Deborah Tamlyn

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The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the availability of death education, including teaching and evaluation methods, specific content areas, issues being addressed, and the background and expertise of the faculty members involved in teaching death and dying content. A questionnaire was developed based on the current literature and sent to(More)
With the rapid pace of health care change nurses need to organize and respond quickly to the debate on future health care policy. Nurses from practice and academia working together can capitalize on their unique knowledge and expertise to influence the development of consumer- and health-oriented policies. In the past joint appointments have served to unite(More)
Our intent to explore the emotion of anger in women living with ovarian cancer revealed a basic social concern of "dealing with an early death." The findings of this grounded theory study also identified the core variable of "finding meaning in life" as assisting the nine women in dealing with an early death. The categories of hope and physical wellness(More)
Becoming cognizant of the actual and potential oppressive dimensions of the teaching practices of nurse educators is essential in establishing a more democratic and enlightening experience for both teachers and students. Although there has been an ardent trend toward the promotion of critical thinking and reflective ability among nursing students, rarely(More)