THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING
VOLUME 22 NUMBER 3
Dr Jackie Jones
Mi Ja Kim
LEARNING TO BECOME A NURSE: STUDENTS' REFLECTIONS ON THEIR CLINICAL EXPERIENCES
Key Words: clinical education, reflective practice, undergraduate student nurse-learning, debriefing, journal writing
Lynette J. Stockhausen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor and Head, School of Nursing and Health Science, Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia.
AN EVALUATION OF THE RESPONSE TO POOLE'S ALGORITHM EDUCATION PROGRAMME BY AGED CARE FACILITY STAFF
Key Words: delirium, depression, dementia, challenging behaviour, anxiety
Julia L. Poole, RN, MN, Grad Dip Hlth Sci (Geront), Mst Pub Man (Hlth), Dip Psych Old Age, Clinical Nurse Consultant in Aged Care, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Christine McMahon, RN, Grad Dip Hlth Sci (Geront), Grad Dip Pall Care, Mst Pub Man (H'lth), Dip Psych Old Age, Clinical Nurse Consultant in Psychogeriatrics. Manager, Residential Services South, DutchCare Ltd, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia.
A COMPARISON OF THE OUTCOMES OF PARTNERSHIP CASELOAD MIDWIFERY AND STANDARD HOSPITAL CARE IN LOW RISK MOTHERS
Key Words: caseload, midwifery, mothers
Maree Johnson, RN, PhD, Research Professor, School of Nursing Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Visiting Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Dublin. Helen Stewart, RN, CM, BHealthSc(Mgt), AFCHSE, ACMI, Nursing Director, Women's and Child Health, Liverpool Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Rachel Langdon, BAppSc, BA(Hons), Research Assistant, Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR), Liverpool Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Pauline Kelly, RN, CM, ACMI, Infant and Family Health Certificate (Karitane), Clinical Nurse Educator (Midwifery), Women's and Child Health, Liverpool Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Lian Yong, RN, CM, DNE, BA(Ed), FCN, IBCLC, ACMI, Manager, Education Support Unit, Liverpool Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
PREVALENCE OF HAND DERMATITIS AMONG HOSPITAL NURSES WORKING IN A TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT
Key Words: hand dermatitis, nurse, Australia, tropical environment, rural, hospital
Derek R. Smith, BSc, MHSc, PhD, MPH, is a Researcher, National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan, and a Visiting Researcher, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. Wendy Smyth, BA, MAppSc, MBus, RN, is a Nurse Manager (Research), Townsville Health Service District, Queensland Health, Townsville, Australia. Peter A. Leggat, BMedSc, MBBS, MMedEd, MPH, MHSc, PhD, MD, DrPH, is an Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. Rui-Sheng Wang, MD, MPH, PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist, Department of Hazard Assessment, National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan.
NURSES' PERCEPTIONS OF PATIENTS' REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING RESOURCES
Key Words: nursing resources, organisational context, high dependency
Sandra V. Dunn, RN, PhD, FRCNA, Chair in Nursing Practice, Flinders University/Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia. Karl Schmitz, RN, CNCC, DipAppSc, BA, BNg, MEdSt, GradDipBioethics, Lecturer, Flinders University of Adelaide, South Australia.
MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES WITHIN THE GENERAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NURSING PROFESSION
Key Words: nursing, general health care system, mental health problems, education, nurses attitudes
Brenda Happell, RN, PhD, Associate Professor/Director, Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Chris Platania-Phung, Research Assistant, Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
HOW TO RECOGNISE A 'QUALITY' GROUNDED THEORY RESEARCH STUDY
Key Words: grounded theory, research methods, quality criteria, nursing research
Naomi Elliott, RGN, RNT, BNS, MSc, Lecturer/Course coordinator, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Anne Lazenbatt, BSc, PhD, Associate Head of School (Research and Development), Reader in Health Sciences, The Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.