nursing staff

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Summary: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Competency assessment of nursing staff
    Lynn Whelan
    Saint Joseph s Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:198-202; quiz 203-4. 2006
  2. ncbi Work relationships between agency and permanent staff
    Damaris Charnley
    Nottingham Trent University
    Nurs Times 102:34-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Quality of life in dementia care--differences in quality of life measurements performed by residents with dementia and by nursing staff
    Johannes Gräske
    Institute of Medical Sociology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Aging Ment Health 16:819-27. 2012
  4. ncbi Back or neck-pain-related disability of nursing staff in hospitals, nursing homes and home care in seven countries--results from the European NEXT-Study
    Michael Simon
    Department of Safety Engineering, Section of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, University of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:24-34. 2008
  5. pmc Nursing homes as complex adaptive systems: relationship between management practice and resident outcomes
    Ruth A Anderson
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nurs Res 52:12-21. 2003
  6. ncbi The relationship between organizational culture of nursing staff and quality of care for residents with dementia: questionnaire surveys and systematic observations in nursing homes
    A P A van Beek
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1274-82. 2010
  7. ncbi Nursing practice, knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers to evidence-based practice at an academic medical center
    Caroline E Brown
    UCSD Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Adv Nurs 65:371-81. 2009
  8. ncbi Perceptions of conscience, stress of conscience and burnout among nursing staff in residential elder care
    Christina Juthberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 66:1708-18. 2010
  9. ncbi Factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory among Finnish nursing staff
    Outi Kanste
    Department of Nursing Science and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Nurs Health Sci 8:201-7. 2006
  10. pmc Patterns of medical and nursing staff communication in nursing homes: implications and insights from complexity science
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:173-88. 2006

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  1. ncbi Competency assessment of nursing staff
    Lynn Whelan
    Saint Joseph s Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:198-202; quiz 203-4. 2006
    ..One of the greatest challenges is ensuring a competent nursing staff to care for patients within this changing environment (Boylan & Westra, 1998)...
  2. ncbi Work relationships between agency and permanent staff
    Damaris Charnley
    Nottingham Trent University
    Nurs Times 102:34-8. 2006
    ..To explore the nature of the relationship between agency workers and permanent staff within care homes...
  3. ncbi Quality of life in dementia care--differences in quality of life measurements performed by residents with dementia and by nursing staff
    Johannes Gräske
    Institute of Medical Sociology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Aging Ment Health 16:819-27. 2012
    ..Additionally, a level of agreement was set between self-rated and staff-rated QoL-AD and possible influencing factors...
  4. ncbi Back or neck-pain-related disability of nursing staff in hospitals, nursing homes and home care in seven countries--results from the European NEXT-Study
    Michael Simon
    Department of Safety Engineering, Section of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, University of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:24-34. 2008
    Musculoskeletal disorders are a widespread affliction in the nursing profession. Back or neck-pain-related disability of nursing staff is mainly attributed to physical and psychosocial risk factors.
  5. pmc Nursing homes as complex adaptive systems: relationship between management practice and resident outcomes
    Ruth A Anderson
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nurs Res 52:12-21. 2003
    ..Despite numerous clinical and regulatory efforts, problems of poor quality of care in nursing homes continue, suggesting a need for effective management practices...
  6. ncbi The relationship between organizational culture of nursing staff and quality of care for residents with dementia: questionnaire surveys and systematic observations in nursing homes
    A P A van Beek
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1274-82. 2010
    ..Since the 1990s, several studies have shown that organizational culture is an important characteristic in long-term care. However, at the moment little is known about organizational culture and its relationship with quality of care...
  7. ncbi Nursing practice, knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers to evidence-based practice at an academic medical center
    Caroline E Brown
    UCSD Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Adv Nurs 65:371-81. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study to describe nurses' practices, knowledge, and attitudes related to evidence-based nursing, and the relation of perceived barriers to and facilitators of evidence-based practice...
  8. ncbi Perceptions of conscience, stress of conscience and burnout among nursing staff in residential elder care
    Christina Juthberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 66:1708-18. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study of patterns of perceptions of conscience, stress of conscience and burnout in relation to occupational belonging among Registered Nurses and nursing assistants in municipal residential care of older people...
  9. ncbi Factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory among Finnish nursing staff
    Outi Kanste
    Department of Nursing Science and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Nurs Health Sci 8:201-7. 2006
    ..the factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS) among Finnish nursing staff. Although the factorial validity of the MBI-HSS has been studied across different countries, the factor ..
  10. pmc Patterns of medical and nursing staff communication in nursing homes: implications and insights from complexity science
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:173-88. 2006
    ..The patterns of communication between care providers in nursing facilities have an important impact on their ability to provide quality, innovative care...
  11. ncbi District nursing staff and depression: a psychometric evaluation of Depression Attitude Questionnaire findings
    Mark Haddad
    Section of Psychiatric Nursing, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:447-56. 2007
    ..In part this may be due to stigmatising views of mental illness, which negatively influence help-seeking and user experiences. Likewise providers' attitudes are likely to play a significant part in the management of such problems...
  12. ncbi Readiness of U.S. nurses for evidence-based practice
    Diane S Pravikoff
    Online Journal of Clinical Innovations, Glendale, CA, USA
    Am J Nurs 105:40-51; quiz 52. 2005
    ..They don't understand or value research and have received little or no training in the use of tools that would help them find evidence on which to base their practice. Implications for nursing and nursing education are discussed...
  13. ncbi Work-related factors and violence among nursing staff in the European NEXT study: a longitudinal cohort study
    Donatella Camerino
    Department of Occupational Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:35-50. 2008
    ..The occurrence of workplace violence is rather frequent within the nursing profession, with well-known consequences on the psychological health of victims...
  14. ncbi Nursing home staff attitudes towards residents with dementia: strain and satisfaction with work
    Henry Brodaty
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 44:583-90. 2003
    ..Workload is highly predictive of the experience of burden and job pressure, while these outcomes vary according to whether staff work full- or part-time...
  15. ncbi Rural nurse job satisfaction
    D L Molinari
    Idaho State University, Idaho, USA
    Rural Remote Health 8:1055. 2008
    ..In this study, the concept is used to examine the intention to remain employed by measuring individual and organizational characteristics; thus, job satisfaction is used as a dependent variable...
  16. ncbi Protocol-based care: impact on roles and service delivery*
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    Centre for Health Related Research, School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Fron Heulog, Bangor, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:867-73. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of protocol-based care on nursing roles, practice and service delivery...
  17. ncbi Preceptor recruitment and retention
    Kimberley D Ryan-Nicholls
    School of Health Studies, Brandon University, Manitoba
    Can Nurse 100:18-22. 2004
  18. ncbi [The influence of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) on behavioural problems of persons with dementia and the job satisfaction of caregivers: a pilot study]
    D Kuiper
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 40:102-12. 2009
    ..A large-scale controlled trial including diagnosis and stage of dementia as baseline measures, is recommended...
  19. ncbi The nature of nursing practice in rural and remote Canada
    Martha L P MacLeod
    Nursing Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George
    Can Nurse 100:27-31. 2004
  20. ncbi Job embeddedness and nurse retention
    O Ed Reitz
    Advanced Midwest Nursing Placement, Hudson, Illinois 61265, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 34:190-200. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine what factors (JE, age, gender, locale, and income) help predict nurse retention...
  21. ncbi Attitudes of nursing staff towards electronic patient records: a questionnaire survey
    Anke J E de Veer
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:846-54. 2010
    ..This implies a change in work routines for nursing staff, but it could also be regarded as an opportunity to improve the quality of care.
  22. ncbi Intention to stay of nurses in current posts in difficult-to-staff areas of Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon and Qatar: a cross-sectional study
    Fadi El-Jardali
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:1481-94. 2013
    ..An understanding of attrition and of retention is important to inform policies on the nursing workforce...
  23. ncbi Coffee, stress and cortisol in nursing staff
    Anette Harris
    Unifob Health, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:322-30. 2007
    ..In the final hierarchical regression of the evening values, only decision authority and coffee were significantly related to cortisol levels in the evening...
  24. ncbi Health care professionals' perspectives on oral care for long-term care residents: nursing staff, speech-language pathologists and dental hygienists
    Minn N Yoon
    Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gerodontology 29:e525-35. 2012
    ..To optimise oral health of this population, it is important to understand the oral care perspectives held by health care professionals involved in oral care provision...
  25. pmc Adequacy and efficiency of nursing staff in a child-welfare-clinic at Umtata General Hospital, South Africa
    B L Meel
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University Of Transkei P Bag X1 UNITRA, Umtata 5100 South Africa
    Afr Health Sci 3:127-30. 2003
    ..This study aimed to establish the level of adequacy and efficiency of nursing staff in the former Transkei region...
  26. pmc Patient turnover and nursing staff adequacy
    Lynn Y Unruh
    Department of Health Professions College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:599-612. 2006
    ..To assess the relative validity of patient turnover adjustments and the difference in nurse staffing using measures that adjust for patient turnover and severity versus those that do not...
  27. ncbi Cleanliness of portable medical equipment disinfected by nursing staff
    Nancy L Havill
    Department of Medicine, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:602-4. 2011
    ..We found that the equipment was not being disinfected as per protocol and that education and feedback to nursing are warranted to improve disinfection of medical equipment...
  28. ncbi Nasal colonization of mecA-positive, oxacillin-susceptible, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among nursing staff in an Iranian teaching hospital
    Elham Jannati
    Young Researchers Club, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran
    Am J Infect Control 41:1122-4. 2013
    ..Reports of the OS-MRSA strains are increasing worldwide. To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first report on the occurrence of OS-MRSA strains in Iran. ..
  29. ncbi Attitudes of nursing staff working with older people towards nutritional nursing care
    Margareta Bachrach-Lindström
    Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkopings Universitet, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:2007-14. 2007
    The aim of this study was to examine attitudes of the nursing staff in geriatric care towards factors of importance for nutritional nursing care.
  30. ncbi Associations between the working characteristics of nursing staff and the prevalence of behavioral symptoms in people with dementia in residential care
    David Edvardsson
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:764-76. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate associations between work characteristics of nursing staff and prevalence of behavioral symptoms among people with dementia in residential care settings.
  31. ncbi Nurses' job satisfaction: a meta-analysis of related variables
    M A Blegen
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City
    Nurs Res 42:36-41. 1993
    ..20): age, education, tenure, and professionalization. The influence of employment site, date of study, and measures used on the size and consistency of estimates was described...
  32. ncbi Institutionalized nursing staff: planning and developing a specialized educational framework that enhances psychiatric nurses' roles and promotes de-institutionalization
    E Loukidou
    Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:829-37. 2010
    ..Second, to present the outcomes of bureaucracy on employees and finally, to propose an educational scheme that could reinforce the shift from institutionalized work to de-institutionalized...
  33. ncbi Nursing staff perceptions of the behaviour of older nursing home residents and decision making on restraint use: a qualitative and interpretative study
    V Hantikainen
    University of Turku, Department of Nursing, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 10:246-56. 2001
    ..Data were collected in unstructured interviews with 20 trained and untrained nursing staff from two Swiss nursing homes. Data analysis was based on Colaizzi's phenomenological method...
  34. ncbi Nursing staff perceptions of the use of physical restraint in institutional care of older people in Finland
    Reetta Saarnio
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 19:3197-207. 2010
    To describe the perceptions of nursing staff on the use of physical restraints in institutional care of older people.
  35. ncbi Comparison of oral health assessments between nursing staff and patients on medical wards
    G Paulsson
    School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:49-55. 2008
    ..This requires the involvement of the nursing staff, especially in cases where oral care and any necessary dental treatment are vital to ensure medical treatment...
  36. ncbi Nursing staff shortages and job satisfaction in Iran: issues and challenges
    Kourosh Zarea
    Faculty of Nursing, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
    Nurs Health Sci 11:326-31. 2009
    ..The quality of care is strongly linked to their performance, and shortages of nursing staff cause suffering and diminished patient care...
  37. ncbi Association between stress at work and primary headache among nursing staff in Taiwan
    Kao Chang Lin
    Department of Neurology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Headache 47:576-84. 2007
    ..Stress-related primary headaches in the nursing staff of hospitals have received little attention.
  38. ncbi Falls communication patterns among nursing staff working in long-term care settings
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 19:311-26. 2010
    ..Recommendations toward improved communication networks among diverse LTC staff to enhance fall-reduction efforts in LTC settings are provided...
  39. ncbi Attitudes to dementia and dementia care held by nursing staff in U.K. "non-EMI" care homes: what difference do they make?
    A J D Macdonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:383-91. 2005
    ..K. nursing homes. We decided to estimate the association between nursing staff's attitudes to dementia and dementia care and their recognition of cognitive impairment in residents and other ..
  40. ncbi Nursing staff, patient, and environmental factors associated with accurate pain assessment
    Lisa R Shugarman
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:723-33. 2010
    ..Although pain ranks highly among reasons for seeking care, routine pain assessment is often inaccurate...
  41. ncbi An ethnographic study of nursing home culture to define organizational realities of culture change
    Marian T Deutschman
    Communication Department, Buffalo State College, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 28:246-81. 2005
    ..In-depth interviews of organization members and six chief executive officers in long-term care in the Western New York area culminated the study with the development of a fifty-question survey for decision makers...
  42. ncbi Considering the employee point of view: perceptions of job satisfaction and stress among nursing staff in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:8-13. 2007
    To document job satisfaction and sources of stress among nursing staff working in nursing homes and to evaluate the extent to which the reasons of stress differ by type of nursing staff.
  43. ncbi The differential influence of culture change models on long-term care staff empowerment and provision of individualized care
    Sienna Caspar
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:165-75. 2009
    ..Findings suggest the greatest benefits existed for staff working in facilities with a FSSMOC. Conversely, in only one instance did responses from staff in Eden Alternative facilities differ from those in facilities with no CCM...
  44. ncbi Long-term care planning study: strengths and learning needs of nursing staff
    Kathleen E Cruttenden
    School Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A2, Canada
    Can J Aging 25:347-61. 2006
    ..in a predominantly rural Canadian province to examine the strengths and learning needs of four categories of nursing staff practising in New Brunswick nursing homes...
  45. ncbi Dental hygiene education for nursing staff in a nursing home for older people
    Erika Kullberg
    Oral Care AB, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 66:1273-9. 2010
    This paper is a report of a study evaluating the effect of a repeated education programme for nursing staff in a home for older people.
  46. ncbi A qualitative study of nursing staff members' interpretations of signs of gerotranscendence
    B Wadensten
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section of Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Science Park, Dag Hammarskjöldsväg 10 B, S 751 83 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 36:635-42. 2001
    This study was conducted in Sweden and investigated whether nursing staff working with old people could recognize signs of gerotranscendence and, if so, how they interpreted such signs...
  47. ncbi Determining factors in evidence-based clinical practice among hospital and primary care nursing staff
    Joan de Pedro-Gómez
    Department, Evidence Based Clinical Practice and Knowledge Transfer Research Group Member, Balearic Islands University, Spain
    J Adv Nurs 68:452-9. 2012
    ..The general aim of this study is to identify key factors perceived by nurses to influence evidence-based clinical practice at different centres...
  48. ncbi Nursing staff descriptions of clinical supervision and management inVeterans Affairs-affiliated nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:66-74. 2008
    Forty nursing staff from 2 urban VA-affiliated nursing homes participated in separate focus groups for certified nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses, and registered nurses...
  49. ncbi What role do nurses play in Type 2 diabetes care in the community: a Delphi study
    J Peters
    Section of Public Health, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:179-88. 2001
    ..To identify the views of nurses on their current and future roles in care in the community for people with Type 2 diabetes...
  50. ncbi Job stress and job dissatisfaction of home care workers in the context of health care restructuring
    Margaret Denton
    McMaster Centre for Gerontological Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 32:327-57. 2002
    ..Analyses of survey data show that organizational change, fear of job loss, heavy workloads, and lack of organizational and peer support lead to increased job stress and decreased levels of job satisfaction...
  51. ncbi Under-reporting of violent incidents against nursing staff
    Terry Ferns
    University of Greenwich, London
    Nurs Stand 20:41-5. 2006
    ..The life experiences of individual nursing staff play a significant role in how they react to violence in the clinical area...
  52. ncbi Does the introduction of an electronic nursing documentation system in a nursing home reduce time on documentation for the nursing staff?
    Esther N Munyisia
    School of Information Systems and Technology, The University of Wollongong, Australia
    Int J Med Inform 80:782-92. 2011
    ..introduction of an electronic nursing documentation system in a nursing home reduces the proportion of time nursing staff spend on documentation, and to use this information in evaluating the usefulness of the system in improving ..
  53. ncbi The relationship between multidimensional leadership and burnout among nursing staff
    Outi Kanste
    Department of Nursing Science and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 15:731-9. 2007
    The purpose was to explore the relationship between multidimensional leadership and burnout among nursing staff. There exists little research evidence of the relation between these phenomena.
  54. ncbi Work-family conflict, spouse support, and nursing staff well-being during organizational restructuring
    R J Burke
    School of Business, York University, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Health Psychol 4:327-36. 1999
    This study examined work and family conflict, spouse support, and nursing staff well-being during a time of hospital restructuring and downsizing. Data were collected from 686 hospital-based nurses, the vast majority (97%) women...
  55. ncbi Nursing staff competence, work strain, stress and satisfaction in elderly care: a comparison of home-based care and nursing homes
    Henna Hasson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:468-81. 2008
    The aims of this study were to: (1) compare older people care nursing staff's perceptions of their competence, work strain and work satisfaction in nursing homes and home-based care; and (2) to examine determinants of work satisfaction ..
  56. ncbi Attitudes of Dutch, German and Swiss nursing staff towards physical restraint use in nursing home residents, a cross-sectional study
    Jan P H Hamers
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:248-55. 2009
    To investigate the attitudes of nursing staff towards restraint measures and restraint use in nursing home residents, and to investigate if these attitudes are influenced by country of residence and individual characteristics of nursing ..
  57. ncbi Supporting nursing staff exposed to violence at work
    B Paterson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 36:479-86. 1999
    ..This paper thus explores the research on the effects of violence on nurses and critically examines the literature on staff support...
  58. ncbi [An empirical investigation of the demand-control-social support model: effects on burnout and on somatic complaints among nursing staff]
    R Pisanti
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicologia della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:A30-6. 2007
    ..Findings confirmed the significant role of socio-demographic variables (age and gender) in predicting occupational strain...
  59. ncbi Self-reported competence of home nursing staff in Finland
    Eija Grönroos
    Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 64:27-37. 2008
    This paper is a report of a study to investigate the self-reported competence of home nursing staff and whether this is associated with their education, job descriptions, access to help and support and with factors in their psychosocial ..
  60. ncbi The relationship of nursing staff to the hospitalization of nursing home residents
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:238-51. 2008
    ..Researchers may have found RN staffing unrelated to hospitalizations because samples were primarily longer-stay residents not admitted from hospitals...
  61. ncbi A comparative study of organisational characteristics, work characteristics and nurses' psychological work reactions in a hospital and nursing home setting
    Tilja I J van den Berg
    University of Maastricht, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health Organisation, Policy and Economics, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:491-505. 2006
    ..Second, it was investigated and validated whether relationships between organisational characteristics, work characteristics and psychological work reactions found in research on hospital nursing are also present in nursing homes...
  62. pmc Staff training and ambulatory tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial in South Africa
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:250-9. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi Staff's experience of and the management of violent incidents in elderly care
    Sture Aström
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:410-6. 2004
    ..Data were collected by telephone interviews with nursing staff reporting incidents of violence. During the period of investigation, 97 of 848 staff (11...
  64. pmc Use of mechanical patient lifts decreased musculoskeletal symptoms and injuries among health care workers
    J Li
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Inj Prev 10:212-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of mechanical patient lifts in reducing musculoskeletal symptoms, injuries, lost workday injuries, and workers' compensation costs in workers at a community hospital...
  65. ncbi Determinants of shift-work adjustment for nursing staff: the critical experience of partners
    Christine A Newey
    School of Psychology, Victoria University, Victoria, Australia
    J Prof Nurs 20:187-95. 2004
    ..Findings are supported by qualitative data. It appears that the partner's understanding and own sense of disruption is critical to the experience of the shift worker regarding coping and predictability of tolerance...
  66. pmc Qualified and Unqualified (N-R C) mental health nursing staff--minor differences in sources of stress and burnout. A European multi-centre study
    Knut W Sorgaard
    Nordland Hospital Trust, 8092 Bodo, Norway Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromso, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:163. 2010
    ..Unqualified/non-registered caregivers (N-R Cs) will continue to play important roles in the mental health services. This study compares levels of burnout and sources of stress among qualified and N-R Cs working in acute mental health care...
  67. ncbi Violence in the care of adult persons with intellectual disabilities
    MarieLouise Strand
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:506-14. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi Burnout and job satisfaction: a comparative study of psychiatric nurses from forensic and a mainstream mental health service
    Brenda Happell
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, 1 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:39-47. 2003
    ..These findings are surprising in light of the image of forensic psychiatric nursing as dangerous and unpredictable...
  69. ncbi Primary health care nursing staff in Crete: an emerging profile
    A Markaki
    Regional Health and Welfare System RHWS of Crete, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Int Nurs Rev 53:16-8. 2006
    ..In 2001, the newly established Regional Health and Welfare System of Crete commissioned the first needs' assessment study of nursing personnel employed in the public sector of primary health care (PHC)...
  70. ncbi Nursing staff knowledge of the hepatitis B virus including attitudes and acceptance of hepatitis B vaccination: development of an effective program
    Justine McGrane
    Centre for Safety and Health at Work, NovaUCD, University College Dublin, Belfield
    AAOHN J 51:347-52. 2003
    ..Most nurses in this study believed they were immune to hepatitis B even though a significant number did not know their hepatitis B antibody level...
  71. ncbi Stress and burnout of nursing staff working with geriatric clients in long-term care
    Bernice Roberts Kennedy
    Columbia Behavioral Health System, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Columbia, SC 29202, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:381-2. 2005
  72. ncbi Stress and burnout in forensic mental health nursing: a literature review
    Tommy Dickinson
    Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
    Br J Nurs 17:82-7. 2008
    ..Furthermore, staff should be provided with, and encouraged to undertake, continuing professional development which may include psychosocial interventions training...
  73. ncbi A psychoeducational program for nursing staff managing problematic behaviors of elderly nursing home residents in Taiwan
    Shu Yuan Chao
    Department of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Shalu, Taichung, Taiwan
    Appl Nurs Res 18:205-12. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that cognition is not the only factor influencing attitudes and self-efficacy...
  74. ncbi Evaluation of an educational "toolbox" for improving nursing staff competence and psychosocial work environment in elderly care: results of a prospective, non-randomized controlled intervention
    J E Arnetz
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section for Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:723-35. 2007
    Lack of professional development opportunities among nursing staff is a major concern in elderly care and has been associated with work dissatisfaction and staff turnover...
  75. ncbi How nursing staff spend their time on activities in a nursing home: an observational study
    Esther Naliaka Munyisia
    School of Information Systems and Technology, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 67:1908-17. 2011
    This article is a report of a study to examine how nursing staff spend their time on activities in a nursing home.
  76. ncbi Affective and instrumental communication in primary care interactions: predicting the satisfaction of nursing staff and patients
    Kelly B Haskard
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    Health Commun 24:21-32. 2009
    Verbal and nonverbal communication between nursing staff and patients has received scant research attention...
  77. pmc The experience of pay for performance in English family practice: a qualitative study
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 6:228-34. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi Medication errors observed in 36 health care facilities
    Kenneth N Barker
    Center for Research on Pharmacy Operations and Designs, School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, 128 Miller Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 5506, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1897-903. 2002
    ..Medication errors are a national concern...
  79. ncbi Nursing staff members' perceptions of pain indicators in persons with severe dementia
    Jiska Cohen-Mansfield
    Research Institute of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Department of Health Care Sciences and of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:64-73. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi Nurses under threat: a comparison of content of 28 aggression management programs
    Gerry Farrell
    Tasmanian School of Nursing, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:44-53. 2005
    ..Also, few programs were based on a systematic evaluation of their outcomes. Suggestions for program development and their teaching are discussed...
  81. ncbi A randomized controlled trial to prevent patient lift and transfer injuries of health care workers
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1739-46. 2001
    ..Randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  82. ncbi The primary and secondary care interface: the educational needs of nursing staff for the provision of seamless care
    J A Werrett
    Research Associate, School of Health Sciences Nursing, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:629-38. 2001
    ..To identify nurses' perceived deficits in the knowledge and skills required to provide effective seamless care, so that appropriate training could be provided...
  83. ncbi Nursing staff anxiety versus smoking habits
    A Tselebis
    Ninth Department of Pulmonary Medicine, SOTIRIA Chest Diseases Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Nurs Pract 7:221-3. 2001
    ..Apparently the (perceived) stress-relieving effects of nicotine outweigh anxiety of nursing staff. Preventive programs, if based exclusively on information on the effects of smoking on health, seem to be ..
  84. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes of pediatric office nursing staff about breastfeeding
    N Register
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Hum Lact 16:210-5. 2000
    ..be referred to a physician, whereas 81% selected a lactation consultant, and 38% selected a member of the nursing staff. Knowledge scores ranged from 19 to 33 (out of 33). Attitude scores ranged from 10 to 30 (out of 30)...
  85. ncbi Views of nursing staff on the use of physical restraint
    S Lee
    University of Hertfordshire, and Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, DeCrespigny Park, London
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 10:425-30. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi A model of burnout and life satisfaction amongst nurses
    E Demerouti
    Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Germany
    J Adv Nurs 32:454-64. 2000
    ..These findings contribute to existing knowledge about antecedents and consequences of occupational burnout, and provide guidelines for interventions aimed at preventing or reducing burnout among nurses...
  87. ncbi Staff satisfaction and its components in residential aged care
    Shu Chiung Chou
    School of Public Health, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:207-17. 2002
    ..e. nursing homes and hostels). A hostel is a low care facility in which residents are more independent, have a lower level of care needs, and receive personal but not nursing care...
  88. ncbi Role conflict: leaders and managers
    David Stanley
    Worcester University
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 13:31-7. 2006
  89. ncbi The first year as a graduate nurse--an experience of growth and development
    Sigrid Wangensteen
    Gjøvik University College, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:1877-85. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper was to illuminate how recently graduated nurses experience their first year as a nurse...
  90. ncbi A descriptive inquiry of the definitions of critical thinking and enhancers and barriers reported by nurses working in long-term care facilities
    Ginger Raterink
    University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 39:407-12. 2008
    ..Enhancers and barriers overlapped and were found to be consistent among the nurses at all facilities studied, with implications for continuing education and staff development...
  91. ncbi Working conditions and cultural competence when interacting with children and parents of foreign origin--Primary Child Health Nurses' opinions
    Anita Berlin
    Neurotec Department, Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:160-8. 2006
    ..Cultural competence among Primary Child Health Nurses' (PCHNurses') must therefore be regarded as essential. Cultural competence has been described as a process with different steps through which an individual must proceed...
  92. ncbi A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part I: the nursing perspective
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:271-8. 2006
    This paper examines nursing staff's perspectives on the utility and sustainability of a clinical pathway for treating nursing home residents with pneumonia.
  93. ncbi A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part II: the administrators' perspective and how it differs from nurses' views
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:279-86. 2006
    ..The discussion includes a comparison of the perspectives of the administrators and the nursing staff (reported in part I of this article).
  94. ncbi The use of reflective journals in the promotion of reflection and learning in post-registration nursing students
    Kathleen D Chirema
    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 27:192-202. 2007
    ..Evidence also suggests that journals are a useful tool for promoting reflection and learning. However, some students appear to benefit more from their use than others...
  95. ncbi Long-term conditions 5: meeting the needs of highly complex patients
    Laura R Pratt
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire
    Br J Community Nurs 11:234-5, 238-40. 2006
    ..Educational deficits relating to long-term conditions and district nurses were discovered, indicating that educational and clinical leadership is paramount in order to meet the needs of this group of patients...
  96. ncbi Managements' perception of community nurses' decision-making processes when referring older adults to an emergency department
    A Kihlgren
    Centre for Nursing Science, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 14:428-36. 2006
    ..Management could see nurses' exposed position, but had varying solutions. This might lead to different messages being given regarding what is important and might explain why the nurses reported that the managers did not understand them...
  97. ncbi Moving from a culture of blame to a culture of safety in the nursing home setting
    Jill Scott-Cawiezell
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Forum 41:133-40. 2006
    ..A culture of safety...
  98. ncbi Influence of registered nurses' attitudes toward bariatric patients on educational programming effectiveness
    Patti Rager Zuzelo
    La Salle University and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Nursing Administration, 2nd Floor Levy Building, 5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 37:65-73. 2006
    ..This study describes registered nurses' (RNs') attitudes toward obese adult patients using the Attitudes Toward Obese Adult Patients Instrument...
  99. ncbi Using experiential techniques for staff development: liking, learning, and doing
    Betsy Kemeny
    Project RELATE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:9-14. 2006
    ..Experiential techniques can be customized to match the learning styles and preferences of all levels of nursing staff. Nursing staff's reactions to and benefits from such techniques are a necessary first step in the evaluation ..
  100. ncbi A selective review of mental health nursing in New South Wales, Australia, in relation to clinical supervision
    Edward White
    Faculty of Science, Health and Education, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:209-19. 2006
    ....
  101. ncbi Development of the Family Nursing Practice Scale
    Peggy Simpson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Fam Nurs 12:413-25. 2006
    ..Test-retest reliability ranged from .62 to .93 on the individual items. The results provide preliminary evidence of the reliability and validity of the FNPS. The instrument provides quantitative and qualitative evaluation components...

Research Grants63

  1. Improving Patient Safety: Context and Nurses'Work Processes for Pressure Ulcers
    Lynn M Soban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Semi-structured interviews of nursing leaders, nurse managers, and frontline nursing staff will be conducted...
  2. Inhibiting EGFR and ER pathways in NSCLC
    Edward B Garon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have been provided with personal office space, access to a call center for clinical calls, medical assistants, nursing staff, and a nurse practitioner (25%)...
  3. Daily Mouth Care to Prevent Pneumonia in Nursing Homes: A Systems-Level Approach
    Sheryl Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..what extent pneumonia incidence in NH residents can be reduced by training nursing assistants and supervisory nursing staff to provide a pragmatic, system-level, comprehensive mouth care program to all NH residents, including use of a ..
  4. A novel device for improving sepsis outcomes through hemodynamic optimization
    Brett D Mensh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have been shown to incur unacceptable infection risk for the patient and significantly increase the burden on nursing staff to administer and maintain...
  5. Understanding Providers Stigmatization of SMI Among Veterans
    JAN GREER SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The populations of interest are primary care physicians and nurse practitioners and psychiatrists and nursing staff who work with SMI patients...
  6. New Communication Technology for Suddenly Speechless Hospitalized Patients
    Meredeth A Rowe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These patients and nursing staff must consequently resort to alternative nonverbal communication strategies such as gestures, mouthing words, ..
  7. The Effects of Nursing on NICU Patient Outcomes
    Jeannette A Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..There is evidence from adult populations that levels of nurse staffing, nursing staff characteristics and the organization of nursing influences patient outcomes...
  8. Regular and Off-Shift Nursing: Impacts on Patient Outcomes and Cost of Care
    Ciaran S Phibbs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..able to move beyond just staffing levels to examine the effects of contract nurses, the characteristics of the nursing staff (education, VA tenure, etc.), and the stability of the nursing teams...
  9. UTI in Nursing Home Residents: Research Training and Clinical Investigation
    Manisha Juthani-Mehta; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., change in mental status) clinical features as assessed by nursing staff in nursing home residents with suspected UTI;2) to identify those reliable clinical features in residents with ..
  10. Cost-Effectiveness of Two Nutrition Interventions in Long-Term Care
    Sandra F Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A new federal regulation allows NHs to train non-nursing staff to provide feeding assistance care...
  11. A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Symptoms
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of those strategies at whatever time and place the symptoms occur, without increasing burden on nursing staff. Primary aims are (1) to explore acceptability and patterns of use of the recorded cognitive-behavioral ..
  12. Implementing and Evaluating INTERACT in VA CLCs
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACT), a comprehensive, multi-level nursing staff training and quality improvement program, was designed by Dr...
  13. THE FLU-FOBT PROGRAM: TRANSLATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENI
    Michael B Potter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The CPHC nursing staff will offer influenza vaccination to all adults over age 50 who present for primary care during the 2008-9 ..
  14. NOVEL MEDICATION APPROACHES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE
    HERBERT DAVID KLEBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Core I provides administrative and research support including research and nursing staff, clinical services, research facilities, laboratory resources, a centralized and standardized recruitment and ..
  15. Early Nurse Detection of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (END DSD)
    Donna Marie Fick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..unit who will be utilized to persuade others nurses to implement the innovation, and 4) Weekly feedback to the nursing staff to further facilitate assessment and management of delirium. We are testing the following specific aims: A...
  16. GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    Kevin J Tracey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clinical investigators in the GCRC are supported by an experienced administrative and nursing staff, a Research Subject Advocate, and a GCRC Advisory Committee...
  17. Advancing Patient Call Light Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes
    Huey Ming Tzeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will be used to test the hypothesis: EloquenceTM can be developed with guidance and feedback from patients and nursing staff who will collectively rate this call light system as being more useful, effective and appropriate as compared ..
  18. ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL TO IDENTIFY ENVIRONMENTAL BARRIERS TO COMMUNICATION
    Margaret P Calkins; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..information to speech-language pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapist (PTs), nursing staff, and administration about how to assess and modify the long term care environment so that it is supports the ..
  19. Changing Talk to Reduce Resistiveness to Dementia Care (CHAT)
    Kristine N Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..this clinical trial is to test the effects of the Changing Talk (CHAT) communication training intervention for nursing staff on decreasing resistive behaviors of nursing home (NH) residents with dementia...
  20. Translating Team Science into Primary Care: PCOR on teamwork in FQHCs
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This new model, based on teamlets (teams of clinicians and nursing staff), integrates the science of patient-centered communication with the science of teamwork...
  21. Electrohysterogram-based sensor for non-invasive contraction monitoring with impr
    Neil R Euliano; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In others the monitor requires frequent repositioning by the nursing staff. The only available alternative is an invasive intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC), with its associated ..
  22. Survivorship Education for Quality Cancer Care
    Marcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..experience with similar national workshops on pain management, palliative care education for home care nursing staff, a nursing end-of-life (EOL) curriculum developed with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the ..
  23. Developing an Intervention to Reduce Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings
    Nanette L Yragui; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and Health Research, specifically by developing and piloting a workplace violence prevention intervention for nursing staff in psychiatric hospital settings...
  24. A Vaccination SOP Toolkit in Diverse Practices Implemented &Tested with RE-AIM
    Richard K Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..facilitator is a standing order program (SOP) in which an eligible patient can receive immunizations from nursing staff without a specific physician order...
  25. iADAPT: Off-Label Use of Antipsychotics in the Nursing Home
    Jerry H Gurwitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in Aim 1, and will potentially include: (a) facility leadership;(b) prescribers and consultant pharmacists;(c) nursing staff;and (d) residents and families...
  26. RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MEDICATION USE IN US NURSING HOMES
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g. ownership, level of skilled nursing staff, involvement of physicians) and contextual (e.g...
  27. Clinical Study of RFID Tagged Surgical Sponges
    Sharon Morris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Current methods used to account for these items rely on manual counting by the RN nursing staff. These methods require a large amount of manpower, they unnecessarily expose staff to blood and are subject to ..
  28. Heartland Cancer Research CCOP
    Alan P Lyss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CRA and research nursing staff will facilitate the process of entering patients on study, assuring protocol compliance, and submitting data, ..
  29. Digital Liberary Access-Rural Taylor County, Kentucky
    MICHELE DICKENS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..databases such as OVID, MDConsult, the Kentucky Virtual Library, and Stat!Ref for 35 staff physicians, nursing staff, patients, and the public of Taylor County, Kentucky...
  30. Function and Behavior Focused Care for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
    Elizabeth M Galik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment has traditionally followed a custodial approach where nursing staff focus on minimizing behavioral problems and perform necessary functional tasks for these individuals during ..
  31. MENTAL HEALTH AND NURSE STAFFING IN US NURSING HOMES
    Sarah Myers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S. nursing homes; (2) describe the mix of nursing staff in U.S...
  32. Job Retention Among Home Healthcare Nurses
    CAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..shortages and an increasing demand for home health services has made the retention of experienced, qualified nursing staff a priority for home healthcare agencies...
  33. IMPACT OF CHANGES IN UMWA FUNDS ON WV MINER CLINICS
    BETTINA DURMASKIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The second section considers the availability of medical staff, midlevel practitioners, and nursing staff in the baseline year and at the close of the study period, following the retrenchment of the Fund retainer and ..
  34. Parkinson's Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Center
    Charles Adler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..staff of 10 neurologists specializing in treatment of Parkinson's Disease at these four sites, along with nursing staff and the physical plant required...
  35. AHCPR UI GUIDELINES: APPLICATION IN NURSING HOMES
    Nancy Watson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of Upstate New York by physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians assistants, nursing staff and nurses aides...
  36. Negotiating Quality: Everyday Practice & Self-Regulation
    STEPHEN PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..inquiry into the symbolic order, routines of work, and communication patterns on an inpatient unit, as the nursing staff organizes, copes with, and accounts for normal variation, challenges and conflicts...
  37. Opioid and Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetic Interactions
    Donald Abrams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, subjective psycho-behavioral affects will be assessed by GCRC nursing staff every 8 hours during the study period. Nausea and vomiting will be assessed daily via self-report...
  38. INTERNET CONNECTION GRANT
    Larry Burton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By 2002, all physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nursing staff, allied health professionals, and management staff at CCHS will have high-speed access to Internet-based ..
  39. TAMI: Technology Assisted Management of Incontinence
    David Boone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The correlation between a resident's quality of life and the amount of direct care time spent with nursing staff is well documented;however, without significant changes to the reimbursement system, residents should expect ..
  40. FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN NURSING HOME DECISION-MAKING
    GRAHAM ROWLES; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..elderly residents and those who participate in decisions affecting these residents, including family members, nursing staff, physicians, non-medical staff, administrators and others...
  41. Nursing Practice Models in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Christine Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..nursing home work force shortage, it is crucial that intensive efforts to ensure the limited supply of nursing staff is used in the most effective and efficient manner to achieve optimal outcomes for residents...
  42. QUALITY HEALTH CARE OUTCOMES--SATISFACTION AND ADHERENCE
    DORIS VAHEY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Demographic data will also be collected. Questionnaires will be hand delivered to nursing staff and mailed to patients. Three attempts will be made to collect both nurse and patient data...
  43. MODEL FOR REORGANIZING NURSING RESOURCES
    Dorothy Gordon; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..in features of the model across units and any unit-specific variations that might affect outcomes for nursing staff, patients or unit costs; 2) Compare the "Contract Model" units with "Non- contract Model" units on the ..
  44. COMMUNICATION AND SATISFACTION WITH PRIMARY CARE TEAMS
    John Heritage; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION: (taken from abstract) Nursing staff are significant participants in primary care consultations, particularly in gathering information about patients' reasons for seeking medical care and the background of patients' medical ..
  45. A MODEL FOR USE OF THE UI GUIDELINE IN US NURSING HOMES
    Nancy Watson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..treat and follow up new cases of urinary incontinence on an ongoing basis -- in collaboration with medical and nursing staff. The model will be tested utilizing existing nurse practitioners in nursing homes, but has potential ..
  46. DETERMINANTS OF NURSING CARE COSTS AND PATIENT OUTCOMES
    Ada Jacox; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..predicted by patient characteristics (DRG, nursing diagnoses, severity of illness, age, and method of payment) nursing staff and physician characteristics; (2) to determine how patient outcomes (dependency, adjusted LOS, adverse ..
  47. NURSING ROLE IN THE ADVANCE DIRECTIVE DECISION
    ANN HURLEY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..the characteristics of patients associated with the various levels of medical intervention recommended by nursing staff; study the process by which nursing staff obtain a consensus for recommending a level of medical intervention ..
  48. Use of the Internet for Nurse Education
    Jorge Ruiz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..aims will be accomplished by this project: 1) To provide larger bandwidth Internet access to the clinical nursing staff working at MJHHA...
  49. CCMC Parting Shots: Extending Access to Health Informat*
    BURT WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..education materials and organize them for quick location by linking them to an index web page for the clinic nursing staff; and 2) to integrate finding, printing, and giving "parting shots" copies of the selected web materials into ..
  50. Call Light Responsiveness and Effect on Inpatient Falls and Patient Satisfaction
    Huey Ming Tzeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Little research has been done on the nursing staff's response time to patient call lights as it contributes to predicting patient falls...
  51. TEST OF TRANSFER OF TRAINING EFFECTS IN NURSING HOMES
    Diane Brannon; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The training program proposed in this project is focused on behavior-management strategies for nursing staff, reinforced by a complimentary supervisory training component...
  52. ETHNOGRAPHY OF DYING IN A LONG TERM CARE FACILITY
    Jeanie Kayser Jones; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g. physicians, nursing staff, and social workers) about death and dying; (6) The cultural and spiritual meaning of death and dying to ..
  53. Culture Shock: Exploring Ethnicity in the Nursing Home
    PHYLLIS MUTSCHLER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..toward exploring racial relation in the nursing home environment, particularly among different levels of the nursing staff-nursing supervisors and CNAs and how those relationships affect job satisfaction and retention of frontline ..
  54. PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS AND CARE OUTCOMES IN NURSING HOMES
    BARRY FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Data on nursing staff time inputs will be obtained at two time points using logs kept by staff...
  55. OPTIMIZING ANTIBIOTIC USE IN LONG-TERM CARE
    Mark Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..groups of respondents will be interviewed, key clinical administrators in the participating LTCFs (medical directors, directors of nursing, infection control officers) and nursing staff who will implement the algorithms.
  56. SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM
    Jose Lopez; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Affiliations are in place with SWOG for treatment protocols and with M.D. Anderson for cancer control activities...
  57. Elderspeak: Impact on Dementia Care
    Kristine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The purpose of this study is to explore how long term care residents with dementia respond when nursing staff use elderspeak, a type of speech similar to babytalk, which has known negative effects on cognitively intact older adults...
  58. LifeZig System for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease
    BRUNO KAJIYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..caregiver burden, which is expected to lower the cost of care by delaying institutionalization and increasing nursing staff retention...
  59. De-escalation Strategies of Psychiatric Nursing Staff
    Mary Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate, using grounded theory methodology, the day-to-day strategies that nursing staff use to prevent psychiatric patients from escalating to violence...
  60. IMPROVING CLINICAL PRACTICE IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT
    Marcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Outcome evaluation will include changing knowledge and attitudes toward pain for participants and selected nursing staff, changes in pain management audits, implementing participants' goals at their individual institutions, ..
  61. INCREASING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN NURSING HOMES
    Michelle Bourgeois; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..typically have detrimental effects on the quality of life for residents and the job satisfaction of nursing staff. The paucity of meaningful communicative interactions between residents and staff is thought to cause these ..
  62. ARANDOMIZED TRIAL OF DEMENTIA CARE IN NURSING HOMES
    Barry Rovner; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..on secondary outcomes such as use of restraints, cognitive status, functional capacity, family satisfaction, nursing staff j b satisfaction and costs of the intervention in relation to other NH costs...
  63. Bar Coding for Patient Safety in Northern Michigan
    RANDI OEHLERS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..correct the 34 percent of errors that occur at the end of the medication chain, namely its administration by nursing staff. A bar coding system that we propose to install will fill this lapse and provide an important safeguard for ..