Q Bibliography: Chen & Hsu on good nurse traits and quality care

Chen, Shu-Yueh, & Hui-Chen Hsu (2015, November). Nurses’ reflections on good nurse traits: Implications for improving care quality. Nursing Ethics, 22(7), 790-802. (doi: 10.1177/0969733014547973) (previously posted as in press) Abstract: Background: Good nurses show concern for patients by caring for them effectively and attentively to foster their well-being. However, nurses cannot be taught didactically to… Read More

Akhtar-Danesh et al. on simulation use in nursing education

Akhtar-Danesh, Noori, Pamela Baxter, Ruta K. Valaitis, Wendy Stanyon, & Susan Sproul (2009, April). Nurse faculty perceptions of simulation use in nursing education. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(3), 312-329. Abstract: In this study nursing faculty perceptions of the implementation of simulation in schools of nursing across Ontario, Canada, were explored using the Q-methodology technique.… Read More

Q Bibliography: Akhtar-Danesh et al. on Q methodology in nursing research

Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Andrea Baumann, & Lis Cordingley (2008, October). Q-methodology in nursing research: A promising method for the study of subjectivity. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(6), 759-773. Abstract: This article provides an overview and application of Q-methodology for nursing researchers, with an illustration of its appropriate usage. Q-methodology has been identified as a method… Read More