Summary: The practice of nursing by licensed, non-registered persons qualified to provide routine care to the sick.
Publications185 found, 100 shown here
- Australian enrolled nurses have their say--Part 1: Teamwork and recognitionMarie 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...
- Situations influencing habits in diet and exercise among nurses working night shiftM 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...
- Enrolled nurse medication administrationAnne 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...
- Perceptions of job satisfaction and the regulatory environment among nurse aides and charge nurses in long-term careBarbara 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...
- Adequacy of support for new graduates during their transition into the workplace: a Queensland, Australia studyVictoria 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...
- The meaning of technology in an intensive care unit--an interview studyAnn 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...
- International experts' perspectives on the state of the nurse staffing and patient outcomes literatureKoen 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...
- Perceptions of conscience in relation to stress of conscienceChristina Juthberg
Umeå Universitiy, Umeå and Mid Sweden University, Ornsköldsvik, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 14:329-43. 2007....
- The critical elements within a journey towards the achievement of quality use of medicinesHelen 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...
- Motivating LPNsMarilyn 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...
- Working in aged carePattie McCaul
Qld Nurse 27:7. 2008
- Examining the knowledge, attitude and use of research by nursesAnn 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...
- Assessment of safety attitudes in a skilled nursing facilityAngela 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...
- The effect of LPN reductions on RN patient loadLynn 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...
- Mental health literacy beliefs. A comparison of psychiatric trained nurses and enrolled nurses in SingaporeSoo 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...
- Introduction of registered practical nurses (RPNS)/licensed practical nurses (LPNS) into hemodialysis units: experiences in three units across CanadaFlorence Elyn
Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
CANNT J 17:87-8. 2007
- The link between perceived adequacy of preparation to practice, nursing error, and perceived difficulty of entry-level practiceJune Smith
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 5:100-3. 2003
- Physicians' and nurses' perceptions of patient involvement in myocardial infarction careJudith 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...
- Innovative strategies for nurse recruitment and retention in behavioral healthSharon 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...
- Conducting clinical post-conference in clinical teaching: a qualitative studyLi 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...
- 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...
- Pain management decision making among long-term care physicians and nursesSharon 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...
- Meeting ethical challenges in acute care work as narrated by enrolled nursesVenke 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...
- 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 settingsS 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...
- Difference in work-related violence by nurse license typeNancy 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...
- Nursing clinical today: the importance of good teachers and mentorsCaitlyn C Atkin
Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC, USA
J Emerg Nurs 33:247-8. 2007
- The scope of enrolled nurse practice: a grounded theory studySally 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...
- The development and testing of a questionnaire to measure complexity of nursing work performed in nursing homes: NCCQ-NHDonna 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...
- Job and career satisfaction among staff nurses: effects of job setting and environmentKatherine 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...
- Australian enrolled nurses have their say--Part 2: Scope of practiceTerri 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...
- Nurses information-processing patterns: impact on change and innovationBeatrice 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...
- Physicians, nonphysician healthcare providers, and patients communicating in hepatitis C: an in-office sociolinguistic studyHeidi E Hamilton
Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 29:364-70. 2006....
- Nurses' beliefs about their abilities to delegate within changing models of careM 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...
- Nurses' attitudes towards people with dementia: the semantic differential techniqueKarl 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...
- Nurse responses to re-tooling practice, education, and management rolesD 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...
- Knowing nursing and finding the professional voice: a study of enrolled nurses converting to first level registrationChristine 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...
- A reflection on the use of semi-structured interviewsChristine 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...
- The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physiciansChristina 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....
- Orientation of nurses towards formal and informal learning: motives and perceptionsDolores 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...
- Use 'em or lose 'em: the licensed practical nurseLoralee R Kelsey
Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 29:37-41. 2006....
- Nursing staff competence, work strain, stress and satisfaction in elderly care: a comparison of home-based care and nursing homesHenna Hasson
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 17:468-81. 2008....
- The relationship between nurse education level and patient safety: an integrative reviewRenee 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...
- A test instrument for palliative careM 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...
- Impact of preceptor and orientee learning styles on satisfaction: a pilot studyBarbara 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...
- Focus group on licensed practical nurse scope of practice at National Council of State Boards of NursingNancy Spector
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 7:35-7. 2005
- Clinical group supervision in an intensive care unit: a space for relief, and for sharing emotions and experiences of careBerit 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...
- Building capacity for the clinical placement of nursing studentsTony Barnett
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill, 3842 Victoria, Australia
Collegian 15:55-61. 2008....
- Nursing home staff's perceived ability to influence quality of lifeRobert 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...
- Nurses' attitudes towards lesbians and gay menGerd 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...
- Interaction between caregivers and families expecting a malformed childHanna 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...
- Survey of alcohol and other drug use attitudes and behaviors in nursing studentsJeffrey 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- The perennial struggle to find clinical placement opportunities: a Canadian national surveyPatricia 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...
- Certified diabetes expert nurse and nurse educators in JapanTeruko 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...
- From simplicity to complexity: developing a model of practical skill performance in nursingI 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...
- [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...
- Identifying barriers to the administration of HIV medications to county correctional facility inmatesS 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 ..
- [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...
- Tasks performance by registered nurses and care assistants in nursing homes: a quantitative comparison of survey dataLouis Paquay
Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1459-67. 2007....
- STAMP: components of observable behaviour that indicate potential for patient violence in emergency departmentsLauretta 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...
- Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: challenges and opportunities for improved patient outcomesRebecca 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 ..
- Towards a philosophic theory of nursingJune 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...
- Developing a nursing corporate compliance programJanice 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...
- Development of a new prototype for an educational partnership in nursingMing 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...
- Identification of child maltreatment while caring for them in a university hospitalEija 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 ..
- Taking the "ouch" out of injections for children. Using distraction to decrease painL 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...
- Pain management in nursing procedures on premature babiesSirkka 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...
- Christie Gardens Apartments and Care Inc. and the Ontario Long Term Care Association: long term care recruitment and retention projectNancy 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.
- Rethinking concept analysisMark 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...
- Predicting licensure success with a computerized comprehensive nursing exam. The HESI Exit ExamK 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.
- Restructuring home care in the 1990s: geographical differentiation in Ontario, CanadaAllison M Williams
McMaster School of Geography and Geology, Burke Science Building, Room 343, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
Health Place 12:222-38. 2006..The two sites are Sault Ste. Marie, located in northern Ontario's medically under-serviced northern health region, and Guelph, found in the province's well-serviced southern region...
- The patient's dignity from the nurse's perspectiveKatarina Bredenhof Heijkenskjöld
Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 17:313-24. 2010..The new understanding arrived at by the hermeneutic interpretation is that care in professional nursing must be focused on taking responsibility for and protecting patients' dignity...
- It's time to unitePat Mahan
J Pract Nurs 55:25-6. 2005
- Taking criticismSteven B Dowd
J Pract Nurs 56:21-3; quiz 24-5. 2006..Dealing with criticism will never be easy. It just isn't! But using a reasoned approach will help, and get us back to why we entered healthcare - to take care of patients...
- Rn staffing and long-term careCynthia McGrath
Am J Nurs 106:15; author reply 15-6. 2006
- A rational approach to solving the problem of competition for undergraduate clinical sitesKay Setter Kline
Kirkhof College of Nursing, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 27:80-3. 2006Five baccalaureate, three associate, and three practical nursing programs have partnered with clinical agencies to select clinical placements through the Clinical Placement Consortium (CPC)...
- Using evidence in education and practice: more findings from the national survey on excellence in nursing educationPamela M Ironside
School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 27:219-21. 2006
- Use of agency staff in nursing homesNicholas G Castle
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Res Gerontol Nurs 2:192-201. 2009..The influence on quality for the highest levels of agency use, compared with no agency use, was clinically significant. On the basis of these findings, facilities considering using high levels of agency staff should do so carefully...
- Empowering the LPN: the Practical Nurse Practice CouncilAlexis K Weber
School of Nursing, UPMC St Margaret, USA
J Pract Nurs 59:2-3. 2009..The Practical Nurse Practice Council (PNPC) holds the key to empowering the practical nurse, not only in long term care, but also in the acute care setting...
- LPNs--a valuable asset during the nursing shortageR Buswell
RN 70:10. 2007
- Nursing 2006 salary surveyCheryl L Mee
Immaculata University, Pennsylvania, USA
Nursing 36:46-51. 2006
- The influence of care provider access to structural empowerment on individualized care in long-term-care facilitiesSienna 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...
- Major change for nursingAngie Smith
School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, NSW
Aust Nurs J 14:38. 2007
- Knowledge, attitudes and practices of nursing personnel regarding advance directivesGloria 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...
- Providing leadership to all RCC nursing education programsSandra Baker
Nurs Educ Perspect 28:238-40. 2007
- Reducing acute care hospitalization and emergent care use through home health disease management: one agency's success storyKathleen Peterson-Sgro
Alterna Care Home Health, Springfield, Illinois 62701, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 25:622-7. 2007
- Section 5(4) of the Mental Health Act 1983: the art of applying the ActTommy Dickinson
Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
Br J Nurs 16:1272-8. 2007..This article will seek to clarify these gaps and provide nurses with a comprehensive systematic guide to follow should they have to invoke the section...
- Elder abuseMargaret Gililland
J Pract Nurs 57:5-9; quiz 10-1. 2007
- New ways to approach the recruitment crisis in renal nursing in New South Wales, AustraliaJosephine Chow
Sydney South West Arca Health Service, Australia
J Ren Care 34:38-42. 2008..In this article, the authors describe the design, implementation and evaluation of an educational programme for EN practicing in specialised haemodialysis services...
- Registered nurse circulator legislation in ConnecticutJudith L Goldberg
Surgical Services, William W Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT, USA
AORN J 87:808-17. 2008..Communication with state legislators, has made it clear that legislators are in need of education about perioperative nursing and the circulator role...
- Is nursing education up to the job?Melissa Sweet
Aust Nurs J 15:24-7. 2008
- When your patient cannot hear youRuth Davidhizar
Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
J Pract Nurs 58:12-5; quiz 16-7. 2008..It is in the best interest of the patient that the nurse actively assess for any kind of hearing difficulty and provide appropriate education and referral...
- Evaluation of the effect of care given by nursing students on oncology patients' satisfactionGulbeyaz 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. 2008Patients' 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...
- How innovative are we? What is the nature of our innovation?Pamela Ironside
School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 28:51-3. 2007
- Preparing LPNs to work in the ORLynette Best
Providence Health Care
Nurs BC 38:11. 2006
- The Nursing Assistant to Licensed Practical Nurse Program: a collaborative career ladder experienceRebecca M Garcia
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Battle Creek, MI 49015, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 19:234-7. 2003..After the first year of this program, the VAMC and the academic institution consider it a successful collaborative effort...
- Nursing school à la carte. There's more than one way to become a nurseMichael Desjardins
Am J Nurs 102:11. 2002
- Staff mix and public safetyMaxine Armstrong
Nurs BC 36:5-6. 2004
- Medication errors and difficulty in first patient assignments of newly licensed nursesJune Smith
Research Services, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, 60601, USA
JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 5:65-7. 2003
- Apology for Nursing Council 'insult'Chris Cottingham
Nurs N Z 10:3; discussion 3-4. 2004
- WORK SCHEDULES AND HEALTH IN WOMEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALSRosalind 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...
- HOSPITAL LIBRARY AUTOMATIONLYNN SNODGRASS PILLA; Fiscal Year: 1991..Serial and audio visual holdings are not cataloged. The School of Practical Nursing catalog uses yet another cataloging system...
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas 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]..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in HospitalsAnn Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert 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. ..
- Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient SafetyJoanne 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. ..