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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. 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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:48

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Cardiac misconceptions are common among healthcare professionals. The development of professional knowledge is considered an essential component of nursing education. Nurses, regardless of their grade, skills,...

    Authors: Susan Ka Yee Chow, Yuen Yee Chan, Sin Kuen Ho and Ka Chun Ng

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:46

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  3. Given the increasing complexity of acute care settings, high patient acuity and demanding workloads, new graduate nurses continue to require greater levels of support to manage rising patient clinical care nee...

    Authors: Rafic Hussein, Bronwyn Everett, Lucie M. Ramjan, Wendy Hu and Yenna Salamonson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:42

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  4. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:29

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  5. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:20

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  6. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:14

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  7. 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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:13

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  8. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2017 16:8

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  9. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:69

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  10. 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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:65

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  11. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:57

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  12. 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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:52

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  13. The recent reforms in the health care sector have changed the requirements for professional nursing competence in the clinical field. The reforms have also required nursing education to consider different area...

    Authors: Ann Karin Helgesen, Anne Grethe Gregersen and Anne Karine Østbye Roos

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:49

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  14. Individuals who have recently completed accredited courses and are eligible to register as a nurse in Australia are often referred to as not being ‘work-ready’ by clinically based colleagues. This project iden...

    Authors: Roy A. Brown and Patrick A. Crookes

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:45

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  15. The acquisition of quality clinical experience within a supportive and pedagogically adjusted clinical learning environment is a significant concern for educational institutions. The quality of clinical learni...

    Authors: Evridiki Papastavrou, Maria Dimitriadou, Haritini Tsangari and Christos Andreou

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:44

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  16. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:42

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  17. There are 285 million people with visual impairment (VI) worldwide including 39 million who are blind; 15 % of those with VI live in Africa, and around 80 % of VI is preventable or treatable with the right equ...

    Authors: Milka Madaha Mafwiri, Emma Jolley, Joanna Hunter, Clare Elizabeth Gilbert and Elena Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:41

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  18. The current challenges facing healthcare systems, in relation to the shortage of health professionals, necessitates mangers and leaders to learn from different leadership styles and staff empowerment strategie...

    Authors: Samirah A. Asiri, Wesley W. Rohrer, Khaled Al-Surimi, Omar O. Da’ar and Anwar Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:38

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  19. Nearly 20 % of the Swedish population is foreign-born. Increased exposure of patients from diverse cultures means there is an urgent need to address their unique requirements and provide optimal health care to...

    Authors: Emina Hadziabdic, Jalal Safipour, Margareta Bachrach-Lindström and Sally Hultsjö

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:25

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  20. Although both nurse empowerment and competence are fundamental concepts of describing newly graduated nurses’ professional development and job satisfaction, only few studies exist on the relationship between t...

    Authors: Liisa Kuokkanen, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Olivia Numminen, Hannu Isoaho, Mervi Flinkman and Riitta Meretoja

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:22

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  21. Practicing with trauma informed care (TIC) can strengthen nurses’ knowledge about the association of past trauma and the impact of trauma on the patient’s current mental illness. An aim of TIC is to avoid pote...

    Authors: Andrea Hall, Brian McKenna, Vikki Dearie, Tessa Maguire, Rosemary Charleston and Trentham Furness

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:21

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  22. Self-Directed Learning develops when students take the initiative for their learning, recognising needs, formulating goals, identifying resources, implementing appropriate strategies and evaluating learning ou...

    Authors: Lucia Cadorin, Su-Fen Cheng and Alvisa Palese

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:20

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  23. The number of single-parent families headed by mothers is rapidly growing worldwide. A large part of the international literature reveals that single motherhood is associated with increased levels of chronic s...

    Authors: Elena Rousou, Christiana Kouta and Nicos Middleton

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:15

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  24. Positive effects of physical activity, health promotion and disease prevention, in treatment of mental illnesses are well documented. Mental health practice for nursing students highlights the important connec...

    Authors: Marthe Lyngås Eklund, Ireen Ruud and Ellen Karine Grov

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:6

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  25. Multi-morbidity, poly-pharmacy and cognitive impairment leave many old patients in a frail condition with a high risk of adverse outcomes if proper health care is not provided. Knowledge about available compet...

    Authors: Pia Cecilie Bing-Jonsson, Dag Hofoss, Marit Kirkevold, Ida Torunn Bjørk and Christina Foss

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:5

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  26. It is important that mental health nurses meet the safety, security and care needs of persons suffering from psychotic illness to enhance these persons’ likelihood of feeling better during their time in acute ...

    Authors: Karina Sebergsen, Astrid Norberg and Anne-Grethe Talseth

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:3

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  27. Policy initiatives and an increasing amount of the literature within higher education both call for students to become more involved in creating their own learning. However, there is a lack of studies in under...

    Authors: Cecilie Haraldseid, Febe Friberg and Karina Aase

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2016 15:2

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  28. Pressure ulcers are the common conditions among patients hospitalized in acute and chronic care facilities and impose significant burden on patients, their relatives and caregivers. Pressure ulcers have been d...

    Authors: Nurhusien Nuru, Fisseha Zewdu, Senafikish Amsalu and Yohannes Mehretie

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:34

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Although detection of delirium using the current tools is excellent in research settings, in routine clinical practice, this is not the case. Together with nursing staff, we developed a screening tool (RADAR) ...

    Authors: Philippe Voyer, Nathalie Champoux, Johanne Desrosiers, Philippe Landreville, Jane McCusker, Johanne Monette, Maryse Savoie, Sylvie Richard and Pierre-Hugues Carmichael

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:19

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  30. Cardiovascular disease is common among old people and many undergo cardiac surgery. Scientific knowledge is available on cardiac surgery from several perspectives. However, we found few studies focusing on old...

    Authors: Helena Claesson Lingehall, Nina Smulter, Birgitta Olofsson and Elisabeth Lindahl

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:17

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  31. Nursing has come a long way since the days of Florence Nightingale and even though no consensus exists it would seem reasonable to assume that caring still remains the inner core, the essence of nursing. In th...

    Authors: Ewa Kazimiera Andersson, Ania Willman, Annica Sjöström-Strand and Gunilla Borglin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:16

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  32. Ankle exercise has been proven to be an effective intervention to increase venous velocity. However, the efficacy of ankle exercise for improving cerebral circulation has not been determined. We hypothesized t...

    Authors: Sachiko Nagaya, Hisae Hayashi, Etsuko Fujimoto, Naoko Maruoka and Hiromitsu Kobayashi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:14

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  33. In recent years, perioperative nursing has received ongoing attention as part of an interprofessional collaboration. Perioperative nursing is constantly faced with new challenges and opportunities that necessi...

    Authors: Erik Elgaard Sørensen, Ida Østrup Olsen, Marianne Tewes and Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2014 13:45

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  34. Patient safety culture emerges from the shared assumptions, values and norms of members of a health care organization, unit, team or other group with regard to practices that directly or indirectly influence p...

    Authors: Marita Danielsson, Per Nilsen, Annica Öhrn, Hans Rutberg, Jenni Fock and Siw Carlfjord

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2014 13:39

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  35. Patients with head and neck cancer are at high risk of malnutrition and dysphagia. Enteral tube feeding via a gastrostomy or nasogastric tube is often required in response to dysphagia, odynophagia or side eff...

    Authors: Teresa Brown, Merrilyn Banks, Brett Hughes, Lizbeth Kenny, Charles Lin and Judith Bauer

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2014 13:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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