Irena Trobec

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Although e-learning is an innovation that is worth making generally available, it is not always accepted by nursing students. Many researchers state that voluntariness is closely related to the individual level of adoption of innovations. Hence, we hypothesized that voluntariness moderates the effect of perceived attributes of innovations (e.g. relative(More)
BACKGROUND Both academics and practitioners agree that critical thinking skills are necessary to provide safe and comprehensive nursing care. In order to promote the development of critical thinking, nurse educators need to keep the teaching/learning process captivating and interesting using active learning environments. These can be implemented by using(More)
In modern pedagogical processes various teaching methods and approaches (elements of the pedagogical process – EPPs) are used ranging from traditional ones (e.g., lectures, books) to more recent ones (e.g., ediscussion boards, e-quizzes). Different models for evaluation of the appropriateness of EPPs have been proposed in the past. However, the literature(More)
BACKGROUND The development of society and science, especially medical science, gives rise to new moral and ethical challenges in healthcare. RESEARCH QUESTION/OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS In order to respond to the contemporary challenges that require autonomous decision-making in different work contexts, a pedagogical experiment was conducted to identify the(More)
When forced treatment in mental health care is under consideration, two approaches guide clinicians in their actions: the dominant rights-based approach and the relational ethical approach. We hypothesized that nurses with bachelor's degrees differentiate better between the two approaches than nurses without a degree. To test this hypothesis a survey was(More)
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