International Archives of

Nursing and Health CareISSN: 2469-5823


Review Article Open Access

Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perceptions of High-Fidelity Simulation-Based Learning

Yueh-Chen Yeh
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 3

Abstract: Because of the growing expectations for novice nurses to be adequately prepared to work in complex healthcare settings, pressure has dramatically increased for nursing schools to deliver better training. Nurse educators must explore innovative teaching methods to link the gap between knowledge and practice in order to enhance the students' ability to function as competent nurses. Researchers stated that simulation has the potential to help nurse educators better train students, especially when faculty members understand issues connected with students increased preparedness for actual clinical environments.

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Review Article Open Access

Communication and Effective Interprofessional Health Care Teams

Gary L Kreps
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 3

Abstract: It is increasingly important for health care professionals and consumers to participate actively and competently in interprofessional health care teams to contribute specialized knowledge and skills toward addressing complex health care challenges. However, team members must be sensitized to the communication demands of working effectively in health care teams.

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Why is Respiratory Rate the Neglected Vital Sign? A Narrative Review

Malcolm Elliott
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 3

Abstract: Respiratory rate assessment is essential for detecting acute changes in a patient's condition. Despite this, research has shown that it is the most neglected vital sign in clinical practice. This literature review identified three key reasons for this: inadequate knowledge regarding respiratory rate assessment; nurses' perception of patient acuity; and lack of time. These factors suggest poor understanding of the importance of respiratory rate as a vital sign.

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Mini Review Open Access

Building a Virtual Learning Environment for Distance Education in Nursing Oncology

Maria das Gracas Silva Matsubara and Edvane Birelo Lopes De Domenico
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 3

Abstract: The new demands of a globalized and competitive market have targeted health services to have an attitude focused on client welfare, through a process of providing services with quality, whose advantage is in the intellectual capital of its human resources which result from continuous processes of education.

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Mini Review Open Access

The Caring Dimension Inventory (CDI-29): Modified Arabic Version

Majdi Alhadidi and Muayyad Ahmad
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 3

Abstract: Purpose:This study was designed to examine the psychometric properties of modified Arabic version of the Caring Dimension Inventory. Methods:The cross-sectional survey was conducted in Jordan in four psychiatric clinical settings. Data were collected from three psychiatric hospitals and one psychiatric ward. The sample size was 205 nurses. Ethical approval was granted to conduct this study by the relevant research ethics committees of the involved hospitals.

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