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The impact of HIV education on the lives of Ugandan nurses and nurse-midwives

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dc.contributor.author Harrowing, Jean N.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-01T21:27:09Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-01T21:27:09Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Harrowing, J.N. The impact of HIV education on the lives of Ugandan nurses and nurse-midwives. Advances in Nursing Science, 32(2), E94-108. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0b013e3181a3d754 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/3133
dc.description.abstract In this ethnography, I explored the impact of an HIV/AIDS education program on the lives of 24 Ugandan nurses and nurse-midwives. Nurses who previously had viewed themselves simply as providers of advice and sympathy nowsawthemselves as more holistic, collaborative caregivers. They voiced an increased awareness of their role as leaders and advocates in the community with respect to policy. The education program had positive and synergistic effects on the nurses’ professional practice, communication and problem-solving skills, confidence, and engagement in political and social change activities. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins en_US
dc.subject HIV/AIDS en_US
dc.subject HIV testing and counseling en_US
dc.subject Nursing education--Uganda en_US
dc.subject Uganda en_US
dc.subject Qualitative research en_US
dc.subject HIV/AIDS--Nursing en_US
dc.subject HIV/AIDS--Uganda en_US
dc.subject AIDS (Disease)--Uganda en_US
dc.subject HIV infections--Uganda en_US
dc.title The impact of HIV education on the lives of Ugandan nurses and nurse-midwives en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Health Sciences en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US

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