Ambulatoriesygeplejens vilkår: – en interviewundersøgelse med fokus på ambulatoriesygeplejerskers oplevelse af muligheder og barrierer i forhold til at udøve sygepleje: en interviewundersøgelse med fokus på ambulatoriesygeplejerskers oplevelse af muligheder og barrierer i forhold til at udøve sygepleje

Tina Jensen, Kirsten Frederiksen, Vibeke Lorentzen

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Abstract

Background: Hospital services currently undergo major changes with an increasing number of patients treated in outpatient settings. However, nurses´ perception of practicing nursing in outpatient clinics is only sparsely described.

Aim: To identify nurses´ perceptions practicing nursing in outpatient settings.

Method: An interview study based on interviews with six nurses. The method is inspired by hermeneutics and interview analysis according to Kvale and Brinkmann.

Results: Nurses in outpatient settings reported an increased focus on instrumental nursing and they perceived barriers in practicing relational nursing.

Conclusion: Nurses perceived barriers to practicing nursing caused by the dominating biomedical perspective and productivity-driven management systems in healthcare. Moreover, nurses in outpatient settings constituted a barrier themselves by only documenting instrumental nursing and assessing nursing professionalism and independence using terms originating from biomedicine. Relational nursing in outpatient settings thus remains invisible and the complexity of outpatient nursing is not acknowledged.
Original languageDanish
JournalKlinisk sygepleje
Volume32
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)201-216
Number of pages15
ISSN0902-2767
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • disease, health science and nursing

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