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Paternal postpartum depression: How can nurses help?
(Contemporary Nurse, 2010)
Men’s emotional health can be overlooked during their partner’s pregnancy and throughout the fi rst postpartum year. Postpartum depression, once expected only in new mothers, is now estimated to occur in 4–25% of new ...
Immunizing Children Who Fear and Resist Needles: Is it a Problem for Nurses?
(Nursing Forum, 2010)
Despite increasing evidence that immunization procedures can be stressful for children, little is known about what the experience of immunizing frightened and needle resistant children can be like for nurses. This article ...
How to uncover post-stroke depression.
(Nursing made Incredibly Easy!, 2010)
Often undetected, post-stroke depression occurs in at least one-third of stroke survivors. Nurses can help by recognizing and responding to patients who become depressed after experiencing a stroke. We fill you in ...
From vocational college to university: How one group of nurses experienced the transition
(Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research, 2010)
This qualitative descriptive study explored Post LPN to BN students' perceptions of their studies at a Canadian University. Kelly's (1955/1991) Psychology of Personal Constructs was the theoretical framework for this three ...
Online Interest Groups: Virtual Gathering Spaces to Promote Graduate Student Interaction
(International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 2012)
This article discusses a 15 month educational innovation project, the objective of which was to investigate the perceptions of health profession students about their participation in a program-wide virtual community gathering ...
Developmental disabilities co-occurring with Mental illness
(Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Partnership Program, 2013)
Overcoming barriers to role transition during an online post LPN to BN program
(Nurse Education in Practice, 2011)
Canadian Licensed Practical Nurses continuing their education in an online Bachelor of Nursing program face unique barriers as they transition towards a new and more complex nursing role. This qualitative descriptive ...
Peer E-Mentoring Podcasts in a Self-Paced Course
(Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2011)
This article describes how podcasts from senior students were used as brief peer mentoring tools in an asynchronous, self-paced, text-based, introductory online nursing course. An increasing number of distance educators ...
Becoming Socialized into a New Professional Role: LPN to BN Student Nurses’ Experiences with Legitimation
(Nursing Research and Practice, 2012-01)
This paper presents findings froma qualitative descriptive study that explored the professional socialization experiences of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who attended an online university to earn a Baccalaureate degree ...
Licensed Practical Nurses becoming Registered Nurses: Conflicts and responses that can help
(Clinical Nursing Studies, 2013)
This article describes findings from a qualitative research project designed to understand the professional socialization experiences of Licensed Practical Nurses attending university to transition to the role of Registered ...