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Johnson, Judith M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
An explanatory correlational study was conducted to explore whether and to what extent a relationship between hours of participation in service learning and commitment to social responsibility exists for students enrolled in pre-licensure baccalaureate-nursing programs currently participating in the Nursing Licensure Compact. The convenience…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Correlation, Participation, Social Responsibility
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Artinian, Nancy T.; Drees, Betty M.; Glazer, Greer; Harris, Kevin; Kaufman, Lon S.; Lopez, Naty; Danek, Jennifer C.; Michaels, Julia – College and University, 2017
In the wake of national health care reform, development of the future health care workforce has become more important than ever. Millions of newly insured patients, many from underserved urban communities, are seeking health care services. In order to provide high-quality care to rapidly diversifying patient populations, health care professionals…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Health Services, College Applicants, College Admission
Denehy, Janice – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) to support the collection of essential nursing data as listed in the Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS). The NMDS provides a basic structure to identify the data needed to delineate nursing care delivered to clients as well as relevant characteristics of those clients. Structure…
Descriptors: Data, Data Collection, Information Technology, Case Records
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McGregor, Margaret J.; Baumbusch, Jennifer; Abu-Laban, Riyad B.; McGrail, Kimberlyn M.; Andrusiek, Dug; Globerman, Judith; Berg, Shannon; Cox, Michelle B.; Salomons, Kia; Volker, Jan; Ronald, Lisa – Canadian Journal on Aging, 2011
Hospitalization of nursing home residents can be futile as well as costly, and now evidence indicates that treating nursing home residents in place produces better outcomes for some conditions. We examined facility organizational characteristics that previous research showed are associated with potentially avoidable hospital transfers and with…
Descriptors: Physicians, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Health Facilities
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Mohammed, Salisu Ishaku; Ahonsi, Babatunde; Oginni, Ayodeji Babatunde; Tukur, Jamilu; Adoyi, Gloria – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: To assess the knowledge of nurse-midwife educators on the major causes of maternal mortality in Nigeria. Setting: Schools of nursing and midwifery in Nigeria. Method: A total of 292 educators from 171 schools of nursing and midwifery in Nigeria were surveyed for their knowledge of the major causes of maternal mortality as a prelude to…
Descriptors: Obstetrics, Nursing, Foreign Countries, Differences
Barnawi, Najla A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Background: Due to increasing transmigration, care of women with female genital cutting FGC has become a national and global public health and human rights issue. The US is one of the Western countries that have a large number of women who underwent or are at risk to undergo FGC. Based on the US Population Reference Bureau (PRB) (2013), there were…
Descriptors: Females, Human Body, Public Health, Civil Rights
Lee, Seon Ah – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to develop a tool to evaluate the quality of a clinical information system (CIS) conceived by nurses and conduct a pilot test with the developed tool as an initial assessment. CIS quality is required for successful implementation in information technology (IT) environments. The study started with the realization that…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Nurses, Content Validity, Nursing
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Castle, Nicholas G.; Decker, Frederic H. – Gerontologist, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the association of Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) leadership style and Director of Nursing (DON) leadership style with quality of care. Design and Methods: Leaders were categorized into 4 groups: consensus managers, consultative autocrats, shareholder managers, or autocrats. This leadership style…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Effectiveness, Nursing Homes, Health Facilities
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Kang, Yu; Meng, Hongdao; Miller, Nancy A. – Gerontologist, 2011
Purpose of the Study: To evaluate the impact of rural geographic location on nursing home quality of care in the United States. Design and Methods: The study used cross-sectional observational design. We obtained resident- and facility-level data from 12,507 residents in 1,174 nursing homes from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey. We used…
Descriptors: Nursing Homes, Rural Population, Geographic Location, Institutional Characteristics
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Newcomer, Robert J.; Kang, Taewoon; Doty, Pamela – Gerontologist, 2012
Purpose of the Study: Medicaid service use and expenditure and quality of care outcomes in California's personal care program known as In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) are described. Analyses investigated Medicaid expenditures, hospital use, and nursing home stays, comparing recipients who have paid spouse caregivers with those having other…
Descriptors: Spouses, Caregivers, Nursing Homes, Expenditures
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Mohammadi, Ali; Mohammadi, Jamshid – World Journal of Education, 2014
This study aims at evaluating perceived service quality in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences (ZUMS). This study was cross-sectional and authors surveyed educational services at ZUMS. Through stratified random sampling, 384 students were selected and an adapted SERVQUAL instrument was used for data collection. Data analysis was performed by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Quality, Statistical Analysis, Scores
Kaddoura, Mahmoud – Educational Research Quarterly, 2013
This study investigated the change in critical thinking (CT) skills of baccalaureate nursing students who were educated using a Think-Pair-Share (TPS) or an equivalent Non-Think-Pair-Share (Non-TPS) teaching method. Critical thinking has been an essential outcome of nursing students to prepare them to provide effective and safe quality care for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Critical Thinking, Nursing Education, Health Services
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Al-Dhafiri, Abdulwahab Mohammad – Education, 2014
Background: To what extent is there a significant difference between the elderly's demographic data and their attitudes toward the role of social welfare services in improving their lives? Employed Method: This study used a descriptive method to investigate the activities/services and programs provided by social care homes for the elderly, both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Living Standards, Quality of Life
Montecuollo, Brittany – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this project was to evaluate the impact of a quality improvement strategy to implement an RN clinical learning and development specialist (CLDS) with the intent to reduce high turnover in novice nurses and low nurse engagement. The CLDS served as expert, role-model, coach, and mentor. Benner's model of novice-to-expert was used as…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Nursing Education, Specialists, Novices
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Curtis, Elana; Wikaire, Erena; Kool, Bridget; Honey, Michelle; Kelly, Fiona; Poole, Phillippa; Barrow, Mark; Airini; Ewen, Shaun; Reid, Papaarangi – Higher Education Research and Development, 2015
Tertiary institutions aim to provide high quality teaching and learning that meet the academic needs for an increasingly diverse student body including indigenous students. "Tatou Tatou" is a qualitative research project utilising Kaupapa "Maori" research methodology and the Critical Incident Technique interview method to…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Interviews, Critical Incidents Method
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