Public Health Nursing
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Integration of end-of-life education into a community health nursing course.
Student nurses and novice nurses report that they received little in their nursing education to adequately prepare them for the death of a patient. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) competencies for end-of-life care assert the need for competent nursing care at the time of dea...
Advancing social research relationships in postnatal support settings.
We present a qualitative analysis of the development of social research relationships in PHN. Using a background literature review as a foundation, our qualitative mixed method strategy involved a comparative case-study analysis based on the authors' participant observation in two distinct postnatal...
The Nurse's First Visit.
Home visiting was an important component of the Public Health Nurse's (PHN) role in the early twentieth century. In this reprint, originally published in 1918 and reprinted in 1926, Edna Foley discusses the significance of the first visit the PHN makes to a family. Critical themes in the paper inclu...
In response to the published article "enhancing nursing students' understanding of poverty through simulation".
Actual and imagined first smoking experiences and resisted smoking opportunities of asian american adolescents.
To explore the metamotivational states experienced during first smoking experiences of Asian American adolescents. This survey research investigated the differences among the smokers, resisters, and smoking naives of a convenience sample of 328 Asian Americans, aged 16-19 in New York City (NYC). The...
Prescription drug abuse as a public health problem in Ohio: a case report.
Prescription drug overdose is the leading cause of injury death in Ohio, as well as in 16 other states. Responding to the prescription drug epidemic is particularly challenging given the fragmentation of the health care system and that the consequences of addiction span across systems that have not...
Physical activity status in adults with depression in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006.
To examine physical activity levels among adults with depression. Cross-sectional descriptive study with the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, 2005-2006. Four thousand and fifty-eight men and women aged 20 years and older....
Use of an emergency preparedness disaster simulation with undergraduate nursing students.
ABSTRACT This is a report of an educational strategy to prepare nursing students to respond to disasters. The strategy includes an emergency preparedness disaster simulation (EPDS) implemented in a school of nursing simulation lab using patient simulators, task trainer mannequins, an...
Cognitive interviews to test and refine questionnaires.
ABSTRACT Survey data are compromised when respondents do not interpret questions in the way researchers expect. Cognitive interviews are used to detect problems respondents have in understanding survey instructions and items, and in formulating answers. This paper describes methods f...