Summary: The practice of nursing by licensed, non-registered persons qualified to provide routine care to the sick.
Publications141 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A study of emotional attitude of psychiatric nurses: reliability and validity of the Nurse Attitude ScaleFujika 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...
- 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...
- Use 'em or lose 'em: the licensed practical nurseLoralee R Kelsey
Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 29:37-41. 2006....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ethical practice guidelines: an evaluationMichelle 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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 ..
- 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....
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Preventing perioperative adverse drug reactionsAlaine 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...
- Effects of an intervention plan on nursing student successCynthia 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 ..
- [Model department for practical nursing education]Simone Sturm
Pflege Z 57:suppl 4-6. 2004
- The use of LPNs in Ohio home care agenciesC 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...
- Irish diploma in nursing students' first clinical allocation: the views of nurse managersCecily 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...
- Nursing in theory and in practiceAlan Pearson
Int J Nurs Pract 8:117. 2002
- School children and their healthSylvia Whiting
S C Nurse 9:26-7. 2002
- Community-driven partnerships: a unique RN-to-BSN clinical experienceCharlotte 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
- Nurses working in GI and endoscopic practice: a reviewEls 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...
- Making the transition from enrolled to registered nurseSusan 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...
- Learning lessons from abroadLyn 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...
- Legislative issues impacting on the practice of the South African nurse practitionerNelouise 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...
- Incorporating medium fidelity simulation in a practical nurse education programDonna 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...
- Thoughtful nursing practice: reflections on nurse delegation decision-makingLeigh 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...
- Licensed practical nurse to registered nurse transition: developing a tailored orientationMarlene 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...
- Learning pathways in contemporary primary care settings - student nurses's viewsEvelyn 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 ..
- Evaluating dispensing error detection rates in a hospital pharmacyN 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...
- Like a beacon in the nightAlson Fitts
Ala Nurse 31:11. 2004
- Hospital nurse productivity enhancementSteven 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...
- A description of health care professionals' experiences of encounters with patients in clinical settingsC 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...
- Distance learning--meeting Africa's need for quality nursing careLaetitia King
Int Nurs Rev 53:1-2. 2006
- A systematic review of informal caregivers' needs in providing home-based end-of-life care to people with cancerPenny 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...
- Nursing workload in UK tertiary neonatal unitsD 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...
- Attitude: impact on pain assessmentJennifer 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...
- Evaluation of a randomized preventive behavioural medicine work site intervention for public health workers at risk for developing chronic painJ 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...
- 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...
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will examine the associations between staffing levels, turnover, stability, and use of agency staff and quality, not only for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and registered nurses (RNs), but also for nurse aides (NAs). ..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. ..
- POOR QUALITY IN PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG USENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Agency Staffing and Nursing Home QualityNicholas 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. ..
- 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: 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. ..
- Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in HospitalsAnn Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..