VOLUME 36 ISSUE 3
The Art of Clinical Supervision: strategies to assist with the delivery of student feedback
The Art of Clinical Supervision (ACS) seminar was developed to provide health professionals with the essential knowledge, skill and attitude to support student clinical learning. This paper provides an outline of the strategies provided to participants to support the delivery of feedback to students on clinical placement.
KEY WORDS: Clinical supervision, student nurse, clinical teaching, clinical feedback
Kylie Russell, PhD, MHSC(Ed), GCHRM, BN, RN, The University of Notre Dame, Australia, Western Australia
Bioelectrical impedance analysis as a marker of nutritional status in chronically ill patients
KEY WORDS: nutritional risk, albumin, phase angle, chronic disease
RN, MSc, University Medical Centre Maribor, Slovenia
Quality Control Circle improves self-monitoring of blood glucose in Type 2 diabetic patients
To determine the effect of quality control circle (QCC) activity on self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in type 2 diabetic patients.
KEY WORDS: Quality control circle, diabetes mellitus, blood glucose monitoring, frequency
Jun Wu, RN, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
Validity and reliability of the Teamwork Evaluation of Non-Technical Skills tool
TENTS (Teamwork Evaluation of Non-Technical Skills) is a valuable team performance, 13 item observational assessment tool that has been used in clinical settings, but validity and reliability have not been tested. This study conducted validity and reliability tests on the TENTS observation tool.
KEY WORDS: Teamwork, TENTS, instrument validation, observational tool
Wei-Ting Lin, PhD, RN, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Fast-track rehabilitation and nursing care in post-anesthesia care unit on orthopedic patients
To assess the efficacy and outcome of fast-track rehabilitation (FTR) for orthopedic surgery patients.
KEY WORDS: orthopedic surgery, general anesthesia, fast-track rehabilitation, nursing
Central Hospital of Weihai, West
Weihai, Shandong, China