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Distriktssköterskors erfarenhet av rollen som ledare för omvårdnadsarbetet i kommunal hemsjukvård: En intervjustudie
Karlstad University, Faculty of Health, Science and Technology (starting 2013), Department of Health Sciences.
Karlstad University, Faculty of Health, Science and Technology (starting 2013), Department of Health Sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
District nurses' experiences of their role as leaders of nursing in community home care (English)
Abstract [sv]

Syfte: Att undersöka distriktssköterskors erfarenheter av rollen som ledare för omvårdnadsarbetet i kommunal hemsjukvård. Metod: Studien hade en kvalitativ ansats. Tio distriktssköterskor verksamma inom kommunal hemsjukvård i två olika kommuner deltog i studien. Data insamlades via semi-strukturerade intervjuer och analyserades genom kvalitativ innehållsanalys. Resultat: Tre kategorier med åtta subkategorier framkom. De tre kategorierna och dess subkategorier indelades enligt följande: Att leda omvårdnaden är en ansvarsfull uppgift med subkategorierna Ansvar för att organisera omvårdnaden, Ansvar för kompetensutveckling och Att vara sitt eget verktyg. Kategorin Att leda omvårdnaden innebär samarbete med andra med subkategorier Samarbete med kollegor, Samarbete med omvårdnadspersonal och Samarbete med andra professioner. Slutligen framträdde kategorin Att rollens karaktär har förändrats med subkategorierna Ökad omfattning av komplex hemsjukvård, Konsultativt arbetssätt och ökat administrativt arbete.  Slutsats: Studiens resultat indikerar att satsningar inom kommunerna och utbildningar bör göras för att stärka distriktssköterskans roll som ledare för omvårdnadsarbetet inom kommunal hemsjukvård.

Abstract [en]

Aim: To investigate the district nurses' experiences of their role as leaders of nursing in community home care. Method: The study had a qualitative approach. Ten district nurses working in community home care in two different municipalities participated in the study. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and analyzed by qualitative content analysis. Results: Three categories with eight subcategories emerged. The three categories and their subcategories were divided as follows: To lead the nursing is a responsible task with subcategories Responsibility for organizing nursing care, Responsibility for professional development and To be her/his own tools. The category To lead the nursing care involves collaboration with others by subcategory Collaboration with colleagues, Collaboration with nursing staff and Collaboration with other professions. Finally the category: The role's character has changed appeared with the subcategories Increased extent of complex home nursing, Consultative approach and increased administrative work. Conclusion: The results of the study indicate that investments in the municipalities and education should be made to strengthen the district nurse's role as leader of the nursing work in community nursing.

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2014. , 30 p.
Keyword [en]
district nurse, leadership, community home care
Keyword [sv]
distriktssköterska, ledarskap, kommunal hemsjukvård
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-30936OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-30936DiVA: diva2:689008
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Nursing Science
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Nursing Specialisation: Public Health Care (75 ECTS credits)
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Available from: 2014-02-12 Created: 2014-01-19 Last updated: 2014-02-12Bibliographically approved

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