TITLE

EXPLORING A STRATEGY TO PROMOTE NURSES' HEALTH RESEARCH CONTRIBUTION

AUTHOR(S)
Du Plessis, Emmerentia; Human, Susara P.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Health SA Gesondheid;2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article is the last in a series of three articles on a strategy to promote nurses' health research contribution in South Africa. This article describes research that was conducted in the Southern District of the North-West Province to explore a proposed strategy to promote the research contribution of nurses. The proposed strategy is the product of a Delphi study, as described in the preceding article. The need for such a strategy is evident from the seemingly limited recognition of the significance of research conducted by nurses. The purpose of this research was to validate the proposed strategy and to explore its viability in the mentioned district. A qualitative, explorative and descriptive design was followed. Purposive sampling according to selection criteria was used to select participants from a population of stakeholders in the above-mentioned district who are perceived to influence and to be influenced by research. Data gathering took place by means of 11 focus group interviews, after which data saturation was reached, and open coding was employed to analyse data. An independent co-coder assisted with data analysis, and consensus was reached on the results of the research. Results could be categorised into the following: a) opinions that the strategy is necessary but that it should be realistic, b) opinions that there are certain obstacles in the implementation of the strategy and c) suggestions for the implementation of the strategy. The recommendations refer back to the results and conclusions, namely that the latter two aspects describe a refined strategy with suggestions for the implementation of the strategy.
ACCESSION #
31323660

 

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