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Hee Gerl Kim 12 Articles
Contract Employment Experiences of Visiting Nurses at Public Health Centers in the Metropolitan Area: Focused on Employment Type and Treatment
Hee Gerl Kim, Soong Nang Jang, Young Ran Chin, Jung Yi Hur, Ryoun-Sook Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2022;33(2):175-187.   Published online June 30, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2022.33.2.175
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Purpose
This study was conducted with a focus group interview that drew out experiences, limitations, and difficulties in the workplace according to the employment conditions of visiting nurses in the public health centers. Methods A total of 12 visiting nurses are those working in the public sector in Seoul and Gyeonggi province who were willing to participate in the interview. Analysis categories and coding were divided into three categories: compensation system, occupational status, and opinions to improve their treatment. Using the content analysis method, the current working status and compensation system of visiting nurses were described. Results The main themes derived from the significant statements of visiting nurses were ‘Ten years of frozen salary system’, ‘Full-time workers of their own league’, ‘Excluded from performance benefits’, ‘Every visiting nurses are virtually precarious’, ‘Experience of exclusion and discrimination’, and ‘Reasons and barriers to be a full-time worker’. All of the visiting nurses working in the community insisted on having equal treatment for work of equal value. Visiting nurses in the public health sector wanted to be set to the same payment system and the fair allowance system as well. It is necessary to continuously seek solutions to the problems left in insisting on the civil service of visiting nurses. Conclusion Visiting nurses who were working in a precarious job position felt job insecurity, and experienced discrimination, alienation, and exclusion. Legal and institutional reform is needed to improve the treatment of visiting nurses.

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  • Welfare Program Recommendation by Conditional Variational Autoencoder and Collaborative Filtering
    Sungeun Kim, Mingi Ji, Il-Chul Moon, Weonyoung Joo
    Journal of the Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers.2023; 49(1): 28.     CrossRef
Women's Health Status Working at Traditional Marketplaces and Their Needs for Public Health Care Services
Won Ju Hwang, Jin Ah Kim, Hee Gerl Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2017;28(1):44-54.   Published online March 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2017.28.1.44
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to analyze health status of women working in traditional marketplace and their needs for public healthcare services.
METHODS
A descriptive survey of 500 women working at three traditional marketplaces was conducted.
RESULTS
street vendors' health status were much poorer than store merchants'. Furthermore, psychosocial factors like job stress and depression were increased in street venders. Thus, the public healthcare programs required by them included exercise programs (28.2%) and health checkup (26.8%). In addition, 31.2% of the participants reported that they needed visiting nursing care services. The rate of occupational health and safety or employment insurances was as low as 10.8%.
CONCLUSION
Effective interventions including psychosocial factors for women workers at traditional marketplaces need to be developed based on these results. Also, it is recommended that public health care services such as outreach services and visiting nursing care services for women working at traditional marketplaces be provided. Furthermore, institutional provisions such as insurances for protecting these vulnerable groups' health are needed.

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  • Development and Effectiveness of a Community Capacity Building Program for the Wellness of Traditional Marketplace Merchants: A Pilot Study
    Yeojoo Chae, Yeongmi Ha
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.2021; 18(22): 12238.     CrossRef
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    Keung-Mi Shin, Young-Sil Bae
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    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.2017; 14(12): 1465.     CrossRef
The Effects of Home Visit Healthcare Using a Complex Program on Community-dwelling Frail Elders' Strength, Frailty, and Depression
Hee Gerl Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2015;26(4):405-414.   Published online December 31, 2015
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2015.26.4.405
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PURPOSE
The purposes of this study were to examine the effects of home visit healthcare using a complex program on community-dwelling frail elders' physical strength, frailty, and depression and to compare the effects among three regions.
METHODS
This study was conducted as a quasi-experimental study using one-group pretest-posttest design. A total of 86 subjects were sampled from three regions (metropolis, small city, and rural area). The program was applied for 14 weeks. This program consisted of disease management by a visiting nurse, exercise with a visiting nurse, self exercise, telephone monitoring, health education, counseling, providing handbook, and incentive. Physical strength was measured by balance, upper-limb, and lower-limb muscle strength. Frailty was measured by the Korean Frail Scale and depression was measured by the Geriatric Depression Scale. Paired t-test and ANCOVA were used to analyze the effects.
RESULTS
Physical strength, frailty, and depression were significantly improved after applying the complex program. There were not differences among the regions.
CONCLUSION
Home visit healthcare using a complex program was effective in improving frail elders' physical strength, frailty, and depression. There were not differences among the regions. Therefore, home visit healthcare using a complex program needs to be expanded to other regions.

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  • Effects of a Customized Health Promotion Program on Depression, Cognitive Functioning, and Physical Health of Elderly Women Living Alone in Community: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ye Ri Ja Park, Kyeong-Yae Sohng
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing.2019; 49(5): 515.     CrossRef
  • Effects of a Health Promotion Empowerment Program Using a Resident Volunteer as a Lay Health Leader on Frail Elders' Health and Empowerment
    Jeong Sook Park, Yun Jung Oh
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2018; 29(3): 335.     CrossRef
Job Competencies and Educational Needs Perceived by New Community Health Practitioners
Hyun Kyung Kim, Young Eun, Kyung Ja June, Ae Young So, Hee Gerl Kim, Mi Ran Eom, Yeon Yi Song, Eun Suk Choi, Ji Yeon Park, Hyoung Suk Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2014;25(2):85-96.   Published online June 30, 2014
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2014.25.2.85
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PURPOSE
This study was performed to identify job competencies and needs for job education perceived by new community health practitioners.
METHODS
This study used a qualitative research design. Eight new community health practitioners participated in this study. Data were collected through in-depth interviews and analyzed using content analysis.
RESULTS
Five job competencies were identified in this study, including primary care, public health management, interpersonal relationship, teaching and counseling, and leadership. The contents of job education that they needed were management of major symptoms and chronic diseases, understanding and prescription of medications, emergency responses and care, management of endemic diseases, planning and management of public health programs, writing official documentsand computer works, and leadership training. The learning methods they preferred were connecting theory and practice, situation- or case-based learning, skill- or practice-based learning, and increased opportunities of clinical practice.
CONCLUSION
The findings of this study provided the direction of job education for new community health practitioners. Job education for new community health practitioners needs to consider the job competencies and educational needs identified in this study.

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    Na Bee Yoon, Hyeon Kyeong Lee, Haesun Lee, Sang Woo Park
    Research in Community and Public Health Nursing.2023; 34: 32.     CrossRef
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    The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education.2015; 21(1): 141.     CrossRef
Effects of a Health Education Program based on Social Cognitive Theory on the Health Promotion of University Students with Metabolic Syndrome
Hee Gerl Kim, Jin Hwa Lee, Ji Yun Kim, Hyun Ju Park, Hyun Sook Oh, Won Jae Lee, Eun Aae Kim, Hye Kyung Jung
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2013;24(4):451-460.   Published online December 31, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2013.24.4.451
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to evaluate effects of a health education program based on social cognitive theory on university students with risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
METHODS
A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used. Participants were 88 students who had at least 2 risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome (47 students for the experimental and 41 for the control group). The health education program consisted of thirteen sessions. Knowledge regarding smoking and alcohol drinking, self-efficacy and self-esteem were evaluated. t-test, chi2-test, Fisher's exact test, and paired t-test were conducted to analyze the data. SPSS/WIN 19.0 Statistics program was used.
RESULTS
There was a statistically significant increase in self-efficacy in the experimental group compared to the control group. No significant changes in knowledge and self-esteem were found.
CONCLUSION
The results suggest that the health education program for university students was partially effective. Further work is required to develop more effective health education programs.

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  • Levels of Health and Subjective Life Expectancy among Community-dwelling Elders in Korea
    Ji Yeon An
    Journal of Korean Gerontological Nursing.2018; 20(1): 22.     CrossRef
The Effects of Case Management for Clients with Clonorchiasis in Riverside Areas
Chun Mi Kim, Hee Gerl Kim, Kyung Ja June, Souk Young Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2012;23(4):427-437.   Published online December 31, 2012
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2012.23.4.427
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PURPOSE
In order to lower the infection rate and the reinfection rate of Clonorchiasis in high-risk areas, we performed and analyzed a case management on people with chlonorchisis.
METHODS
The data was collected from April 2010 to March 2011. A community health practitioner was selected as a case manager based on our training program. The intervention group had 58 participants with three months of case management and the control group had 144 participants handled with traditional methods.
RESULTS
The pre and post-test in the intervention group and the control group showed us improved knowledge of Clonorchiasis, attitudes and behavior toward eating freshwater fish. The results of post-test between the intervention group and the control group showed statistically significant differences in all categories, except a hand-washing category. However, one year after a case management, there was no significant difference in the failure rate of treatment.
CONCLUSION
The case management was effective for people infected with Clornorchiasis near riverside areas; however, in order to lower the rates of reinfection and treatment failure, it is necessary to perform continuous monitoring and regular evaluations.

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    Jin-Young Jeong, Jin Yong Lee, Byung-Suk Chung, Younghyun Choi, Allison Baer Alley, Hyun Joo Kim
    Medicine.2017; 96(13): e6536.     CrossRef
  • Population-Based Regional Cancer Incidence in Korea: Comparison between Urban and Rural Areas
    Haa-Na Song, Se-Il Go, Won Sup Lee, Yire Kim, Hye Jung Choi, Un Seok Lee, Myoung Hee Kang, Gyeong-Won Lee, Hoon-Gu Kim, Jung Hun Kang, Yune Sik Kang, Jeong-Hee Lee, Jin-Myung Jung, Soon Chan Hong
    Cancer Research and Treatment.2016; 48(2): 789.     CrossRef
The Effect of Thera Band Exercise on Muscle Flexibility, Balance Ability, Muscle Strength in Elderly Women
Hee Gerl Kim, Hye Kyung Nam
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2011;22(4):451-457.   Published online December 31, 2011
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2011.22.4.451
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of thera band exercise on muscle flexibility, balance ability, muscle strength and self-rated health in elderly women.
METHODS
The quasi-experimental research design (one-group pretest-post test) was employed. Participants were recruited in S-city and a total of 14 elderly women completed 15-week thera band exercise. Descriptive statistics, paired t-test and McNemar-test were used in data analysis by SPSS/WIN 12.0.
RESULTS
Compared with those before participation, the participants showed higher muscle flexibility, balance ability, and muscle strength after participation in thera band exercise.
CONCLUSION
Findings of this study indicated that the 15-week thera band exercise program had a favorable effect on muscle flexibility, balance ability and muscle strength of elderly women. Future research needs to develop combined exercise programs with other types of exercise for the health of elderly women.

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Clonorchis Sinensis Infection Experience in Residents Living in Riverside Areas
Hee Gerl Kim, Kyung Ja June, Souk Young Kim, Myungsook Park, Chun Mi Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2010;21(1):110-117.   Published online March 31, 2010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2010.21.1.110
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this research was to describe clonorchis sinensis infection experience in high risk populations living in riverside areas. The research question was "How do local residents perceive Clonorchiasis and how are they infected with the parasite".
METHODS
Qualitative data were collected by focus group interviews with 16 participants from January to February, 2009. All the interviews were tape-recorded, transcribed, and analyzed by the content analysis method.
RESULTS
Five main categories were conceptualized, which were "lacking in understanding of Clonorchiasis," "culture of the rural community," "life style," "recovering experience from infection" and "change of health behavior." CONCLUSION: The result of this study indicates that residents are infected with Clonorchiasis through interaction between individual and group risky factors. Therefore, it is important to develop effective health education programs on both individual and group levels to prevent infection with Clonorchiasis.

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  • A Study on the Prevalence of Clonorchis Sinensis and the Effects of Educational Program among Residents in the Basin of the Youngsan River, Korea
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Development of an Intervention List for Family Nursing Care
Young Im Kim, Hee Gerl Kim, Hye Sun Jung
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2009;20(2):123-133.   Published online June 30, 2009
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PURPOSE
This study aimed to classify nursing interventions by developing a list of interventions for family nursing care.
METHODS
A new intervention list was confirmed after the researchers' discussion and professional consult. All possible interventions were re-organized.
RESULTS
Five grand categories were identified, which include health education, providing direct nursing care, utilization and referral of community resources, reinforcing family resources, and stress management. The category of health education consists of anticipatory guidance, training and education, providing information, and consult and motivation. The category of providing direct nursing care consists of identifying problem, providing technical nursing, providing family tailored nursing care, family contract, monitoring or evaluation, and collaboration with experts. The utilization and referral of community services includes utilization of health care facilities, utilization of social welfare facilities, use of neighbors, friends, and relatives, connecting to professionals or supporting groups, and utilization of other sources. Reinforcing family resources includes reinforcing economic resources, reinforcing physical resources, and reinforcing human resources. Stress management includes reorganization of perception, resolving conflicts, division of role, preparing communication strategies, time management, creating familiarity, supporting spirituality, and developing sense of humor.
CONCLUSION
This study provides useful resources to promote nursing activities by identifying possible family nursing interventions.
Analysis of Working Time of Nurses in Urban Public Health Center Branches in South Korea.: Focused on Nurses for Visiting Health Service and Chronic Disease Management
Kyung Ja June, Hee Gerl Kim, Souk Young Kim, Ae Young So, Shin Young Sohn, Eun Ok Park
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2008;19(4):649-659.   Published online December 31, 2008
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to investigate working time of nurses in urban public health center branch, especially for nurses for visiting health service and chronic disease management.
METHOD
Daily note, which was developed by this research team, was distributed to nurses at 7 urban public health center branches to be filled out them for 2 weeks during 2 month from June 2007 to August 2007. We analyzed 121 daily notes recorded by visiting nurses and 65 daily notes written by chronic disease management nurses were analyzed.
RESULTS
The total working time for visiting nurses at urban public health center branches was 589.85 minutes per day on the average. They spent 147.13 min in actual visiting nursing services, 149.36 min in documenting, 66.94 in preparing, 77.69 min in transferring, and 11.84 min in referring. The total working time for chronic disease management nurses at urban public health center branches was 582.92 minutes per day on the average. They spent 148.77 min in actual chronic disease management services, 120.62 min in documenting, 42.46 min in group education, 37.38 in preparing, and 10.38 min in referring.
CONCLUSION
Based on the results of this study, it is recommended to improve documenting systems and to increase community resources linkage were recommended through the results of this study. The results of this study are expected to be used to plan staffing at urban public health center branches in the future.
A Survey on Elders' Experience in and Preference for a Mentoring Program
Hee Gerl Kim, Kum Jae Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2008;19(4):554-563.   Published online December 31, 2008
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to investigate elders' experience in a mentoring program and preferred characteristics of the program.
METHODS
Two hundred and ten elders dwelling in Sungnam-si, Korea participated in the survey from April 1 to May 30, 2008. Using SPSS Win 10.0, descriptive statistics, Chi-square test, and t-test were performed.
RESULT
About two thirds of the elders had experience as a mentee, and a large number of them reported that it was helpful. Compared to those without, the elders with the mentee experience were more likely to perceive that it is easier to build a mentor-mentee relationship. The most common reason for wanting a mentee experience was loneliness, whereas the most frequent reason for not wanting was feeling a burden when meeting a stranger. Preferred characteristics of a mentoring program differed between the elders who had the mentee experience and those who did not.
CONCLUSION
This study concluded that a mentoring program is highly likely to provide psycho-social support to the elderly. Also, a large number of the elders who had never had a mentor-mentee relationship wanted to have it in the future. This study suggests that healthcare professionals include a mentoring program in healthcare services for the elderly, considering preferred characteristics of a mentor-mentee relationship.
A Study on Job Characteristics, Job Motivation and Job Performance of Public Health Nurses
Kyung Ja June, Hee Gerl Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 1997;8(2):250-261.   Published online December 31, 1997
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In Korea, visiting nursing services in pubic health centers have been in place since 1991. The purpose of this study is to compare the job characteristics, job motivation and job performance between visiting nurses and other public health nurses. 196 subjects were sent mailed questionnaires from Aug. to Sep., 1997. The response rate was 65.3%. Data were analyzed by a SPSSWIN program with a t-test, chi2-test, ANCOVA. The results were as follows : 1. The level of job ability in visiting nurses was higher than that of other public health nurses, but it was an insignificant difference(t=1.5975, p=.2078). Among job characteristics, skill variety was significantly higher in other public health nurses(t=8.2121, p=.0046); autonomy and feedback were significantly higher in visiting nurses(t=8.1877, p=.0047/t=7.7026, p=.0085). 2. There was no significant difference in the level of job motivation(t=.6485, p=.4216) and in job performance between the two groups (t=2.7393, p=.0995). In job performance, general nursing and organizational jobs were significantly higher in other public health nurses (t=4.8486, p=.1288/t=9.4237, p=.0024). 3. It was reconfirmed that there was, a significant difference in the level of skill variety, autonomy and feedback in analyzing age and career as covariates. 4. Significant positive relationship was found in job characteristics and job motivation(r=.5488, p=.0000). No significant relationship was found in job characteristics and job performance(r=.0486, p=.498). Through these results, it was supported that there were differences in some of the job characteristics and job performance between visiting nurses and other public health nurses. Therefore, it is requested to redesign job standards, training programs and management styles focusing on the job characteristics of visiting nurses.

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