Engagement of families in ICU from the nursing staff perspective
Price, A., Brysiewicz, P., Eggenberger, S. and Naef, R. 2019. Engagement of families in ICU from the nursing staff perspective.
|Authors||Price, A., Brysiewicz, P., Eggenberger, S. and Naef, R.|
This research was part of an international collaboration supported by the Family Care in Acute and Critical Illness Research Cluster which is supported by the International Family Nursing Association. This presentation will focus on the findings of the UK aspect of the research.
Data were collected including demographic information, individual semi-structured qualitative interviews which were transcribed, and a questionnaire ‘Factors That Influence Family Engagement (QFIFE)’ (Hetland, Hickman, McAndrew, & Daly, 2017).
One intensive care unit in the South East of England was used for this study. Permanent members of the nursing team were invited to participate. Analysis was undertaken using a statistic package (SPSS version 21) for questionnaire data and a content analysis approach for qualitative data.
Ethical approval was gained from the University and Gray Area Project approval from the healthcare organisation.
Initial analysis suggests that nurses regulate family engagement to ensure safety of patients and to promote recovery. Families need encouragement from ICU nurses to engage in a meaningful way. Building rapport and setting boundaries are skills needed by nurses and families value explanation of care.
|Conference||British Association of Critical Care Nurses conference|
|Funder||British Association of Critical Care Nurses|
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Acknowledgements – Members of the International Research team.
Patricia Beierwaltes DNP, CPNP School of Nursing Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA.
Vico C.L. Chiang PhD, RN, FHKAN (Critical Care), FHKAN (Research & Education - Education). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
David Clisbee MFA, MA TESL / Applied Linguistics Technology Expert and SupportComputer Information Science Department, Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA.
Natalie S. McAndrew PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, Assistant Professor College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Martin Nagl-Cupal PhD, RN Department of Nursing Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Anna Richardson RN, MPH (Distinction) Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Sandra Richardson PhD, The Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences & University of Otago & Christchurch High Acuity and Emergency Department, New Zealand.
Tara M. Tehan MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC, SCRN Massachusetts General Hospital Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit & PhD Student, Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Worcester, USA.
Jennifer de Beer PhD Critical Care Nursing at College of Nursing- Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Amanda Towell-Barnard School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University & Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia.
Beverly Ewens, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia.
Sonja J. Meiers PhD, RN, PHN Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in Nursing Winona State University-Rochester, MN.
Victoria Stirrup Research Assistant, Canterbury Christ Church University.
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||22 May 2019|
|Accepted||20 May 2019|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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