Challenges to online education during the time of COVID ‐19: A focus group study
ConclusionsThis study is the first to demonstrate the challenges involved in nursing education in OPT during the COVID-19 pandemic.ImpactThe findings of this study can be used to improve the online learning experience during COVID-19. As a recent change to nursing education, it is vital to understand the nature of the problems related to this sudden change. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 16, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Maha Atout, Intima Alrimawi, Amira Mohammed Ali, Mutaz Dreidi, Imad Abu Khader, Maram Jaghama Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Self ‐esteem in the context of intimate partner violence: A concept analysis
ConclusionsCurrent literature is limited in its definition of self-esteem in the context of IPV. Women experiencing IPV with low self-esteem might not seek help for IPV from nurses. Nurses could develop culturally appropriate IPV screening tools that assess the changes in self-esteem among women from different sociodemographic and cultural backgrounds. The defining attributes could contribute to developing comprehensive IPV screening tools in healthcare settings. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 13, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Ay şe Güler, Karen Bankston, Carolyn R. Smith Tags: CONCEPT ANALYSIS Source Type: research

Hope on the horizon for healthcare professionals' mental health
AbstractHealthcare professionals have battled physically, mentally, and emotionally overwhelming workforce pressures for years. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated this burnout substantially since its onset in 2020. Recently implemented federal initiatives aim to assist in the development of moral resiliency against a morally distressing workplace environment. But is this enough? Meeting the immediate need for substantial mental health resources in the healthcare field is essential and will be a long-lasting endeavor. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 9, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Kathleen Gunter, Kate McConathy, Paige Johnson Tags: CREATIVE CONTROVERSY Source Type: research

Professional values and ethical sensitivities of nurses in COVID ‐19 pandemic
ConclusionProfessional value perceptions were enhanced, and moral sensitivities were improved. Age and professional experience were identified as factors that affected the professional value perceptions and moral sensitivities of the nurses. The results will form the basis for future studies and contribute to the resolution of ethical dilemmas experienced by nurses. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 9, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Dilek Yildirim, Vildan Kocatepe Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Implementing effective care by improving attendance to the comprehensive postpartum visit in an urban hospital practice
DiscussionThis initiative increased attendance at postpartum visits at a statistically significant rate. Implementing a schedule log, postpartum check-in visits, and depression screening increased effective care and attendance at comprehensive postpartum visits. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 8, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Paige Rowland, Christopher Kennedy Tags: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Source Type: research

The Scale on Community Care Perception (SCOPE) for nursing students: The reliability and validity
This study evaluated the validity and reliability of Turkish adaptation of the Scale on Community Care Perception (SCOPE) for nursing students.DesignThis study is a methodological study.MethodsThe study was conducted in two phases. The sample of the study was composed of 601 undergraduate nursing students studying in a university located in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. The data were collected using the Descriptive Information Form and “Scale on Community Care Perception for Nursing Students.”Results and DiscussionThe content validity index of the Turkish version of the scale was 0.91. The scale consisted of 2...
Source: Nursing Forum - September 7, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Betul Ozen, Gokce Demir, Umit Sevig Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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Source: Nursing Forum - September 5, 2022 Category: Nursing Tags: ISSUE INFORMATION Source Type: research

When the first vaccine arrived: An investigation of factors that influenced the intention of health care workers in the  national health system of Greece to be vaccinated against the SARS COV‐2 virus during the first trimester of vaccine arrival
ConclusionIn conclusion, our study showed that once a vaccine was available, most HCWs were willing to be vaccinated. These findings could be used in the future to tailor communication and promotion campaigns, using anthropocentric strategies. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 2, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: George Kipourgos, Grigorios Kourtis, Maria Papatheodorou, George Elesnitsalis, Paraskevi Filtiseniou, Eleni Albani, Anastasios Tzenalis Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Followership in nurses working in Saudi Arabian hospitals: A cross ‐sectional study
Conclusion and ImplicationsFollowership styles were influenced by sociodemographic and work-related factors. Young nurses with less experience tend to be pragmatist followers. Nursing managers should integrate followership styles when planning leadership and team development courses to ensure maximum team effectiveness as leadership and followership are interdependent. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - September 2, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Sulaiman Alanazi, Richard Wiechula, David Foley Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The relationship between  nurse–nurse collaboration and work readiness among new graduate nurses
ConclusionThe results of this study demonstrated that improving nurse –nurse collaboration is an effective way to increase work readiness among NGNs. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - August 31, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Merve Tarhan, P ınar Doğan, Ahu Kürklü Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The moderating role of social support on workplace violence and stress among psychiatric nurses
AbstractExposure to violent acts is considered one of the major stressful events psychiatric nurses are exposed to. Social support has been found to reduce nurses' stress and alleviate their experience of workplace violence; however, no accounts are available on whether social support moderates the relationship between workplace violence and stress. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the moderating role of social support on workplace violence and stress among psychiatric nurses. A cross-sectional descriptive and predictive design was utilized. A total of 195 psychiatric nurses were recruited from two governmen...
Source: Nursing Forum - August 29, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Ghada Shahrour, Ihab Taha, Amira Mohammed Ali, Muntaha Alibrahim Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Application of trauma ‐informed care principles in academic nursing settings during the COVID‐19 pandemic
AbstractThe persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a multitude of changes in the ways nursing education, research, and practice are carried out. In addition to the demands of shifting to remote education as well as finding alternatives to direct patient care learning, nursing faculty and students are directly confronting morbidity and mortality among classmates, colleagues, friends, and family members. These experiences unquestionably meet criteria for traumatic experience, and this must be accounted for in nursing education as they can have detrimental effects on learning, teaching, and well-being. The current ge...
Source: Nursing Forum - August 23, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Jocelyn C. Anderson, Candace W. Burton, Jessica E. Draughon Moret, Jessica R. Williams Tags: THEORETICAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Electrocardiogram interpretation competency among undergraduate nursing students: A quasi ‐experimental study
ConclusionOverall performance of nursing students was limited. Study results confirm the primary hypothesis that the educational program was effective in improving students' ECG interpretation competencies. More ECG contents and programs should be integrated into nursing curricula and more follow-up studies are recommended. This study highlighted the significance of equipping nursing students with ECG interpretation competencies through education and training to ensure safe practice. (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - August 23, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Izzeddin A. Bdair Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

A longitudinal study of student nurse anxiety and distress during transitions in learning due to the COVID ‐19 pandemic
AbstractThis longitudinal study investigated anxiety, distress, and related symptoms experienced by undergraduate student nurses as they transitioned in March of 2020 to a virtual classroom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in August of 2021 back to in-person learning. Qualtrics survey links were distributed at the end of the spring 2020 and fall 2021 semesters; survey response rates were 63% (n = 50) and 42% (n = 21), respectively. The 2020 cohort had a mean symptom rate of 4.32 out of 13 symptoms; the 2022 mean decreased to 2.47. Overall, symptoms decreased during the study period, but issues of anxiety and distre...
Source: Nursing Forum - August 22, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Sharon Konrad, Anita Fitzgerald Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Meaningful work, pleasure in working, and the moderating effects of deep acting and COVID ‐19 on nurses' work
ConclusionPerceiving one's work as meaningful can be a job resource that protects nurses from the negative effects of emotional regulation demands and even from the stress of dealing with COVID-19.ImpactThe study addresses the problem of nurses' emotional regulation demands at work and evaluates the protective role of meaningful work. The findings could be useful for planning prevention interventions (through training in adaptive emotional regulation strategies) or protection interventions (through the promotion of effective coping strategies and the stimulation of one's work engagement). (Source: Nursing Forum)
Source: Nursing Forum - August 17, 2022 Category: Nursing Authors: Francesco Pace, Giulia Sciotto, Lorenzo Russo Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research