|Title||Nurses' Views and Current Practice of Trauma-Informed Pediatric Nursing Care.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Kassam-Adams N, Rzucidlo S, Campbell M, Good G, Bonifacio E, Slouf K, Schneider S, McKenna C, Hanson CA, Grather D|
|Journal||J Pediatr Nurs|
|Date Published||2014 Dec 3|
Grounded in research on posttraumatic stress etiology, "trauma-informed pediatric care" integrates understanding of posttraumatic stress, and specific practices to reduce posttraumatic stress, into clinical care of ill or injured children. Across five level I or II pediatric trauma centers, 232 nurses completed a survey of knowledge, opinions, self-rated competence, and current practice with regard to trauma-informed nursing care. Participants were knowledgeable and generally held favorable opinions about trauma-informed care. The majority considered themselves moderately competent in a range of relevant skills; their recent practice showed most variability with regard to teaching patients and parents how to cope with upsetting experiences.
|Alternate Journal||J Pediatr Nurs|