THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

VOLUME 32 ISSUE 2

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Professional capability within the Australian hyperbaric nursing workforce
To document and describe a contemporary profile of the Australian hyperbaric nursing workforce including demographics, education, clinical experience, employment status and workplace health and safety requirements.

KEY WORDS: registered nurses, hyperbaric, workforce, emotional intellifence, survey.

Carol Baines, RN, Clinical Nurse, Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Pam Sykes, RN, BN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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Health literacy screening instruments in adults with cardiovascular disease and their importance to the nursing profession
To provide context information about the currently available health literacy screening instruments that may be applicable to adults with cardiovascular disease and their importance to the nursing profession.

KEY WORDS: health literacy, measurement of health literacy, health literacy assessment, secondary prevention, cardiovascular disease, screening instrument.

Alex Chan, RN, BN, GradDipCardiacNursing, MN, MEd, University of Tasmania, School of Health Sciences, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

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Working with refugee young people: a nurses perspective
To improve the health outcome of young people from a refugee background through sharing nursing experiences and processes that can be used to effectively address young peoples health related problems.

KEY WORDS: refugees, young people, acculturation, mental health, support systems, resettlement.

Nyaradzai Garakasha, RN, MCN (Immigration Nursing), CNS, New South Wales Refugee Health Service, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia

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A nurses' guide to Quantitative research
This article provides a breakdown of the components of quantitative research methodology. Its intention is to simplify the terminology and process of quantitative research to enable novice readers of research to better understand the concepts involved.

KEY WORDS: research methodology, Quantitative research, evidence based practice (EBP).

Rebecca (Becky) Ingham-Broomfield, RN, Cert.Ed, Dip.Nurs, BSc, MSc, Lecturer, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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Urinary continence care in Australian nursing homes
Exploring urinary continence (UC) assessment and management practices in Australian nursing homes.

KEY WORDS: urinary incontinence, assessment, care plan, practice management, nursing home.

Ping Yu, Assoc Professor, PhD, School of Information Systems and Technology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
David Hailey, Professor, PhD, School of Information Systems and Technology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Victoria Traynor, Assoc Professor, RN, PhD, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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