Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Attitudes towards Caring for Dying Patients and their Families

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 804
Date: Sat, Apr 27th, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Description:

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2016, February 9). Competencies and recommendations for educating undergraduate nursing students preparing nurses to care for the seriously ill and their families [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/news/articles/2016/elnec
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Elsaman, S. E. (2017, Jan.- Feb.). Undergraduate critical care nursing students’ knowledge and attitudes toward caring of dying patients. Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 6(1), 31-40. https://doi.org/10.9790/1959-0601013140
Session Type: Research

Session Description: Learn the findings of a research study examining the attitudes of baccalaureate nursing students towards caring for dying patients and their families. Examine how nursing management and faculty collaborated to create a positive clinical experience for students assigned to a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit.
Primary Presenter Bio: Dianne Richoux is currently an Instructor of Nursing at Nicholls State University teaching Pediatrics. She is a PRN Nurse Educator and Staff Nurse at Children's Hospital. She has thirty-one years of pediatric experience, working with hematology/oncology patients in various settings throughout her career. She is an ELNEC Core and Pediatric Trainer.

Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital, New Orleans
Presenter 2 Institution: Children's Hospital, New Orleans
Presenter 2 Bio: Lynn Winfield is the Nurse Manager (Department Director) of the Hematology/Oncology inpatient and outpatient units at Children's Hospital, New Orleans. She has worked in Hematology/Oncology all of her career.

Session Type: Research

Session Description: Learn the findings of a research study examining the attitudes of baccalaureate nursing students towards caring for dying patients and their families. Examine how nursing management and faculty collaborated to create a positive clinical experience for students assigned to a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit.
Primary Presenter Bio: Dianne Richoux is currently an Instructor of Nursing at Nicholls State University teaching Pediatrics. She is a PRN Nurse Educator and Staff Nurse at Children's Hospital. She has thirty-one years of pediatric experience, working with hematology/oncology patients in various settings throughout her career. She is an ELNEC Core and Pediatric Trainer.

Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital, New Orleans
Presenter 2 Institution: Children's Hospital, New Orleans
Presenter 2 Bio: Lynn Winfield is the Nurse Manager (Department Director) of the Hematology/Oncology inpatient and outpatient units at Children's Hospital, New Orleans. She has worked in Hematology/Oncology all of her career.