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The Impact of High Fidelity Human Simulation on Self-Efficacy of Communication Skills
Communication is a critical component of nursing education as well as a necessity in maintaining patient safety. Psychiatric nursing is a specialty that emphasizes utilization of communication skillsExpand
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Communication and Human Patient Simulation in Psychiatric Nursing
Communication is an integral component of nursing education and has been shown to improve health outcomes, patient compliance, and patient satisfaction. Psychiatric nursing emphasizes knowledge andExpand
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Psychometric Evaluation of the Chinese Version of the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire
Background: Health-related quality of life has emerged as an important outcome in treating and managing patients with heart failure (HF). However, there is no existing instrument for use in ChineseExpand
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Care activities and outcomes of patients cared for by acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and resident physicians: a comparison.
BACKGROUND Little information is available on the practice of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants in acute care settings. OBJECTIVES To compare the care activities performed byExpand
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Safety in numbers 4: The relationship between exposure to authentic and didactic environments and nursing students' learning of medication dosage calculation problem solving knowledge and skills.
Advancing the art and science of education practice requires a robust evaluation of the relationship between students' exposure to learning and assessment environments and the development of theirExpand
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A Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
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Assessing the Critical Parameters of eSMART-MH: A Promising Avatar-Based Digital Therapeutic Intervention to Reduce Depressive Symptoms.
PURPOSE To assess, from the young adults' (YAs') perspectives, the critical parameters (necessity, acceptability, feasibility, fidelity, and safety) of an avatar-based intervention, eSMART-MH, toExpand
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Safety in numbers 7: Veni, vidi, duci: a grounded theory evaluation of nursing students' medication dosage calculation problem-solving schemata construction.
This paper evaluates nursing students' transition through schemata construction and competence development in medication dosage calculation problem-solving (MDC-PS). We advance a grounded theory fromExpand
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Weaning from long-term mechanical ventilation.
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Weaning chronically critically ill adults from mechanical ventilatory support: a descriptive study.
BACKGROUND Ventilator-dependent patients average 11,419 daily in US acute care hospitals. OBJECTIVE To describe the process of ventilatory weaning among chronically critically ill adults. METHODS AExpand
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