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Implementing a Competence Framework for Administering Medication: Reporting the Experiences of Mental Health Nurses and Students in the UK.
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PMID:  23017041     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Medicine administration is a high risk activity that most nurses undertake frequently. In this paper, the views of registered mental health nurses and final year student nurses are evaluated about the usefulness of the Medicines with Respect Assessment of the Administration of Medicines Competency Framework. A questionnaire using 22 items with closed and open response questions was distributed to 827 practising mental health nurses and 44 final year mental health nursing students. This article presents a content analysis of written replies to the open response questions. Four overlapping themes were identified in response to the open questions posed in the survey: (1) reasons for undertaking the Medicines with Respect Framework; (2) positive aspects; (3) negative aspects; and (4) service user benefits.
Authors:
Steve Hemingway; Jacqueline White; Hazel Baxter; George Smith; James Turner; Terence McCann
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Issues in mental health nursing     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1096-4673     ISO Abbreviation:  Issues Ment Health Nurs     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907126     Medline TA:  Issues Ment Health Nurs     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  657-64     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
University of Huddersfield, School of Health and Human Sciences , Huddersfield , United Kingdom.
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