Summary: The quality or state of being independent and self-directing, especially in making decisions, enabling professionals to exercise judgment as they see fit during the performance of their jobs.
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- A disputed occupational boundary: operating theatre nurses and Operating Department PractitionersStephen Timmons
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham
Sociol Health Illn 26:645-66. 2004..A further unusual feature of this dispute is the fact that, unlike many attempts by managers to substitute one type of labour for another, issues of cost are relatively unimportant, as both theatre nurses and ODPs earn similar salaries...
- Critical care nurses' beliefs about the discharge planning process: a questionnaire surveyRosemary Watts
Epworth Deakin Nursing Research Centre, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 43:269-79. 2006..To report on the beliefs of critical care nurses with regard to the discharge planning process, in Victoria, Australia...
- The experience of agency nurses working in a London teaching hospitalHelen Hass
Guy s and St Thomas Hospital Foundation Trust, Intensive Care Unit, London, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:144-53. 2006....
- Advanced nursing practice in paediatric critical careLeanne E Llewellyn
PICU King s College Hospital London
Paediatr Nurs 20:30-3. 2008..However, there was support for this role and respondents confirmed the view that advanced nursing practiced would be beneficial in patient care delivery...
- Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of timePeter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007..Previous reports of the reasons why practitioners decline opportunities for research participation have tended to recount the barriers that they describe as if they are objective accounts...
- Variations in obstetric practice in Russia: a story of professional autonomy, isolation and limited evidenceKirill Danishevski
Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation
Int J Health Plann Manage 24:161-71. 2009....
- Professional autonomy in 21st century healthcare: nurses' accounts of clinical decision-makingMichael Traynor
Middlesex University, School of Health and Social Sciences, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 71:1506-12. 2010....
- U.S. physician satisfaction: a systematic reviewDanielle Scheurer
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Hosp Med 4:560-8. 2009..There is concern in the US about the burden and potential ramifications of dissatisfaction among physicians. The purpose of this article is to systematically review the literature on US physician satisfaction...
- Moral distress among Norwegian doctorsR Førde
Section for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130 Blindern, NO0318 Oslo, Norway
J Med Ethics 34:521-5. 2008..Medicine is full of value conflicts. Limited resources and legal regulations may place doctors in difficult ethical dilemmas and cause moral distress. Research on moral distress has so far been mainly studied in nurses...
- The information sources used by community nurse prescribersJason Hall
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Br J Nurs 12:810-8. 2003..Organizations seeking to influence evidence-based practice should consider the method of communication in addition to the message...
- Health economics: the start of clinical freedomJosé Antonio Sacristán
Clinical Research Department, Eli Lilly and Company, Avenida de la Industria 30, Alcobendas, 28108 Madrid, Spain
BMC Health Serv Res 10:183. 2010....
- Dental hygienists and therapists: how much professional autonomy do they have? How much do they want? Results from a UK surveyS Turner
Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute, Level 4, Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9HA
Br Dent J 210:E16. 2011..Earlier studies and policy papers suggest that greater autonomy for these groups may be a desirable workforce planning goal...
- Professional autonomy, collaboration with physicians, and moral distress among European intensive care nursesElizabeth D E Papathanassoglou
Cyprus University of Technology, Department of Nursing, Siakolas Centre for Health Studies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Am J Crit Care 21:e41-52. 2012..Discretionary autonomy is a key factor in enhanced patient outcomes and nurses' work satisfaction. Among nurses, insufficient autonomy can result in moral distress...
- Impact of practice arrangements on physicians' satisfactionRobert L Nixon
University of South Florida, College of Business Administration, Department of Management and Organization, USA
Hosp Top 81:19-25. 2003..Decision making does not moderate the organizational arrangement and physicians' satisfaction relationship...
- Professional autonomy and job satisfaction: survey of critical care nurses in mainland GreeceKaterina K Iliopoulou
Hellenic Army, ICU Nurse Manager General Military Hospital, Athens, Greece
J Adv Nurs 66:2520-31. 2010This paper is a report of a study conducted to describe Greek critical care nurses' views on professional autonomy and its relationship with job satisfaction and other work-related variables.
- Are teamwork and professional autonomy compatible, and do they result in improved hospital care?A M Rafferty
Centre for Policy in Nursing Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT Employment Research, 7 Tennis Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 4LR, UK
Qual Health Care 10:ii32-7. 2001..Organisations should therefore be encouraged to promote nurse autonomy without fearing that it might undermine teamwork...
- Effectiveness of nurse prescribing: a review of the literatureSue Latter
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:26-32. 2004..Whilst a number of research studies have been conducted on nurse prescribing, review and synthesis of the findings from these studies had not been undertaken...
- Does career dissatisfaction affect the ability of family physicians to deliver high-quality patient care?Jennifer DeVoe
Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC, 20036, USA
J Fam Pract 51:223-8. 2002..We examined the association between FP/GP dissatisfaction and an inability to deliver high-quality care...
- Tracking career satisfaction and perceptions of quality among US obstetricians and gynecologistsRichard L Kravitz
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Obstet Gynecol 102:463-70. 2003....
- Learning to prescribe - pharmacists' experiences of supplementary prescribing training in EnglandRichard J Cooper
Division of Social Research in Medicines and Health, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, UK
BMC Med Educ 8:57. 2008....
- Preparing nurses to prescribe medicines for patients with diabetes: a national questionnaire surveyMolly Courtenay
School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK
J Adv Nurs 61:403-12. 2008..This paper is a report of a study to examine Nurse Independent/Nurse Supplementary Prescribing for people with diabetes and the extent to which these nurses feel prepared for this role...
- Nurse independent prescribing and nurse supplementary prescribing practice: national surveyMolly Courtenay
Prescribing and Medicines Management, School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, UK
J Adv Nurs 61:291-9. 2008..This paper is a report of a survey to provide an overview of nurse independent prescribing and nurse supplementary prescribing across the United Kingdom...
- Does professional autonomy protect medical futility judgments?Eric Gampel
Department of Philosophy, California State University, Chico, CA 94929, USA
Bioethics 20:92-104. 2006..to refuse treatments in such a case, or be required to provide them? Most physicians seem convinced that professional autonomy protects them from being forced to provide treatments they judge mentally futile, given the lack of ..
- The views of patients with diabetes about nurse prescribingM Courtenay
Division of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Diabet Med 27:1049-54. 2010..To explore the views of patients with diabetes about nurse prescribing and the perceived advantages and disadvantages...
- Issues in data monitoring and interim analysis of trialsA M Grant
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
Health Technol Assess 9:1-238, iii-iv. 2005..To address issues about data monitoring committees (DMCs) for randomised controlled trials (RCTs)...
- Preparing nurses to prescribe medicines for patients with dermatological conditionsMolly Courtenay
School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, UK
J Adv Nurs 55:698-707. 2006..There is some evidence, however, that nurses feel ill-prepared to prescribe due to poor understanding of pharmacology, physical assessment and diagnosis...
- Practice nurses and clinical guidelines in a changing primary care context: an empirical studyStephen Harrison
Social Policy, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
J Adv Nurs 39:299-307. 2002..Central to this process are clinical guidelines, which provide the interface between the movement towards 'evidence-based practice' and a range of government-driven policy developments in primary care...
- Benefits of nurse prescribing for patients in pain: nurses' viewsKaren Stenner
School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK
J Adv Nurs 63:27-35. 2008..This paper is a report of a study to explore nurses' views on the benefits of adopting the role of prescribing for patients with acute and chronic pain...
- Professional autonomy in BelgiumH Nys
Center of Biomedical Ethics and Law, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Theor Med Bioeth 21:425-39. 2000..consumption and costs have prompted the state and insurance companies to take measures that limit the professional autonomy of the physicians. Access to medical education, free until 1997, is now restricted...
- Nurse lecturers' observations on aspects of nurse prescribing trainingEleanor Bradley
School of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, UK
Nurse Educ Today 26:538-44. 2006..Providing more material for potential students prior to their embarking on training would help applicants understand better what is involved and ultimately improve implementation of nurse prescribing in practice...
- [Ethical challenges in introducing new medical technology]Olaug S Lian
Institutt for samfunnsmedisin Universitetet i Tromsø 9037 Tromsø
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:478-81. 2003
- Pharmacists' changing views of their supplementary prescribing authorityMary P Tully
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Pharm World Sci 29:628-34. 2007..To investigate the views and experiences of pharmacists in England before and after they registered as supplementary prescribers...
- Independent extended nurse prescribing for patients with skin conditions: a national questionnaire surveyMolly Courtenay
Prescribing and Medicines Management, School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:1247-55. 2007..To examine the prescribing practices of independent extended nurse prescribers for patients with skin conditions...
- Managed care, professional autonomy, and income: effects on physician career satisfactionJ J Stoddard
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
J Gen Intern Med 16:675-84. 2001..The level of career satisfaction derived by physicians from their work is a basic yet essential element in the functioning of the health care system...
- Effects of evidence-based treatment and consent on professional autonomyC D Cannavina
Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Clinical Surgery, University of Sheffield
Br Dent J 188:302-6. 2000Recent high profile cases like Wisheart (Bristol babies) has placed healthcare professional autonomy under both ethical and legal scrutiny, reflected by the growing number of civil cases brought by the public...
- Benefits and challenges of nurse prescribingAlison E While
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
J Adv Nurs 45:559-67. 2004..Little research has investigated how more than 20 000 health visitor and district nurse prescribers have implemented their new role since the evaluation of the pilot sites...
- Effect of managed care and financing on practice constraints and career satisfaction in primary careRoland Sturm
RAND, Santa Monica, Calif 90401, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 15:367-77. 2002..Analysis was undertaken to study how managed care, practice setting, and financial arrangements affect physicians' perceived impact on their practice...
- Mental health nurse supplementary prescribing: experiences of mental health nurses, psychiatrists and patientsM Jones
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust, Leatherhead, UK
J Adv Nurs 59:488-96. 2007..This paper is a report of a study to explore the views of patients, mental health nurses and psychiatrists involved in mental health nurse supplementary prescribing...
- Examining the nurse practitioner role in long-term care: evaluation of a pilot project in CanadaPaul Stolee
School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 32:28-36. 2006..The NP role can be facilitated by clear delineation of the scope of practice, optimal NP to resident ratios, and organizational support...
- Why do nurses at a university hospital want to quit their jobs?Ann Gardulf
The Nursing Care Research and Development Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 13:329-37. 2005..However, it was found that the hospital still had a 'core group' of highly motivated and dedicated nurses with an unusually high amount of mental energy left. All findings regarding the 'quitters' are factors amenable to interventions...
- Acute coronary syndrome nurses: perceptions of other members of the health care teamMaria Dunckley
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
Accid Emerg Nurs 14:204-9. 2006..Communication and problem solving were identified as key elements of the ACS nurse role. Findings in this study show support for the integration of an ACS nurse role as a way to provide improved care to ACS patients...
- Nurse work satisfaction and generational differencesBeka M Apostolidis
VNA Healthcare, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:506-9. 2006
- Taking account of local culture: limits to the development of a professional ethosSuzanne E Goopy
School of Nursing, Research Centre for Public Culture and Ideas, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Brisbane, Australia
Nurs Inq 12:144-54. 2005..In exploring the significance of local culture this paper brings into question the universality of the current paradigm of professionalism and professional identity, and emphasizes the value of acknowledging local culture...
- Rethinking emancipation and empowerment in action research: lessons from small rural hospitalsMartha L P MacLeod
Nursing Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 37:68-84. 2005..This interconnection provoked a re-examination of how empowerment and emancipation can be realized by nurses in small rural hospitals...
- Independent extended supplementary nurse prescribers, their prescribing practice and confidence to educate and assess prescribing studentsMolly Courtenay
School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Bulmershe Campus, Reading, UK
Nurse Educ Today 27:739-47. 2007..Concerns surround the move of nursing towards a medical model of care, and the level of medical practice support required by trainee prescribers...
- Self-scheduling for hospital nurses: an attempt and its difficultiesLotte Bailyn
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
J Nurs Manag 15:72-7. 2007..To describe a pilot project on self-scheduling (self-rostering) for hospital nurses and assess its potential values and difficulties in implementation...
- Living with grey: role understandings between clinical nurse educators and advanced practice nursesSarah Wall
Department of Sociology, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:57-71. 2006..Organizational supports for implementing clear advanced roles are suggested, adding to the knowledge upon which nursing administrators can base their strategic human resources decisions...
- Nurses' satisfaction with their work environment and the outcomes of clinical nursing supervision on nurses' experiences of well-being -- a Norwegian studyIngrid Bégat
Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University Trollhättan Uddevalla, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 13:221-30. 2005..Various studies have demonstrated that nursing is stressful and that the incidence of occupational stress-related burnout in the profession is high...
- Pilot exploration of the association between self-esteem and professional satisfaction in Hellenic hospital nursesMaria N Karanikola
School of Nursing, University of Athens, General Hospital of Piraeus Tzanio, Piraeus, Greece
J Nurs Manag 15:78-90. 2007..To explore potential associations between nurses' self-esteem and professional satisfaction...
- Factors affecting the job stress and job satisfaction of Australian nurses: implications for recruitment and retentionTimothy Bartram
School of Business, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
Contemp Nurse 17:293-304. 2004..Finally, we discuss contributions of this study and implications for recruitment and retention of nurses in the health sector...
- From competence to capability: a study of nurse practitioners in clinical practiceAnne Gardner
Cabrini Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 17:250-8. 2008..This research aimed to understand the level and scope of practice of the nurse practitioner in Australia and New Zealand further using a capability framework...
- Patient care delivery model improves nurse job satisfactionDiane E Allen
Nursing, New Hampshire Hospital, APS, 36 Clinton Street, Concord, NH 03104, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 36:277-82. 2005..Nurse job satisfaction was identified as an outcome measure for a project to develop and implement a patient care delivery model in an acute psychiatric setting...
- Triage in the emergency department--a qualitative study of the factors which nurses consider when making decisionsAnna Karin Andersson
Ostersund County Hospital, Ostersund, Sweden
Nurs Crit Care 11:136-45. 2006..Using these factors as a basis, the patients' clinical condition, clinical history, various examinations and tests form an assessment, which subsequently results in a prioritization...
- Improving international nurse training: an American-Italian case studyH F W Dubois
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Madrid, Spain
Int Nurs Rev 53:110-6. 2006..This, descriptive case study examines an early example of an American-Italian initiative of such training, in order to stimulate future international education of nurses...
- An exploration of factors which constrain nurses from research participationMichelle Roxburgh
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
J Clin Nurs 15:535-45. 2006..The aim of this study was to explore practising nurses' views on factors which they perceived constrained them from research participation...
- The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: challenging existing boundaries of emergency nurses in the United KingdomTracey Norris
Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh, N Ireland
J Clin Nurs 15:253-63. 2006..This study explored the opinions of nurses and doctors working in emergency departments towards the development of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner service in the United Kingdom...
- Job satisfaction in a Norwegian population of nurses: a questionnaire surveyIda Torunn Bjørk
Centre for Shared Decision Making and Nursing Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet National Hospital, 0027 Oslo, Norway
Int J Nurs Stud 44:747-57. 2007..Although job satisfaction is a factor that influences retention, turnover and quality of nursing care globally, there are few studies exploring these factors in European countries...
- Competence in critical care: what it is and how to gain it: a qualitative study from the staff's point of viewEva Lindberg
Centre for Research, University of Uppsala, County Council of Gavleborg, SE 80188 Gävle, Sweden
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:77-81. 2006..The results confirm that competence is an understanding-based concept and that personal maturity and the right kind of attitude are the most important foundations for a competent nurse in intensive care...
- Uncovering the evidence of non-expert nephrology nursing practiceAnn Bonner
School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 12:51-6. 2006..Non-expert nurses showed superficial nephrology nursing knowledge and limited experience; they were acquiring basic nephrology nursing skills and possessed a narrow focus of practice...
- Perceptions and practice of concordance in nurses' prescribing consultations: findings from a national questionnaire survey and case studies of practice in EnglandSue Latter
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Building 67, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, England
Int J Nurs Stud 44:9-18. 2007..Stationary Office, London]. Concordance-a partnership approach to medicine consultations-is advocated as an effective solution [Medicines Partnership, 2003. Project Evaluation Toolkit. Medicines Partnership, London]...
- Independent extended and supplementary nurse prescribing practice in the UK: a national questionnaire surveyMolly Courtenay
University of Reading, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1093-101. 2007..There is some evidence available on the prescribing practices of district nurses and health visitors and early independent extended prescribers. Little or no attention has focussed on supplementary nurse prescribing...
- Guiding the transition of nursing practise from an inpatient to a community-care setting: a Saudi Arabian experienceElaine Simpson
Churches of Christ Care, Queensland, Australia
Nurs Health Sci 8:120-4. 2006..The use of preceptors was invaluable in providing an understanding of the nature of professional practise through learning opportunities, mentoring, and support...
- Magnet hospital characteristics and northern Canadian nurses' job satisfactionHeather Smith
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:73-86. 2006..which magnet hospital characteristics (management support, nurse-doctor and nurse-manager relationships, professional autonomy and responsibility) contribute to northwestern Canadian hospital nurses' job satisfaction...
- An analysis of the differences between hospital and home healthcare nurse job satisfactionLeslie Neal-Boylan
University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 24:505-12. 2006
- The cultural realities of clinical supervision in an acute inpatient mental health settingMichelle Cleary
Central Sydney Area Mental Health Service, Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia
Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:489-505. 2005..This study contributes to current discussions regarding the purpose of CS, the realities of its implementation, and its role relative to existing professional support opportunities...
- The impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobsMiyuki Takase
Centre of Nursing Research, Deakin University, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 15:1071-80. 2006..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs...
- Perceptions, knowledge, and commitment of clinical staff to shared governanceKaren Frith
Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:273-84. 2006..The results of the survey indicated that clinical staff members recognized shared governance as a process, not a project, and that it takes time to share responsibility, accountability, and authority for nursing practice...
- Fit for practice? An exploration of the development of newly qualified nurses using focus groupsTimothy Clark
Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1210-20. 2007..It focused neither on what competencies nurses possessed nor on the level of overall competence but rather on the factors influencing the development of competence over time...
- American nurses' work autonomy on patient care and unit operationsMajd T Mrayyan
The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, Jordan
Br J Nurs 14:962-7. 2005..Findings suggest that nurses' work autonomy should be enhanced to reach its full potential and that nurse administrators should promote their nurses' work autonomy...
- Perceptions of the role of the community psychiatric nurseKen Barlow
Community Mental Health Team for Older Persons, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Nurs Times 102:34-8. 2006..This small-scale study explores the self-perceived differences between the contributions of community psychiatric nurses (CPNs) and other members of a multidisciplinary community mental health team for older people...
- Working conditions that contribute to absenteeism among nurses in a provincial hospital in the Limpopo ProvinceM Nyathi
University of South Africa
Curationis 31:28-37. 2008..Recommendations are made for improving working conditions to combat absenteeism among nurses. The limitations of this study are highlighted...
- Nurses' perceptions of their work environmentDiane L Stuenkel
San Jose State University School of Nursing, San Jose, California 95192, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 22:337-42. 2007..Those RNs with less than 2 years in their current position perceived the greatest Supervisor Support (X = 6.96; P = .03)...
- What constitutes effective leadership? Perceptions of magnet and nonmagnet nurse leadersValda V Upenieks
Nursing Administration Graduate Program, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 6917, USA
J Nurs Adm 33:456-67. 2003....
- A dimensional analysis of role enactment of acute care nursesAllison Squires
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:272-8. 2004..To identify dimensions of the role enactment process of acute care nurses...
- Factors that influence critical care nurses' intentions to provide culturally congruent care to Arab MuslimsStephen R Marrone
Nursing Magnet Programs and Nursing Outcomes Research, North Shore University Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, New York, USA
J Transcult Nurs 19:8-15. 2008....
- 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...
- Nurse leaders' views on clinical ladders as a strategy in professional developmentSolveig Tørstad
Asker and Baerum Hospital, Rud, Norway
J Nurs Manag 15:817-24. 2007..To investigate nurse leaders' views on clinical ladders as a strategy in professional development of nursing...
- The relationship between busyness and research utilization: it is about timeDavid S Thompson
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
J Clin Nurs 17:539-48. 2008..To explore the concept of busyness in nursing and to understand the relationship between busyness and nurses' research utilization better...
- The meaningful experiences of being a Registered Nurse (RN) BuddyRachel Walker
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan 4111, Queensland, Australia
Nurse Educ Today 28:760-7. 2008..From this, health service management and universities can initiate the process of creating a framework for preparing, supporting, assessing and educating the Buddy RN...
- The effects of structural and psychological empowerment on perceived respect in acute care nursesJayne Faulkner
School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
J Nurs Manag 16:214-21. 2008..Many nurses feel that they do not receive the respect they deserve in hospital settings; however, there are few systematic studies of respect for nurses...
- Benchmarking the nurse consultant role in rheumatologySarah Ryan
North Stoke Primary Care Trust, Stoke on Trent
Nurs Stand 20:52-7. 2006..The standards can be used by other nurse consultants to benchmark their practice...
- Exploratory study of mental health consultation-liaison nursing in Australia: Part 2. Preparation, support and role satisfactionPaul McNamara
Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:189-96. 2008..Given the current recruitment problems in mental health nursing, the promotion of the CL nursing role might enhance a more positive view of this branch of nursing...
- Characteristics of nurses and hospital work environments that foster satisfaction and clinical expertiseBarbara Jo Foley
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7460, USA
J Nurs Adm 32:273-82. 2002..The purpose of this aspect of a larger study was to describe characteristics of nurses and their work environment at two military hospitals...
- RN as gatekeeper: gatekeeping as monitoring and supervisionJillian D Brammer
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
J Clin Nurs 17:1868-76. 2008....
- Job satisfaction of registered nurses in a community hospital in the Limpopo Province in South AfricaH P P Kekana
University of Pretoria
Curationis 30:24-35. 2007..Leaders have to be available for the staff and being willing to buffer the stress caused by increased workload and insufficient resources. Greater visibility of supervisory staff should therefore be encouraged...
- Nurses' perceptions of the impact of a renal nursing professional practice model on nursing outcomes, characteristics of practice environments and empowerment--Part IILori Harwood
Adam Linton Hemodialysis Unit, Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
CANNT J 17:35-43. 2007..016) measured by the Conditions of Work Effectiveness II (CWEQ-II) questionnaires. This study provides evidence for PPMs and primary nursing as effective frameworks to positively impact nursing and patient outcomes in a hemodialysis unit...
- The scope of private practice nursing in an Australian sampleAnne Wilson
Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Public Health Nurs 21:488-94. 2004..Increasing awareness within the nursing profession and health sector about various aspects of private practice nursing could improve service quality for their clients...
- Self-reported perceptions of Registered Nurses working in Australian hospitalsGary Day
Health Services Management, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
J Nurs Manag 15:403-13. 2007..The purpose of this study is to develop an understanding of work environments by analysing the perceptions of a sample of Registered Nurses (RNs)...
- Part two: The core components of legitimate influence and the conditions that constrain or facilitate advanced nursing practice in adult critical careCarol Ball
Adult Critical Care Nursing, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
Int J Nurs Pract 10:10-20. 2004..This paper portrays how intervening conditions can impinge upon this and the exercise of legitimate influence...
- Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and intent to stay: comparing teaching and non-teaching hospitalsMajd T Mrayyan
The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, Zarqa, Jordan
J Prof Nurs 23:125-36. 2007..Nurses' job satisfaction and intent to stay, particularly in teaching hospitals, have to be promoted; thus, interventions have to be effectively initiated and maintained at the unit and organizational levels...
- Organizational change and work-related empowermentLiisa Kuokkanen
R and D, Helsinki Polytechnic, Stadia, Helsinki, Finland
J Nurs Manag 15:500-7. 2007..This study describes the views of multidisciplinary teams on work-related empowerment in a transitional organization...
- A survey of oncology advanced practice nurses in Ontario: profile and predictors of job satisfactionDenise Bryant-Lukosius
School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:50-68. 2007..008) were respective positive and negative predictors of APN job satisfaction. Progress in role development is described, and recommendations for improving role development and expanding the delivery of oncology APN services are provided...
- Doctors' and nurses' perceptions of interdisciplinary collaboration in the NICU, and the impact of a neonatal nurse practitioner model of practiceBeverley Copnell
Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
J Clin Nurs 13:105-13. 2004..Some have suggested that Nurse Practitioners (NPs) may be able to improve collaboration between doctors and nurses, but this assertion does not appear to have been researched...
- Nephrology nursing: blurring the boundaries: the reality of expert practiceAnn Bonner
School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Penrith, South DC, Australia
J Clin Nurs 13:210-8. 2004..Expertise in nursing has been widely studied; there have been no previous studies into what constitute expertise in nephrology (renal) nursing. This paper describes a 'real-world' characteristic of expert nephrology nursing practice...
- Nursing competency and organizational climate as perceived by staff nurses in a Chinese university hospitalLiu Ying
Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, 10 Intavaroros Sriphum, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Nurs Health Sci 9:221-7. 2007..The study results suggested that Chinese nurse managers should maintain and provide a positive organizational climate to improve nursing competency...
- Application of concentration ratios to analyze the phenomenon of "next-door" pharmacy in TaiwanTzeng Ji Chen
Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, No 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
Clin Ther 28:1225-30. 2006..This practice might compromise pharmacists' professional autonomy and patients' benefit in pharmaceutical care.
- Attitudes and interests of pharmacists regarding independent pharmacy ownershipCarolyn M Brown
College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:174-80. 2007..To examine the beliefs, attitudes, and interests of Texas pharmacists at different career stages with respect to independent pharmacy ownership...
- A policy analysis of the introduction and dissemination of external peer review (visitatie) as a means of professional self-regulation amongst medical specialists in The Netherlands in the period 1985-2000M J Lombarts
DamhuisElshoutVerschure, Julianaplein 33, 5211 BB, s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Health Policy 58:191-213. 2001..The dynamics of professionalization and measurable impact of visitatie will determine whether or not it is here to stay...
- Medical specialists servicing the New England Health Area of New South WalesC Alexander
New England Area Rural Training Unit, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 9:34-7. 2001..Positive features of rural specialist practice included the rural lifestyle, professional autonomy and available medical infrastructure...
- Clinical practice guidelines in dentistry: opinions of dental practitioners on their contribution to the quality of dental careW J M van der Sanden
University Medical Centre St Radboud, Department of Cariology and Endodontology, College of Dental Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Qual Saf Health Care 12:107-11. 2003..To assess the opinions of general dental practitioners regarding the development and importance of clinical practice guidelines and their contribution to the quality of dental care...
- Factors affecting primary care physicians' perceptions of health system reform in Israel: professional autonomy versus organizational affiliationRevital Gross
Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
Soc Sci Med 64:1450-62. 2007..Multivariate analysis revealed that, contrary to theoretical expectations, a perceived decrease in professional autonomy and in the status of the profession following reform did not significantly affect attitudes toward ..
- Negotiating Quality: Everyday Practice & Self-RegulationSTEPHEN PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A Collegial Defense Against Irresponsible ScienceGERALD KOOCHER; Fiscal Year: 2006..The final guide will discuss strategies for intervention, and include disguised cases and role playing scenarios for training purposes and will be posted on a permanent public web page. ..
- Physician Care in Assisted LivingJohn Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2009..In terms of public health, findings will have great promise to clarify the current role and future promise of the delivery physician services in AL and associated public policy development. ..
- Respondent Burden and Retention in Cancer Clinical TrialsConnie Ulrich; Fiscal Year: 2009..Early identification and pre-emptive interventions prior to encountering retention problems in cancer clinical trials may mitigate respondent burden and lead to completion of important, resource intensive clinical trials. ..
- Patterns and correlates of CAM use in African AmericansCarolyn Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007..Long-term objectives are to enhance the provision and effectiveness of health care interventions in African American populations and to generate research questions for future investigations of CAM use in African Americans. [unreadable]..
- Government Industry Relationships in ScienceEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHDBruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- LATE LIFE DEPRESSION IN MEDICAL HOMECAREMartha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2001..Additional information will come from informants, homecare nurses, and homecare records. ..
- Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical AcivityVicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2009..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
- Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home HealthMary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Targeting the Worksite for Obese Nurses and Their Children: A Feasibility StudySharon Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Academic Industry Relationships Among IRB MembersEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase InhibitorsNancy L Keating; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk ManagementJeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Through additional R01-fundable projects to be developed, this work will lead eventually to better-targeted interventions and policies for reducing violence risk and improving quality of life for persons with SMI. ..
- Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in DementiaChristine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010..Inferential analyses planned include: mixed models for repeated measures, analysis of variance, Chi square and regression models for testing dose response. ..
- In Between: Web based CE Program on Caring for Aging ParentsLisa Marceau; Fiscal Year: 2008..The purpose of the proposed program is to develop a web-based CE program for nurses and social workers that focus on the non-medical concerns of families. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assisting Systematic Review Preparation Using Automated Document ClassificationAaron Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since up-to-date systematic reviews are essential for establishing widespread high quality practice standards and guidelines, the overall public health will benefit from this work. ..
- PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF PTSD & ADVERSE OUTCOMES OF CHILDBEARINGJulia Seng; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings from this study will provide a strong basis for future clinical research and an evidence base for potentially modifying maternity care practice guidelines to include care for PTSD. ..
- Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare BeneficiariesBruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
- Job Retention Among Home Healthcare NursesCAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005..Knowledge of variables that contribute to job retention in home care will provide the information necessary to maintain nursing staff and assure access to quality home healthcare services. ..
- HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFEM Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001..It is anticipated that the use of this advanced technology will strengthen clinical practice due to an enhanced ability to better evaluate neurophysiologic indicators of stability of both the healthy and compromised fetus and neonate. ..
- Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-AnalysisVicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2004..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
- THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN CLINICAL TRIALSMARY MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO DEPOSITIONS AND TRIAL TESTIMONYRonald Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Data Sharing & Data Withholding Among Trainees in Scien*Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2002..Hypotheses will be tested using univariate and multivariate statistical techniques. Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- Managed Care Penetration and Cancer CareNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase IIMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Nurses: Research Integrity in Clinical TrialsJoan Liaschenko; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Pain Management Electronic Calendar: Phase IILisa Marceau; Fiscal Year: 2006..The focus of the evaluation will be to determine whether this software improves patient satisfaction with treatment and assists physicians and patients to manage chronic pain more effectively over time. ..
- BIOBEHAVIORAL FACTORS IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC PROGRESSIONThomas Kamarck; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health ResearchJames DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2004..The Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University and the Missouri Institute of Mental Health are committed to sustaining the course beyond year 3. ..
- Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance DirectivesJeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed study will provide information about a state's experience with PADs so that policymakers may be guided in implementing PADs elsewhere. ..
- Nurse Staffing and Adverse Events on Inpatient UnitsEILEEN LAKE; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will strengthen the evidence base on how nurse staffing patterns and practice environments support the quality and safety of patient care. ..
- Health Mediating Effects of the Well Elderly ProgramFlorence Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007..This outcome is important due to the increasing ethnic diversity of our nation's aging population. ..
- IP-RISP: Treatment of Late Life Depression in Home CareMartha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration OutomesBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Academic Industry Relationships in GeneticsEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community PopulationsNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical StudyMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
- Do organizational factors influence both patient and wo*Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- SPIRAL OF DEPRESSION AND DISABILITY IN LATE LIFEMartha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2002..Second, it will identify potential avenues for effective intervention into these relationships in high risk populations. ..
- Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG EldersRuth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in HospitalsAnn Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Consumer Influences of Treatment of DepressionRichard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
- Creating Avenues for Parent Partnership (CAPP)Janice Buelow; Fiscal Year: 2008..With the appropriate help, these children can learn to be productive members of society. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Board of Trustees: Systemic Conflict of Interest at Research UniversitiesSHEILA SLAUGHTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..The purpose of examining the COI policies is to identify policies that best address ways to manage institutional and systemic COI. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Origins and Health Impact of Relational Conflict at WorkScott Schieman; Fiscal Year: 2007..By employing a wide lens to assess the entire role-set, we can investigate the potentially different sources and effects of conflict while accounting for the complexity of organizational and authority structures. ..
- Extended Work Schedules and Workplace Injury in NursesAlison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..Identifying organizational variables related to nurse's health that, if modified, could reduce the likelihood of worker injury is key to maximizing the quality of health care while maintaining a healthy workforce. ..
- Gastric Tube Placement in Young ChildrenMarsha Ellett; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results from this study will increase the safety of using gastric tubes in young children. ..