Nursing research - Strategies; Swedish society of Nursing

Document type: Conference Presentations
Peer reviewed: Yes
Author(s): Ania Willman, Janeth Leksell
Title: Nursing research - Strategies; Swedish society of Nursing
Translated title: Strategi för omvårdnadsforskning - Svensk sjuksköterskeförening
Conference name: International Council of Nurses Conference, ICN
Year: 2011
Publisher: ICN
City: Valetta, Malta
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: School of Health Science (Sektionen för hälsa)
School of Health Science S-371 79 Karlskrona
+46 455 38 50 00
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Language: English
Abstract: The nursing research aim to promote renewing and improving nursing care both nationally and internationally. In order to highlight the impact of nursing research the Swedish Society of Nursing has developed "Nursing research Strategies". The strategy includes the following parts: premises for the strategy, work strategies, and priority areas for better health. Premises for the strategy is that research is creative and innovative, of high quality and carried out together with other know-ledge areas. Research in nursing have the readiness to act and the knowledge to initiate, participate in and direct quality improvement within the areas in wich the research is conducted. Nurses should conduct research as a natural part of their clinical professional work.
The Swedish Society of Nursing is working to ensure that resources for nursing research is strengthened and to ensure that nursing science as a discipline has good prerequisites for continuous development in creative research environments.
the following areas are of high priority for better health: children's and young adults' health; mental health; needs of the elderly; needs of families and relatives and the provision of care; patient and relatives with different ethnic and cultural backgrounds; priorities for the provision of safe healthcare; national quality registers; nursing informatics and global perspective on nursing. Furthermore intervention and implementation research as well as meta-analysis and meta-synthesis are important conditions to ensure better care.
Summary in Swedish: Svensk sjuksköterskeförening har utvecklat en Strategi för omvårdnadsforskning. Strategin innehåller utgångspunkter, tillvägagångssätt och prioriterade områden.
Subject: Nursing & Caring Sciences\General
Keywords: nursing, research strategies, quality