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Development and Effect of a Global Health Capacity Building Program for Nursing Students
Seon Young Hwang, Jin Sun Kim, Hyun Mi Ahn, Sun Joo Kang
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2015;26(3):209-220.   Published online September 30, 2015
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This study developed a short-term education program aiming to strengthen global health capacity in nursing students, and examined the effects of the program.
The subjects of this study were 83 students recruited from 29 nursing colleges. Domestic workshops and overseas training in the Philippines were offered. For data collection and analysis, the triangulation method was adopted.
Students' critical thinking disposition and global leadership capacity were significantly increased. Thematic content analysis derived fifteen themes: expansion of global health, understanding of cultural diversity, vision of being a global leader, cultivation of communication skills, open mind toward people with different culture, pride and vocation, understanding of nursing in foreign countries, understanding of visiting nurse service, sustainability, understanding of local needs and environments, and education methods with an emphasis on participants, broader view and thinking of the world, reflection on the characteristics of a nurse, development through cooperation, and development through programs.
The global health capacity building program improved nursing students' view of global health and nursing care. It is needed to develop continuously diverse global health capacity-building programs for nursing students.


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Research Trends and Quality Evaluation of Family Nursing Interventions Outside Korea
Kasil Oh, Hyun Mi Ahn, Jin Suk Ra, Eun Young Cho
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2009;20(4):421-432.   Published online December 31, 2009
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This study investigated trends in family nursing intervention studies and evaluated the quality of studies using the RCT design.
This study included a total of 898 abstracts published from 1977 to 2007 in order to describe trends in family nursing intervention studies. Out of 898 studies, 153 RCT studies were selected for quality evaluation. The criteria of Jadad et al. (1996) were employed for the quality evaluation.
The number of RCT studies on family nursing interventions increased since 2001. Only 6.8% of the studies were published in the area of nursing. Most of the family interventions (27.1%) focused on individual family members and only 8.2% of the studies provided interventions to family as a whole unit. Nine different modes of family nursing intervention could be categorized, but none of the studies used the double blind design. Few studies utilized protocols for interventions. Only 17.5% of the studies reported the rationale for sample size. The mean score was 1.6 out of 5 according to the criteria of Jadad et al. (1996).
Refined definitions and attributes of family nursing intervention modes are needed. Most of the studies did not meet the expectations of RCT. Thus, it is needed to improve the quality of design. More RCT studies should be conducted to provide evidence-based practice of family nursing interventions.

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