An evaluation of Western Australian nurses' trauma nursing knowledge and skills following participation in the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

Min Ding

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Evaluation Project is the first outcome evaluation study of the TNCC, a leading trauma nursing continuing professional development course that has set a golden assessment standard worldwide. This descriptive study applied Kirkpatrick's Training Evaluation Model as its theory framework, used both quantitative and qualitative methods, and designed In three phases. It concluded a positive impact of the TNCC on improving Western Australian Nurses' trauma care knowledge development and skills application. This result may significantly contribute to health authorities for resource justification, trauma nursing education development and future evaluation research internationally and in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Hamdorf, Jeff, Supervisor
  • Metcalfe, Helene Linda, Supervisor
  • Gallagher, Olivia Beverley, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date16 Jan 2018
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2018

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