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Bandura's exercise self-efficacy scale: validation in an Australian cardiac rehabilitation setting.
BACKGROUND Despite the established benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in improving health outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease, adherence to regular physical activity at recommendedExpand
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Struggling for legitimacy: nursing students' stories of organisational aggression, resilience and resistance.
There is a considerable body of literature scrutinising and theorising negative and hostile behaviour such as violence and interpersonal conflict in the nursing workplace. However, relatively littleExpand
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Voices from the floor: Nurses' perceptions of the medical emergency team.
Nurses are the main group of clinicians who activate the medical emergency team (MET), placing them in an excellent position to provide valuable insights regarding the effectiveness of this system.Expand
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Nursing as first choice predicts nursing program completion.
BACKGROUND Attrition from nursing programs is common, costly and burdensome to individuals, nursing faculties and the health care system. Increasingly, nursing faculties are requested to monitorExpand
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English-language acculturation predicts academic performance in nursing students who speak English as a second language.
Students who speak English as a second language (ESL) face considerable challenges in English language universities, but little is known about the relationship between English-language acculturationExpand
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Academic engagement and disengagement as predictors of performance in pathophysiology among nursing students
Abstract Connecting students with learning activities to promote academic engagement has been a focus of higher education over the past decade, partly driven by an increasing rate of studentExpand
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The impact of interruptions on medication errors in hospitals: an observational study of nurses
AIM To explore interruptions during medication preparation and administration and their consequences. BACKGROUND Although not all interruptions in nursing have a negative impact, interruptionsExpand
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Demographic and academic-related differences between standard-entry and graduate-entry nursing students: a prospective correlational survey.
BACKGROUND Students who enroll in graduate-entry nursing programs are described as more highly motivated, scoring higher in most learning strategies, and achieving greater academic success thanExpand
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Psychometric testing of the abbreviated Clinical Learning Environment Inventory (CLEI-19).
AIM This paper is a report of a test of the psychometric properties of a 19-item version of the Clinical Learning Environment Inventory. BACKGROUND Although the clinical learning environmentExpand
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Beyond the ceiling effect: Using a mixed methods approach to measure patient satisfaction
Abstract This study reports patient satisfaction with the nursing care on a neurosurgical critical care unit. A modified version of the Ludwig-Beymer Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ-7) wasExpand
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