Susan J. Armstrong
University of the Witwatersrand
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Published on Aug 28, 2017in Curationis
Immaculate S. Muthathi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Catherine Hilary Thurling1
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(University of the Witwatersrand),
Susan J. Armstrong2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Background: Clinical facilitation is an essential part of the undergraduate nursing curriculum. A number of studies address the issue of clinical facilitation in South Africa, but there remains a lack of knowledge and understanding regarding what students perceive as best practice in clinical facilitation of their learning. Objective: To determine what type of clinical facilitation undergraduate students believe should be offered by clinical facilitators (nurse educators, professional nurses and...
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Published on Dec 1, 2015in Global Health Action 1.91
Susan J. Armstrong2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Background : There is global emphasis on transforming health workforce education in support of universal health coverage. Objective : This paper uses a social accountability framework, specifically the World Health Organization’s six building blocks for transformative education, to explore key informants’ perspectives on nursing education in South Africa. Methods : Using a snowballing sampling technique, 44 key informants were selected purposively on the basis of their expertise or knowledge of ...
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Published on Dec 1, 2015in Global Health Action 1.91
Susan J. Armstrong2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Loveday Penn-Kekana18
Estimated H-index: 18
(University of London)
Background : Improving the quality of health care is central to the proposed health care reforms in South Africa. Nursing unit managers play a key role in coordinating patient care activities and in ensuring quality care in hospitals. Objective : This paper examines whether the activities of nursing unit managers facilitate the provision of quality patient care in South African hospitals. Methods : During 2011, a cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted in nine randomly selected hospital...
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