Obtaining peripheral intravenous access is one of the pillars of contemporary healthcare (Chopra et al., 2015). However, the insertion/maintenance of a peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) is not risk-free and there is evidence of recurrent local and systemic complications in up to 90% of the devices (Alexandrou et al., 2018).
Migrating between countries necessitates movement and adjustment between systems of healthcare which differ in provision. Children of migrant parents use most types of healthcare services less than local children, with only emergency and hospital services used more (Markkula et al 2018).In the UK National Health Service (NHS) nurses provide primary care services and health promotion […]
In this presentation, Dr. Madigan will identify the current programs and initiatives from Sigma and the collaboration with Sigma European members. This will include events, awards, research, publications, academies for leadership development and other relevant initiative
Morgan & Spargo (2017) identify that traditionally nurses and other professionals including medical, social work and education, feel underprepared by their undergraduate education to work in the field of safeguarding children. Furthermore, Paavilainen, Åstedt-Kurki, Paunonen-Ilmonen, & Laippala, (2002), Paavilainen & Tarkka, (2003), Bennett, Plint, & Clifford (2005), Pabiś, Wrońska, Ślusarska, & Cuber (2010) also report […]
Transformational leadership focuses on people, inspires and directs them towards shared visions and objectives and aims at taking individual responsibility (Bass, 1990). It is based on the principles of accessibility, visibility, direct communication, effective support (Koloroutis, 2015). Transformational leaders influence followers at all levels of the organization, changing their way of interpreting the world (Bass, […]