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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The family is viewed as the context, according to the focus of the family nursing perspective [17], which means that the older person is in the foreground and the family is in the background.
It is not, according to Holtslander (2005, p.5), "a decontextualised nursing tool; rather it is a flexible interview guide that is embedded in family nursing practice".
This edition has a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice, integration of five family nursing theories throughout, family case studies that demonstrate the practice of family nursing, and content that addresses family nursing in both the US and Canada.
From this first step, it was created the Family Nursing Game with the respective contents and usage rules.
This matter was dealt with in depth during the 11th International Congress on Family Nursing held in June 2013 in Minneapolis (USA), congregating 433 participants from 27 countries.
Reuter-Rice (pediatric nursing, Duke U.) and Bolick (women, children, and family nursing, Rush U.) present 51 chapters for healthcare professionals who care for pediatric patients in various settings, including emergency, transport, inpatient, and critical care.
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.
OHSU is ranked first in nursing midwifery; second in family medicine; third in primary care; fourth in geriatric nursing; fifth in rural medicine; sixth in master's physician assistant; sixth in family nursing; and seventh in master's in nursing.
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.
Children were asked, ahead of the consultation's formal launch, what they would like to see in the new family nursing service.