ENHANCING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES FOR NEW ACADEMIC STAFF IN THE SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP

Published by: Nadia Khan , Ethan Cooper

Pages: 1-3 |

Recruiting and retaining appropriately qualified academic staff is vital for the delivery of high-quality teaching in any academic setting, including health care and nursing. Evidence suggests that transition from an expert clinician to becoming a novice academic in the field of adult nursing could be challenging. A Quality Improvement project was undertaken to develop a structured induction
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FORMULATING A HEALTH BEHAVIOR MODEL FOR WOMEN WITH PREVIOUS GESTATIONAL DIABETES TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHY DIETARY PRACTICES AND GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TESTING

Published by: Mari Yamanami, Naomi Kano

Pages: 4-19 |

This study aims to develop a health behavior model for females with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) to promote healthy dietary habits and glucose tolerance testing by identifying factors affecting the health behaviors of this population based on the framework of the Theory of Planned Behavior. A questionnaire survey was administered to females with a history of GDM who were
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THE IMPACT OF SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION AND EXERCISE INTERVENTION ON PREGNANT WOMEN’S BACK PAIN EXPERIENCES IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES

Published by: Loveness A Nkhata, Charity Kapenda , Jane Chela

Pages: 20-27 |

Pregnancy-related back pain is a frustrating health problem worldwide because of its high prevalence. Approximately 50% of women experience back pain during pregnancy and 25% may continue to experience pain after delivery. The impact of a self-management education and exercise intervention were determined on pregnant women’s back pain experiences in a low- and middle-income setting. The aim
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