence the career maturity of nursing students, it has not been demonstrated. In this study I aimed to elucidate the correlation between job security as motivation and career maturity among Japanese nursing students...
November 2018: Journal of Rural Medicine: JRM
Tammie McIntyre, Carmel Taylor, Michael Bailey, Daryl Jones
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of knowledge about tasks intensive care unit liaison nurses (ICU LNs) perform during patient review, despite this role operating in at least 31 acute care hospitals in Australia. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the tasks that ICU LNs perform during patient review in the following referral subcategories: review after ICU discharge, rapid response team (RRT) review, and ward referral. METHODS: A 2-month prospective observational study using standardised case report forms to collect data on patients reviewed by ICU LNs in 20 Australian hospitals was conducted...
December 10, 2018: Australian Critical Care: Official Journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses
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