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Are universities preparing nurses to meet the challenges posed by the Australian mental health care system?
TLDR
Pre-testing of students before entering their third year indicated that the philosophy of comprehensive nursing: integration, although aspired to in principle, does not appear to occur in reality. Expand
The use of seclusion in the year 2000: what has changed?
TLDR
The results highlight the need for staff to continue to explore and evaluate issues that lead to seclusion in order to facilitate the use of other management strategies that encourage a less restrictive environment. Expand
Professional socialization of baccalaureate nursing students: can students in distance nursing programs become socialized?
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Data suggest that health care and preceptorship experiences are important determinants of professional socialization and that students who opt for distance nursing programs graduate with socialization outcomes that are at least comparable to those of students who attend traditional programs. Expand
A practice-research model for collaborative partnership.
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This paper outlines an innovative collaborative partnership agreement between Fremantle Hospital and Health Service and Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia that engages academics in the clinical setting in two formalised collaborative appointments. Expand
Professional autonomy: a pilot study to determine the effects of a professional development program on nurses' attitudes.
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A pilot study conducted to evaluate a component of a professional development program designed for Clinical Nurses in a general teaching hospital indicates that the program was influential in changing nurses' attitudes toward autonomy. Expand
A Western Australian Delphi survey of staff development research priorities.
TLDR
A modified Delphi survey conducted during 1989-1990 identifies problems that Western Australian nurses consider research priorities and results are based on the 10 priority items identified in the staff development field. Expand
A Delphi survey of clinical nursing research priorities in Western Australia.
TLDR
In 1989-1990 an investigation was undertaken to ascertain which problems WA nurses considered required researching, which were categorised into three streams; clinical, management and staff development. Expand