Skip to main content

Student nurses' thoughts on communicating with cancer patients 50%

MacDonald, Julie; Mccready, T

Authors

T Mccready



Abstract

Aim of study: to investigate student nurses' thoughts on communicating with cancer patients. Outcomes: to determine how prepared student nurses feel when communicating with cancer patients from a theoretical standpoint and to determine how supported student nurses feel in practice when communicating with cancer patients. A qualitative study utilising a focus group to explore thoughts on communicating with cancer patients. A convenience sample of student nurses who have worked with cancer patients and completed a preregistration module in cancer care. Data was collected using taped interviews and content analyses following Colaizzi's procedural steps.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Start Date Nov 1, 2006
Publication Date Nov 1, 2006
ISBN 978-84-690-2248
APA6 Citation MacDonald, J., & Mccready, T. (2006, November). Student nurses' thoughts on communicating with cancer patients 50%. Paper presented at 10TH Investen International Research Conference
;