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#1
Alan Glasper
Emeritus Professor Alan Glasper, from the University of Southampton, discusses a new publication from the Nursing and Midwifery Council that offers a toolkit designed to strengthen professionalism in nursing.
June 22, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28635476/newly-qualified-nurses-could-prescribe-early-in-their-careers-suggests-nmc
#2
(no author information available yet)
Newly qualified nurses may be able to undertake training to prescribe under proposals set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
June 21, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28635474/approaching-the-issue
#3
Marc Cornock
Pre-registration students are not registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), so you cannot report them to the regulator. The NMC issues guidance on professional conduct for nursing and midwifery students, but it cannot take any action until the person is on, or applies to join, the register.
June 21, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28632955/the-hallmarks-of-midwifery-connect-this-diverse-pharmacology-continuing-education-theme-issue
#4
EDITORIAL
Frances E Likis
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624989/ponderal-index-at-birth-associates-with-later-risk-of-gestational-diabetes-mellitus
#5
Mie Crusell, Peter Damm, Torben Hansen, Oluf Pedersen, Charlotte Glümer, Allan Vaag, Jeannet Lauenborg
PURPOSE: Low birth weight (BW) and low ponderal index (PI) are associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. This study has two purposes: first to investigate the influence of PI on the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM); second, to study the association between glucose metabolism and BW in women with previous GDM. METHODS: GDM cohort: 185 women with GDM in 1978-1996, attending a follow-up study in 2000-2002. Control cohort: 1137 women from a population-based diabetes screening study (Inter99) in a neighbouring county in 1999-2001...
June 17, 2017: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624665/protecting-the-public-an-investigation-of-midwives-perceptions-of-regulation-and-the-regulator
#6
Jacqueline Wier
OBJECTIVE: to investigate the perceptions of a group of midwifery registrants about the influence of regulation and the regulatory body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, on the practice of midwives in the United Kingdom DESIGN: quantitative and qualitative research using an online survey and semi-structured interviews SETTING: The South East of England, which covers both urban and rural practice settings. PARTICIPANTS: (a) 132 (n=70%) midwives responded to the online survey, and (b) 20 midwives participated in the semi-structured interviews FINDINGS: midwives were generally supportive of the need to regulate practice; however, some participants had an uneasy relationship with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and claimed to practice defensively, due to a fear that they could be removed from the register, and believed the regulator to be remote and punitive...
June 6, 2017: Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624364/decision-making-in-swiss-home-like-childbirth-a-grounded-theory-study
#7
Yvonne Meyer, Franziska Frank, Franziska Schläppy Muntwyler, Valerie Fleming, Jessica Pehlke-Milde
BACKGROUND: Decision-making in midwifery, including a claim for shared decision-making between midwives and women, is of major significance for the health of mother and child. Midwives have little information about how to share decision-making responsibilities with women, especially when complications arise during birth. AIM: To increase understanding of decision-making in complex home-like birth settings by exploring midwives' and women's perspectives and to develop a dynamic model integrating participatory processes for making shared decisions...
June 14, 2017: Women and Birth: Journal of the Australian College of Midwives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28620112/midwifery-and-women-s-health
#8
Allison Shorten
EBN Perspectives bring together key issues from the commentaries in one of our nursing topic themes.
June 15, 2017: Evidence-based Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619414/health-information-needs-and-reliability-of-sources-among-nondegree-health-sciences-students-a-prerequisite-for-designing-ehealth-literacy
#9
Hussein Haruna, Ndumiso Tshuma, Xiao Hu
BACKGROUND: Understanding health information needs and health-seeking behavior is a prerequisite for developing an electronic health information literacy (EHIL) or eHealth literacy program for nondegree health sciences students. At present, interest in researching health information needs and reliable sources paradigms has gained momentum in many countries. However, most studies focus on health professionals and students in higher education institutions. OBJECTIVE: The present study was aimed at providing new insight and filling the existing gap by examining health information needs and reliability of sources among nondegree health sciences students in Tanzania...
March 2017: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28618078/the-perceptions-of-key-stakeholders-of-the-roles-of-specialist-and-advanced-nursing-and-midwifery-practitioners
#10
Mary Casey, Laserina O'Connor, Emma Nicholson, Rita Smith, Denise O'Brien, Denise O'Leary, Gerard M Fealy, Martin S Mcnamara, Diarmuid Stokes, Claire Egan
AIM: To explore the perceptions of key stakeholders of the roles of specialist and advanced nursing and midwifery practitioners. BACKGROUND: There is evidence that the contribution of these roles to patient care is poorly understood. DESIGN: This research took place over two months in 2015 and is part of a larger study involving a rapid review to inform policy development on the specialist and advanced nursing and midwifery practice in Ireland...
June 15, 2017: Journal of Advanced Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28617110/professionalism
#11
Erin Dean
Essential facts Helping nurses provide the best care possible is at the heart of new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and chief nursing officers from across the UK.
June 15, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28610535/nmc-consults-on-radical-nurse-education-plans
#12
Chris Longhurst
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a public consultation on its long-awaited plans for a 'radical' overhaul of UK nurse education.
June 14, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28610519/nurse-vacancies-climb-to-all-time-high-in-scotland
#13
Matthew Mckew
Nursing and midwifery vacancies in Scotland continue to rise, as does spend on temporary staff, according to data released by the Information Services Division Scotland (ISD).
June 14, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28610507/promoting-professionalism
#14
Erin Dean
Essential facts Helping nurses provide the best care possible is at the heart of new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and chief nursing officers from across the UK.
June 14, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28610417/effect-of-midwifery-based-counseling-support-program-on-body-image-of-breast-cancer-women-survivors
#15
Zeinab Hamzehgardeshi, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Forouzan Elyasi, Ghasem Janbabai, Maedeh Rezaei, Zeinab Yeganeh, Masoumeh Rashidi Alashti
Background: Treatment for breast cancer can give rise to complications with important psychological impact. One change in patients regards body image. The aim of this research was to study the effect of a midwifery-based counseling support program on the body image of breast cancer survivors. Materials and Methods: In this randomized clinical trial, the study population was constituted by 80 breast cancer patients referred to Tuba Clinic in Sari, north of Iran, randomly assigned to two groups. Inclusion criteria included breast cancer diagnosis, mastectomy experience, age of 30 to 60 years, primary school education or higher, being married, and receiving hormone therapy...
May 1, 2017: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention: APJCP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28600971/remote-rural-women-s-choice-of-birthplace-and-transfer-experiences-in-rural-otago-and-southland-new-zealand
#16
Jean Patterson, Maralyn Foureur, Joan Skinner
BACKGROUND: Birth in primary midwife-led maternity units has been demonstrated to be a safe choice for well women anticipating a normal birth. The incidence of serious perinatal outcomes for these women is comparable to similarly low risk women, who choose to birth in hospital. New Zealand women have a choice of Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) and birthplace; home, primary birthing unit, or a base hospital, though not all women may have all these choices available locally. Women in rural and rural remote areas can also choose to birth in their rural primary maternity unit...
May 29, 2017: Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28597583/midwifery-and-nursing-care
#17
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28595070/effects-of-limited-midwifery-clinical-education-and-practice-standardisation-of-student-preparedness
#18
Zanyiwe Vuso, Sindiwe James
AIM: To explore the perceptions of midwifery educators regarding effects of limited standardisation of midwifery clinical education and practice on clinical preparedness of midwifery students. BACKGROUND: Investigation of levels of clinical competency of students is a critical need in the current era. Such competency levels are especially important in midwifery practice in South Africa as there is a significant increase of maternal deaths and litigations in the country...
May 23, 2017: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28592237/labour-management-guidelines-for-a-tanzanian-referral-hospital-the-participatory-development-process-and-birth-attendants-perceptions
#19
Nanna Maaløe, Natasha Housseine, Jos van Roosmalen, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl, Rashid Saleh Khamis, Birgitte Bruun Nielsen, Tarek Meguid
BACKGROUND: While international guidelines for intrapartum care appear to have increased rapidly since 2000, literature suggests that it has only in few instances been matched with reviews of local modifications, use, and impact at the targeted low resource facilities. At a Tanzanian referral hospital, this paper describes the development process of locally achievable, partograph-associated, and peer-reviewed labour management guidelines, and it presents an assessment of professional birth attendants' perceptions...
June 7, 2017: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28589894/advising-women-with-diabetes-in-pregnancy-to-express-breastmilk-in-late-pregnancy-diabetes-and-antenatal-milk-expressing-dame-a-multicentre-unblinded-randomised-controlled-trial
#20
Della A Forster, Anita M Moorhead, Susan E Jacobs, Peter G Davis, Susan P Walker, Kerri M McEgan, Gillian F Opie, Susan M Donath, Lisa Gold, Catharine McNamara, Amanda Aylward, Christine East, Rachael Ford, Lisa H Amir
BACKGROUND: Infants of women with diabetes in pregnancy are at increased risk of hypoglycaemia, admission to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and not being exclusively breastfed. Many clinicians encourage women with diabetes in pregnancy to express and store breastmilk in late pregnancy, yet no evidence exists for this practice. We aimed to determine the safety and efficacy of antenatal expressing in women with diabetes in pregnancy. METHODS: We did a multicentre, two-group, unblinded, randomised controlled trial in six hospitals in Victoria, Australia...
June 3, 2017: Lancet
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