practical nursing

Summary

Summary: The practice of nursing by licensed, non-registered persons qualified to provide routine care to the sick.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Australian enrolled nurses have their say--Part 1: Teamwork and recognition
    Marie Heartfield
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 19:115-25. 2005
  2. ncbi Situations influencing habits in diet and exercise among nurses working night shift
    M Persson
    School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, and Development Unit for Primary Health Care, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 14:414-23. 2006
  3. ncbi Enrolled nurse medication administration
    Anne Kimberley
    Centre for Nursing Education, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 17:63-70. 2004
  4. ncbi Focus group on licensed practical nurse scope of practice at National Council of State Boards of Nursing
    Nancy Spector
    National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 7:35-7. 2005
  5. ncbi Impact of preceptor and orientee learning styles on satisfaction: a pilot study
    Barbara A Brunt
    Nursing Education and Staff Development, Summa Health System Hospitals, Akron, Ohio 44304, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 23:36-44. 2007
  6. ncbi The critical elements within a journey towards the achievement of quality use of medicines
    Helen Bellchambers
    UnitingCare Ageing, Cardiff, New South Wales
    Collegian 14:31-6. 2007
  7. ncbi The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physicians
    Christina A S Takman
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, P O Box 1120, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:22-31. 2004
  8. ncbi A test instrument for palliative care
    M J M Adriaansen
    Department of Nursing, P O Box 6960, 6503, Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:107-17. 2004
  9. ncbi Nursing staff competence, work strain, stress and satisfaction in elderly care: a comparison of home-based care and nursing homes
    Henna Hasson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:468-81. 2008
  10. ncbi Adequacy of support for new graduates during their transition into the workplace: a Queensland, Australia study
    Victoria Parker
    Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, PO Darling Heights, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:300-5. 2003

Research Grants

  1. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. HOSPITAL LIBRARY AUTOMATION
    LYNN SNODGRASS PILLA; Fiscal Year: 1991
  3. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 1999
  4. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2000
  5. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications141 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Australian enrolled nurses have their say--Part 1: Teamwork and recognition
    Marie Heartfield
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 19:115-25. 2005
    ..These themes are presented as an introduction to part two of this paper which reports more broadly on the dimensions of the enrolled nurse scope of practice...
  2. ncbi Situations influencing habits in diet and exercise among nurses working night shift
    M Persson
    School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, and Development Unit for Primary Health Care, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 14:414-23. 2006
    ..The aim of the investigation was to describe situations with a significant influence on healthy diet and exercise habits among nurses working night shift...
  3. ncbi Enrolled nurse medication administration
    Anne Kimberley
    Centre for Nursing Education, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 17:63-70. 2004
    ..The benefits for enrolled nurses were increased job satisfaction, improved morale and self esteem while the main benefit for registered nurses was decreased stres and workload...
  4. ncbi Focus group on licensed practical nurse scope of practice at National Council of State Boards of Nursing
    Nancy Spector
    National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 7:35-7. 2005
  5. ncbi Impact of preceptor and orientee learning styles on satisfaction: a pilot study
    Barbara A Brunt
    Nursing Education and Staff Development, Summa Health System Hospitals, Akron, Ohio 44304, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 23:36-44. 2007
    ..Matched t tests were compared to see whether the two groups had significant differences. Knowledge of the impact of learning styles on satisfaction can enhance the preceptor experience and perhaps increase retention...
  6. ncbi The critical elements within a journey towards the achievement of quality use of medicines
    Helen Bellchambers
    UnitingCare Ageing, Cardiff, New South Wales
    Collegian 14:31-6. 2007
    ..The outcomes of the research included a set of principles to guide the expanded role of the EN in SRAC...
  7. ncbi The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physicians
    Christina A S Takman
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, P O Box 1120, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:22-31. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi A test instrument for palliative care
    M J M Adriaansen
    Department of Nursing, P O Box 6960, 6503, Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:107-17. 2004
    ..Many respondents, regardless of their background, believed themselves to have a high level of competency. The self-efficacy instrument must therefore be used cautiously...
  9. ncbi Nursing staff competence, work strain, stress and satisfaction in elderly care: a comparison of home-based care and nursing homes
    Henna Hasson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:468-81. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi Adequacy of support for new graduates during their transition into the workplace: a Queensland, Australia study
    Victoria Parker
    Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, PO Darling Heights, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:300-5. 2003
    ..Additionally, in the acute private sector, the more senior the nurse the more likely the perception that there was adequate preparation for new graduates entering the workforce...
  11. ncbi Assessment of safety attitudes in a skilled nursing facility
    Angela M Wisniewski
    Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:126-36. 2007
    ..5-2.9). The SAQ provided insight into employees' safety attitudes and can be used to identify opportunities for improvements in safety...
  12. ncbi Perceptions of conscience in relation to stress of conscience
    Christina Juthberg
    Umeå Universitiy, Umeå and Mid Sweden University, Ornsköldsvik, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 14:329-43. 2007
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  13. ncbi The meaning of technology in an intensive care unit--an interview study
    Ann Charlott Wikström
    Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University West, SE 461 86 Trollhättan, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:187-95. 2007
    ..This raises questions about the relationship between technology, care and medicine in units where the patient's need for treatment is often an emergency...
  14. ncbi Motivating LPNs
    Marilyn E Asselin
    Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI, USA
    Nurs Manage 34:40-5. 2003
    ..Follow one facility's approach to developing an LPN clinical ladder program...
  15. ncbi The development and testing of a questionnaire to measure complexity of nursing work performed in nursing homes: NCCQ-NH
    Donna Velasquez
    University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:90-8. 2007
    ..A modified version of the original scale can be used to provide scientific evidence on which to base the design of management structures in nursing homes...
  16. ncbi A job analysis of selected health workers in a district health system in KwaZulu-Natal. Part Two: Job analysis of nurses in primary health care settings
    S Mbambo
    School of Nursing, University of Natal
    Curationis 26:42-52. 2003
    ..A clear difference in the roles of different categories of nurses was found, although they have many tasks in common...
  17. ncbi Meeting ethical challenges in acute care work as narrated by enrolled nurses
    Venke Sørlie
    Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 11:179-88. 2004
    ..A lack of time could lead to a bad conscience over the 'little bit extra' being omitted. This lack of time could also lead to tiredness and even burnout, but the system did not allow for more time...
  18. ncbi Orientation of nurses towards formal and informal learning: motives and perceptions
    Dolores Bahn
    University of Hull, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Cottingham Road, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:723-30. 2007
    ..Their determination to learn, however, remained strong...
  19. ncbi Australian enrolled nurses have their say--Part 2: Scope of practice
    Terri Gibson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Contemp Nurse 19:126-36. 2005
    ..The role and usefulness of decision making frameworks in clarifying the scope of enrolled nurse practice are also explored...
  20. ncbi A reflection on the use of semi-structured interviews
    Christine Dearnley
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, UK
    Nurse Res 13:19-28. 2005
    ..The practicalities of conducting semi-structured interviews are considered with a view to sharing new understandings of the process and its management...
  21. ncbi A study of emotional attitude of psychiatric nurses: reliability and validity of the Nurse Attitude Scale
    Fujika Katsuki
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:265-70. 2005
    ..These facts, thus suggested that the NAS represents an approximation of the EE of psychiatric nurses. In addition, these findings indicated that the state of burnout in psychiatric nurses resulted in a critical attitude towards patients...
  22. ncbi Knowing nursing and finding the professional voice: a study of enrolled nurses converting to first level registration
    Christine A Dearnley
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Trinity Road, Bradford BD5 0BB, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 26:209-17. 2006
    ..A clearer understanding of this process of personal and professional change, and factors that impact upon it, will be a useful guide for those supporting learners both in the clinical and academic arenas...
  23. ncbi Use 'em or lose 'em: the licensed practical nurse
    Loralee R Kelsey
    Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 29:37-41. 2006
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  24. ncbi Nurses' attitudes towards people with dementia: the semantic differential technique
    Karl Gustaf Norbergh
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 13:264-74. 2006
    ..This is an important finding owing to the personhood perspective, from which it is reasonable to assume that, with a more positive attitude to people with dementia, the prerequisites for person-centred care will improve...
  25. ncbi Nursing home staff's perceived ability to influence quality of life
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 21:248-55. 2006
    ..Perceptions of ability to influence QoL were correlated with attitudes about nursing homes. These perceptions may be helpful in retaining such staff...
  26. ncbi Physicians, nonphysician healthcare providers, and patients communicating in hepatitis C: an in-office sociolinguistic study
    Heidi E Hamilton
    Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 29:364-70. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Nurses information-processing patterns: impact on change and innovation
    Beatrice J Kalisch
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 30:330-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, the nurse managers were significantly more likely to be in the "Changer" (Reactive Stimulator--Relational Innovator) quadrant...
  28. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and practices of nursing personnel regarding advance directives
    Gloria Duke
    The University of Texas at Tyler, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 3900 University Blvd, Texas, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:109-15. 2007
    ..The role of the health care provider, be it the nurse, physician or other, needs to be clarified regarding the most practical setting for AD formulation...
  29. ncbi Nursing clinical today: the importance of good teachers and mentors
    Caitlyn C Atkin
    Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:247-8. 2007
  30. ncbi The scope of enrolled nurse practice: a grounded theory study
    Sally Milson-Hawke
    John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Health, Newcastle, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 17:44-62. 2004
    ..The impact of the care provided by ENs, however, was not within the scope of this small study. This needs to be the focus of future studies along with the impact on health care of the changing roles of ENs...
  31. ncbi Nurses' beliefs about their abilities to delegate within changing models of care
    M K Anthony
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 32:210-5. 2001
    ..In general, nurses reported a high level of comfort, frequency, preparedness, confidence, competence, and control. Differences found in nurses' beliefs were based on education, practice setting, and type of work responsibilities...
  32. ncbi Nurse responses to re-tooling practice, education, and management roles
    D K Kjervik
    Carolina Women's Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 32:254-9; quiz 284-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Nurses are clearly interested in re-tooling. Staff development, continuing education, and degree programs can respond to this willingness...
  33. ncbi Introduction of registered practical nurses (RPNS)/licensed practical nurses (LPNS) into hemodialysis units: experiences in three units across Canada
    Florence Elyn
    Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    CANNT J 17:87-8. 2007
  34. ncbi International experts' perspectives on the state of the nurse staffing and patient outcomes literature
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:290-7. 2007
    ..To assess the key variables used in research on nurse staffing and patient outcomes from the perspective of an international panel...
  35. ncbi Working in aged care
    Pattie McCaul
    Qld Nurse 27:7. 2008
  36. doi Examining the knowledge, attitude and use of research by nurses
    Ann Bonner
    School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 16:334-43. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the knowledge, attitudes and use of research by nurses...
  37. ncbi The relationship between nurse education level and patient safety: an integrative review
    Renee T Ridley
    Department of Nursing, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, USA
    J Nurs Educ 47:149-56. 2008
    ..Although studies suggest that increasing RN dose (i.e., number of care hours) and skill mix (versus LPN) are associated with improved patient safety, evidence linking RN education level (i.e., BSN, ADN, diploma) is sorely lacking...
  38. ncbi Building capacity for the clinical placement of nursing students
    Tony Barnett
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill, 3842 Victoria, Australia
    Collegian 15:55-61. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi The influence of care provider access to structural empowerment on individualized care in long-term-care facilities
    Sienna Caspar
    Department of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus, 2800 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC V6B 5K3 Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S255-S265. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between care provider access to structural empowerment and the provision of individualized care in LTC...
  40. ncbi Difference in work-related violence by nurse license type
    Nancy M Nachreiner
    Center for Violence Prevention and Control, Regional Injury Prevention Research Center, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Prof Nurs 23:290-300. 2007
    ..A better understanding of how this problem varies by license type and work setting will assist in designing efficacious interventions...
  41. ncbi Nurses' attitudes toward elderly people and knowledge of gerontic care in a mult-purpose health service (MPHS)
    Prue Mellor
    Age Concern Pty Ltd, Ormond, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 24:37-41. 2007
    ..As there are no previous studies in this area of nursing it is anticipated that this study will provide the basis for further exploration...
  42. ncbi The effect of LPN reductions on RN patient load
    Lynn Unruh
    Department of Health Professionals, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 32816 2200, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:201-8. 2003
    ..This study explores the effect of licensed practical nurse (LPN) reductions on registered nurse (RN) staffing...
  43. ncbi Mental health literacy beliefs. A comparison of psychiatric trained nurses and enrolled nurses in Singapore
    Soo Gim Yeo
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 41:34-41. 2003
    ..Results demonstrate the effect of greater psychiatric education and training, received by psychiatric trained nurses, on mental health literacy...
  44. ncbi Job and career satisfaction among staff nurses: effects of job setting and environment
    Katherine H Shaver
    North Carolina Center for Nursing, Raleigh, 27601, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:166-72. 2003
    ..In order not to exacerbate the current nursing shortage, employers must find ways to ensure adequate staffing to keep staff nurses satisfied and on the job...
  45. ncbi Pain management decision making among long-term care physicians and nurses
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    McMaster University, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 29:561-80; discussion 581-8. 2007
    ..These findings may facilitate the development of innovative approaches to pain management in LTC settings...
  46. ncbi Perceptions of job satisfaction and the regulatory environment among nurse aides and charge nurses in long-term care
    Barbara Cherry
    Department of Leadership Studies, Texas School of Nursing, Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:183-92. 2007
    ..To explore perceptions about job satisfaction and the regulatory environment among certified nurse aides (CNAs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) in selected nursing homes in West Texas...
  47. ncbi Physicians' and nurses' perceptions of patient involvement in myocardial infarction care
    Judith E Arnetz
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:113-20. 2008
    ..A better understanding of professionals' views and behaviour is necessary for improving clinical practice and optimizing patient involvement...
  48. ncbi Innovative strategies for nurse recruitment and retention in behavioral health
    Sharon M Valente
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 31:226-30. 2007
    ..Research-based fact sheets were used for the course and continued education. These 1-page fact sheets help nurses apply the evidence to improve nursing practice...
  49. ncbi Ethical practice guidelines: an evaluation
    Michelle Cleary
    Central Sydney Area Mental Health Service, PO Box 1, Rozelle, NSW 2039, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:199-202. 2002
    ..Findings from this survey support the need to explore avenues to facilitate education, discussion and reflective practice in relation to ethical mental health nursing practice...
  50. ncbi Clinical group supervision in an intensive care unit: a space for relief, and for sharing emotions and experiences of care
    Berit Lindahl
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden and Nurse Educator, Boras University College of Health Sciences, Boras, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 11:809-18. 2002
    ..Clinical group supervision is interpreted as supportive in developing interpersonal skills and a sensitive nursing practice...
  51. ncbi Conducting clinical post-conference in clinical teaching: a qualitative study
    Li Ling Hsu
    Graduate Institute in Health Allied Education, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 16:1525-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore nurse educators' perceptions regarding clinical postconferences. Additional aims included the exploration of interaction characteristics between students and faculty in clinical postconferences...
  52. ncbi The link between perceived adequacy of preparation to practice, nursing error, and perceived difficulty of entry-level practice
    June Smith
    National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 5:100-3. 2003
  53. ncbi Nurses' attitudes towards lesbians and gay men
    Gerd Rondahl
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 47:386-92. 2004
    ..There is evidence in the literature that homosexual patients have experienced negative attitudes and poor quality care from nurses, and may be unwilling to disclose their sexuality because of fears of discriminatory treatment...
  54. ncbi Interaction between caregivers and families expecting a malformed child
    Hanna Maijala
    University of Tampere, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 42:37-46. 2003
    ..Earlier research has shown that the care of families expecting a malformed child should be intensified and that the topic is understudied...
  55. ncbi Evaluation of the effect of care given by nursing students on oncology patients' satisfaction
    Gulbeyaz Can
    Istanbul University, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Abide i Hurriyet Cad Caglayan, and Florence Nightingale Hospital, 34387 Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:387-92. 2008
    Patients' satisfaction with the care given by nursing students will have a say in the development of practical nursing student education and in improving the quality of clinical training...
  56. doi Survey of alcohol and other drug use attitudes and behaviors in nursing students
    Jeffrey N Baldwin
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 6045, USA
    Subst Abus 30:230-8. 2009
    ..Response was 929/2017 (46%) (practical nursing [n = 173/301] 57.3%; diploma and associate degree in nursing [n = 282/417] 67...
  57. ncbi [Nursing in the framework of long-term care insurance as a basic principle of a specific nursing approach of rehabilitation?]
    Bärbel Dangel
    Alice Salomon Fachhochschule, Alice Salomon Platz 5, 12627 Berlin, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 36:50-62. 2003
    ..by the norms and guidelines of the long-term care insurance, but defined as the general norm of practical nursing. A professional nursing definition for a specific concept is lacking just as funding of nursing science...
  58. ncbi [The electronic use of the NANDA-, NOC- and NIC- classifications and implications for nursing practice]
    Alexandra Bernhart-Just
    Zentrum für Entwicklung und Forschung Pflege, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Pflege 22:443-54. 2009
    ..Preparatory work required for the implementation of NNN classifications in practical nursing such as content filtering and the creation of linkages between the NNN classifications are described...
  59. ncbi Certified diabetes expert nurse and nurse educators in Japan
    Teruko Kawaguchi
    The Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:S205-7. 2007
    ..CEN have at least 5 years of practical nursing experience and at least 3 years experience in diabetic nursing...
  60. doi The perennial struggle to find clinical placement opportunities: a Canadian national survey
    Patricia M Smith
    Division of Human Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Nurse Educ Today 30:798-803. 2010
    ..a mailing list was developed to include clinical coordinators at all Canadian schools of nursing, licensed practical nursing, registered psychiatric nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and medicine...
  61. ncbi [Practical nursing guide in the critical patient]
    Jesús M Navarro Arnedo
    Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Enferm Intensiva 16:15-22. 2005
    ..Nursing staff that have recently arrived to the ICU, nurses and students, may feel anxiety and fear due to lack of skill and/or knowledge of the techniques, the service's organization and the diseases treated...
  62. ncbi From simplicity to complexity: developing a model of practical skill performance in nursing
    I T Bjørk
    Doctoral Student, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Pb 1120 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 9:620-31. 2000
    ..components of the performance model and in the interaction between the nurse and the clinical context where practical nursing actions are performed. These complexities are described...
  63. ncbi [Planning and application of a valutation methodology in UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 quality system, for the analysis satisfaction level of third-year student University of Bologna, Bachelor of Nursing Course, CRI School of Nursing formative section]
    M G Bernardi
    Coordinatore delle attività tecnico pratiche del CDL in Infermieristica, Polo formativo Scuola CRI, Bologna, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Direttrice Scuola CRI di Bologna
    Prof Inferm 60:99-106. 2007
    ..UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 in 2004 of the Bologna nursing school regarding Planning and performance of theoretical-practical nursing training a continual improvement of the product/service is implicit...
  64. ncbi Identifying barriers to the administration of HIV medications to county correctional facility inmates
    S K Miller
    Health Leadership Associates, Inc, Potomac, MD 28059, USA
    Clin Excell Nurse Pract 3:286-90. 1999
    ..Anecdotal data suggested serious barriers to the process. Professional and licensed practical nursing staff practicing at a New Jersey county correctional facility participated in focus group interviews ..
  65. ncbi Tasks performance by registered nurses and care assistants in nursing homes: a quantitative comparison of survey data
    Louis Paquay
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1459-67. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi Towards a philosophic theory of nursing
    June F Kikuchi
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Nurs Philos 5:79-83. 2004
    ..how the philosophy of nursing art guides nursing art in developing and applying other kinds of artistic practical nursing knowledge: artistic nursing rules and artistic prudential nursing judgements...
  67. ncbi Developing a nursing corporate compliance program
    Janice A Bartis
    Women s Health Services, Hartford Hospital, Conn 06102, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 4:67-77. 2002
    ..of this article is to demonstrate how nurse executives can successfully implement a comprehensive and practical nursing corporate compliance program...
  68. doi Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: challenges and opportunities for improved patient outcomes
    Rebecca Hawkins
    St Mary s Medical Center, Pendleton
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 13:54-64. 2009
    ..significance of CINV prophylaxis, evidence-based guidelines, current treatment options and future therapies, practical nursing considerations in CINV, and CINV learning gaps among oncology nurses, with the topics then discussed by the ..
  69. ncbi Development of a new prototype for an educational partnership in nursing
    Ming Lee Yeh
    National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nurs Educ 48:5-10. 2009
    ..created a vivid, practical, community-based resource and applied the principles of service-learning into practical nursing education in Taiwan...
  70. ncbi Identification of child maltreatment while caring for them in a university hospital
    Eija Paavilainen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, 33014, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:287-94. 2002
    ..The development and improvement of practical nursing and medical care and of staff collaboration require that education be provided to different occupational ..
  71. ncbi STAMP: components of observable behaviour that indicate potential for patient violence in emergency departments
    Lauretta Luck
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 59:11-9. 2007
    ..This paper is the report of a study to explicate the components of observable behaviour that indicate a potential for violence in patients, their family and friends when presenting at an emergency department...
  72. ncbi Christie Gardens Apartments and Care Inc. and the Ontario Long Term Care Association: long term care recruitment and retention project
    Nancy Cooper
    Policy and Professional Development, Ontario Long Term Care Association
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:136-7. 2010
    ..The research goal was to understand the career motivations and perceptions of students enrolled in registered nursing (RN) and registered practical nursing (RPN) programs in Ontario to develop and test a message to support recruitment.
  73. ncbi Pain management in nursing procedures on premature babies
    Sirkka Liisa Halimaa
    Pohjois Savo Polytechnic, Taapelitie 20, FIN 70150 Kuopio, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 42:587-97. 2003
    ..Optimal pain management for premature babies can be reached by using and further developing existing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain alleviation methods for procedural pain before, during, and after procedures...
  74. ncbi Taking the "ouch" out of injections for children. Using distraction to decrease pain
    L Sparks
    Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and Allied Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 26:72-8. 2001
    ..This research compared the effect of two forms of distraction on injection pain in a convenience sample of preschool children...
  75. doi Rethinking concept analysis
    Mark Risjord
    Philosophy Department and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adv Nurs 65:684-91. 2009
    ..This study reports ways to strengthen the epistemological foundation of concept analysis and to clarify its ontology...
  76. ncbi Predicting licensure success with a computerized comprehensive nursing exam. The HESI Exit Exam
    K A Lauchner
    Austin Community College, Texas
    Comput Nurs 17:120-5; quiz 126-7. 1999
    ..49%) than unmonitored (96.82%). The E2 was determined to be highly predictive of students' success on the licensing exam for all groups tested: associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, and practical nursing students.
  77. ncbi Preventing perioperative adverse drug reactions
    Alaine L Pribisko
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    AORN J 77:104-6, 109-14, 116-7; quiz 118-20. 2003
    ..b>Practical nursing guidelines and tips that patients can use to prevent ADRs from occurring are delineated...
  78. doi Effects of an intervention plan on nursing student success
    Cynthia J Hadenfeldt
    Creighton University School of Nursing, Hastings, NE, USA
    J Nurs Educ 51:89-94. 2012
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the success of an intervention plan for practical nursing (PN) and associate degree nursing (ADN) students who were at risk for failure in coursework compared with ..
  79. ncbi [Model department for practical nursing education]
    Simone Sturm
    Pflege Z 57:suppl 4-6. 2004
  80. ncbi The use of LPNs in Ohio home care agencies
    C L Boyer
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 19:571-5. 2001
    ..Among the findings were that that agencies use LPNs primarily in medical-surgical cases and that the use of LPNs is expected to increase...
  81. ncbi Irish diploma in nursing students' first clinical allocation: the views of nurse managers
    Cecily M Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, TCD Faculty of Health Sciences Building, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 10:339-47. 2002
    ..To ascertain the views held by some Irish general nurse managers of the Diploma in Nursing students' first clinical allocation...
  82. ncbi Nursing in theory and in practice
    Alan Pearson
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:117. 2002
  83. ncbi School children and their health
    Sylvia Whiting
    S C Nurse 9:26-7. 2002
  84. ncbi Community-driven partnerships: a unique RN-to-BSN clinical experience
    Charlotte Shimmons-Torres
    University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Helen Wood Hall, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642 8404, USA
    J Nurs Educ 41:544-6. 2002
  85. ncbi Nurses working in GI and endoscopic practice: a review
    Els M L Verschuur
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:469-79. 2007
    ..Over the last 10 years, nurses increasingly perform tasks and procedures that were previously performed by physicians...
  86. ncbi Making the transition from enrolled to registered nurse
    Susan E Paech
    Collegian 9:35-40. 2002
    ..Excerpts from interview transcripts are used as exemplars in discussion of the meaning and importance of these findings. The findings of this study will inform nurse education and graduate transition support services...
  87. ncbi Learning lessons from abroad
    Lyn Karstadt
    University of Hertfordshire
    Br J Nurs 18:503. 2009
    ..Lyn Karstadt considers the examples set by Australia and New Zealand, discussing both nursing as an all-graduate profession, and new immigration rules...
  88. ncbi Legislative issues impacting on the practice of the South African nurse practitioner
    Nelouise Geyer
    South African Nursing Organization DENOSA, Pretoria
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 14:11-5. 2002
    ..To present an overview of the impact of the nurse practitioner (NP) on the South African health care arena and describe the legislative framework for NP practice...
  89. ncbi Incorporating medium fidelity simulation in a practical nurse education program
    Donna D Cunningham
    The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center s Practical Nursing Program, 1500 Fourth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602, USA
    J Pract Nurs 60:2-5. 2010
    ..define the three levels of fidelity and describe the incorporation of a medium fidelity simulation into a practical nursing program and will describe the benefits of simulation use...
  90. ncbi Thoughtful nursing practice: reflections on nurse delegation decision-making
    Leigh Ann McInnis
    Middle Tennessee State University, School of Nursing, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 44:461-70. 2009
    ..Nurse experts provide thoughtful reflection on nursing models and the role of delegation, emphasizing the critical role of delegation in extending the role of the health care professional in patient care services...
  91. ncbi Licensed practical nurse to registered nurse transition: developing a tailored orientation
    Marlene Goodwin-Esola
    Clinical Education, Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point, New Jersey, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 25:E8-12. 2009
    ..This journey reflects the educational challenges and subsequent revisions that were made for this specific population...
  92. ncbi Learning pathways in contemporary primary care settings - student nurses's views
    Evelyn E Anderson
    Aberdeen Community Health Partnership, Bridge of Don Clinic, Aberdeen, Scotland AB22 8LD, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 29:835-9. 2009
    ..they also thought pathways fragmented their time at the base placement and detracted from gaining the practical nursing skills they considered of prime importance in their transit towards qualifying and working within a clinical ..
  93. ncbi Evaluating dispensing error detection rates in a hospital pharmacy
    N J Facchinetti
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Med Care 37:39-43. 1999
    ..The study tested whether nonpharmacists, in this case licensed practical nurses/medication nurses, were as competent as pharmacists in checking for errors in unit dose cassettes prepared for hospital patients...
  94. ncbi Like a beacon in the night
    Alson Fitts
    Ala Nurse 31:11. 2004
  95. ncbi Hospital nurse productivity enhancement
    Steven R Eastaugh
    Department of Health Services Management and Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Health Care Finance 33:39-47. 2007
    ..One should get the greatest output for the least input effort, better balancing all factors of service delivery to achieve the most with the smallest resource effort...
  96. ncbi A description of health care professionals' experiences of encounters with patients in clinical settings
    C A Takman
    Stortorps Rehabilitation and Convalescent home, Stortorpsvägen 43, S 142 29 Trångsund, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 30:1368-74. 1999
    ..There is a need therefore to support health care professionals in improving their understanding of patients' suffering...
  97. ncbi Distance learning--meeting Africa's need for quality nursing care
    Laetitia King
    Int Nurs Rev 53:1-2. 2006
  98. doi A systematic review of informal caregivers' needs in providing home-based end-of-life care to people with cancer
    Penny E Bee
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 18:1379-93. 2009
    ..This paper presents the results of a systematic review examining the practical information needs of informal caregivers providing home-based palliative and end-of-life care to people with advanced cancer...
  99. doi Nursing workload in UK tertiary neonatal units
    D W A Milligan
    Newcastle Neonatal Service, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:1059-64. 2008
    ..Since then, the preterm population and treatment practices have changed considerably...
  100. ncbi Attitude: impact on pain assessment
    Jennifer Layman Young
    J Pract Nurs 58:6-10. 2008
    ..The utilization of the guidelines in this paper can provide direction for nurses to improve best practices and documentation in pain management, so that we may never have to say again "pain assessment instruments don't work...
  101. ncbi Evaluation of a randomized preventive behavioural medicine work site intervention for public health workers at risk for developing chronic pain
    J C Dahl
    Department of Education and Psychology, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 5:421-32. 2001
    ..A preliminary conclusion was that this short-term work site programme for the prevention of chronic pain for individuals at risk may be a promising development in the treatment of pain...

Research Grants22

  1. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Whereas such options have already been adopted in such less prestigious health-care occupations as licensed practical nursing, demand for female physicians is prompting the creation of flexible career options in medicine...
  2. HOSPITAL LIBRARY AUTOMATION
    LYNN SNODGRASS PILLA; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Serial and audio visual holdings are not cataloged. The School of Practical Nursing catalog uses yet another cataloging system...
  3. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Whereas such options have already been adopted in such less prestigious health-care occupations as licensed practical nursing, demand for female physicians is prompting the creation of flexible career options in medicine...
  4. WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    Rosalind Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Whereas such options have already been adopted in such less prestigious health-care occupations as licensed practical nursing, demand for female physicians is prompting the creation of flexible career options in medicine...
  5. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. POOR QUALITY IN PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG USE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Agency Staffing and Nursing Home Quality
    Nicholas G Castle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This investigation examines use of agency staff and quality of care. Our results will have implications for policy makers, practitioners, and consumers. ..
  14. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
  15. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient Safety
    Joanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
  17. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient Safety
    Joanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
  19. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient Safety
    Joanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
  21. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..