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La complessità assistenziale: indagine conoscitiva all’interno di un corso di laurea in Infermieristica
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Carlo Talucci, Maria Luisa Rega, Raffaella Gualandi, Rosaria Alvaro, Daniela Tartaglini 
Year:  2017 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 137-152 FullText PDF:  851 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2017-001011
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Introduction: Health care organizations are projecting toward nursing models for complex care. This concept has been much debated in literature and it is difficult to find a single definition. Objective: To evaluate the perception/knowledge of nursing students about the concept of complex care as projected to the world of work. Materials and methods: A qualitative approach with the fundamental description method has been used. The sampling took place within a degree curse in nursing. To conduct the study, a questionnaire based on literature, constructed by the research group, has been used. Results: the investigation has shown that students, even thought being aware of a lack of training on the subject, gave a potential definition of complexity of care by indentifying four main elements that characterize the subject: work; nurse; assisted person and the available resources. The main purpose of the complexity of care is mostly qualitative and is likely to improve care. Conclusion: further studies should be conducted to test student’s perception / Knowledge on the subject in order to implement their training on the subject if needed.
Keywords: Complexity of care; nursing students; nurses; concept analysis; nursing; nursing workload.

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Carlo Talucci, Maria Luisa Rega, Raffaella Gualandi, Rosaria Alvaro, Daniela Tartaglini, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1/2017, pp. 137-152, DOI:10.3280/SES2017-001011


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