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Experiences of advanced psychiatric nurses on their practice in an occupational specific dispensation hospital setting
In South Africa, the Occupational Specific Dispensation (OSD) for professional nurses provides a structure for training and career progression in the Public Health Sector. It necessitates the urgency for professional nurses ...
Experiences of nurses caring for youth victims of violence at a community health centre in Khayelitsha
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
The introduction of primary health care in South Africa in 1994 marks a new beginning for the majority of the marginalised population in South Africa during the apartheid era. This introduction has improved access to health ...
Perceived stress of first year nursing students associated with the first objective structured clinical examination at a university in the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2017)
The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is widely accepted as an effective means of assessing clinical competence and nursing skills. However, little is known the stress amongst first year nursing students ...
Professional nurses’ experiences of their community service placement year at a secondary academic hospital in the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Community service has been an inevitable part of most health professionals’ lives since it began in 1998. In 2004 the Health Minister in South Africa announced that community service will be extended to include nurses ...
Lived experiences of nurses who have been assaulted by patients at a psychiatric hospital in the Western Cape.
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Background: Nurses, because of their close contact with these patients, are frequently victims of assault. The aim of the study is to explore and describe the lived experiences of nurses, who have been assaulted ...