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Nursing and Interprofessional Education

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. Improving the competencies of nurses requires improving educational methods through the use of novel methods in teaching and learning. We aim to explore the perceptions of stakeholders (including nursing educa...

    Authors: Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Nooredin Mohammadi, Zahra Rooddehghan, Enayat A. Shabani, Fatemeh Bakhshi and Azam Ghorbani

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:131

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  2. Burnout among nurses is a worldwide public health epidemic that adversely affects nurses’ quality of life as well as the patient’s outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of stress on nur...

    Authors: Hyangkyu Lee, Wonhee Baek, Arum Lim, Dajung Lee, Yanghee Pang and Oksoo Kim

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:115

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  3. The aging population has become a serious challenge for health care service and will lead to an increasing demand for nurses to work with older people. However, working with older people has always been an unp...

    Authors: Yujie Guo, Lei Yang, Lingli Zhu, Yu Wan, Shujun Zhang and Jie Zhang

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:113

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  4. Ageing populations are increasing the demand for geriatric care services. As nursing schools respond to this demand, more high-quality clinical placements are required, and aged care homes offer suitable place...

    Authors: Kristin Laugaland, Stephen Billett, Kristin Akerjordet, Christina Frøiland, Laurie Grealish and Ingunn Aase

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:111

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  5. The Patient safety movement contributed to the reduction of preventable adverse events associated with health care. Although patient safety issues have received the attention of educators in the health care st...

    Authors: Maria Dimitriadou, Anastasios Merkouris, Andreas Charalambous, Chrysoula Lemonidou and Evridiki Papastavrou

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:110

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  6. The nursing profession is associated with constant presence of difficult situations and stress, which arise from responsibility for the highest values – human life and health. With demographic changes in the s...

    Authors: Katarzyna Betke, Małgorzata Anna Basińska and Anna Andruszkiewicz

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:107

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  7. The conventional written tests and professional assessment have limitation in fair judgement of clinical competence. Because the examiners may not have total objectivity and may lack standardization throughout...

    Authors: Sue-Hsien Chen, Shu-Ching Chen, Yo-Ping Lai, Pin-Hsuan Chen and Kun-Yun Yeh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:91

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  8. Developing students’ generic capabilities is a major goal of university education as it can help to equip students with life-long learning skills and promote holistic personal development. However, traditional...

    Authors: Carmen Wing Han Chan, Fiona Wing Ki Tang, Ka Ming Chow and Cho Lee Wong

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:81

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  9. Patient safety is a top priority for any health care system. Most universities are looking for teaching methods through which they would be able to enhance students’ clinical decision-making capabilities and t...

    Authors: Hossein Jamshidi, Masumeh Hemmati Maslakpak and Naser Parizad

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:70

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  10. Person-Centered Care is often seen as an indicator of quality of care. However, it is not known whether and to what extent person-centered care can be enhanced by continuing education interventions in older pe...

    Authors: Mari Pakkonen, Minna Stolt, Andreas Charalambous and Riitta Suhonen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:67

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  11. Undergraduate students’ clinical experience, working directly with patients and the healthcare team is essential to ensure students acquire the necessary competence for practice. There are differences in the q...

    Authors: Sara Pedregosa, Núria Fabrellas, Ester Risco, Mariana Pereira, Małgorzata Stefaniak, Fisun Şenuzun, Sandra Martin and Adelaida Zabalegui

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:61

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  12. Bullying among nurses is a universally recognized problem that has important consequences for nurses, patients and health institutions. This research was conducted with the aim of studying the relationship bet...

    Authors: Atefeh Homayuni, Zahra Hosseini, Teamur Aghamolaei and Shirin Shahini

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:57

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  13. Nurses are presumably the first to see an in-hospital cardiac arrest patient. This study proposed measuring nursing students’ knowledge, self-efficacy, and skills performance in advanced life support (ALS), 6 ...

    Authors: Kyeongmin Jang, Sung Hwan Kim, Ja Young Oh and Ji Yeon Mun

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:52

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  14. In recent years, technological advancement has enabled the use of blended learning approaches, including flipped classrooms. Flipped classrooms promote higher-order knowledge application – a key component of n...

    Authors: Punithalingam Youhasan, Yan Chen, Mataroria Lyndon and Marcus A. Henning

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:50

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  15. The global deficit of nurses demands urgent attention in the recruitment and education of this future workforce. Graduate entry nursing (GEN) programmes are one option for people with undergraduate degrees who...

    Authors: Rachel Macdiarmid, Rosemary Turner, Rhona Winnington, Patricia McClunie-Trust, Andrea Donaldson, Kay Shannon, Eamon Merrick, Virginia Jones and Rebecca Jarden

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:47

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  16. Intensive care unit (ICU) nurses are at high risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMDs). Data on occupational injuries indicate the significance of WRMDs among ICU nurses. Intervention programs ha...

    Authors: Shuai Yang, Li Li, Liqian Wang, Jiaqi Zeng, Bin Yan and Yinglan Li

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:46

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  17. The lifestyle behaviours, and the physical and mental health of nurses, are poorer than those of other allied health professionals, and of the general population. However, these were no less favourable among f...

    Authors: Josie M. M. Evans, Federico Andreis, Dawn M. Cameron and Claire E. Eades

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:44

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  18. Hospital and university service providers invest significant but separate resources into preparing registered nurses to work in the emergency department setting. This results in the duplication of both curricu...

    Authors: Karen A. Theobald, Fiona Maree Coyer, Amanda Jane Henderson, Robyn Fox, Bernadette F. Thomson and Alexandra L. McCarthy

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:43

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  19. Long-term deficits in the nursing labor force and high turnover rates are common in the Taiwanese medical industry. Little research has investigated the psychological factors associated with the retention of n...

    Authors: Li-Hua Chiao, Chiu-Feng Wu, I-Shiang Tzeng, An-Na Teng, Ru-Wen Liao, Li Ying Yu, Chin Min Huang, Wei-Han Pan, Chu-Yueh Chen and Tsai-Tsu Su

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:42

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  20. In Ghana, studies documenting the effectiveness of evidence-based specialized training programs to promote respectful maternity care (RMC) practices in healthcare facilities are few. Thus, we designed a four-d...

    Authors: Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Emmanuel Kweku Nakua, Pascal Agbadi, Jody R. Lori and Peter Donkor

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:39

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  21. Evidence suggests that there is a negative image of nursing and midwifery that does not promote these professions as attractive career options. Furthermore, there is a paucity of studies documenting how nursin...

    Authors: Eunice Wambui Ndirangu, Ahmed Mohammed Sarki, Columba Mbekenga and Grace Edwards

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:37

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  22. Clinical instructors have an important role in advancing nursing students to achieve the program objectives. Nursing student perceptions about the characteristics of an effective clinical instructors may help ...

    Authors: Ali Soroush, Bahare Andaieshgar, Afsoon Vahdat and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:36

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  23. Previous cross-sectional studies have reported limited knowledge and practices among nurses regarding controlling nosocomial infections (NIs). Even though health institutions offer many irregular in-service tr...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:33

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  24. Inadequate health human resources is a key challenge to advancing child survival in Ghana. Nurses are an essential human resource to target because they represent the largest portion of the health workforce. B...

    Authors: Roxana Salehi, Augustine Asamoah, Stephanie de Young, Hannah Acquah, Nikhil Agarwal, Sawdah Esaka Aryee, Bonnie Stevens and Stanley Zlotkin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:32

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  25. As human genetics knowledge develops, public genetic literacy needs to be increased, though the educational capacity for this purpose has not yet been fully developed. Under this circumstance, the daily work o...

    Authors: Hiromi Kawasaki, Masahiro Kawasaki, Tomoko Iki and Ryota Matsuyama

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:31

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  26. Maintaining sufficient nursing personnel is critical for healthcare systems worldwide. Improving retention of nurses is one means of addressing this shortfall. To foster retention, some hospitals in Taiwan pro...

    Authors: Chang-Ting Tsou, Kuan-Ling Chen and Yun-Fang Tsai

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:28

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  27. The World Health Organization has admonished member countries to strive towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) through actionable health policies and strategies. Nurses and midwives have instrumenta...

    Authors: Angela Kwartemaa Acheampong, Lillian Akorfa Ohene, Isabella Naana Akyaa Asante, Josephine Kyei, Gladys Dzansi, Charles Ampong Adjei, Samuel Adjorlolo, Francis Boateng, Philomena Woolley, Felix Nyante and Lydia Aziato

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:26

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  28. The use of distance education using digital tools in higher education has increased over the last decade, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, this study aimed to describe and evaluate nursing...

    Authors: Ulrica Langegård, Kiana Kiani, Susanne J. Nielsen and Per-Arne Svensson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:23

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  29. Delirium is a common disorder affecting several people in primary, secondary, and tertiary settings. The condition is frequently under-diagnosed leading to long-lasting physical and cognitive impairment or pre...

    Authors: Gary Mitchell, Jessica Scott, Gillian Carter and Christine Brown Wilson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:20

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  30. To understand the experiences of nursing students and academic staff of an intervention to decrease burnout and increase retention of early career nurses, in order to identify acceptability and feasibility in ...

    Authors: Judy Brook, Leanne M. Aitken, Julie-Ann MacLaren and Debra Salmon

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:19

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  31. In recent decades, increasing social and health inequalities all over the world has highlighted the importance of social justice as a core nursing value. Therefore, proper education of nursing students is nece...

    Authors: Hosein Habibzadeh, Madineh Jasemi and Fariba Hosseinzadegan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:16

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  32. An academic environment is the first place that nursing students are introduced to ethics related to nursing and healthcare. In this study, we explored the nursing faculty members’ point of view regarding nonc...

    Authors: Mohsen Taghadosi, Sina Valiee and Mohammad Aghajani

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:15

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  33. Clinical education is an essential part of nursing education. Selected clinical teaching methods influence the quality of education. Simulation-based mastery learning has been used to improve clinical skills a...

    Authors: Roghayeh Mehdipour –Rabori, Behnaz Bagherian and Monirsadat Nematollahi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:10

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  34. Oral Medication administration is one of the paramount nursing procedures, where nurses must pay their utmost commitment. The vital aims are to reduce medication errors and ensure patient safety. The objective...

    Authors: Ravilal Devananda Udeshika Priyadarshani Sugathapala and Mattaka Gamage Ruwini Chandrika

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:9

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  35. Countries all over the world are experiencing a shortage of registered nurses (RNs). Therefore, some countries, including Sweden, have tried to solve this by recruiting internationally educated nurses (IENs). ...

    Authors: Emina Hadziabdic, Anna-Maria Sarstrand Marekovic, Johanna Salomonsson and Kristiina Heikkilä

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:7

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  36. Nurses with degree qualifications offer better nursing care compared to nurses prepared at lower levels. University based nursing degrees have been sanctioned as entry into professional nursing and several low...

    Authors: Amos Drasiku, Janet L. Gross, Casey Jones and Champion N. Nyoni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:4

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  37. Academic motivation is most important as a key determinant of competent and motivated nurses who are often considered as frontline healthcare providers who devote most of their time taking care of clients and ...

    Authors: Walter C. Millanzi and S. M. Kibusi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:3

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  38. Nursing students struggle with anatomy and physiology course because of the complicated terminology and the difficulty in handling large amounts of information. New, innovative instructional strategies must be...

    Authors: Mickaël Antoine Joseph, Erna Judith Roach, Jansirani Natarajan, Suja Karkada and Arcalyd Rose Ramos Cayaban

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:1

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  39. Nursing education institutions are required to select and train applicants who have appropriate characteristics for delivering effective healthcare. Unlike other healthcare professions and despite the need to ...

    Authors: Vahid Zamanzadeh, Akram Ghahramanian, Leila Valizadeh, Farzaneh Bagheriyeh and Marita Lynagh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:121

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  40. Culture serves as an adhesive to bind the lives of people. There are no objective, useful tools to assess cultural competence and practice. In this study, we evaluated whether the cultural competence of nurses...

    Authors: Yu-Hsia Lee, Shu-Chuan Lin, Pao-Yu Wang and Mei-Hsiang Lin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:114

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