Liz C. Stephens

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Hospital staff nurses are frequently expected to teach patients and families with diabetes. A study was conducted to answer the questions: (1) According to nurses' perceptions, what factors influence conducting diabetes education? (2) Do staff nurses have sufficient knowledge to teach diabetes management principles? Thirty-nine staff nurses from adult units(More)
Journal reading is a major mechanism for disseminating research but much goes unread by practicing nurses. A survey revealed the 10 most frequently read journals are primarily of a clinical/technical nature. To encourage reading of research, we organized a series of library sessions to familiarize nurses with the library and modern search strategies. Over(More)