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6th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 27-29, 2022 | Orlando, USA

October 27 -29, 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA

NWC 2018

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Anne Maria Newham
Keynote Presentation
Anne Maria Newham, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

In January 2017 the Trust took a bold move to undertake a culture and leadership assessment of the organisation, in order to develop a collective and compassionate leadership strategy. The aim of which was to engage and motivate staff to be the best they can be, so that patient c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Adele Webb
Keynote Presentation
Adele Webb, Capella University, United States

The presentation will focus on the work completed in several African countries that assessed the capacity of faculty in schools of nursing.  The in-country assessment included both qualitative and quantitative data that examined not only faculty knowledge and skills but also [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Katie Boston Leary
Keynote Presentation
Katie Boston Leary, Maryland Organization of Nurse Leaders, United States

Nursing professionals need to hit the reset button. Nurses are one of the largest groups of professions that holds a strong presence across the globe and yet, we remain dissatisfied and invisible. Ironically, one of the largest and needed professionals is the most under represent [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Larry E Simmons
Keynote Presentation
Larry E Simmons, National League for Nursing, United States

Certification as an academic nurse educator promotes leadership in nursing education. The National League for Nursing identified competencies and task statements of the nurse educator’s role in 2005. This seminal work led to the creation of a certification program for nurse [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Jeri Burr
Oral Presentation
Jeri Burr, University of Utah, United States

Why do so many federally funded clinical trials fail? There are critical roadblocks along the way such as slow study startup, delays in IRB approval and contracting, high costs, recruitment issues, complex study designs, lack of engagement of study teams, lack of data harmonizati [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Gretchen J Summer Gafford
Oral Presentation
Gretchen J Summer Gafford, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, United States

Small grants play a vital, yet often invisible role leveraging early adoption of healthcare research and policy. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss a case example of collaboration between a private/non-profit healthcare system and a professional/non-profit organizatio [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Virginia Pesata
Oral Presentation
Virginia Pesata, South University, United States

There are many dangers that nurses face in their work. Increased societal violence and work-related exposures have led to increased fears, and increased attrition of the nursing workforce. This contributes to poorer patient outcomes. This fear has detrimental effects on the nurse [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Amelia Nichols Alava
Oral Presentation
Amelia Nichols Alava, UF Health, United States

Background: The idea for this study began in our outpatient burn clinic, where practitioners noticed the burn clinic was receiving numerous phone calls regarding uncontrolled pain after discharge. This prompted the question, why? Why are patients having uncontrolled pain and [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Janet Catt
Oral Presentation
Janet Catt, Kings College Hospital, United Kingdom

Treatment for Hepatitis C (HCV) is changing, less complex treatment regimens with an all oral therapy which has a shorter duration, minimal side effects and with improved outcomes.  At Kings College Hospital, London we recognised that any initiative to try and eliminate hepa [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Dixie D. Thompson
Oral Presentation
Dixie D. Thompson, University of Utah, United States

In 2016 the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) co-published the first-ever Clinical Research Nursing (CRN) professional standards. The ANA officially approved Clinical Research Nursing as a specialty, and acknow [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Susan Peckford
Oral Presentation
Susan Peckford, Western Health Authority, Canada

A Wound Prevalence Survey was completed in 2013 in partnership with Convatec Canada in Western Newfoundland and it identified a need for the implementation of a program for early detection and appropriate treatment of pressure injuries and skin tears. It was also noted there was [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Pamela Morey
Oral Presentation
Pamela Morey, Western Health Authority, Canada

A Wound Prevalence Survey was completed in 2013 in partnership with Convatec Canada in Western Newfoundland and it identified a need for the implementation of a program for early detection and appropriate treatment of pressure injuries and skin tears. It was also noted there was [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Mary L Perrin
Oral Presentation
Mary L Perrin, City of Hope National Medical Center, United States

Integration of a specialized unit that delivers stem cell-based therapies, which are in research development phase, into existing clinical and research structures Creation of the “hybrid nurse” profile, the front line RN who functions effectively in two arenas, dir [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Christy Vickers
Oral Presentation
Christy Vickers, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

Nursing students view clinical placement abroad as very beneficial to their learning. However, international experiences for nursing students can be complex to arrange and implement. This can be even more challenging and difficult to coordinate for students who attend small regio [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Susan D Dowell
Oral Presentation
Susan D Dowell, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

Nursing students view clinical placement abroad as very beneficial to their learning. However, international experiences for nursing students can be complex to arrange and implement. This can be even more challenging and difficult to coordinate for students who attend small regio [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Sheryl K House
Oral Presentation
Sheryl K House, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

Nursing students view clinical placement abroad as very beneficial to their learning. However, international experiences for nursing students can be complex to arrange and implement. This can be even more challenging and difficult to coordinate for students who attend small regio [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Barbara Holder
Oral Presentation
Barbara Holder, Andrews Institute Ambulaotry Surgery Center LLC, United States

All patients come to surgery with high expectations. Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center developed a credo/mission statement to ensure expectations are met or exceeded. In making Patient Satisfaction a priority our employees have risen to the challenge of adhering to our [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Natalia Cineas
Oral Presentation
Natalia Cineas, New York City Health + Hospitals, United States

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two methods of patient bathing and incontinence care on overall cost and patient outcomes for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in critically ill patients. Background: Healthcare-associat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Angela Cruz
Oral Presentation
Angela Cruz, West Texas Veterans Affair Healthcare System, United States

Aim: The aim of this educational study was to educate staff on how exercise would help reduce falls in the elderly, and review a developed exercise program. Background: Falls are tragic and serious for the adult over 65 years of age. As the human body ages, physiolog [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Marco Enrico Sguanci
Oral Presentation
Marco Enrico Sguanci, Polyclinic Hospital San Martino, Italy

Introduction: The correct management of professional competence is fundamental in human resource (HR) management process of healthcare organizations. In this sense, a competence profile of nursing staff becomes an essential tool in the development of standards of healthcare [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Lina Mayorga
Poster Presentation
Lina Mayorga, Oncology Research + Education Consultants, United States

Aims: Latinos currently are the largest ethnic minority in the United States, as the number of Latinos and breast cancer survivors continues to grow. The need to develop education programs that are culturally congruent and linguistically appropriate for non-English speaking [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Patricia A Keresztes
Poster Presentation
Patricia A Keresztes, Saint Mary’s College, United States

At Saint Mary’s College a dedicated education unit (DEU) clinical model has been adopted for students in the advanced medical-surgical course offered in the senior year. The premise of this model is that students work directly with assigned staff nurses who act as preceptor [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Rosaria Cappadona
Poster Presentation
Rosaria Cappadona, University of Ferrara, Italy

Background: Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a clinical condition, with presentation mimicking acute myocardial infarction [Bossone et al, Heart Fail Clin 2013]. Its estimated prevalence is approximately 1.7-2.2% of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome [Bossone et al [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Beatrice Zucchi
Poster Presentation
Beatrice Zucchi, University of Ferrara, Italy

Background: Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a relatively uncommon condition, mimicking myocardial infarction, with an estimated prevalence of approximately 1.7-2.2% of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome [Bossone et al, Heart Fail Clin 2013]. Diagnosis is defi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Liss Trine Eriksen
Poster Presentation
Liss Trine Eriksen, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

The objective of this study is to explore indigenous peoples’ perspectives in the education of nurses in Norway. 25 out of 26 nursing education institutions in Norway have been included in the study. Each school curriculum has been analysed with an aim to map out how it ref [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Jeanette Elise Huemer
Poster Presentation
Jeanette Elise Huemer, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

The objective of this study is to explore indigenous peoples’ perspectives in the education of nurses in Norway. 25 out of 26 nursing education institutions in Norway have been included in the study. Each school curriculum has been analysed with an aim to map out how it ref [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Liss Trine Eriksen
Poster Presentation
Liss Trine Eriksen, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

This research article is based on a pilot study of Finnmark University College's off-campus bachelor program (BA) for nurses, organized in rural areas. The objectives were to explore whether these courses had contributed to reduced vacancies; whether the learning outcome of t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Jeanette Elise Huemer
Poster Presentation
Jeanette Elise Huemer, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

This research article is based on a pilot study of Finnmark University College's off-campus bachelor program (BA) for nurses, organized in rural areas. The objectives were to explore whether these courses had contributed to reduced vacancies; whether the learning outcome of t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Debra L Wagner
Poster Presentation
Debra L Wagner, University of North Florida, United States

According to the Center for Disease Control 32.7 % of live births in the United States were delivered via cesarean section in 2014. Typically, the baby is taken out of the operating room (OR) to the nursery to allow the obstetrician/surgeon time to close the uterus and incision, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Stephpen Lawrence
Poster Presentation
Stephpen Lawrence, Coastal Anesthesia Associates, United States

According to the Center for Disease Control 32.7 % of live births in the United States were delivered via cesarean section in 2014. Typically, the baby is taken out of the operating room (OR) to the nursery to allow the obstetrician/surgeon time to close the uterus and incision, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Janice Melsom
Poster Presentation
Janice Melsom, Flagler Hospital, United States

According to the Center for Disease Control 32.7 % of live births in the United States were delivered via cesarean section in 2014. Typically, the baby is taken out of the operating room (OR) to the nursery to allow the obstetrician/surgeon time to close the uterus and incision, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Rosa Leda Bellini
Poster Presentation
Rosa Leda Bellini, IQG Heath Services Accreditation, Brazil

The Brazilian Patient Safety Program (PBSP) from Health Services Accreditation (IQG) has monitored reports of diagnostic safety incidents to propose strategies for reducing harm in patients. As of March 2017, the conceptual framework of the International Classification of Patient [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Ana Carla Parra Labigalini Restituti
Poster Presentation
Ana Carla Parra Labigalini Restituti, IQG Heath Services Accreditation, Brazil

Patient safety climate has been recognized as a core determinant for improving safety in hospitals. Describing workforce perceptions of patient safety climate is an important part of safety climate management. This study aimed to describe perceptions of patient safety climate in [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Nancy Adrianna Garofalo
Poster Presentation
Nancy Adrianna Garofalo, NorthShore University HealthSystem, United States

Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC) is characterized by apnea, limpness, pallor, bradycardia, cyanosis, and cardiorespiratory failure in apparently healthy term newborns soon after birth, often during initial skin-to-skin contact, in the prone position, or with the first [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Julia Maria das Neves Carvalho
Poster Presentation
Julia Maria das Neves Carvalho, Nursing School of Coimbra, Portugal

Background: The birth of a child, especially the first child, is a key moment in the transition to a new stage of the life cycle, involving the restructuring of the family system and, consequently, the redefinition of roles and tasks. Therefore, parenting tasks change the co [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Ana Bela de Jesus Roldao Caetano
Poster Presentation
Ana Bela de Jesus Roldao Caetano, Nursing School of Coimbra, Portugal

Introduction: The postpartum period is a key moment in the delivery of care to the women/couple and family. Therefore, maternal concerns during the period of transition to parenthood can have a differential impact on the adaptation to the new parenting role. Objective:&nb [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Barbra Pesata
Poster Presentation
Barbra Pesata, UF Health, United States

In the past decade the number of patients with cancer who receive chemotherapy at hospital-based outpatient centers has risen and this trend is likely to continue. Reducing chemotherapy wait times can dramatically affect patient experience, relieve employee frustration, and creat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Montserrat Planes
Poster Presentation
Montserrat Planes, University of Girona, United States

Introduction: According to WHO, tobacco use kills more than 7 million people each year (WHO, 2015). Due to the difficulty in stopping smoking, preventing young people from starting to smoke is very importance in combating the tobacco epidemic. According to the Theory of Reas [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Maria Eugenia Gras
Poster Presentation
Maria Eugenia Gras, University of Girona, Spain

Objectives: The main aim of this paper was to study the relationship between perceived risk and adolescents’ future intentions to consume three addictive substances: tobacco, alcohol and cannabis. In addition we compared the perceived risk of these three substances. [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Miriam Aparecida Barbosa Merighi
Poster Presentation
Miriam Aparecida Barbosa Merighi, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Introduction: Bariatric surgery stands out as the most effective method in the long-term treatment of obesity, leading to significant remission of diseases associated with overweight. However, the results of the surgery are not always long lasting. It is estimated that 20% t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Miriam Aparecida Barbosa Merighi
Poster Presentation
Miriam Aparecida Barbosa Merighi, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

The growth in the survival rate of individuals living with disabilities in recent years has made them live long enough to reach old age. In Brazil, this increase in life expectancy is a new reality that has not yet been planned for in public policy. Currently, people living with [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Soon Rim Suh
Poster Presentation
Soon Rim Suh, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

Background: As the lifespan of older population is prolonged, their cognitive impairment and sedentary activity are project to increase and cause a lower life quality and higher dependency, which poses an important public challenge. Physical activity (PA) is suggested as one [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kiyoko Tokunaga
Poster Presentation
Kiyoko Tokunaga, Kyoto Koka Women’s University, Japan

Purpose: The purpose of this Study was to evaluate the effect of using the Reverse video playback as a teaching tool on the learning nursing skills of students. Methods: This study examined, 97 first-year female students who entered the school of nursing at a univers [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kayoko Hirano
Poster Presentation
Kayoko Hirano, Takarazuka University, Japan

Introduction: Paper patients have been used for learning in the nursing process. However, nursing students have no experience in nursing practice. Therefore, it is difficult to learn information about a patient while imagining characters and images. Many of these are learned [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kim Jeung Im
Poster Presentation
Kim Jeung Im, Soonchunhyang University, Korea, Republic of

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a screening tool to identify the pregnant women who are required to have a concrete checkup or education about preterm birth (PTB). Methods: The items for the screening tool were drafted from literature review and the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Dianne L Sagehorn
Poster Presentation
Dianne L Sagehorn, MT Sinai Hospital and Capella University, United States

Discussion involves maintaining extremes of life saving treatments to maintain life in patients who are chronically ill with infection and neurologically devastated a case study in ethics related to nursing and medical management in the United States. Discusses patients’ ri [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Deborah E Lang
Poster Presentation
Deborah E Lang, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, United States

The World Health Organization, UNICEF and other global partners through breastfeeding advocacy initiatives promote breast milk as the perfect food with lifetime benefits for mother and child. However, over the last decade only forty percent of children worldwide under the age of [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Lizelle Bernhardt
Poster Presentation
Lizelle Bernhardt, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is highly prevalent in patients with chronic heart failure, characterised by repeated interruption in breathing due to upper airway collapse during sleep and has a greater prevalence in men, older adults and in obese individuals. [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Paula Kennedy
Workshop
Paula Kennedy, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

Paula is a nurse by core training and Monica a systemic family psychotherapist both working in practice within different health care contexts in two different countries. They are both interested in exploring and highlighting the voices of ‘the family’ that are seldom [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Sandra Almeida
Keynote Presentation
Sandra Almeida, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand

One of the greatest opportunities in the 21st century is the potential to safely utilize the influence of technology revolution, which has transformed our society. As financial pressures grow, and the gap between expectations, demand and resources increases, need for the health c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Gabriel Oluwakotanmi
Keynote Presentation
Gabriel Oluwakotanmi, Chamberlain University, United States

Nursing programs, unlike many others, are unique in their compositions, expectations, and demands. The nursing programs in the United States are mandated to record yearly first-time passing rate of at least 80% by the state board of nursing in which they are located. Failure to r [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Laura Croan
Keynote Presentation
Laura Croan, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Ireland

The role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in managing chronic conditions, both malignant and benign, is not new to health care and has rapidly developed over the last thirty years. More recently the financial climate, increasing incidence of disease, improved survival rates [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Franz Porzsolt
Keynote Presentation
Franz Porzsolt, Institute of Clinical Economics, Germany

Modern healthcare systems suffer from three major problems: The first problem presents with two facets, the under-representation of patient preferences in team conferences and the intra-team conflicts of doctors and nurses based on different perceptions of patient needs. The seco [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Renee Bauer
Oral Presentation
Renee Bauer, Indiana State University, United States

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is injury to the person without the intent to die. More and more cases are occurring in the psychiatric hospitals and emergency room departments. Frequently, these individuals are simply crying out for help and shunned by health care. It is not unc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Dean W Metz
Oral Presentation
Dean W Metz, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Discussion: That patient’s benefit from a multifactorial assessment is now accepted as normal protocol. (NICE Clinical Guideline 161, 2013, 13) What form that takes and how it is implemented can take on a variety of shapes. In 2010 this Falls Service acquired a full ti [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Lois Dugmore
Oral Presentation
Lois Dugmore, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

The European Union extended its membership in 2004, to include 8 new Eastern and Central European countries known as A8. One of the key issue for the United Kingdom is that it requires migrant workers because of changes in the current population that include shrinking birth rates [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Monika Vanhova
Oral Presentation
Monika Vanhova, Military University Hospital Prague, Czech Republic

Military University Hospital in Prague is a member of Health Promoting Hospitals network since 2012. Since then many different activities and projects have been organized. The aim of health education is to offer to employees, to the public and to patient’s sufficient inform [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Lenka Gutova
Oral Presentation
Lenka Gutova, University Military Hospital Prague, Czech Republic

Military University Hospital in Prague is a member of Health Promoting Hospitals network since 2012. Since then many different activities and projects have been organized. The aim of health education is to offer to employees, to the public and to patient’s sufficient inform [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Shaher H Hamaideh
Oral Presentation
Shaher H Hamaideh, The Hashemite University, Jordan

Patients with schizophrenia suffer from loneliness, inadequate social support, and low levels of satisfaction with life, which make them more vulnerable to relapse and exacerbate of their symptoms. This study aimed at identifying the predictors and relationships of loneliness wit [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Malliga Jambulingam
Oral Presentation
Malliga Jambulingam, Morgan State University, United States

Background: Students learn most effectively in environments that facilitate learning by encouraging and supporting and making them feel they are part of the team. If the classroom environment is unpredictable, unstructured and overwhelming, students can be left with feelings [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Eva Manyedi
Oral Presentation
Eva Manyedi, North-West University, South Africa

Mental Health is regarded as an essential component of health by WHO (Kulsum and Afsar, 2015: 1713). Suicide ideation and suicidal behaviours which is the topic to be researched in this study are common in the youth population especially students as stated by Wang, 2013: 4). It w [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Marie Cameron
Oral Presentation
Marie Cameron, University of the Highlands and Islands, United Kingdom

Background: For many years there have been global concerns about equitable access to healthcare, and the impact of this on the health of nations. In Scotland, a variety of complex and inter-related factors have meant that recruitment into some nursing posts remains chal [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Agusta Palsdottir
Oral Presentation
Agusta Palsdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland

The changes in age distribution, with a growing proportion of senior citizens in the world population, pose great challenges. This means that the welfare society needs to prepare for the increasing number of senior citizens and ensure their prospects for health and wellbeing. An [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Pat Colliety
Oral Presentation
Pat Colliety, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Facilitating students’ skills and confidence in dealing with challenging situations in practice is a key element in professional development. Dopson, Colliety, Andrew, Hughes and Markless (2017) evaluated the impact of a joint project across disciplines using immersive thea [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Amy Dopson
Oral Presentation
Amy Dopson, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Facilitating students’ skills and confidence in dealing with challenging situations in practice is a key element in professional development. Dopson, Colliety, Andrew, Hughes and Markless (2017) evaluated the impact of a joint project across disciplines using immersive thea [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Charmaine Elizabeth Hassan
Oral Presentation
Charmaine Elizabeth Hassan, Department of Health Northern Cape, South Africa

Introduction: Public sector health care workers (HCWs), consisting of nurse managers (NMs), professional nurses (PNs) and community health care workers (CHCWs) are employed at the Primary Health Clinics (PHC) and Community Health Clinics (CHC) in South Africa (SA). The quali [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Gunvor Munch Hansen
Oral Presentation
Gunvor Munch Hansen, VIA University College, Denmark

How you can read how much pain someone else has? In biomedicine there is a widespread us of Melzack and Walls gate-control theory that describes that pain is a bio-psycho-social phenomenon, where it is impossible to separate the different components from each other. Phenomenologi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Susan D Dowell
Oral Presentation
Susan D Dowell, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) conducts a practice analysis of newly licensed registered nurses (RNs) every 3 years to assure validity of the content distribution on the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs (NCLEX-RN) test plan.  The 2011 N [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Christy Vickers
Oral Presentation
Christy Vickers, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) conducts a practice analysis of newly licensed registered nurses (RNs) every 3 years to assure validity of the content distribution on the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs (NCLEX-RN) test plan.  The 2011 N [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Sheryl K House
Oral Presentation
Sheryl K House, Ohio University Zanesville, United States

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) conducts a practice analysis of newly licensed registered nurses (RNs) every 3 years to assure validity of the content distribution on the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs (NCLEX-RN) test plan.  The 2011 N [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Amanda M Whateley
Oral Presentation
Amanda M Whateley, Rainbows Children and Young People’s Hospice, United Kingdom

Current ethical dilemmas met by nurses in hospitals, hospices, primary care and the community are increasing as a result of advances in technology and medicines over recent years. Working in all of these areas, nurses will be caring for patients who are at the end of life or on t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Usha Daniel
Oral Presentation
Usha Daniel, National Maternity Hospital, Ireland

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance which is recognised or first diagnosed in pregnancy. GDM is one of the most common medical complications observed in pregnancy. The incidence of diabetes in pregnancy is increasing in Ireland a [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kirsten Nielsen
Oral Presentation
Kirsten Nielsen, VIA University College, Denmark

This paper reports on a qualitative study with the aim to investigate learning possibilities in two arenas. Usually, all first-year nursing students practice in skill lab. In this case, students practiced in clinical settings or skill lab. The design took a phenomenological-herme [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Angelina Alaina Sepeku
Oral Presentation
Angelina Alaina Sepeku, Abbott Fund Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of

Background: Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam is the main referral hospital in Tanzania with a modern emergency department. Since opening in 2010, the department continues to provide rapid and varied emergency care. The emergency department responds to 200-250 pat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Jaya Kuruvilla
Oral Presentation
Jaya Kuruvilla, P.D. Hinduja Hospital, India

Introduction: The evolution of the nurse from Novice to Expert happens in stages (Stage I: Novice to Stage V: Expert, Benner P, 1984). The novice nurse also faces problems in the context of communication and maintenance of interpersonal relationships with peers, interaction [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Pura Julia Cruz Oliver
Oral Presentation
Pura Julia Cruz Oliver, Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Puerto Rico

In this conference I will introduce Puerto Rico, a very small Island in the Caribbean. Due to its location, is propense to hurricanes and earthquakes, among other atmospheric phenomenon, principally during hurricane season from June 1st to November 30, of each year. Some of [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Paola Gobbi
Oral Presentation
Paola Gobbi, Nurses Board of Milan, Italy

Aim: 1. Identify ethical problems in nursing cases 2. Analyze and discuss professional behaviors in the light of professional ethical principles and ethical codes 3. Apply a method for discussion of cases in the field of ethics. Introduction: This project was conduct [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Nancy Adrianna Garofalo
Oral Presentation
Nancy Adrianna Garofalo, NorthShore University HealthSystem, United States

Purpose for the Session is to provide a general overview of Oro-Pharyngeal Therapy with Mother’s Own Milk (OPT-MOM). This novel intervention can serve as an oral immune therapy to mimic the protective effects of amniotic fluid exposure for extremely premature [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Maria Alice dos Santos Curado
Oral Presentation
Maria Alice dos Santos Curado, Higher School of Nursing of Lisbon, Portugal

Introduction: Developmental care models date back to Florence Nightingale, and her focus was on the importance of environment to provide the patient health and improve outcomes. Since 1970, the health care providers know the impact of the NICU environment on the infant& [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Mpoeetsi Makau
Oral Presentation
Mpoeetsi Makau, Ministry of Health, Lesotho

Introduction: Gibbons et al showed that medically unnecessary caesarean section (CS) can perhaps function as a barrier to universal coverage. Although levels of 10–15% were considered high but acceptable, average CS rates in most developed regions (with the exception o [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Selda MERT BOGA
Oral Presentation
Selda MERT BOGA, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Aim: The aim of this study is to compare the opinions about nurses and nursing among senior high school students receiving education in the 2006–2007 academic year with those of senior high school students receiving education in the 2017–2018 academic year. Me [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Rosalynde Johnstone
Oral Presentation
Rosalynde Johnstone, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, United Kingdom

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is a voluntary discussion between an individual and their care providers, it is a patient led, patient driven process and the resulting ACP document is a patient held record. Families and those important to the patient are encouraged to be involved in [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Jose Miguel Aguilera
Oral Presentation
Jose Miguel Aguilera, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Australia

Objective: To analyse the financial, clinical and cultural impact of the Balanced Scorecard (BSC), the Magnet Recognition Program® (MRP) and a revenue cycle management (RCM) program implemented at the study hospital to improve its overall performance and sustainability t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kathleen Lehmann
Oral Presentation
Kathleen Lehmann, Liberty University, United States

Medical professionals, especially those with long careers, can easily fall into patterns of concise language that is not consistent with best practice recommendations for non-biased or judgmental plain language that is removed from medical jargon. This requirement is for all disc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 -  Nichelle A Mullins
Oral Presentation
Nichelle A Mullins, Charter Oak Health Center, Inc., United States

Community health centers serve the most underserved populations worldwide. Staffed with general practitioners and medical assistants, millions of people receive care from community health centers. Many of the individuals have complex co-morbid conditions such as diabetes, hy [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Julia Ugorji
Oral Presentation
Julia Ugorji, University of Maryland, United States

Problem: Mental health has been a largely neglected area in the health care system globally (WHO, 2013). The availability of mental health resources in most developing countries is poor due to scarcity of resources, and priority given to mental health issues. In Nigeria, peo [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Joanne Mee Wah Loo
Oral Presentation
Joanne Mee Wah Loo, Mount Sinai West, United States

A "viable healthcare system" can be basically assumed to be a system that is created and sustained by medical/ healthcare organizations which utilize ongoingly organized and active efforts to improve the existing system and techniques, as well as to discover and integra [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Barbara Holder
Workshop
Barbara Holder, Andrews Institute Ambulaotry Surgery Center LLC, United States

Introduction: A baseline Safety Culture Survey administered in our facility in 2014 yielded a rating of B- (82.5) by our staff. The low rating began us on a quest to review and improve our processes. Purpose of the Study: Explore and implement ways to improve our Quality- [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Brenda T Spear
Workshop
Brenda T Spear, Chamberlain University, United States

The purpose of this workshop is to define and describe field tested instruments useful in assessing the learning needs and workforce capacity of nurses in underdeveloped countries. Using Master Instruction techniques, this workshop will provide hands on, interactive activities an [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Tracey Wilson
Oral Presentation
Tracey Wilson, University of Maryland, United States

This session covers communication strategies for end of life decision-making in the critically ill patient. Patients and families are often dissatisfied with communication and this leads to post intensive care syndrome for some families. This session will identify current literat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Kimberly Bowers
Oral Presentation
Kimberly Bowers, University of Maryland Medical System, United States

This session covers communication strategies for end of life decision-making in the critically ill patient. Patients and families are often dissatisfied with communication and this leads to post intensive care syndrome for some families. This session will identify current literat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Elvessa Narvasa
Oral Presentation
Elvessa Narvasa, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses, Canada

In the near future, NURSES will inevitably need to work closely with medical robots. We should take the necessary steps now to gain a better understanding of how these mechanical wonders enhance our practice in order to have a more significant role. Medical robots have some in [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Nazli Parast
Oral Presentation
Nazli Parast, Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa, Canada

Background: Around 80% of people living with diabetes have their diabetes managed in a primary care setting. Collaboration between the client, diabetes nurse educator (DNE), diabetes dietitian educator (DDE) and primary care provider (PCP) is the key. This is a study on a ca [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Deborah E Lang
Oral Presentation
Deborah E Lang, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, United States

The World Health Organization, UNICEF and other global partners through breastfeeding advocacy initiatives promote breast milk as the perfect food with lifetime benefits for mother and child. However, over the last decade only forty percent of children worldwide under the age of [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Ana Bela de Jesus Roldao Caetano
Oral Presentation
Ana Bela de Jesus Roldao Caetano, Nursing School of Coimbra, Portugal

Maternal concerns reflect the mothers’ needs during their transition into the postpartum period, as well as the changes related to taking on new roles and redefining responsibilities within the parental/family dyad. Therefore, maternal concerns during the period of trans [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Ahmad A Latif Abujaber
Oral Presentation
Ahmad A Latif Abujaber, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

With the significant information technology advancement, the capacity of generating and storing big data has grown exponentially. This rapid growth of data availability is coined with a simultaneous growth in the analytical skills that enable researchers analyse large scale data [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Bejoy Chacko
Oral Presentation
Bejoy Chacko, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Background: Hamad General Hospital-Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the world with over 1400 registrations per day. As any other ED, we face the same issues of increased length of stay, increasing number of left without being seen patients, increasing pending ad [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Julia Maria das Neves Carvalho
Oral Presentation
Julia Maria das Neves Carvalho, Nursing School of Coimbra, Portugal

Background: Becoming a father and a mother is one of the most important and challenging tasks in life. The new demands, particularly those imposed to the mother when she is responsible for childcare, can influence the mother’s ability to respond effectively and make her vul [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Abdulqadir J Nashwan
Oral Presentation
Abdulqadir J Nashwan, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

We will provide an overview on the development of nursing research in Qatar including improvements, challenges, and implications on nursing and national health strategy and related policies. The findings of an exhaustive literature review will be presented to show the research ou [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Maria Alice dos Santos Curado
Oral Presentation
Maria Alice dos Santos Curado, Higher School of Nursing of Lisbon, Portugal

Using R software, a simulation study was developed to evaluate and compare the performance of four parametric (Pillai’s trace, Wilks’ lambda, Hotelling’s trace, and Roy’s largest root) and two non-parametric tests (Pillai’s Trace and Wilks’ Lam [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Elif Bilsin
Oral Presentation
Elif Bilsin, Gaziantep University, Turkey

Statement of the Problem: Cancer is rarely observed in childhood, and its incidence varies at the rate of 0.5-4.6%. Research results on the effects of various chemotherapy agents and the developed treatment protocol increase the cancer survival rate. During and after the can [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Surbrena Forbes Pedican
Oral Presentation
Surbrena Forbes Pedican, The Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital, Turks and Caicos Islands

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) have been growing problems in most hospitals around the world and efforts to control and prevent it have proven to be difficult. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have contributed to the e [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Selda MERT BOGA
Oral Presentation
Selda MERT BOGA, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are serious postoperative complications that may lead to undesired patient outcomes. SSIs is a type of healthcare-associated infection in which a wound infection occurs after an invasive (surgical) procedure. SSIs have been shown to compose up to 2 [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Gulfer Dogan Pekince
Oral Presentation
Gulfer Dogan Pekince, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey

Although feeding with mother’s milk is common, there are problems with the correct application. Although some problems are unavoidable, evidence-based practice recommendations are taken into consideration in the maintenance of breastfeeding and if applied, a successful brea [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Annelize Vorster
Oral Presentation
Annelize Vorster, University of the Free State, South Africa

Introduction: Considerable increases in alcohol- and substance use among tertiary students are of global concern. No group should be labeled but nursing students in particular, are exposed to taxing circumstances during their training as developing professionals. Managing pa [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Teresa Santos Boya
Oral Presentation
Teresa Santos Boya, Hospital Comarcal de Medina del Campo, Spain

Objective:  to estimate level of anxiety of patients admitted to the Observation Unit. Method: It is an observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study that was performed to 212 unscheduled inpatients, for six and twenty four hours and whose age was comprised&nb [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Betise MeryA lencar Sousa Macau Furtad
Oral Presentation
Betise MeryA lencar Sousa Macau Furtad, University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Introduction: The quality of life assessment is a growing trend in the health area, especially when treating patients with traumatic brain injury. This type of lesion reflects in every area of the victim’s life, including neuropsychological aspects. The literature sugg [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Coshiwe Matildah Makunyane
Oral Presentation
Coshiwe Matildah Makunyane, St- Ritas Gateway Clinic, South Africa

Introduction: Cervical cancer is said to be a burden in developing countries and commonly detected through symptoms at a later invasive stages. South Africa has therefore instituted a screening policy in the public sector for women ages between 30 and 70 but cannot meet the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Tiina Elina Lindholm
Oral Presentation
Tiina Elina Lindholm, Åbo Akademi University and The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Finland

Introduction: ‘Viable’ can be seen as a concept referring to a matter of potentials and possibilities, something which can be created, developed and reached, a thing as a dynamic step further from a hypothesis or a theory. To be viable a subject matter must be ev [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Helena Martins
Oral Presentation
Helena Martins, Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal

During the presentation we will talk about Therapeutic Touch, its applicability and benefits in neonatology according to the review of the literature and will present the study project in progress. Therapeutic Touch, also called the Krieger-Kunz method, was developed in the 19 [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Sanna Fabiola
Oral Presentation
Sanna Fabiola, AOU Maggiore della Carita, Italy

The project has proposed specifics training to Nurses working in the sectors related to the Cardiological Department on prevention in cardiology, secondary type after admission by Acute Coronary Syndrome event. Chronic diseases are a global alarm and cardiovascular diseas [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2018 - Abdulqadir J Nashwan
Workshop
Abdulqadir J Nashwan, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

The role of nurses/midwives in clinical trials research is undergoing a remarkable transformation from being a data collector for medical research to the recognition of the nurse/midwife as an essential member of the research team with a more complicated role. Clinical trials are [....] » Read More

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