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1. Hudson, Shawna. The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings.

Degree: Master of Nursing, School of Nursing, 2012, Dalhousie University

Documentation of care plans by Registered Nurses (RN) within acute care is imperative. There is scant research related to the experiences of nurses with written care plans within this context. The purpose of this study was to describe RN’s experiences with care plan practice. Qualitative descriptive methodology informed by a socio-ecological perspective was used to conduct this inquiry. Ten participants were recruited from four medical/surgical settings. Six RNs, two Clinical Educators and two Health Service Managers participated in semi-structured interviews. Two themes with associated sub-themes were derived utilizing thematic analysis: Unwritten Care Planning and Modernizing Care Planning. Study findings concluded that unwritten care planning was the experience described by participants. Factors influencing participant’s experiences of care planning included unclaimed accountability, care delivery processes and context of care. Participants also described strategies to enhance care planning practice. This research can guide practice improvements and builds upon existing care plan research. Advisors/Committee Members: Lorraine Robertson (external-examiner), Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener (graduate-coordinator), Mary Ellen Gurnham (thesis-reader), Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener (thesis-reader), Dr. Marilyn Macdonald (thesis-supervisor), Received (ethics-approval), Not Applicable (manuscripts), Not Applicable (copyright-release).

Subjects/Keywords: RN; RN role; care planning; plan of care; care plan

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APA (6th Edition):

Hudson, S. (2012). The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings. (Masters Thesis). Dalhousie University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15431

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hudson, Shawna. “The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings.” 2012. Masters Thesis, Dalhousie University. Accessed August 04, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15431.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hudson, Shawna. “The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings.” 2012. Web. 04 Aug 2020.

Vancouver:

Hudson S. The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2012. [cited 2020 Aug 04]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15431.

Council of Science Editors:

Hudson S. The Experiences of Registered Nurses in Fulfilling Their Role in Patient Care Planning within Acute Care Settings. [Masters Thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2012. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15431

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