Obstetrical Nurses' Attitudes and Nursing Care Intentions Regarding Care of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156528
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Presentation
Title:
Obstetrical Nurses' Attitudes and Nursing Care Intentions Regarding Care of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
Abstract:
Obstetrical Nurses' Attitudes and Nursing Care Intentions Regarding Care of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2005
Author:Tyer-Viola, Lynda, RNC, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:Massachusetts General Hospital
Title:Clinical Nurse Specialist
Purpose: HIV infection in women in the United States has changed dramatically in the last twenty years. Today, women account for 29% of all AIDS cases and most alarming, there are 64,000 women of childbearing age infected with HIV/AIDS. Obstetrical nurses will be challenged both clinically and ethically to care for this vulnerable population and their families. The purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes and care intentions of obstetrical nurses in caring for pregnant women with HIV. Design: Cross sectional descriptive correlational study. Sample: National sample of 350 obstetrical nurses. Methods: Mailed anonymous survey using three measures with vignettes. Instruments: Pregnant Women with HIV Scale (PWHS) (alpha = .89 with two subscales; Mothering and Choice (alpha = .92) and Sympathy and Rights (alpha = .78). The Prejudice Interaction Scale (PIS) to measure prejudice and intentions to care with four vignettes depicting pregnant women who varied in HIV status, compliance with care, transmission, and ethnicity (alpha = .76 to .85). Findings: Overall attitudes of nurses toward pregnant women with HIV are positive. Nurses who knew more than four people affected by HIV/AIDS had more positive attitudes (p
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.titleObstetrical Nurses' Attitudes and Nursing Care Intentions Regarding Care of HIV-Positive Pregnant Womenen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156528-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Obstetrical Nurses' Attitudes and Nursing Care Intentions Regarding Care of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women</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">2005</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Tyer-Viola, Lynda, RNC, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Massachusetts General Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Clinical Nurse Specialist</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">LTYERVIOLA@PARTNERS.ORG</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Purpose: HIV infection in women in the United States has changed dramatically in the last twenty years. Today, women account for 29% of all AIDS cases and most alarming, there are 64,000 women of childbearing age infected with HIV/AIDS. Obstetrical nurses will be challenged both clinically and ethically to care for this vulnerable population and their families. The purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes and care intentions of obstetrical nurses in caring for pregnant women with HIV. Design: Cross sectional descriptive correlational study. Sample: National sample of 350 obstetrical nurses. Methods: Mailed anonymous survey using three measures with vignettes. Instruments: Pregnant Women with HIV Scale (PWHS) (alpha = .89 with two subscales; Mothering and Choice (alpha = .92) and Sympathy and Rights (alpha = .78). The Prejudice Interaction Scale (PIS) to measure prejudice and intentions to care with four vignettes depicting pregnant women who varied in HIV status, compliance with care, transmission, and ethnicity (alpha = .76 to .85). Findings: Overall attitudes of nurses toward pregnant women with HIV are positive. Nurses who knew more than four people affected by HIV/AIDS had more positive attitudes (p</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:52:16Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:52:16Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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