G13(P) A prospective review of psychosocial functioning in parents of infants with complex congenital heart disease going home for the first time following first stage cardiac surgery

KL Gaskin, D Barron, M Rooney, L Cooper, N Mohammed
2015 Archives of Disease in Childhood  
8 academic staff and focus groups with 14 pre-registration Children's Nursing students were undertaken. Analysis Descriptive analysis of questionnaire data. Thematic analysis of focus group and interview transcripts. Key findings Young people identified factors (such as nurses' communication and clinical skills) which they considered to be important to the care they receive in OOH settings. There is a wide variation in pre-registration Children's Nursing students' OOH clinical experiences.
more » ... is a lack of consensus within and between HEIs, and nursing staff, in relation to the nature, duration and intended learning outcomes of OOH clinical experiences. There is limited opportunity for post-qualification education. There are significant challenges associated with the appointment of newly registered Children's Nurses to posts within OOH settings. The presentation will be illustrated with participants' quotes.
doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-308599.13 fatcat:bv6asfoeabaczpqwhy3kaspnum