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Mc Elhinney, Helena; Taylor, Brian J.; Sinclair, Marlene – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Protecting an unborn baby from abuse and neglect presents particular challenges for professionals due to the uncertainties about appraising future harm and functioning of family relationships. This systematic narrative review synthesises studies of professional decision making by health and social care professionals regarding child protection of…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Prenatal Care, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
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Tankpara, Philip Anyelba; Adom, Dickson; Adu-Agyem, Joe – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2021
The study assessed internal quality assurance (QA) systems in health training institutions in the Upper West Region. The study adopted the cross-section analytical design with a sample size of 272 (67 health tutors and 205 final year nursing students) using systematic and purposive sampling techniques. Data for the study were collected with a…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Administrative Policy, College Faculty
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Thoresen, Anne-Lise; Norbye, Bente – Educational Action Research, 2021
Writing as a tool for learning and reflection is acknowledged as important in education. This article discusses how writing and subsequent dialogue can support midwife supervisors in enhancing their supervisory skills. The aim of this article is to discuss the significance of reflective journals as a tool for reflection, dialogue and cooperation…
Descriptors: Reflection, Journal Writing, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking
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Cofie, Reubena; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu; Doe, Patience Fakornam – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2021
Students' understanding of genetics and its associated mechanisms can be a difficult task. Though there are several instructional approaches to enhance the teaching and learning of genetics among medical, nursing, midwifery, and other allied health students in Ghana, little is known about the use of concept mapping as a teaching strategy. This…
Descriptors: Genetics, Concept Mapping, Obstetrics, Foreign Countries
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Riley, Elizabeth; Capps, Natalie; Ward, Nicole; McCormack, Leslie; Staley, Judy – Online Learning, 2021
This study explores the effect of rapidly transitioning an in-person pre-licensure nursing specialty course to remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The redesign included the following learning technologies: live and recorded whiteboard lectures with Socratic-style questioning, electronic audience response systems, remote simulations,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Satisfaction, Nursing Students, Nursing Education
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Ames, Jennifer L.; Massolo, Maria L.; Davignon, Meghan N.; Qian, Yinge; Croen, Lisa A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Youth with autism spectrum disorder often have complex medical needs. Disruptions of healthcare during the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare may put youth with autism spectrum disorder at higher risk of medical emergencies and high medical costs. We conducted a study among transition-age youth (14-25 years old) receiving healthcare at…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Youth, Adolescents
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Ramalepa, Tshiamo N.; Ramukumba, Tendani S.; Masala-Chokwe, Mmajapi E. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The South African Schools Act 84 of 1996 forbids discrimination against learners based on pregnancy, while the 2007 guideline document, "Measures for Prevention and Management of Learner Pregnancy," stipulates teachers' role in preventing and managing learner pregnancy. Teachers are, therefore, responsible for pregnant learners in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Pregnancy, Educational Legislation, Prevention
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Andersen, Betina Ristorp; Hinrich, Jesper Løve; Rasmussen, Maria Birkvad; Lehmann, Sune; Ringsted, Charlotte; Løkkegaard, Ellen; Tolsgaard, Martin G. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2020
Research from outside the medical field suggests that social ties between team-members influence knowledge sharing, improve coordination, and facilitate task completion. However, the relative importance of social ties among team-members for patient satisfaction remains unknown. In this study, we explored the association between social ties within…
Descriptors: Patients, Teamwork, Peer Relationship, Correlation
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Røseth, Idun; Austenå, Halvor; Sommerseth, Eva; Dahl, Bente; Lyberg, Anne; Bongaardt, Rob – SAGE Open, 2020
In this study, we aim to understand midwife leaders' perspectives on continuing professional education among midwives in their work unit. We used a phenomenological perspective and method in the process of interviewing the participants and analyzing the data. Five midwife leaders who worked in large maternity wards and had considerable experience…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Obstetrics, Professional Continuing Education, Educational Attitudes
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Bigirwa, June Patrick; Ndawula, Stephen; Naluwemba, Esther Frances – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2020
Despite the high level of investment on e-learning programs in Uganda, there is a low adoption of this new pedagogy in midwifery schools. This trend is likely to frustrate government's efforts to improve the skill mix, competencies and numbers of midwives. This research sought to establish whether school financing role was essential to e-learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Obstetrics, Electronic Learning, Adoption (Ideas)
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Kadioglu, Merve; Tacgin, Zeynep; Sahin, Nevin – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2020
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the most delicate parts of eLearning material development process and tools from the Instructional Design (ID) perspective. In this context, the birth lesson eLearning material modules have been progressed in accordance with the design-based research approach. The selected two modules have been completed…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Material Development, Electronic Learning, Obstetrics
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van der Aa, Jessica E.; Aabakke, Anna J. M.; Ristorp Andersen, Betina; Settnes, Annette; Hornnes, Peter; Teunissen, Pim W.; Goverde, Angelique J.; Scheele, Fedde – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2020
In postgraduate medical education, required competencies are described in detail in existing competency frameworks. This study proposes an alternative strategy for competency-based medical education design, which is supported by change management theories. We demonstrate the value of allowing room for re-invention and creative adaptation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Medical Education, Competency Based Education, Obstetrics
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Porta, Carolyn M.; Mann, Erin M.; Amiri, Rohina; Avery, Melissa D.; Azim, Sheba; Conway-Klaassen, Janice M.; Golzareh, Parvin; Joya, Mahdawi; Mwikarago, Emil Ivan; Nejabi, Mohammad Bashir; Olejniczak, Megan; Radhakrishnan, Raghu; Tengera, Olive; Thomas, Manuel S.; Weinkauf, Julia L.; Wiesner, Stephen M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Despite ongoing insecurity, Afghanistan has demonstrated improvement in health outcomes. Reasons for this success include a strategic public-private health service delivery model and investment in Afghan health care workforce development. Afghan universities have the primary responsibility for ensuring that an adequate health care workforce is…
Descriptors: Health Services, Public Health, Delivery Systems, Labor Force Development
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Örs, Mukaddes – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The aim of this research is to determine the lifelong learning competence of undergraduate first year and final year midwifery-nursing students. A quantitative research methodology was employed. The population of the study consists of a total of 375 students attending of department of midwifery (n=106) and nursing department (n= 269) in 2017-2018…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, College Freshmen, College Seniors, Obstetrics
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López-Alegría, Fanny; Oyanedel, Juan Carlos; Rivera-López, Gonzalo – SAGE Open, 2020
The student Burnout Syndrome is a response to chronic and severe stress linked to the role of the students and their academic context. This study aims at determining the prevalence and severity of the student Burnout Syndrome on a sample of midwifery students and its associated factors. The study is observational, cross-sectional, and analytical,…
Descriptors: Burnout, Obstetrics, Stress Variables, Incidence
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