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作者 Cahuas, Daniela
書名 Long-term care nurses' attitudes, opinions, and expectations regarding caring behaviors
國際標準書號 9780493114514
book jacket
說明 132 p
附註 Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 39-04, page: 1122
Director: John Cookfair
Thesis (M.S.)--D'Youville College, 2001
This quantitative, descriptive study was designed to explore long-term care nurses' perceptions of caring behaviors. The Caring Assessment Instrument (Care-Q) was used in this study with a sample of 30 subjects. Utilizing Watson's (1985) theory of human caring, the study sought to investigate opinions of nurses working in a long-term care facility in relation to caring behaviors. The main findings of this investigation suggest that, nurses tend to consistently rate affective caring behaviors as being more important than instrumental caring behaviors. Affective caring nursing activities include being compassionate and offering support. Instrumental nursing caring behaviors include demonstrating professional knowledge and skill. This study indicated that employment status and years of experience within the nursing profession do not appear to significantly affect nurses' opinions related to caring behaviors. Further findings may evolve by replicating this study using a larger sample of nurses compared to a sample of patients
School code: 0940
DDC
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 39-04
主題 Health Sciences, Nursing
0569
Alt Author D'Youville College
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