Hannu Isoaho

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BACKGROUND Building on previous work undertaken in developing the clinical learning environment and supervision (CLES) scale this report outlines the development of a new sub-dimension to the CLES scale. OBJECTIVES The aim was to develop an additional sub-scale to the CLES scale for measuring the quality of nurse teacher's co-operation with the crucial(More)
BACKGROUND Self-assessment assists nurses to maintain and improve their practice by identifying their strengths and areas that may need to be further developed. Professional competence profiles encourage them to take an active part in the learning process of continuing education. Although competence recognition offers a way to motivate practising nurses to(More)
TITLE Parenting self-efficacy after childbirth. AIM This paper is a report of study of parent, infant and environmental correlates of mothers' and fathers' perceptions of their parenting self-efficacy. BACKGROUND Many parents are not confident in their ability to be good parents. Parenting self-efficacy is important for parents' sense of well-being, is(More)
AIM To explore and compare older home care clients' (65+) and their professionals' perceptions of the clients' psychological well-being and care and to identify possible differences in these perceptions. BACKGROUND Psychological well-being is considered an important dimension of quality of life. With advancing age, older people require home care support(More)
The aim of the study was to validate a new research instrument to evaluate the quality of the clinical learning environment and the supervision given to nursing students by qualified staff nurses. This paper describes the validation process of the research instrument. Dunn's and Burnett's (1995) CLE scale was chosen for the concurrent research instrument to(More)
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AIMS To compare mothers' and fathers' parenting satisfaction; to identify factors contributing to their parenting satisfaction; and to evaluate the effect of these factors. BACKGROUND Parenting satisfaction is important for parents' motivation to care, nurture and interact with their child. Parenting is influenced by attributes of parent, infant and the(More)
AIM This article is a report of the development and psychometric testing of the Swedish version of the Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision and Nurse Teacher evaluation scale. BACKGROUND To achieve quality assurance, collaboration between the healthcare and nursing systems is a pre-requisite. Therefore, it is important to develop a tool that can(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To compare nurse competence in terms of its quality and frequency of action in medical, surgical, paediatric/obstetric/gynaecological and psychiatric clinical fields. BACKGROUND One challenge of current health care is to target practising nurses' competencies to optimal use. Therefore, a systematic assessment of nurse competence is(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated weather educational outcomes of nurse education meet the requirements of nursing practice by exploring the correspondence between nurse educators' and nurse managers' assessments of novice nurses' professional competence. The purpose was to find competence areas contributing to the acknowledged practice-theory gap. DESIGN A(More)