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‘On the edge of a whirlpool’: Living with a fear of needle procedures
This study explores the lived experience of needle phobia through individual interviews with five participants. The understanding and experience of three medical imaging nurses carrying out procedures on patients with ...
Encompassing multiple moral paradigms: A challenge for nursing educators
(Sage Publications, 2010-03)
Providing ethically competent care requires nurses to reflect not only on nursing ethics, but also on their own ethical traditions. New challenges for nurse educators over the last decade have been the increasing globalization ...
Experiences of Clinical Tutors with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Students
(Nursing Praxis in N.Z., 2012)
Clinical tutors, referred to in the international literature as clinical supervisors, facilitators, mentors or instructors, are responsible for providing and supervising workplace learning opportunities for groups of ...
Mothering a hospitalized child: it’s the 'little things' that matter
(SAGE Publications, 2005)
This paper reports one aspect of a phenomenological study that described the lived experience of mothering a child hospitalised with acute illness or injury (Gasquoine, 1996). The significance for mothers of nurses doing ...
Ethical issues with the elderly: A paper presented to the First National Gerontology Conference for Nurses
Ethical issues in relation to elderly people are many and complex. Resource issues, competency, treatment issues are all problematic. In this short time, I need to focus my information, and so I have chosen three issues. ...
Will someone walk with me? A case study exploration of graduate nurses’ perceptions of the preceptored experience
The transition from student to registered nurse is a challenging and often stressful time in a nurse’s career. “Will someone walk with me?’ is a case study research project that explores the graduate nurses’ perceptions ...
Qualitative research in rheumatology: A personal perspective
As the title suggests, today's presentation draws on my personal experience of using qualitative research in rheumatology. However there is more than one 'personal perspective' woven through my presentation. I will also ...
Does activity theory help our understanding of teamwork, leadership and interprofessional collaboration?
Background and purpose The literature identifies the lack of a conceptual underpinning to interprofessional education and collaborative practice, linking this to the failure of many initiatives to improve such practice. ...