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Published on Mar 1, 2013in International Nursing Review1.56
J. Grootjans1
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S. Newman1
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(USYD: University of Sydney)
Background: This paper emerged alongside the development of learning materials for a new unit of study on global health and nursing. The proposed unit was for inclusion in a graduate entry master of nursing course leading to registration. It became evident that there has been growing attention within the nursing literature to the demands of an increasingly globalized world and the subsequent challenges confronting nursing as a profession. At the same time, the literature is inconsistent and cont...
Published on Jan 1, 2013in Nurse Education in Practice1.67
Barbro Arvidsson18
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(Halmstad University),
Anita Franke3
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(University of Gothenburg)
Abstract Aim The aim was to describe variations in how doctoral students conceive their learning process to become researchers in the light of their professional background as nurses. Background Nursing research is an emerging discipline and the number of nurses who acquire a doctor's degree is increasing. Method The study had a descriptive, qualitative design with a phenomenographic approach and was carried out by means of 20 interviews. Results Three different description categories emerged: (...
The Significance of African Knowledge as the Key to the Progress of African Nursing Practice My thoughts about the significance of African knowledge were developed during my study of Nursing Theory Development Course (NURS 600), which was part of my PhD course work. The initial deliberation related to the definition of knowledge and its components. The work of various scholars was quoted and in-depth discussions were held with regarding what was considered to be knowledge. During these deliberat...
Ramadimetja S. Mogale3
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(U of A: University of Alberta)
ABSTRACT This article addresses the writer's internal conflict as an African woman who left the great continent in the hope of gaining knowledge at a large North-American university. The writer is faced with the dilemma of acquiring knowledge of Western origins as part of a doctoral programme in nursing, which rarely and scantly acknowledges that the writer, too, possesses unique knowledge. This dilemma has made the writer wonder about the ontological and epistemological stances regarding nursin...
Saahier Parker1
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(Human Sciences Research Council),
Natalie Vlotman1
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(Human Sciences Research Council)
ABSTRACT Science and technology have a major role to play in current and future developments on the African continent as a whole. With the vast array of developmental challenges, current thinking needs to be expanded, so that technologies provide increased and enhanced solutions, such that African scientists produce an African response to the very many shared challenges affecting Africa – both as individual nations and as regards African people collectively. Key to developing an integrated scien...
Published on Jun 1, 2004in Journal of Nursing Scholarship2.54
Molly C. Dougherty24
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Shu-Yuan Lin3
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+ 1 AuthorsKate Seers34
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Purpose:To evaluate the extent of an international perspective in publication in nursing journals. Design:Characteristics of 2,581 articles, authors of articles, and journals (editorial purpose and editorial team) of 42 high-ranking nursing journals for the year 2000 were analyzed. Methods:The characteristics were assessed using seven operational definitions of “international.” Findings:Major findings were: (a) 747 (28.9%) articles were identified as international, of which (b) 705 (94.3%) were ...
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