Does improved postgraduate capacity shift the balance of power for nurse specialists in practice?
Judith C. Bruce, PhD, RN, RM, School of Therapeutic Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Shelley Schmollgruber, PhD, Department of Nursing Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, South Africa
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This study explored nurse specialists' experiences of change and influence on practice in two years after graduating with a postgraduate degree. The study used a hybrid evaluation framework an exploratory, sequential mixed method design.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Iyiola, Cherry Efe; Schmollgruber, Shelley; Bruce, Judith C.Globally, delirium affects about 80% of critically-ill patients. Little is known about how nurses care for patients with delirium in Africa. Hence this study obtained a better understanding of nurses’ experiences of ...
Schmollgruber, Shelley; Bruce, Judith C.This study determined the incidence of delirium in critically ill patients and explored the relationships between delirium, patient clinical factors and outcomes. The study setting was the adult intensive care units of a ...
Scaling up nurse education: An evaluation of a national PhD capacity development programme in South Africa Bruce, Judith C.; Mulaudzi, Fhumulani Mavis; Comiskey, Catherine; Matthews, Anne; Williamson, Charmaine; Klopper, Hester C. (2016-03-21)Session presented on Saturday, November 7, 2015 and Sunday, November 8, 2015: Background: The global shortage of nursing professionals educated at baccalaureate level and beyond has been highlighted and the impact of this ...
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Undergraduate nurses perceptions on the nature of assessments in a BSN programme: A Malawian perspective Chilemba, Evelyn Baxter; Bruce, Judith C. (2016-07-13)Session presented on Thursday, July 21, 2016 and Friday, July 22, 2016: Purpose: The study aimed at exploring on how the undergraduate nurses perceived the nature of assessments in their BSN programme in relation to their ...