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Aspects of nurse education programmes that frequently cause stress to nursing students -- fact-finding sample survey.
This study examined reported stress in 12 areas commonly reported to cause stress to nursing students. A questionnaire was distributed to 110 third-year nursing students, and the results indicateExpand
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How to conduct an effective literature search.
  • F. Timmins, C. McCabe
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 23 November 2005
The ability to describe and analyse published literature on a topic and develop discussion and argument is central to evidence-based patient care. A literature review is an assessment procedure thatExpand
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Is there a place for reflective practice in the nursing curriculum?
Within this paper a review of the literature on the area of reflection and reflective practice is presented. Lecturers at Trinity College Dublin currently face a dilemma with regard to includingExpand
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Absenteeism among nursing students - fact or fiction?
This study explores absenteeism patterns and trends among a group of third-year student nurses. A questionnaire was used to elicit information about absence behaviour from 110 students at twoExpand
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An evaluation of an attendance monitoring system for undergraduate nursing students.
Internationally the preparation and ongoing education of nurses continues to evolve in response the changing nature of both nursing and health care. The move into third level structures that hasExpand
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Take time to facilitate self-directed learning.
  • F. Timmins
  • Medicine
  • Nurse education in practice
  • 1 September 2008
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Information Needs of Myocardial Infarction Patients
The main objectives of this study were to assess the perceptions of patients immediately after their first myocardial infarction of their needs in a cardiac education programme and to compare theseExpand
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An evaluation of a collaborative approach to the assessment of competence among nursing students of three universities in Ireland.
This paper describes a collaborative project conducted by the three principal universities in Dublin to implement and evaluate a competence assessment tool for use by nursing students and theirExpand
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The challenge of contemporary nurse education programmes. Perceived stressors of nursing students: mental health and related lifestyle issues.
This study aimed to identify the lifestyle behaviours of nursing students. The research tool was a 146-item questionnaire based upon the College Lifestyle and Attitudinal National survey. MostExpand
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