Pilot testing of function-focused care for acute care intervention

Barbara Resnick, Elizabeth Galik, Holly Enders, Kerry Sobol, Margaret Hammersla, Irene Dustin, Marie Boltz, Lucy Miner, Stacy Trotman

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of a function-focused care for acute care intervention and explore the impact of this intervention on nurses' knowledge, beliefs, and behavior associated with engaging patients in functional and physical activities. Pre- and posttesting was performed with 23 nurses, with posttesting at the end of the 6-month intervention period. Pilot testing provided some support for the feasibility of the study and showed a significant improvement in self-efficacy expectations but no change in the other study outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-177
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Nursing Care Quality
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)

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    Resnick, B., Galik, E., Enders, H., Sobol, K., Hammersla, M., Dustin, I., Boltz, M., Miner, L., & Trotman, S. (2011). Pilot testing of function-focused care for acute care intervention. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 26(2), 169-177. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3181eefd94