Design, Evaluation, and Translation of Nursing Interventions

ISBN-10: 0813820324
ISBN-13: 9780813820323
Edition: 2011
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Souraya Sidani is Professor and Canada Research Chair at the School of Nursing, Ryerson University. Her areas of expertise are in quantitative research methods, intervention design and evaluation, treatment preferences, and measurement. Her research areas of interest focus on evaluating interventions and advanced practice roles, on examining patient preferences for treatments, and on refining research methods and measures for determining the clinical effectiveness of interventions. nbsp;

#60;b#62;Souraya Sidani, Ph.D.#60;/b#62; is Professor and Canada Research Chair at the School of Nursing, Ryerson University. She has served as an investigator on over 20 funded grants, and has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and books. Dr. Sidani's research focuses on evaluating interventions and advanced practice roles, examining patient preferences for treatments, and on refining research methods and measures for determining the clinical effectiveness of interventions. #60;p#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Carrie Jo Braden, Ph.D.#60;/b#62; is Associate Dean for Research and Hugh Roy Cullen Professor of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. Dr. Braden is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and the Western Academy of Nursing. Her research focuses on learned response to chronic illness, mechanisms enhancing scholarly achievement (interprofessional research mentoring), and support resources for health disparities research. She has served as an investigator on 23 funded grants. She is a recipient of the Nurse of the Year Award for Excellence in Nursing Research and has authored or co-authored three books and numerous articles for refereed journals. #60;p#62;

Preface
Acknowledgment
Introduction
Introduction to Intervention Research
Overview of paradigm shift
Evidence-based practice: a review
Client-centered care
High-quality care redefined
Process for designing, evaluating, and translating interventions
Design of interventions
Evaluation of interventions
Translation of interventions
Overview of the book
Designing Interventions
Overview of Designing Interventions
Nursing interventions defined
Definition of interventions
Characteristics of interventions
Presenting problems
Definition of problem
Characteristics of problems
Design of interventions
Understanding the Problem
Theoretical approach for understanding the problem
Empirical approach for understanding the problem
Experiential approach for understanding the problem
Combined approach for understanding the problem
Theory of the problem
Clarifying Elements of the Intervention
Theory-based approach for designing interventions
Empirical approach for designing interventions
Experiential approach for designing interventions
Focus group
Concept mapping
Assessment of treatment preferences
Specification of interventions
Intervention goals
Intervention components and activities
Intervention mode of delivery
Intervention dose
Intervention Theory
Delineation of intervention outcomes
Intervention theory
Structure
Process
Outcome
Utility of intervention theory
Tailored Intervention
Design of tailored interventions
Intervention theory
Identification of client characteristics for tailoring
Assessment of client characteristics
Construction of a list of intervention strategies
Development of algorithm
Effectiveness of tailored interventions
Mechanisms underlying effects of tailored interventions
Implementation Of Interventions
Overview of Implementation of Interventions
Variations in intervention implementation
Consequences of variations in intervention implementation
Strategies to enhance intervention implementation
Development of Intervention Manual
Procedure for developing the intervention manual
Contextual characteristics
Process
Content of the intervention manual
Section 1: overview of the intervention
Section 2: human and material resources
Section 3: procedure
Use of the intervention manual
Selecting, Training, and Addressing the Influence of Interventionists
Traditional perspective on interventionist influence
Interventionist influence: the evidence
Selection of interventionists
Training of interventionists
Methodological features of studies aimed at investigating interventionist effects
Intervention Fidelity
Definition of fidelity
Methods for monitoring fidelity
Theoretical fidelity
Operational fidelity
Importance of monitoring fidelity of intervention implementation
Evaluation Of Interventions
Overview of Evaluation of Interventions
Criteria for inferring causality
Phases for intervention evaluation
Phase 1
Phase 2
Phase 3
Phase 4
Role of intervention theory
Testing the Acceptability and Feasibility of Interventions
Acceptability of interventions
Conceptualization of intervention acceptability
Operationalization of intervention acceptability
Feasibility of interventions
Definition of feasibility
Indicators of feasibility
Feasibility of research methods
Recruitment procedures
Screening
Randomization
Retention
Data collection
Design of pilot study
Examining the Efficacy of Interventions
Factors affecting the causal relationship between intervention and outcomes
Conceptual factors
Methodological factors
Addressing conceptual and methodological factors
Design features of an efficacy study
Careful selection of participants
Control of experimental condition
Selection of comparison group
Allocation of participants to groups
Standardized treatment implementation
Outcome measurement
Outcome data analysis
Determining the Effectiveness of Interventions
Efficacy versus effectiveness: A brief review
Limitations of the RCT design in effectiveness research
Unrepresentativeness of the sample
Highly select setting
Limited applicability of interventions
Irrelevance of comparison treatment
Limited utility of randomization
Limited relevance of findings
Alternative designs for evaluating effectiveness
Overall function or goal
Broad representative sample
Selection of different settings
Comparison of clinically relevant alternative treatments
Assessment of relevant health outcomes at follow-up
Allocation to treatment
Additional features
Preferences for Treatment
Conceptualization of treatment preferences
Factors influencing treatment preferences
Consequences of treatment preferences
Mechanisms underlying influence of treatment preferences in intervention research
Influence of treatment preferences on external validity
Influence of treatment preferences on internal validity
Research designs accounting for treatment preferences
Translation Of Interventions
Translation of Interventions
Systematic review of evidence
Translation of evidence
Transfer of guideline to practice
Adaptation of guideline
Dissemination and implementation of guideline
References
Index

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