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Nursing and Interprofessional Education

Section edited by Lesley Wilkes

This section concerns all aspects of nursing and inter-professional education including, but not limited to: theory development, innovative curriculum design, technology integration into classroom, online teaching, student/faculty competences and continuous education.

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  1. The clinical learning environment is an important part of the nursing and midwifery training as it helps students to integrate theory into clinical practice. However, not all clinical learning environments fos...

    Authors: B. C. Mbakaya, F. W. Kalembo, M. Zgambo, A. Konyani, F. Lungu, B. Tveit, A. Kaasen, M. Simango and T. Bvumbwe

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:87

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The nurse workforce shortage, partially caused by high work turnover, is an important factor influencing the quality of patient care. Because previous studies concerning Chinese nurse work turnover were predom...

    Authors: Jiao Ye, Aimei Mao, Jialin Wang, Chizimuzo T. C. Okoli, Yuan Zhang, Huiqiong Shuai, Min Lin, Bo Chen and Linli Zhuang

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:85

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Nurses are particularly vulnerable to acquiring tuberculosis (TB) because they are in the frontline of patient care. There is inadequate implementation of cost-effective TB infection control (TBIC) measures in...

    Authors: Patrick Aboh Akande

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:81

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Extramuralisation in healthcare has influenced medical and nursing curricula internationally with the incorporation of themes related to primary/ community care. Despite this, students do not easily change the...

    Authors: Margriet van Iersel, Corine H. M. Latour, Marjon van Rijn, Rien de Vos, Paul A. Kirschner and Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:80

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Immersive Virtual Reality (iVR) storytelling is a concept that merges ground-breaking virtual reality technology with the traditional art of storytelling. Virtual reality storytelling offers a rare opportunity...

    Authors: Philip Hardie, Andrew Darley, Lorraine Carroll, Catherine Redmond, Abraham Campbell and Suzi Jarvis

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:78

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The clinical clerkship is a crucial stage in nursing training, yet a dissatisfaction at this stage may cause a nurse to quit in future. This study aimed to investigate the relationship among personality dimens...

    Authors: Yasser Rezapour-Mirsaleh and Mahdi Aghabagheri

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:76

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The recognised relationship between oral health and general health, the rapidly increasing older population worldwide, and changes in the type of oral health care older people require have raised concerns for ...

    Authors: Vandana Bhagat, Ha Hoang, Leonard A. Crocombe and Lynette R. Goldberg

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:66

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Sexual harassment is complex and has occupational hazards in nursing. Nurses experienced it than other employees. Female nurses are with the highest rate in the profession. Our aim was to determine the prevale...

    Authors: Woldegebriel Gebregziabher Kahsay, Reza Negarandeh, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri and Marzieh Hasanpour

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:58

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nursing 2020 19:64

  9. The Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision and Nurse Teacher Scale (CLES+T) instrument is internationally used for the evaluation of clinical learning environment in undergraduate nursing education. However, ...

    Authors: Dorota Ozga, Aleksandra Gutysz-Wojnicka, Bogumił Lewandowski and Beata Dobrowolska

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:61

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Nursing student numbers have risen in response to projected registered nurse shortfalls, increasing numbers of new graduates requiring transitional support and pressure on clinical placements. A Collaborative ...

    Authors: Thea F. van de Mortel, Lyn Armit, Brenton Shanahan, Judith Needham, Candy Brown, Eileen Grafton, Michelle Havell, Amanda Henderson and Laurie Grealish

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:57

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The abundance of easy and accessible information and the rapid development of social networking sites (SNSs) have proven that the world is small and within reach. The great implication of this interconnectivit...

    Authors: Glenn Ford D. Valdez, Arcalyd Rose R. Cayaban, Sadeq Al-Fayyadh, Mehmet Korkmaz, Samira Obeid, Cheryl Lyn A. Sanchez, Muna B. Ajzoon, Howieda Fouly and Jonas P. Cruz

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:52

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Moral competencies are essential for nursing work. Professional identity is a set of values and beliefs that a person has about her/his job, which includes moral values as well. The development of moral compet...

    Authors: Sahar Haghighat, Fariba Borhani and Hadi Ranjbar

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:49

    Content type: Research article

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  13. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the nursing profession faces significant challenges including; failure to recruit high school students into nursing education, poor nursing identity, and lack of awareness about...

    Authors: Hala Elmorshedy, Abrar AlAmrani, Mona Hassan Ahmed Hassan, Amel Fayed and Susan Ann Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:47

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  14. To develop and validate a shared governance feasibility instrument in schools of nursing in Iran with respect to the nature of the profession and the sociocultural context of the Iranian community.

    Authors: Maryam Sattarzadeh-Pashabeig, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Mohammad-Mehdi Sadoughi, Alice Khachian, Mansoureh Zagheri-Tafreshi and Alessandro Stievano

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:42

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  15. Clinical dishonesty is a complex problem that threatens the health and safety of patients. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between clinical dishonesty and perceived clinical stress in nursing ...

    Authors: Foozieh Rafati, Behnaz Bagherian, Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki and Zahra Imani Goghary

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:39

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  16. Delirium is recognised internationally as a common disorder that causes acute deterioration in a person’s cognitive abilities. Healthcare professionals play a key role in the early identification and managemen...

    Authors: Gary Mitchell, Clare McVeigh, Susan Carlisle and Christine Brown-Wilson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:34

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  17. Nurses form the largest professional group in health care, and they spend most of their working day on their feet. From the perspective of work well-being, healthy feet are important to tolerate the physical d...

    Authors: Minna Stolt, Jouko Katajisto, Johanna Peltonen, Riitta Suhonen and Helena Leino-Kilpi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:29

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  18. The increasing number of people living with one or more chronic conditions imposes a growing demand on healthcare providers. One way to handle this challenge is by re-orientating the way care is provided, empo...

    Authors: Kamila Adellund Holt, Dorthe Overgaard, Lisbeth Vinberg Engel and Lars Kayser

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:22

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  19. Nurses are increasingly confronted with the challenge of globalization and the acceleration of migratory flows. This reality affects the notion of culture and its influence on health-related behaviors. The sta...

    Authors: Cécile-Marie Dupin, Mélanie Pinon, Karine Jaggi, Celina Teixera, Aurèle Sagne and Noelia Delicado

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:18

    Content type: Debate

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  20. The implementation of clearly structured dementia-specific case conferences could be an important tool to enable nursing staff to properly analyse and manage challenging behaviour in nursing home residents wit...

    Authors: Daniela Holle, Sonja Teupen, Rabea Graf, Rene Müller-Widmer, Sven Reuther, Margareta Halek and Martina Roes

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:14

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Novice nurses need to be better prepared to provide care in acute situations. There is currently no validated scale specifically measuring nurses’ perception of their ability to provide care in acute situation...

    Authors: Anders Sterner, Emma Säfström, Lina Palmér, Nerrolyn Ramstrand and Magnus Andersson Hagiwara

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:13

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  22. A well-functioning education system for family nurses is a priority of the primary health care reform in Tajikistan. In 2015/2016, a baseline study was carried out to measure the educational environment at two...

    Authors: Filippo Lechthaler, Michele Arigoni, Mohira Khamidova, Dilbar Davlyatova, Helen Prytherch and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:11

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Patient safety is a crucial factor in the provision of quality healthcare and is therefore a global health concern. It is an area in which ethical concerns and high-quality clinical practice are inextricably l...

    Authors: Behzad Razzani, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Tayebeh Jamshidi, Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad, Zahra Lotfi and Victoria Skerrett

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:10

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  24. Taking bioscience courses such as anatomy and physiology (A&P) is important for the development of nursing competence, but learning such subjects is also a challenge for many students. Nursing students’ motiva...

    Authors: Aud Emelie Evensen, Hildfrid Vikkelsmoe Brataas and Guanglin Cui

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:2

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  25. In order to assess nursing students’ informatics competency, we need a comprehensive Korean version scale that reflects the important advances in nursing informatics and can make up for the lack of an existing...

    Authors: Kyoungsan Seo, Yul Ha Min, Seung-Hye Choi and Haeyoung Lee

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:68

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Many genetic tests are now available due to evolution by the Human Genome Project. However, the growing use of genetic testing and screening may not only lead to improvements in public health and health promot...

    Authors: Hiromi Goda, Hiromi Kawasaki, Yuko Masuoka, Natsu Kohama and Md Moshiur Rahman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:65

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Despite the devastating consequences of Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), TBI misconceptions are common among healthcare professionals. As an essential member of multi-professional team providing TBI care, it i...

    Authors: Jothimani Gurusamy, Sailaxmi Gandhi, Senthil Amudhan, Kathyayani B. Veerabhadraiah, Padmavathi Narayanasamy, Sunitha T. Sreenivasan and Marimuthu Palaniappan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:64

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Students studying in a country where another language is spoken face multiple challenges including their ability to fully integrate with peers and academic pressures in trying to obtain an undergraduate nursin...

    Authors: Sylvi Monika Flateland, Maxine Pryce-Miller, Anne Valen-Sendstad Skisland, Anne Flaatten Tønsberg and Ulrika Söderhamn

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:63

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Job satisfaction among nursing faculty is critical to improving quality of nursing education, producing future nurses who will contribute directly to the health of patients at a local and national level. This ...

    Authors: Abja Sapkota, Usha K. Poudel, Jyotsana Pokharel, Pratima Ghimire, Arun Sedhain, Gandhi R. Bhattarai, Binu Thapa and Tulza K.C

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:58

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  30. Simulation-based training is used to develop nursing students’ clinical performance in assessing and managing situations in clinical placements. The use of simulation-based training has increased and become an...

    Authors: Jørn Hustad, Berit Johannesen, Mariann Fossum and Olav Johannes Hovland

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:53

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  31. Roseman University of Health Sciences (RUHS) developed and delivers a mastery learning curriculum designed for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to become competent nurses. Despite a trend in nursin...

    Authors: Martin S. Lipsky, Catherine J. Cone, Susan Watson, Phillip T. Lawrence and May Nawal Lutfiyya

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:52

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  32. Knowledge concerning nursing students’ experiences of the clinical learning environment and how supervision is carried out is largely lacking. This study compares nursing students’ perceptions of the clinical ...

    Authors: Mirjam Ekstedt, Marléne Lindblad and Anna Löfmark

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:49

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Chronic hepatitis, mainly B or C, increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and remains an emerging issue in the globe. China has high rates of liver cancer incidence and mortality in the world. To addres...

    Authors: Ying’ai Cui, Michiko Moriyama, Kazuaki Chayama, Yanhui Liu, Chunmei Ya, Basilua Andre Muzembo and Md Moshiur Rahman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:44

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  34. The preparedness of newly graduated registered nurses for a demanding work environment and care practices takes form during nursing education. Norwegian nursing education at one university has implemented a se...

    Authors: H. Ösp Egilsdottir, Kirsten Røland Byermoen, Anne Moen and Hilde Eide

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:41

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  35. The ethical climate is one aspect of an organization which refers to the shared perceptions of ethically correct behaviors and way of handling ethically deviated behaviors. Increased awareness of the complexit...

    Authors: Muktar Abadiga, Gugsa Nemera, Endalew Hailu and Getu Mosisa

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:39

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  36. Nowadays, healthcare professionals worldwide deliver care for increasing numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse patients. The importance of cultural competence is evident in terms of the quality of h...

    Authors: Anu-Marja Kaihlanen, Laura Hietapakka and Tarja Heponiemi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:38

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  37. Professional values of nursing students may be changed considerably by curricula. This highlights the importance of the integration of professional values into nursing students’ curricula. The present study ai...

    Authors: Batool Poorchangizi, Fariba Borhani, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Moghaddameh Mirzaee and Jamileh Farokhzadian

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:26

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  38. Despite the global rise in the number of nurses upgrading from Registered Nursing (RN) to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), studies have indicated that successful role transition is difficult once the nu...

    Authors: John Baptist Asiimwe, Mercy Muwema and Karen Drake

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:18

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  39. Medication errors (MEs) are unintended failures in the drug treatment process that can occur during prescription, dispensing, storing, preparation or administration of medications. High alert medications (HAMs...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samar M. Khaled, Baraa M. Kawasmi, Ahed M. Habeba, Ayat T. Hamadneh, Hanan H. Anabosi, Asma’a Bani Fadel, Waleed M. Sweileh, Rahmat Awang and Samah W. Al-Jabi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:11

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  40. Nosocomial infections remain a global health problem and they are considered as one of the leading causes of increased morbidity and mortality. In-service training courses related to infection control measures...

    Authors: Gamil Alrubaiee, Anisah Baharom, Ibrahim Faisal, Kadir Shahar Hayati, Shaffe Mohd. Daud and Huda Omer Basaleem

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:10

    Content type: Study protocol

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nursing 2019 18:15

  41. In meeting the global standard of patient safety, quality care and nursing leadership, countries are urged by the World Health Organisation to have a greater proportion of nurses educated to degree level or hi...

    Authors: Confidence Alorse Atakro, Ernestina Armah, Awube Menlah, Isabella Garti, Stella Boatemaa Addo, Peter Adatara and George Sedinam Boni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:1

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  42. To adopt a healthy lifestyle is considered an essential component of nursing education. Self-rated health is a subjective assessment of health status and is consistent with objective health status. Previous st...

    Authors: Susan Ka Yee CHOW, Kin-Man LAM, Shih-Hung LIE, Ka-Chun MAK, Ka-Chun MONG, Chun-Man SO and Wai-Yip YUEN

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2018 17:50

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  43. People affected by head and neck cancer (HNC) experience a variety of multifaceted health-related problems during the treatment process, based on both the disease and side effects, several years after the trea...

    Authors: Ingalill Koinberg, Elisabeth Hansson Olofsson, Eric Carlström and Lars-Eric Olsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2018 17:48

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  44. Self-medication is the use of one or more medications without physician’s diagnosis, opinion, or prescription and supervision, which includes the use of herbal or chemical drugs. Todays, self-medication is one...

    Authors: Ali Soroush, Alireza Abdi, Bahare Andayeshgar, Afsoon Vahdat and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2018 17:35

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  45. Teamwork during obstetric emergency ensures good outcomes for both the woman and her baby. Effective teams are characterised by mutual respect, support, and cooperation among team members.

    Authors: Zukiswa Brenda Ntlokonkulu, Ntombana Mc’deline Rala and Daniel Ter Goon

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2018 17:31

    Content type: Research article

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