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  1. Career planning in nursing is often haphazard, with many studies showing that nurses need personal motivation, education, and the support of workplaces, which are often dominated by political and fiscal agenda...

    Authors: Lauretta Luck, Lesley Wilkes and Jennifer O’Baugh
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:52
  2. Preceptors are expected to have the skills to be able to form an effective learning environment and facilitate a constructive clinical learning experience for students and new employees. Internationally, acces...

    Authors: Mariette Bengtsson and Elisabeth Carlson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:51
  3. Interprofessional care ensures high quality healthcare. Effective interprofessional collaboration is required to enable interprofessional care, although within the acute care  hospital setting interprofessiona...

    Authors: Christina Hurlock-Chorostecki, Mary van Soeren, Kathleen MacMillan, Souraya Sidani, Faith Donald and Scott Reeves
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:50
  4. Authors: Ann Van Hecke, Maud Heinen, Paz Fernandez-Ortega, Marit Graue, Jeroen Hendriks, Bente Høy, Sascha Köpke, Maria Lithner and Betsie van Gaal
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  5. The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®) 2013 includes over 4000 concepts for global nursing diagnoses, outcomes and interventions and is a large and complex set of standardised nursing co...

    Authors: Lene Baagøe Laukvik, Kathy Mølstad and Mariann Fossum
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:49
  6. Peer learning, a collaborative learning model has no tradition in clinical education for undergraduate student nurses in Sweden, and little is reported of the student experience. An increasing number of studen...

    Authors: Marie Stenberg and Elisabeth Carlson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:48
  7. The Nurse-Family Partnership is a home visitation program for first-time, socially and economically disadvantaged mothers. The effectiveness of this public health intervention has been well established in the ...

    Authors: Susan M. Jack, Debbie Sheehan, Andrea Gonzalez, Harriet L. MacMillan, Nicole Catherine and Charlotte Waddell
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:47
  8. Despite numerous initiatives to improve the working environment for nursing aides, musculoskeletal disorders (pain) is still a considerable problem because of the prevalence, and pervasive consequences on the ...

    Authors: Anne Konring Larsen, Andreas Holtermann, Ole Steen Mortensen, Laura Punnett, Morten Hulvej Rod and Marie Birk Jørgensen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:46
  9. Implementing clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) in healthcare settings is a complex intervention involving both independent and interdependent components. Although the Consolidated Framework for Implementation R...

    Authors: Helga E. Breimaier, Birgit Heckemann, Ruud J. G. Halfens and Christa Lohrmann
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:43
  10. Pain assessment is an important component of pain management and health professionals require valid tools to assess pain to guide their pain management decisions. The study sought to select, develop, and valid...

    Authors: Lydia Aziato, Florence Dedey, Kissinger Marfo, James Avoka Asamani and Joe Nat A. Clegg-Lamptey
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:42
  11. For health care professionals, clinical practice is a vital part of education, and in several countries, teaching is a regulated part of the role of nurses and health care staff. The added responsibility of ta...

    Authors: Elisabeth Carlson and Mariette Bengtsson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:41
  12. Caring practice in nursing homes is a complex topic, especially the challenges of meeting the basic needs of residents when their behaviour evokes difficult emotions. Cognitive and physical changes related to ...

    Authors: Anne Marie Sandvoll, Ellen Karine Grov, Kjell Kristoffersen and Solveig Hauge
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:40
  13. Learning in the clinical environment is an important part of nursing education. Several recent studies focusing on clinical learning have been based on hospital settings. Little is known about primary health c...

    Authors: Elisabeth Bos, Charlotte Silén and Päivi Kaila
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:39
  14. Healthcare aides (HCAs) are the primary caregivers for vulnerable older persons. They have many titles and are largely unregulated, which contributes to their relative invisibility. The objective of this scopi...

    Authors: Sarah J. Hewko, Sarah L. Cooper, Hanhmi Huynh, Trish L. Spiwek, Heather L. Carleton, Shawna Reid and Greta G. Cummings
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:38
  15. Literature has shown the serious impact of severe mental illness on the daily life of caregivers. We studied reported caregiver support practices by mental health nurses for use in the development of a nursing...

    Authors: Marian I. Zegwaard, Marja J. Aartsen, Mieke H. F. Grypdonck and Pim Cuijpers
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:37
  16. Nurses working in acute care psychiatry settings experience high rates of patient violence which influences outcomes for nurses and the organization. This qualitative study explored psychiatric nurses’ experie...

    Authors: Kelly N. Stevenson, Susan M. Jack, Linda O’Mara and Jeannette LeGris
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:35
  17. 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
  18. Taiwan’s NHI system is one of the most successful health care models for countries around the globe. However, little research has demonstrated the mental health issues associated with nursing transformational ...

    Authors: Ping-Yi Lin, Sara MacLennan, Nigel Hunt and Tom Cox
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:33
  19. The University of New England (UNE), Australia decided to develop innovative placement opportunities for its increasing numbers of nursing students. Extensive community and stakeholder consultation determined ...

    Authors: Cynthia M. Stuhlmiller and Barry Tolchard
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:32
  20. Building capacity in a changing health care system is a challenge for advanced nursing education programs. Master-level nursing education is increasingly becoming the required education level for specialist nu...

    Authors: Marit Graue, Bodil Rasmussen, Anne S. Iversen and Trisha Dunning
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:30
  21. There has been much debate by both academics and clinical agencies about the motivations and abilities of nurse graduates to work in mental health nursing. The aim of this study was to recruit student nurses f...

    Authors: Karen-leigh Edward, Philip Warelow, Stephen Hemingway, Gylo Hercelinskyj, Anthony Welch, Sue McAndrew and John Stephenson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:29
  22. The ‘spillover effect’ of academic-practice partnerships on hospital nursing staff has received limited attention. In 2007, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) created the VA Nursing Academy (VANA) to fund...

    Authors: Marjorie L. Pearson, Tamar Wyte-Lake, Candice Bowman, Jack Needleman and Aram Dobalian
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:28
  23. Because parents with young children access primary health care services frequently, a key opportunity arises for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) nurses to actively work with families to support healthy infant ...

    Authors: R. Laws, K. J. Campbell, P. van der Pligt, K. Ball, J. Lynch, G. Russell, R. Taylor and E. Denney-Wilson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:26
  24. Professional nursing practice is informed by biological, social and behavioural sciences. In undergraduate pre-registration nursing programs, biological sciences typically include anatomy, physiology, microbio...

    Authors: Melanie Birks, Nicholas Ralph, Robyn Cant, Elspeth Hillman and Ylona Chun Tie
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:24
  25. The philosophy of midwifery education is based on the ‘Women-centred care’ model, which provides holistic care to women. Continuity of care (CoC) is integral to the concept of holistic women-centred care and f...

    Authors: Yanti Yanti, Mora Claramita, Ova Emilia and Mohammad Hakimi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:22
  26. The Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus is a serious and emerging issue in Saudi Arabia and the world. A response was required to reduce possible disease transmission between the hospital and unive...

    Authors: Bridget V Stirling, Jennie Harmston and Hana Alsobayel
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:20
  27. 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
  28. Research- and/or evidence-based knowledge are not routinely adopted in healthcare and nursing practice. It is also unclear which implementation strategies are effective in nursing practice and what expenditure...

    Authors: Helga E Breimaier, Ruud JG Halfens and Christa Lohrmann
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2015 14:18
  29. 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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