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A conceptual framework for cost management training in the Limpopo Province of South Africa
(Journal of Nursing Management, 2013)
This paper describes the perceptions of nurse managers about their dual role in nursing units as cost centres.
The sensitivity and specificity of subjective memory complaints and the subjective memory rating scale, deterioration cognitive observee, mini-mental state examination, six-item screener and clock drawing test in Dementia Screening.
Background: The effectiveness of dementia screening depends on the availability of suitable screening tools with good sensitivity and specificity to confidently distinguish normal age-related cognitive decline from dementia. ...
Factors that guide nurse managers regarding the staffing of agency nurses in intensive care units at private hospitals in Pretoria.
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
Staffing needs affect the nursing department’s budget, staff productivity, the quality of care provided to patients and even the retention of nurses. It is unclear how the role players (the nursing agency manager, the nurse ...
Innovative education strategies implemented for large numbers of undergraduate nursing students: the case of one South African university nursing department
(Sciedu Press, 2013)
The nurse education and training landscape in South Africa has changed in different ways over the past century, with the result that education and training of nurses does not necessarily translate into an adequate supply ...
Do nursing students know and practice the Universal Precautions to prevent transmission of infectious agents?c
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
The aim of the study was therefore to investigate the knowledge and practice of nursing students with regard to the UPs and whether there was any relationship between knowledge of and practice of the UPs.
Role analysis of the nurse/midwives in the health services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
(John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
AIM : The aim of this paper is to describe the actual current roles and tasks of nurses in Sub- Saharan African health services. BACKGROUND: The current roles of nurses and midwives in the African region of the World ...
Affirmative action in South Africa: Are we creating new casualties?
Affirmative action policies in South Africa and other countries have been designed to address inequity and discrimination, and to manage a wide range of diversity in all spheres of life, particularly after the end of ...
Systematic review of health data quality management and best practices at community and district levels in low and middle income countries
Research findings have reported lack of reliable health data and poor management for district health information systems in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). This paper aims to review the literature on problems with ...
Conducting research with African elderly persons: Is their vulnerability a concern to researchers?
The African elderly population is currently estimated to be slightly over 38 million. In order to provide best practice and quality management strategies, health care professionals need to conduct research that can assist ...
Contract workers at HEIs within a framework of motivational leadership
(Unisa Press, 2013)
Most literature sources are based on negative assumptions about contract workers and career success. Despite the growing number of contract workers employed at higher education institutions (HEIs), and the changes it ...