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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/151165
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Nursing Students' Perception of Menarche and Menstruation
Abstract:
Nursing Students' Perception of Menarche and Menstruation
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2008
Author:Liang, Hwey-Fang, PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Chang-Gung Institute of Technology
Title:PhD. RN
[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the perception of menarche and menstruation among Taiwanese female nursing students. Design and methods: An ethnography method was adopted, using in-depth interviews with 29 informants who were Taiwanese female nursing students were voluntary recruited in the study. This research applied a semi-structured interview guide which contained 5 open-ended inquiries regarding views of menarche, experiencing menstrual period and views of menstruation. Audio-taped were permitted by all of the participants and transcribed verbatim. Leininger's (1991) qualitative data analysis was used to analyze the data. Results: Four themes were extracted from the analysis, including: ôAmbiguous feelings moved upward in between gender stigma and confidence,ö How inconvenient event and dilemma situation as a women. Becoming a woman was an exciting and normally event as a real woman. ôSharing a privacy episode with intimate women who are mothers, sisters and close friends,ö ôWaiting and expecting a friend coming periodically,ö and ôDealing with the menstruation happening with cultural context pattern.ö Conclusions: These findings indicated that Taiwanese female nursing students carried with them the values, beliefs, and life ways of their own culture and stereotypes about menarche and menstruation experiences. Nursing professionals and educators can obtain the experiences of perceptions among Taiwanese female nursing students and apply competent intervention to help them overcome the ambiguous and dilemma of perception within diverse cultures. The results of this study could promote cultural competence care and health education for female nursing students within the context of culturally.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleNursing Students' Perception of Menarche and Menstruationen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/151165-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Nursing Students' Perception of Menarche and Menstruation</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">2008</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Liang, Hwey-Fang, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Chang-Gung Institute of Technology</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">PhD. RN</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">hweyfang@hotmail.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the perception of menarche and menstruation among Taiwanese female nursing students. Design and methods: An ethnography method was adopted, using in-depth interviews with 29 informants who were Taiwanese female nursing students were voluntary recruited in the study. This research applied a semi-structured interview guide which contained 5 open-ended inquiries regarding views of menarche, experiencing menstrual period and views of menstruation. Audio-taped were permitted by all of the participants and transcribed verbatim. Leininger's (1991) qualitative data analysis was used to analyze the data. Results: Four themes were extracted from the analysis, including: &ocirc;Ambiguous feelings moved upward in between gender stigma and confidence,&ouml; How inconvenient event and dilemma situation as a women. Becoming a woman was an exciting and normally event as a real woman. &ocirc;Sharing a privacy episode with intimate women who are mothers, sisters and close friends,&ouml; &ocirc;Waiting and expecting a friend coming periodically,&ouml; and &ocirc;Dealing with the menstruation happening with cultural context pattern.&ouml; Conclusions: These findings indicated that Taiwanese female nursing students carried with them the values, beliefs, and life ways of their own culture and stereotypes about menarche and menstruation experiences. Nursing professionals and educators can obtain the experiences of perceptions among Taiwanese female nursing students and apply competent intervention to help them overcome the ambiguous and dilemma of perception within diverse cultures. The results of this study could promote cultural competence care and health education for female nursing students within the context of culturally.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T10:53:48Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T10:53:48Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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