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. Research article

    Tensions in learning professional identities – nursing students’ narratives and participation in practical skills during their clinical practice: an ethnographic study

    Clinical practice is a pivotal part of nursing education. It provides students with the opportunity to put the knowledge and skills they have acquired from lectures into practice with real patients, under the ...

    Mona Ewertsson, Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Renée Allvin and Karin Blomberg

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:48

    Published on: 16 August 2017

  2. Research article

    Development and evaluation of a modified brief assertiveness training for nurses in the workplace: a single-group feasibility study

    Effective communication has a great impact on nurses’ job satisfaction, team relationships, as well as patient care/safety. Previous studies have highlighted the various beneficial effects of enhancing communi...

    Yohei Nakamura, Naoki Yoshinaga, Hiroki Tanoue, Sayaka Kato, Sayoko Nakamura, Keiko Aoishi and Yuko Shiraishi

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:29

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  3. Research article

    Reasons why nurses decline influenza vaccination: a qualitative study

    To explore reasons of non-vaccinated nursing staff for declining seasonal influenza vaccination. The annual influenza vaccination of healthcare workers reduces morbidity and mortality among vulnerable patients...

    Anina Pless, Stuart R. McLennan, Dunja Nicca, David M. Shaw and Bernice S. Elger

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:20

    Published on: 28 April 2017

  4. Research article

    Incidence and perception of nursing students’ academic incivility in Oman

    The incidence of incivility in nursing education is increasing in most countries and it is affecting the culture of safety and the teaching-learning processes. Despite reports of increasing trends, little is k...

    Jansi Natarajan, Joshua Kanaabi Muliira and Jacoba van der Colff

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:19

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  5. Research article

    Australia’s first transition to professional practice in primary care program for graduate registered nurses: a pilot study

    Increases in ageing, chronic illness and complex co-morbidities in the Australian population are adding pressure to the primary care nursing workforce. Initiatives to attract and retain nurses are needed to es...

    Christina Aggar, Jacqueline Bloomfield, Tamsin H. Thomas and Christopher J. Gordon

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:14

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  6. Research article

    A final-year nursing student survey: rural attitudes, perceived competencies and intention to work across five Asian countries

    Shortages and maldistribution of nurses remain significant problems in many countries. Having appropriate intervention strategies to retain nurses in underserved areas, where they are most needed, are crucial ...

    Nareerut Pudpong, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Bipin Batra, Jianlin Hou, Lan T. H. Vu and Paul Dipika

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:13

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  7. Research article

    Factors associated with the choice of public health service among nursing students in Thailand

    Despite the fact that public and private nursing schools have contributed significantly to the Thai health system, it is not clear whether and to what extent there was difference in job preferences between typ...

    Krisada Sawaengdee, Nareerut Pudpong, Thunthita Wisaijohn, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Weerasak Putthasri, Mylene Lagarde and Duane Blaauw

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:8

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  8. Research article

    Differences in the working pattern among wound, ostomy, and continence nurses with and without conducting the specified medical act: a multicenter time and motion study

    To overcome the shortage of medical care delivery in the rapidly aging Japanese society, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in 2010 started to train the nurses to be able to conduct the specified medic...

    Yukie Sakai, Tomoe Yokono, Yuko Mizokami, Hiromi Sanada, Mayumi Okuwa, Toshio Nakatani and Junko Sugama

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:69

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  9. Research article

    Assessing nursing staff’s competences in mobility support in nursing-home care: development and psychometric testing of the Kinaesthetics Competence (KC) observation instrument

    Between 75 and 89% of residents living in long-term care facilities have limited mobility. Nurses as well as other licensed and unlicensed personnel directly involved in resident care are in a key position to ...

    Heidrun Gattinger, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Virpi Hantikainen, Sascha Köpke, Stefan Ott and Beate Senn

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:65

    Published on: 22 November 2016

  10. Research article

    Retaining early career registered nurses: a case study

    A core objective of the Australian health system is to provide high quality, safe health care that meets the needs of all Australians. To achieve this, an adequate and effective workforce must support the deli...

    Jane Mills, Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun, Helena Harrison, Karen Yates and Andrea O’Shea

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:57

    Published on: 10 October 2016

  11. Research article

    Possible effects of a course in cardiovascular nursing on prehospital care of patients experiencing suspected acute coronary syndrome: a cluster randomised controlled trial

    Current research suggests that nurses can influence the outcome for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim of this study has been to evaluate whether a course in cardiovascular nursing (CVN) can ...

    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström, Mats Holmberg, Johan Herlitz, Thomas Karlsson and Henrik Andersson

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:52

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  12. Research article

    Prevalence of workplace violence in Northwest Ethiopia: a multivariate analysis

    Workplace violence has been acknowledged as a global problem, particularly in the health sector. However, there is scarce data on workplace violence among nurses in Ethiopia. The aim of this study was to asses...

    Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Akililu Azazh Tumebo, Mengistu Mekonnen Kelkay, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay and Berihun Assefa Dachew

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:42

    Published on: 8 July 2016

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