Educating nurses to deliver optimum care to military veterans and their families.
AuthorsFinnegan, Alan P.
Di Lemma, Lisa; email: email@example.com
Moorhouse, Ian; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lambe, Rachael E; email: email@example.com
Soutter, Ellen M; email: Ems1968@outlook.com
Templeman, Jenni; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hynes, Celia; email: email@example.com
Simpson, Robin; email: Robin.Simpson120@mod.gov.uk
McGhee, Stephen; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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AbstractThe aim of the project was to help prepare the future nursing workforce to provide optimum care for the Armed Forces Community. Structured evidenced-based educational sessions were designed and then delivered at two Universities in England. This educational model included a flipped approach, didactic classroom teaching, blended learning, and information technology. Educational sessions were provided to 468 first year Bachelor of Nursing undergraduate students in 2017 and 2018. A mixed methods evaluation included a quasi-experiential design with pre and post-test data followed by research interviews conducted by student nurses and analysed using a modified Grounded Theory. Post session evaluation demonstrated a significant improvement in students' knowledge. 93% agreed that the training was useful, 95% felt that nurses should be aware of the healthcare needs of the Armed Forces Community, and 89% indicated that the subject matter should be included in the undergraduate curriculum. A qualitative theoretical model was built from four major clusters: the military community; student's identity, clinical engagement, and future practice. These educational sessions are being introduced into a growing number of United Kingdom Universities to create future nursing leaders with a better insight into the large and diverse Armed Forces Community. [Abstract copyright: Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.]
CitationNurse education in practice, volume 42, page 102654
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History: received 2019-07-08, revised 2019-10-29, accepted 2019-11-06
Publication status: aheadofprint
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