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Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students. (2020)
Thesis
JOHNSON, N. 2020. Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

For a number of years, research and evidence-based practice (EBP) have become essential concepts in the global provision of healthcare, and have become increasingly reflected in professional codes and educational standards. There have been considerab... Read More about Research and evidence use in experiential learning: perspectives and experiences of undergraduate nursing students..

Defining preparation and preparedness for nursing study abroad trips. (2019)
Thesis
LEAR, H. 2019. Defining preparation and preparedness for nursing study abroad trips. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The aim of this study is to explore the preparation nursing students receive prior to undertaking study abroad trips. The researcher's personal context that initiated this project is representative of the findings of the literature - namely that stud... Read More about Defining preparation and preparedness for nursing study abroad trips..

Pharmacy's perspectives of interprofessional education and collaborative practice: an investigative study in Qatar and the Middle East. (2017)
Thesis
EL-AWAISI, A. 2017. Pharmacy's perspectives of interprofessional education and collaborative practice: an investigative study in Qatar and the Middle East. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The need to incorporate interprofessional education (IPE) as part of any healthcare profession curricula is growing in an approach to prepare a collaborative practice-ready workforce. Pharmacy students should be equipped with the necessary competenci... Read More about Pharmacy's perspectives of interprofessional education and collaborative practice: an investigative study in Qatar and the Middle East..

Hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system implementation into a district general hospital: a mixed method evaluation of discharge communication. (2016)
Thesis
MILLS, P.R. 2016. Hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system implementation into a district general hospital: a mixed method evaluation of discharge communication. Robert Gordon University, DPP thesis.

Hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration (HEPMA) system implementation is advocated by national e-health strategies to produce patient safety benefits. No previous study has evaluated the impact of HEPMA implementation on either d... Read More about Hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system implementation into a district general hospital: a mixed method evaluation of discharge communication..

A mixed methods investigation into aspects of medication wastage in Malta. (2015)
Thesis
WEST, L.M. 2015. A mixed methods investigation into aspects of medication wastage in Malta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Reducing medication wastage is a paramount objective in promoting appropriate utilisation of finite resources and preventing negative consequences. The aim of this research was to investigate aspects of medication wastage in Malta by applying mixed m... Read More about A mixed methods investigation into aspects of medication wastage in Malta..

An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. (2015)
Thesis
SHUAI, Z. 2015. An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient care both directly and indir... Read More about An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010..

The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. (2014)
Thesis
NOLAN, M.E. 2014. The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study's aims were to investigate the content and scope of loc... Read More about The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom..

An investigation of the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain: a mixed methods approach. (2012)
Thesis
DAPAR, M.P. 2012. An investigation of the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain: a mixed methods approach. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this research was to investigate the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain, focusing on primary care settings. A sequential, mixed-methods approach was employed in the conduct of the research. The first phase... Read More about An investigation of the structures and processes of pharmacist prescribing in Great Britain: a mixed methods approach..

Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. (2011)
Thesis
TONNA, A.P. 2011. Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This aim of the research was to explore pharmacist prescribing (PP) with a focus on antimicrobials, in hospitals in Scotland. A mixed-methods approach was used to collect, generate and synthesise data. A systematic review of peer-reviewed published l... Read More about Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials..