publication . Article . 2016

Managing parental groups: personal impact of a group leadership course for child healthcare nurses.

Åsa Lefèvre; Pia Lundqvist; Eva Drevenhorn; Inger Hallström;
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  • Published: 17 Jul 2016
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To investigate the experience and personal impact of a group leadership course for child healthcare nurses.BACKGROUND: During their child's first year, all parents in Sweden are invited to participate in parental groups within the child health service; however, only 49% choose to participate. Despite extensive experience, child healthcare nurses find managing parental groups challenging and express a need for training in group dynamics and group leadership.DESIGN: The study was designed as a controlled study with a pretest/post-test design where the participants form their own control group.METHODS: A group leadership course was given to 56 ...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Nursing, child health services; group leadership; health promotion; nurses; parental groups; parental support; training, Child health, Course evaluation, Health promotion, Group leader, Social support, Health care, business.industry, business, Medicine, Pediatric nursing, Group leadership
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publication . Article . 2016

Managing parental groups: personal impact of a group leadership course for child healthcare nurses.

Åsa Lefèvre; Pia Lundqvist; Eva Drevenhorn; Inger Hallström;