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- 1Aluwihare-Samaranayake, Dilmi S
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- 1Ellis, Rebecca K.
Over the past three decades, the HIV epidemic has gained a stranglehold in sub-Saharan Africa, where 10% of the world’s population comprises more than 60% of all people living with the disease. Recent initiatives to boost prevention and treatment interventions are beginning to yield modest but...
Research evidence suggests that engaging with nature can promote health by reducing stress, improving cognition, fostering social connectivity, and supporting healthy behaviours such as physical activity, healthy eating, and pro-environmental practices. Yet there are empirical data gaps about...
The social-psychological process involved in using human patient simulators as a teaching/learning modality in undergraduate nursing educationDownload
The use of the high-fidelity human patient simulator (HPS) based clinical scenario in undergraduate nursing education is a powerful learning tool well suited to modern students’ preference for immersive construction of knowledge through the provision of contextually rich reality-based practice...
Chronic disease is the largest cause of death in the world. Yet little is known about how globalization forces affect the body and the experience of someone who is chronically ill. The need for specialized knowledge of subjective data is significant as it will assist us to improve our...
Background: Nurses’ use of research findings is essential to the provision of quality patient care. As a result, a need to better understand how to implement research into nursing practice has emerged, triggering requirements for its measurement. Purpose: The purpose of this thesis was to...
Preceptorship provides the opportunity for preceptors to offer practical experience to nursing students in the clinical setting. The current study was designed to explore and gain insight into preceptorship in Ghana from the perspectives of the key members involved in preceptorship. A focused...
“You need to be double cultured to function here”: toward an anthropology of Inuit nursing in Greenland and NunavutDownload
Working towards an anthropology of nursing, I explore what it means to become and be an Inuit nurse, using as a lens the experiences and voices of Greenlandic and Canadian Inuit nurses and nursing students who are educated and practice in settings developed and governed by Southerners (Danes and...
The patient teaching relationship is entwined within the dialogue between nurse and patient. Using interpretive phenomenology, consistent with the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, this research study explores the meaning of the relationships that develop for patients with nurses during their...
Refining Nursing Practice: A Grounded Theory of How Nurses Learn to Nurse Well in the Current Health Care MilieuDownload
Continuing to provide high-quality care to patients in the present health care system is challenging. As with many contemporary organizations, health care is characterized by change. This grounded theory study examined nurses’ workplace learning, with a particular focus on the role of the...
Nurse Educators Preparing for the Use of High-fidelity Human Patient Simulation: A Process of Finding Their WayDownload
Over the past decade in particular, high-fidelity simulation technology has been readily embraced and is increasingly expanding as an innovative approach to the teaching and learning process involved in preparing nursing students for the clinical setting. To date, there are no studies that...