Journal article

Overseas qualified nurses' communication with other nurses and health professionals: An observational study

Susan Philip, Robyn Woodward-Kron, Elizabeth Manias

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To understand the interprofessional and intraprofessional communication patterns of overseas qualified nurses as they coordinate care for patients in Australian hospitals. BACKGROUND: Numerous studies have informed the transitioning experiences of overseas qualified nurses with non-English-speaking backgrounds working in English-speaking workplaces. Only a few observational studies have involved examining the intercultural communication experiences of overseas qualified nurses, and none have considered their intra- and interprofessional communication patterns. DESIGN: A qualitative design was adopted, using participant observation and discourse analysis. METHODS: This st..

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