The purpose of this article is to describe how nurse instructors understand nursing and the necessary conditions for high quality nursing care.
The approach of the study was inductive and based on phenomenology and a sociological field research method, i.e. grounded theory.
It emerged that the core of nursing is a process, termed here caring, with three stages.
Three types of caring emerged.
Understanding the client, the art of nursing, co-operation between the nurse and other health care professionals were found to be necessary conditions for a high quality nursing care and it was also found that it is not possible to separate caring from the society and its history.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infirmier, Homme, Soin, Personnel sanitaire, Nursing, Formation professionnelle, Qualité, Enseignant, Perception sociale, Pratique professionnelle, Finlande, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nurse, Human, Care, Health staff, Nursing, Occupational training, Quality, Teacher, Social perception, Professional practice, Finland, Europe
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Cote : 93-0408145
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.