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A Phenomenological Study of Patient Expectations Concerning Nursing Care
  • L. Davis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Holistic nursing practice
  • 1 May 2005
This phenomenological study explored the expectations patients have of nursing care, specifically spiritual care, using the framework of humanistic nursing. Four themes emerged: (1) the definition ofExpand
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Lifelong learning in nursing: a Delphi study.
BACKGROUND In order to foster a culture of lifelong learning in nursing, it is important to identify what the concept means in the nursing profession as well as the characteristics of a lifelongExpand
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Classroom participation: A student perspective
Encouraging associate degree nursing students to participate during class is an essential step in facilitating learning and encouraging critical thinking. However, students remain reluctant toExpand
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An Exploration of the Concepts of Bearing Witness as a Constituent of Caring Practice
This paper explores the topic of bearing witness as it relates to presence, ethics, the nurse-patient relationship, and healing in nursing practice. This paper highlights the importance of bearingExpand
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Storytelling: Both Art and Therapeutic Practice
Storytelling has long been recognized as an art form and as a means of conveying and recreating culture through the generations. From a nursing standpoint, storytelling is also an important mode ofExpand
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The Celtic Knot Project: A Holistic Nursing Intervention Teaching Strategy
Through the Celtic Knot Project, students learned that even the simple act of providing ice water to a patient addressed the mind, body, and spirit. It facilitated the students’ understanding of theExpand
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