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Exploring family-centered care among pediatric oncology nurses

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dc.contributor.advisor Gregory, David
dc.contributor.author MacKay, Lyndsay Jerusha
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-19T16:29:55Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-19T16:29:55Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/2483
dc.description xii, 191 leaves ; 29 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Family-centered care (FCC) is important within the practice of pediatric oncology nurses. Such nurses face challenges and barriers when attempting to provide FCC. The purpose of this study was to understand the experiences of pediatric oncology nurses in relation to FCC; identify how pediatric oncology nurses implemented FCC into their practice; identify what facilitated and enabled pediatric oncology nurses to implement FCC; and discern the barriers and challenges that were present in their setting when implementing FCC. A qualitative approach utilizing person-centered interviewing was used to collect data. Nurses (N=20) from the Alberta Children‟s Hospital were recruited through purposeful convenience sampling and were then interviewed. Five major themes were identified from the data set: ACH support f FCC, How participants defined FCC, Establishing FCC, Enhancing FCC, and Barriers and Challenges to providing FCC. Recommendations for future research and implications for practice and education are offered. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2009 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences) en_US
dc.subject Pediatric nursing -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Family nursing -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Tumors in children -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Cancer -- Patients -- Hospital care -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Cancer -- Nursing -- Alberta -- Calgary en_US
dc.subject Alberta Children's Hospital en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.title Exploring family-centered care among pediatric oncology nurses en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Health Sciences en_US

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