publication . Article . 2009

A survey of clinical nursing skills in intellectual disability nursing.

McKeon, Michael;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2009 Journal: Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, volume 13, pages 31-41 (issn: 1744-6295, eissn: 1744-6309, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
In this study the question asked is: what clinical nursing skills are predominantly used in intellectual disability nursing? A survey of the nursing needs of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability in both residential and community units was undertaken with a questionnaire. The measure was a Likert design scale ranging across: skills used more than once a day, skills used daily, skills used weekly, skills used monthly, skills very rarely used, and skills never used. The results of the study help to identify, plan, and direct the type and level of nursing skills taught to the intellectual disability nursing students and provides an insight into the...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationbehavioral disciplines and activities
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETYComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONInformationSystems_GENERAL
free text keywords: Health Professions (miscellaneous), Psychiatry and Mental health, Psychology, Skills management, Clinical psychology, Intellectual disability, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Likert scale, Nurse education, Mental health, Life skills, Team nursing, Social environment, Nursing
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publication . Article . 2009

A survey of clinical nursing skills in intellectual disability nursing.

McKeon, Michael;