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Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah
King Saud University
Nurse educationNursingHealth careFamily medicineMedicine
32Publications
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BACKGROUND: Societal aging, a concern in many countries worldwide, is increasing the demand for quality palliative care in Saudi Arabia. Nursing education is responsible for providing nursing students with high levels of knowledge and competency related to palliative care. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the predictors of palliative care knowledge among nursing students in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: A convenience sample of 409 nursing students from one public academic institution a...
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#1Omar Ghazi Baker (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 4
Last. Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
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AIM: The present study aimed to analyse the disaster preparedness among Saudi nurses through self-regulation survey. BACKGROUND: Nurses along with other healthcare professionals face difficulty in terms of management during disastrous condition. Moreover, there is a need to improve the abilities of nurses in managing disaster events by examining the disaster preparedness of nurses. METHODS: It employed quantitative descriptive design by conducting a self-regulation survey among 350 nurses recrui...
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Self-directed learning (SDL) has become important for medical students for developing their independent learning skills. This may help them in enhancing their sense of assertiveness and responsibility. Therefore, the present study aims to evaluate the competency based learning among the nurses as it is important to secure and promote the nursing services. The study has conducted a broad spectrum of research studies between the 10-year duration i.e., between the time-period of (2009–2018). The st...
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#1Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
#2Jonas Preposi Cruz (Shaqra University)H-Index: 9
Purpose: This study investigated the quality of life (QOL) and its predictors among nursing students in a university in Saudi Arabia. Design: A descriptive, cross-sectional design. Method: A conven...
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: The aims of this study were to assess the palliative care knowledge among nurses in Saudi Arabia and to identify the demographic factors influencing such knowledge. A convenience sample of 365 nurses working in 2 hospitals in Saudi Arabia was surveyed using the Palliative Care Quiz for Nursing in this cross-sectional study. The mean score of the respondents in the Palliative Care Quiz for Nursing was 8.88 (SD, 1.75), which is interpreted as low knowledge. In terms of the theoretical categories...
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#1Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
#2Irene M. Roco (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 1
Last. John Paul Ben T. Silang (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 2
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Previous studies showed that student nurses faced difficulties in clinical practice; thus, this study examined the clinical challenges encountered by Saudi nationals and the implications to learning outcomes using the descriptive cross-sectional approach. The study was conducted in nursing college in a university in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The survey questionnaires were completed by 220 conveniently selected student nurses who were enrolled in Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the academic level 5...
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Competency is the basic standard for all healthcare professionals when providing care to recipients. The practice of good nursing begins primarily in the study of the nursing program and in the preparation of a nurse with high efficiency in nursing skills. This paper presents the concept of nursing competencies for Saudi nursing and its importance in implementing the national transition program 20/30, and the nursing competencies framework related to the graduate of the Bachelor of Nursing and t...
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#2Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
Last. Omar Ghazi Baker (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 4
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AIM: Work-related stress (WRS) in the nursing working environment is prevalent and significantly affects the performance of nurses and organizations. Poor nursing and administrative performance affects the delivery of safety and quality patient care. Thus, this study aims to compare the sources and factors of stress among nurses from hospitals and primary health care centres. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in five government hospitals and four sectors of primary health care centr...
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#1Khalid M. Almutairi (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 6
#2Wadi B. Alonazi (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 4
Last. Razan Alhoqail (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 2
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College is a critical time where students are more prone to engage in risky health behaviors known to negatively affect well-being, such as physical inactivity, stress, and poor dietary habits. A health promoting lifestyle is an important determinant of health status and is recognized as a major factor for the maintenance and improvement of health. This study was designed to assess the health-promoting lifestyle of students in health colleges and non-health colleges in Saudi Arabia. A total of 1...
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#1Ahmad E. Aboshaiqah (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
#2Abdiqani QasimH-Index: 1
Abstract Background Nursing interns are newly graduate students with limited real-life work experiences. These novices are in the process of enhancing their competencies in the delivery of quality nursing care with the guidance of the preceptors. Hence, it is relevant to examine the impact of preceptorship, as a teaching strategy, among nursing interns during their preceptorship years in clinical settings. Objective The aim of this study is to determine if the preceptorship program has provided ...
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