Nursing Research

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Prospects and constraints of nursing home-based integrated adult day care : Viewpoints of experts.

Even when they are in need of care, old people prefer to stay in their community. An appropriate design of nonresidential and residential care services close to people's home is crucial for supporting them. In the model project "Pflege stationär-Weiterdenken!" (Nursing home care-think ahead!) nursing homes offer extended services to old people in the community. This includes integrated day care (...

Unit Leadership and Climates for Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in Acute Care: A Cross-Sectional Descriptive Study.

The purposes of this study were to (a) describe nurse manager (NM) leadership behaviors for evidence-based practice, NM evidence-based practice competencies, and unit climates for evidence-based practice implementation in acute care, and (b) test for differences in NMs' and staff nurses' (RNs') perceptions.

How Do Family Strengths-Oriented Therapeutic Conversations (FAM-SOTC) Advance Psychiatric Nursing Practice?

Family nursing interventions, focusing on therapeutic conversations, have been found to benefit primary caregivers dealing with chronic and acute illnesses. Less is known, however, about the benefit of these interventions for partner caregivers. The aims of this study were to develop and test the Family Strengths-Oriented Therapeutic Conversation (FAM-SOTC) intervention for partner caregivers of y...

Educational needs for new graduate nurses in Korea.

New nursing graduates often experience difficulty adjusting to clinical work environments, despite completing well-structured education programs. This study explored the educational needs of recent nursing graduates from the perspectives of new nurses and their clinical educators in Korea. Four focus-group interviews with 7 nurse educators and 8 new nurses were conducted. Data were analyzed using ...

Nurse practitioners can lead the way in affecting colorectal cancer screening.

Analysis of nurse practitioner scope of practice in Taiwan using the Longest policy cycle model.

To date, there has been no policy analysis or review of the effectiveness of the current nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice regulations in Taiwan. The purpose is of this article was to provide a policy analysis of the NP scope of practice regulations in Taiwan.

The Suitability of Grounded Theory Research for Correctional Nursing.

The tension between custody and caring is particular to correctional nursing practice, including issues such as the correctional priorities of safety and security that often dominate nursing practice. The evidence that should underlie correctional nursing practice is regrettably sparse. There are two reasons a grounded theory (GT) approach is paramount for building foundational knowledge to advanc...

Health Optimization Program for Elders: Improving the Transition From Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facility.

Individuals discharged from the hospital to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) experience high rates of unplanned hospital readmission, indicating opportunity for improvement in transitional care.

Relationship Between Work Environments, Nurse Outcomes, and Quality of Care in ICUs: Mediating Role of Nursing Care Left Undone.

The mechanism of how work environments affect nurse outcomes and quality of care has not been studied in intensive care unit (ICU) settings.

Impact of Patient Safety Culture on Missed Nursing Care and Adverse Patient Events.

A strong patient safety culture (PSC) may be associated with improved patient outcomes in hospitals. The mechanism that explains this relationship is underexplored; missed nursing care may be an important link.

Critical Care Nurse-Led Quality Improvement Hyperglycemia Reduction Initiative.

Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, January 2019.

International priorities for home care education, research, practice, and management: Qualitative content analysis.

Despite growing demand for home care nursing, there is a growing home care workforce shortage, due in part to hospital-centric nursing curricula that lead students to undervalue of home care and community practice setting (Van Iersel et al., 2018a, 2018b).

National survey: Developing a common approach to grading of practice in pre-registration midwifery.

This paper presents the final phase of a national project exploring grading of practice in programmes leading to registration as a midwife in the United Kingdom. The aim was to develop a generic framework for grading practice, enhancing standardisation while enabling flexibility in application of current and new educational standards. A mixed method on-line survey considered existing practice asse...

Piloting a practice model in a Norwegian nursing home- A student-managed ward: A way to empower students for the nursing role.

This paper focuses on the experiences of nursing students on a student-managed ward, the purpose of which was to empower students for the nursing role. Five nursing students operated and managed a nursing home ward for eight weeks during their final year of nursing education. The students claimed that a group of five students was beneficial. However, a group of five was too large for one nurse to ...

Mobilising evidence to improve nursing practice: A qualitative study of leadership roles and processes in four countries.

The approach and style of leaders is known to be an important factor influencing the translation of research evidence into nursing practice. However, questions remain as to what types of roles are most effective and the specific mechanisms through which influence is achieved.

Correlation between job security as motivation and career maturity among Japanese nursing students.

For nursing students, career maturity -an individual's readiness to cope with career development tasks and make age-appropriate career decisions- is an essential factor influencing their desire to continue the job after qualifying as a nurse. Although job security as motivation to become a nurse might influence the career maturity of nursing students, it has not been demonstrated. In this study I ...

Reflections and achievements.

Academic nursing scholarship redefined.

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) last defined academic nursing scholarship in 1999. The AACN recognized faculty scholarship must align with the increasingly complex and dynamic health care environment to prepare nurses for an ever-changing future. The new, broader definition recognizes multiple ways of knowing and values all scholarly contributions, which affect nursing scien...

Systematic review addressing nurse practitioner reimbursement policy: Part one of a four-part series on critical topics identified by the 2015 nurse practitioner research agenda.

The growth and sustainability of nurse practitioners (NPs) requires transparent, fair and equitable reimbursement policies. Complicating this issue is variation in reimbursement policy within and across federal, state, and other payers. Even with explicit regulations, there remain questions on how reimbursement policies are covertly operationalized in practice. This systematic review aims to ident...

Systematic review addressing nurse practitioner reimbursement policy: Part one of a four-part series on critical topics identified by the 2015 Nurse Practitioner Research Agenda.

An integrative review of nurse practitioner education models: Part three of a four-part series on critical topics identified by the 2015 Nurse Practitioner Research Agenda.

Critical research topics were identified after nurse practitioner (NP) organization stakeholders participated in the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioner, 2015 Nurse Practitioner Research Agenda Roundtable. Strategies and recommendations were identified to support further work examining NP outcomes-based research priorities in four areas: 1) policy and regulation; 2) workforce...

A scoping review of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Consensus Model outcomes: Part four of a four-part series on critical topics identified by the 2015 Nurse Practitioner Research Agenda.

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) Consensus Model was produced by the APRN Joint Dialogue Group in 2008. The aim of the Consensus Model is to guide state boards on the implementation of APRN practice components, including licensure, accreditation, certification, and education and to clarify the legal scope of practice and APRN roles. The purpose of this scoping review and gap analysis...

Examining our four priorities: Commentary from the guest editors.

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