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Susan J. Armstrong
University of the Witwatersrand
5Publications
2H-index
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Published on Jan 1, 2018
Christmal Dela Christmals (University of the Witwatersrand), Janet Gross1
Estimated H-index: 1
(MSU: Morehead State University)
+ 1 AuthorsSusan J. Armstrong2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of the Witwatersrand)
IntroductionFor nursing practice to be responsive to the needs of patients, it must be driven by contextual research evidence. To guide institutional and national nursing research policy, there is need to determine the quantity and quality of nursing research in Ghana.PurposeThe purpose of this integrative literature review was to quantify, critically evaluate, and describe nursing research publication in Ghana from January 2007 to December 2016 with regard to the country's research capacity to ...
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Published on Aug 28, 2017in Curationis
Immaculate S. Muthathi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Catherine Hilary Thurling1
Estimated H-index: 1
(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
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
Susan J. Armstrong2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Loveday Penn-Kekana20
Estimated H-index: 20
(Lond: 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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