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THE ROLE OF JORDANIAN HOSPITAL NURSES IN PROMOTING PATIENTS' HEALTH


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Juni 2011

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Background/Rationale: In recent years growing attention has been given to health and the development of health promotion within the hospital setting. This is in order to tackle the soaring medical costs and foster health improvement in the population. Given their unique relationship with patients, hospital nurses are urged to promote the patient's health, yet internationally, little is known about their role in health promotion and, specifically, no Jordanian study was found that examines such a role. Purpose of the Study/ Setting: To understand the nature of nurses' roles in heath promotion in a large teaching hospital in Jordan. Study Design/Methods: An in-depth constructivist case study design using a multiple method triangulation strategy was used. The study involved four phases. The first phase examined nurses' role in health promotion using focus group discussions (n=8), non-participant observations and semi-structured questionnaires. The second phase focused on patients' understanding of health and health promotion using focus group discussions (n=8). The third phase examined health promotion from the perspective of hospital stakeholders and a nursing educator.

Portrait

Dr Noordeen Shoqirat is a Jordanian researcher graduated in 1998 from Jordan University with a BSc degree in nursing. He then received his postgraduate studies in UK. In 2004 Dr. Shoqirat has been awarded his MSc in nursing from Edinburgh-Napier university. He later in 2009 obtained his doctor of philosophy degree from Queen Margaret University.
EAN: 9783639365603
ISBN: 3639365607
Untertitel: Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: VDM Verlag
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2011
Seitenanzahl: 364 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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