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In these times

Tells the story of a front line community health worker, experience in a difficult profession witnessing the misery that is being perpetuated in the name of balanced budgets.

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Published: 1998
Cultural competence for registered nurses

Details recommendations to ensure appropriate cultural competence nursing care for Aboriginal peoples.

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Published: 2002
Delivering Internet health resources to an underserved health care profession: school nurses

Discusses the collaboration between the Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) of the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) in the development of a course focused on locating reliable and high-quality medical information resources on the Internet. Outlines the school nurse population, their professional information needs, and the development of the course curriculum. Concludes that the course provided participants with the skills to effectively utilize the Internet to locate high-quality medical information.

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Published: 2003
Promoting culturally competent care

States that to provide the best possible patient outcomes, nurses must provide culturally competent care. Defines cultural competence as the application of knowledge, skills, attitudes and personal attributes required by nurses to provide appropriate care and services in relation to the cultural characteristics of their clients. Views the responsibility for supporting culturally competent care as being shared among individuals, professional associations, regulatory bodies, health services delivery organizations, educational institutions and governments.

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Published: 2004
Nursing best practice guideline: interventions for postpartum depression

Focuses on the confirmation, prevention, and treatment of mothers with depressive symptoms in the first postpartum year.

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Published: 2005
Nursing best practice guideline: woman abuse: screening, identification and initial response

Offers nurses a repertoire of strategies that can be adapted to various practice environments in order to facilitate routine universal screening for woman abuse by nurses in all practice settings. PDF required to read.

Published: 2005
Supporting self-care: the contribution of nurses and physicians - An Exploratory Study

Examines how physicians and nurses support the self-care efforts of their patients and clients. Describes exemplary programs and tools that nurses and physicians can use as adjuncts in supporting self-care.

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Published: 1997
In transition: nurses respond to midwifery integration

Looks at nurses and their knowledge of midwifery, experiences with midwives, attitudes toward midwifery, and their views of how the current interprofessional situation could be changed.

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Published: 2000
Getting out and staying out: issues surrounding a woman's ability to remain out of an abusive relationship
Examines the issues that surround a woman s ability to remain out of an abusive relationship and to illuminate the nature and degree of influence nurses have on women during and after the leaving process. Highlights the ongoing need to advocate for and assist women during the transition of leaving and remaining out of abusive relationships. States that nurses and nursing leaders have the opportunity to support and introduce system-wide polices, such as universal screening for woman abuse, that create an environment for change and create work environments in which daily guidelines and policies promote the care of women who experience intimate partner violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Workforce trends of registered psychiatric nurses in Canada, 2004
Presents supply information on registered psychiatric nurses. (See Details)
Published: 2005