The Empowerment Experiences in the Transition of the Patients Newly Diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Taiwan Perspective

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304298
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Empowerment Experiences in the Transition of the Patients Newly Diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Taiwan Perspective
Author(s):
Chen, Yu-Chi
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Yu-Chi Chen, RN, PhD, ycchen2@ym.edu.tw
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the empowerment experience of patients in the transition of adapting a new role.

Methods: This study applied participatory action research design and used the concept of empowerment guiding the study to display the process, strategies, and outcomes in constructing case management care model for the patients newly diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. The qualitative data collected by individual interview and focus group to identify the experience of empowerment of learning self-management behaviors during the new role transition process.

Results: The results revealed the participants, improved subjects’ self-perceived health and severity of kidney disease, had actively and positive attitude in participating intervention activities. The empowerment experiences included the individual level: awareness of renal disease and ways of take care, alleviation of anxiety and fear to acceptance and live with renal disease, improvement of knowledge and skills of renal disease care, recognition of the importance of taking the self-care responsibility; the system level: building up the partnership-more satisfaction and trust, sincerity in caring and regards came at the right time, establishment of new friendship to ease the sense of loneliness, and reconstruction the family cohesion.

 Conclusion: It further underscored the importance of constructing supportive environment to provide patient-center care service. The positive atmosphere surrounded patients that intensified and gathered the social network. In the empowerment process, dealing with the psychological disturbance is a priority essential step for patients, which related to enable patients to learn knowledge and skills for CKD effectively and continually.

Keywords:
empowerment; transition; Chronic kidney disease
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Empowerment Experiences in the Transition of the Patients Newly Diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Taiwan Perspectiveen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChen, Yu-Chien_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsYu-Chi Chen, RN, PhD, ycchen2@ym.edu.twen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304298-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b>The aim of this study was to investigate the empowerment experience of patients in the transition of adapting a new role. <p><b>Methods: </b>This study applied participatory action research design and used the concept of empowerment guiding the study to display the process, strategies, and outcomes in constructing case management care model for the patients newly diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. The qualitative data collected by individual interview and focus group to identify the experience of empowerment of learning self-management behaviors during the new role transition process. <p><b>Results: </b>The results revealed the participants, improved subjects’ self-perceived health and severity of kidney disease, had actively and positive attitude in participating intervention activities. The empowerment experiences included the individual level: awareness of renal disease and ways of take care, alleviation of anxiety and fear to acceptance and live with renal disease, improvement of knowledge and skills of renal disease care, recognition of the importance of taking the self-care responsibility; the system level: building up the partnership-more satisfaction and trust, sincerity in caring and regards came at the right time, establishment of new friendship to ease the sense of loneliness, and reconstruction the family cohesion. <p> <b>Conclusion: </b>It further underscored the importance of constructing supportive environment to provide patient-center care service. The positive atmosphere surrounded patients that intensified and gathered the social network. In the empowerment process, dealing with the psychological disturbance is a priority essential step for patients, which related to enable patients to learn knowledge and skills for CKD effectively and continually.en_GB
dc.subjectempowermenten_GB
dc.subjecttransitionen_GB
dc.subjectChronic kidney diseaseen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:33:05Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:33:05Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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