family nursing

fam·i·ly nurs·ing

(fam'i-lē nŭrs'ing)
A nursing specialty concerned with understanding people's experiences of health and illness within the context of their family. (The term family is defined by the patient.) Nurses collaborate with families to create situations that reduce and alleviate emotional, physical, and spiritual suffering from illness.
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and Bolick (women, children, and family nursing, Rush U.
July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing compassionate care for women and families in rural and medically underserved areas for more than 70 years, students and graduates of the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing have garnered national recognition for their dedication to Frontier's mission.
Jane Coad, newly appointed Professor in Children and Family Nursing at Coventry University, says engaging more with children over their health needs not only benefits them, but the family and the health authorities as a whole.
Her accolades include NONPF's Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Educator Award, the Pew Charitable Trust's Excellence in Primary Care Education Program Award, Book of the Year awards from Pediatric Nursing and American Journal of Nursing, the International Family Nursing Society's Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Research Award, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from DUSON in 1991, and the Triangle Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award.
integrate theory, practice, and research in their discussion of family nursing care through the family life cycle and across a variety of clinical specialties.
No flowers please, but donations can be made to Jersey Hospice Care or Jersey Family Nursing and Home Care.
Research commissioned by the Assembly Government asked schoolchildren what they would like to see in the new family nursing service.
Children were asked, ahead of the consultation's formal launch, what they would like to see in the new family nursing service.
Thematic analysis of the data revealed four related themes: the labyrinth of family nursing, relational webs, personal and professional knowing, and contextual determinants.
She is also the Coordinator of Graduate Education at the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing (FSMFN) and is in clinical practice as a sexual assault examiner in Nashville, Tenn.
Other NSWNA members were also recognised for their dedication and commitment to child and family nursing at the awards ceremony held at the Liverpool Catholic Club.
Defining family as "who they say they are," this book promotes the art and science of family nursing from the perspectives of theory, practice, and research.

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