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RCN 2016 research conference

6-8 April 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland

The RCN is committed to growing the nursing knowledge base by proactively collecting, storing and preserving physical and digital content. With this in mind, we ask all presenters at the RCN annual international nursing research conference if they are willing to have their presentations uploaded onto the conference repository website. Below you can access a PDF of these presentations, as well as videos of the keynote presentations. 

Conference material

Nursing @ the Extremes: Navigating the Emotions of Care

Pam Smith

Professorial Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Gary Rolfe

Emeritus Professor, Swansea University

More poetry is needed: values, scholarship and nursing research

Applying for and conducting a large EU research grant: the case of RN4CAST

Walter Sermeus

Professor, Leuven Institute for Healthcare Policy KU

Oral presentations

1.1.1 Working together: action research with service users to improve person centred care. Juliet MacArthur and Janet Corcoran

1.1.2 In search of improved pressure injury risk assessment for patients admitted to hospital: evaluation of a clinical-judgement-based tool. Lin Perry, Emine Tetik, Kay Maddison, Kathryne Hoban, Fiona Bampi

1.2.1 Dementia in the workplace: exploring the employment-related experiences of people with dementia, their families and employers. Louise Ritchie, Debbie Tolson, Mike Danson

1.2.2 Psychiatry is a risk business. The construction of Mental Health service users as risk objects. Anne Felton

1.3.2 Does an adapted cardiac rehabilitation programme delivered in a hospice for patients with Advanced Chronic Heart Failure have an effect on quality of life? Helen Walthall, Bee Wee, Mary Boulton

1.4.1 "My brush with prostate cancer": The lived experience of surviving at least five years after a diagnosis of prostate cancer received at or after the age of sixty-five. Natalie Doyle

1.4.2 Shared decision-making about treatment for colorectal cancer: The perspective of older patients. Jaqualyn Moore, Karen Gillett, Harriet Watson, Claire McGilly, Cath Taylor

1.4.3 Venous access: the voice of the patient lived experience. Melissa Robinson-Reilly, Penny Paliadelis, Mary Cruickshank

1.5.1 The Toxic Vortex: the lived experience of frustration in nursing practice. John McKinnon

1.5.2 Street Level Bureaucracy and the Selection of Candidates for Nursing. Findings from a Doctoral Study. Jane Welby, Anita Sargeant, Chris Dearnley

1.5.3 Service User Involvement and compassionate emotional work: The experience and meaning of this for mental health learners. Janet Wood

1.6.1 Comparison of the expressed experiences of survivors of childhood medulloblastoma with issues identified in consultations. Tony Long

1.6.2 Discharge and risk assessment from an acute medicine unit: A scoping review. Liz Deutsch (nee Lees)

1.6.3 Multi-professional educational sessions for Health Visitors caring for children with complex needs: evaluating contexts, mechanisms and outcomes. Alison Steven, Val Larkin

1.7.1 Values based recruitment: Developing a programme theory for a realist evaluation. Carl Thompson, Karen Spilsbury, Karen Bloor, Russell Mannion, Angela Simpson, Carole Wright, Liz Newbronner, Dorothy McCaughan, Veronica Dale

1.7.3 Improving nurses' responses to intimate partner violence: Development of a theory of change model. Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Maria Clark, Jayne Parry, Julie Taylor

1.8.2 Subjective wellbeing in UK mental health nurses: findings from a mixed methods research study. Jennifer Oates

1.8.3 Health locus of control and psychosocial well-being in cancer outpatients. Elísabet Hjörleifsdóttir, Dóra B. Jóhannsdóttir

1.9.1 The challenges of non-specialist nurses providing palliative end-of-life care to patients and their significant others: a metasynthesis. Hrønn Thorn, Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt

1.9.2 What is the value of attendance at palliative day care? A mixed systematic review. George Kernohan

3.6.1 Academic and research leadership: a longitudinal study of the nursing and midwifery professoriate (2003 - 2015). Dave O'Carroll

3.6.2 An analysis of nursing impact case studies in REF 2014. Daniel Kelly, Bridie Kent, Ann McMahon, Julie Taylor, Michael Traynor

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