ERIC Number: ED294002
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr-8
Reference Count: N/A
Potentials Unlimited: Nursing Practice, Education and Administration. Nursing Research Conference Proceedings (1st, Fresno, California, April 8, 1987).
Jacobsen-Webb, Marilyn-Lu, Ed.
The purposes of this conference were: (1) to present research representing a variety of topics and study designs; (2) to disseminate findings of nursing research; and (3) to stimulate the use of research and theory as a basis for clinical, educational, and administrative practice. The keynote address and two invited presentations are presented in full: "Fulfilling Nursing's Potential through Research" (Schlotfeldt); "Feasibility of Generating Researchable Problems in Nursing Practice, Education, and Administration" (Huckabay); and "Minorities in Nursing Research" (Richards). Abstracts are provided for other conference presentations including: "The Case for Philosophical Inquiry in Nursing" (Allen); "Non Empirical Research in Nursing" (Fowler); "Faculty Report on the Organization and Structure of the Clinical Laboratory Experiences of Senior Students in Baccalaureate Nursing Programs" (Makarem); "Effects of Teaching Critical Elements of Psychomotor Skills to Baccalaureate Nursing Students" (Paulfrey); "Persistence among Registered Nurse Students in a Baccalaureate Program" (Dehn); "Is There a Difference in Clinical Performance between Graduates of R.N. Programs?" (Jacobsen-Webb); "Needs Assessment of Registered Nurse Students in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program" (Rabago); "Family Systems Functioning and Family Physical Health Practices" (Phipps); "The Stability of Cognitive Functioning in the Institutionalized Elderly" (Ivan); "Social Support and Self-Care Health Practices in the Independent Elderly" (Redelfs); "Adolescent Hypertension and Associated Cardiac Risk Factors" (Ellis); "The Effect of Blood Volume Status on Pulmonary Artery Pressures" (Schwartz-Lookinland, Shoemaker); "The Effects of Relaxation on Anxiety and Classroom Behavior in School Children" (Rector); "Multidimensional Stress Management in Nursing Education" (Russler); "Stress Management among Filipino Nurse Executives" (Flores); "Fiedler's Contingency Theory of Leadership: Implications for Nursing" (Ivan); "Coping Behaviors and Social Support among Women Caregivers of Frail Elderly in the Home" (Coleman); "Social Support and Maternal Perceptions in Primigravidas" (Hughes); "Nursing Intervention in the Maternal Perception of the Premature Infant" (Brownell); and "A One Year Mortality Study of the Most Critically-Ill Children in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit" (Medicus). (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Aging (Individuals), Children, Clinical Experience, Higher Education, Infant Mortality, Infants, Job Performance, Medical Case Histories, Medical Research, Medical Services, Medicine, Minority Groups, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education, Older Adults, Patients, Scientific Research, Stress Management
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Fresno. Dept. of Nursing.