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Comparison of Cancer Nursing. Interventions Recorded in Nursing Notes with Nursing Interventions Perceived by Nurses of an Oncology Unit - Patients with Terminal Cancer - (간호일지 상의 간호중재와 지각된 간호중재의 수행빈도 비교 -말기 암환자를 중심으로-)

  • Chai Ja-Yun;Jang Keum-Seang
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
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    • v.35 no.3
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    • pp.441-450
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    • 2005
  • Purpose: The purposes of this study were to determine the core nursing interventions in nursing notes and the practice which was perceived by nurses of an oncology unit with patients with terminal cancer. Also, comparing interventions in nursing notes with interventions in perceived practice was done. Method: Subjects were 44 nursing records of patients with terminal cancer who had died from Jan. to Dec. 2002 at C University Hospital and 83 nurses who were working on an oncology unit for more than one year. Data was collected using a Nursing Interventions Classification and analyzed by means of mean and t-test. Results: The most frequent nursing intervention was 'nausea management' in the nursing note and was 'medication administration: oral' in perceived practice. The frequency of nursing interventions in the nursing record was lower than in perceived practice. Conclusion: This study finds that nurses actually practice nursing care, but they may omit records. To correct for omitted nursing records, development of a systematic nursing record system, continuous education and feedback is recommended.

Development of Nursing Intervention Standards for Home Hospice Patients (가정호스피스 대상자를 위한 간호중재 표준서 개발)

  • Yong, Jin-Sun;Kim, Nam-Cho;Kang, Jin-Hyeong
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.18 no.1
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    • pp.102-114
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    • 2006
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to develop a set of standardized nursing interventions and their associated nursing activities according to the NIC system to guide home care nurses in performing nursing intervention activities for hospice patients. Method: This study was a descriptive survey that first identified frequently used & specialized hospice nursing interventions based on the NIC systems and next validated a set of standardized nursing interventions and their associated nursing activities. One hundred chart records of home hospice patients were used to identify nursing interventions. Also, thirty-nine hospice specialized nurses participated twice using the Delphi technique to test the content validity of the standards. Results: Among the nursing interventions, 19 important nursing interventions and 418 associated nursing activities were selected after two rounds of Delphi technique by hospice specialized nurses. The mean content validity of the final nursing activities was 0.82. In this paper, only the 3 most frequently used nursing interventions and 3 hospice specialized nursing interventions with their associated nursing activities are presented since space is limited. Conclusion: The nursing intervention standards will be a basis for home hospice nurses to improve quality of hospice care for hospice patients.

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The needs of nursing home services for frail elderly people receiving home care nursing services (가정간호서비스 이용 노인환자의 간호요양원(nursing home) 필요 예측에 관한 연구)

  • Kang, Im-Ok
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.5 no.3
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    • pp.415-424
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    • 1999
  • The purpose of this study was to estimate the population requiring nursing home services for frail elders who received home care nursing services. This study identified the need of nursing home services and the proportion of elders over 60 years of age requiring nursing home services according to the admission eligibility including items with intensity of home care nursing services and the criteria for screening of patients requiring home care nursing services. In this study, survey research design was conducted. A total of 49 home care nurses were collected. They were asked to assess the need of nursing home services based on items with intensity of home care nursing services and the criteria for screening of patients requiring home care nursing services. Using secondary data analysis from the survey on 'The Evaluation of Home Care Nursing Service Program in 1994 in Korea', the proportion of elders requiring nursing home services was estimated. The estimated numbers and proportion of frail elders requiring nursing home services were 169 (86.2%) aged persons among community dwelling elders based on admission eligibility. However, the proportion of aged persons was 68% using the only criteria for screening of patients requiring for screening home care nursing services.

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A Study on Evaluation System for Nursing Bachelor Degree Program Outcomes: Focus on Improvement in Nursing Leadership Ability (간호학 학사학위 프로그램 학습성과 평가체계 개발 사례: 간호리더십 능력 향상을 중심으로)

  • Jang, Keum Seong;Kim, Bok Nam;Jeong, Seok Hee;Kim, Yun Min;Kim, Jung Sook
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.22 no.5
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    • pp.540-552
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    • 2016
  • Purpose: This study was conducted to develop a nursing leadership program outcome evaluation system, required for accreditation of nursing education. Methods: A methodological design was used. To ensure the theoretical validity of the evaluation system, learning objectives for nursing education programs and job descriptions for nurses in Korea were verified by analyzing the relationships in the five attributes of the nursing leadership concept. The nursing leadership program outcome evaluation system was developed based on the Kim & Park's developmental model (2008). Results: The nursing leadership program outcome evaluation system was established, including implementation level, education curriculum, level of performance, evaluation method, rubrics, and Close-the-Loop. Conclusion: The developed evaluation system can be actively used in nursing education, and contribute to enhancing the leadership competencies of nursing students and graduate nurses.

Nursing Students' Practice Experience on Community Visiting Nursing (간호대학생의 지역사회 방문건강관리 실습경험)

  • Ha, Jae-Hyun;Park, Jeong-Hee
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.31 no.1
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    • pp.43-53
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    • 2020
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of nursing students' practice on community visiting nursing. Methods: For this study, in-depth interviews were conducted with a total of 12 nursing students, and data were collected through individual in depth interviews from September to December 2018. The data were analyzed using the phenomenological analysis method suggested by Colaizzi. Results: The experience of visiting nursing practice consisted of four themes. Four themes are 'Understanding visiting nursing work: Tight time and problems to overcome', 'Understanding visiting nursing object: People waiting for a visiting nurse', 'Visiting nursing practice experience: Sometimes to get reprimanded but rewarding practice', and 'Expectations for visiting nursing business: Hopes for development'. Conclusion: Findings from this study presented vivid experiences of nursing students who on community home visit nursing. Community visiting nursing practice became an opportunity for students to understand visiting nursing and target people and to think about the necessity of visiting nursing and future development direction. It is necessary to develop an institutional and policy basis with regard to the increasing number and role expansion of community visit nurses.

The Effects of Global Health Nursing Competency, Understanding of International Development Cooperation and Satisfaction of Education by the Course of Global Health in Nursing for Nursing Students (국제간호교육이 간호대학생의 국제보건 간호역량과 국제개발협력 이해 및 교육만족도에 미치는 효과)

  • Kim, Hee Sook;Lee, Do-Young
    • Journal of muscle and joint health
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    • v.28 no.1
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    • pp.50-60
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    • 2021
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to verify the effect of improving global health nursing competency, understanding of international development cooperation and satisfaction of education for nursing students through the course of global health in nursing. Methods: This study is a design of similar experiments before and after the non-equivalent control group to verify the difference in degree between global health nursing competency and understanding of international development cooperation by the course of global health in nursing of nursing students. Results: The degree of global health nursing competency of the experimental group that took the course of global health in nursing has significantly improved compared to the control group that did not participate, and a total of 30 detailed items showed significant differences. Conclusion: In this study, the global health nursing competency and understanding of international development cooperation have improved since nursing students took the course of global health in nursing. It suggests that the development and evaluation of nursing curriculum is necessary at a time when the global health nursing competency needs to be improved.

Senior Nursing Students' Perceived Competence of Intensive and Critical Care Nursing (일 대학 간호대학생이 지각한 중환자 간호 역량 조사)

  • Kim, Jin-il;Kim, Doo Ree;Lim, Hyo Nam
    • The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education
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    • v.22 no.2
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    • pp.115-124
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    • 2016
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the degree of intensive and critical care nursing competence in senior nursing students. Methods: The research method for this study comprised a descriptive survey study with a convenience sample of 113 senior nursing students from one university. The instrument entitled ICCN-CS-1, which measures intensive and critical care nursing competence, was translated by the authors following WHO guidelines for translation process. The data were collected using ICCN-CS-1. Results: The mean score of intensive and critical care nursing was above the intermediate level. The competence indices of knowledge, skill and attitude/value were also above the intermediate level, which suggests that their competence is good. For two intensive and critical care nursing domains, the nursing students' mean score of clinical competence is higher than that of professional competence. The competence of intensive and critical care is also influenced by nursing students' satisfaction in their major and clinical practice as well as their confidence in clinical practice. Conclusion: The senior nursing students' competence of intensive and critical care nursing is above the intermediate level. A consideration of the influencing factors of satisfaction of nursing major/ICU practice and confidence of ICU practice is needed in intensive and critical care nursing education.

The Relationship between Professional Nursing Values and Career Preparation Behaviors of Nursing Students (간호학생의 간호전문직관과 진로준비행동 간의 관계)

  • Ko, Young-Ji;Kim, In-Kyung
    • The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education
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    • v.17 no.1
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    • pp.62-71
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    • 2011
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between professional nursing values and career preparation behaviors in senior nursing students. Method: The sample consisted of 199 nursing students before getting jobs who attended a nursing vocational college in Daegu and a nursing department of a university in J city of Chungcheongbuk-do. The data were collected from the first of May to the first of June in 2010. Results: The mean score was 106.76 for professional nursing values. The highest reported score of the nursing professional values domains was professionalism of nursing and was followed by nursing practical role and professional self-concept. The mean score was 42.66 for career preparation behavior. There was alow correlation between professional nursing values and career preparation behaviors. Conclusion: This finding suggests nursing students have differences from career preparation behaviors according to viewpoints about nursing as a professional job. Therefore, it is necessary to develop new curriculum and reinforce existing education for developing of professional nursing values. Moreover, nursing education institutes should set up educational objectives related to their general characteristics for improving career preparation behavior.

Activities of Daily Living and Nursing Needs of the Elderly in Nursing Home (요양시설 노인의 간호요구도 및 일상생활 수행능력)

  • Kim, Kwuy-Bun;Lee, Hye-Kyung;Sok, So-Hyune R.
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.20 no.1
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    • pp.1-11
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    • 2009
  • Purpose: The study was a survey study to identify the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and nursing needs of the elderly in the nursing home and derive the fundamental data for offering the better quality of nursing service to them. Methods: The subjects were the 111 elderly aged over sixty five living in the nursing home located in Seoul. Measures were the nursing needs scale and ADL scale. The data were analyzed by SAS 11.0. Results: First, with regard to the nursing needs, the general need was scored average 3.0, and the emotional' social need was 3.7, and the physical need was 3.1, and the informational need was 2.7. Second, the ADL was scored at the average of 2.7, bathing 1.9,. eating 3.1. Third, In correlation between the nursing needs by area, the informational nursing needs showed the sheer correlation with the physical nursing needs, emotional' social nursing needs. The physical nursing needs showed the sheer correlation with the informational. social nursing needs, and the inverse correlation with the ADL. Conclusion: It is necessary that it should improve the service to meet the emotional and social nursing needs and develop the extensive nursing programs satisfying their desires based on the general traits of the elderly.

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Historical Review of Lee Keumjeon, a Pioneer in Community Health Nursing in Korea (한국 지역사회간호의 선구자 이금전에 관한 역사적 고찰)

  • Yi, Ggodme
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.24 no.1
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    • pp.74-86
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    • 2013
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to show the development of community health nursing in Korea in light of the life of Lee Keumjeon (1900~1990), who devoted her life to community health nursing. Methods: Primary and secondary sources were collected and analyzed. Results: Lee could get high level education up to college courses, which was very exceptional at that time in Korea. She got nursing and midwifery education in Severance Hospital (1929) and majored in public health nursing at Toronto University (1930). Then, she worked in mother-and-child health practice for more than 10 years. She helped the Korean Nurses' Association to publish Public Health Nursing (1933) and other nursing books. After the liberation of Korea, she became a governmental official in the public health nursing field and tried to establish the national public health nursing system. During the Korean War, she devoted herself to nursing education and practice at nursing schools and hospitals. After the war, she worked as president of the Korean Nurses' Association. In 1959, Lee was given the Nightingale award. Although she retired in 1960, she continued to devote herself to the development of nursing, and published her book Public Health Nursing (1967). Conclusion: Lee worked from 1920s to 1960s for the development of nursing in Korea and during the period Korean nursing showed great development to national system and professional status.