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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/150399
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing
Abstract:
Model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2001
Conference Date:November 10 - 14, 2001
Author:Pullen, Annelize
P.I. Institution Name:University of Pretoria
Title:Senior Research Officer
Introduction: Nurses fulfill their professional role and responsibilities within the professional, legal and ethical framework of the nursing practice. Mere competence is insufficient as the nurse is expected to continuously strive for excellence in care. Various factors in South Africa influence the professional practice of the nurse, for example historical and political issues, transformation and restructuring of health services, and available resources. These factors influence the quality of the nursing care. During the last few years there has been wide spread negative reporting on the quality of care. Nurses are feeling the pressure from patients who lash out at them because of poor quality of care. A need was identified to develop a model for an enrichment programme to enable nurses to be placed back in a situation where they can fulfill their professional role and responsibilities in striving for excellence. Objective The aim of the research is to describe a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in Nursing. Three objectives were set: To: (1) Explore and describe the needs and problems of nurses which should be included in a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing, within a hospital context, (2) Describe of a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing based on the findings of objective 1, and (3) Implement, validate and refine a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing This paper will describe the result of the study: A model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing. Design: In order to develop the model an institutional case study was conducted, a Qualitative and Participatory Action Research Design was used. Sample: Objective 1. Data was generated through focus groups (n=20) and individual interviews (n=20). Theoretical sampling was done to determine the participants (n=300). The participants included doctors, nurses, nursing managers, medical and patients and all categories of nursing staff Objective 2. Goal directed selection of national and international literature Objective 3 Goal directed selection of 5 units of a large regional hospital to implement and refine model. Setting: Large regional hospital in Gauteng Province, South Africa (n=1113 bed hospital). Concept: Enrichment is viewed as building competence and self-confidence, in order to solve problems and make effective decisions to bring about change. Enrichment implies a positive affirmation of the feeling of being accepted, valued, loved, and to belong. Enrichment ensures positive motivation, excitement and commitment to strive for excellence to meet personal and professional goals. Method/ Measures: The Model was implemented in a large regional hospital. Findings: A model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing is described. Conclusions: The use of this participatory research may be used to develop other models to bring about change in health care settings. The model as support system enables nurses to be placed back in a situation where they can fulfill their professional role and responsibilities in striving for excellence. Implications: Through the enrichment of nurses standards in nursing care may be addressed. The model may be used in other health care facilities as support system for institutional transformation.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
10-Nov-2001
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleModel for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursingen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/150399-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2001</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">November 10 - 14, 2001</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Pullen, Annelize</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">University of Pretoria</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Senior Research Officer</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">apullen@kalafong.up</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Introduction: Nurses fulfill their professional role and responsibilities within the professional, legal and ethical framework of the nursing practice. Mere competence is insufficient as the nurse is expected to continuously strive for excellence in care. Various factors in South Africa influence the professional practice of the nurse, for example historical and political issues, transformation and restructuring of health services, and available resources. These factors influence the quality of the nursing care. During the last few years there has been wide spread negative reporting on the quality of care. Nurses are feeling the pressure from patients who lash out at them because of poor quality of care. A need was identified to develop a model for an enrichment programme to enable nurses to be placed back in a situation where they can fulfill their professional role and responsibilities in striving for excellence. Objective The aim of the research is to describe a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in Nursing. Three objectives were set: To: (1) Explore and describe the needs and problems of nurses which should be included in a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing, within a hospital context, (2) Describe of a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing based on the findings of objective 1, and (3) Implement, validate and refine a model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing This paper will describe the result of the study: A model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing. Design: In order to develop the model an institutional case study was conducted, a Qualitative and Participatory Action Research Design was used. Sample: Objective 1. Data was generated through focus groups (n=20) and individual interviews (n=20). Theoretical sampling was done to determine the participants (n=300). The participants included doctors, nurses, nursing managers, medical and patients and all categories of nursing staff Objective 2. Goal directed selection of national and international literature Objective 3 Goal directed selection of 5 units of a large regional hospital to implement and refine model. Setting: Large regional hospital in Gauteng Province, South Africa (n=1113 bed hospital). Concept: Enrichment is viewed as building competence and self-confidence, in order to solve problems and make effective decisions to bring about change. Enrichment implies a positive affirmation of the feeling of being accepted, valued, loved, and to belong. Enrichment ensures positive motivation, excitement and commitment to strive for excellence to meet personal and professional goals. Method/ Measures: The Model was implemented in a large regional hospital. Findings: A model for an enrichment programme for excellence in nursing is described. Conclusions: The use of this participatory research may be used to develop other models to bring about change in health care settings. The model as support system enables nurses to be placed back in a situation where they can fulfill their professional role and responsibilities in striving for excellence. Implications: Through the enrichment of nurses standards in nursing care may be addressed. The model may be used in other health care facilities as support system for institutional transformation.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T10:23:33Z-
dc.date.issued2001-11-10en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T10:23:33Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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