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Improving the nursing care of children and young people who self-harm

Study looks to improve the care of children and young people who self-harm

Latif A, Carter T, Rychwalska-Brown L et al (2017) Co-producing a digital educational programme for registered children’s nurses to improve the care of children and young people admitted with self-harm. Journal of Child Health Care. doi: 10.1177%2F1367493517697853.

Aim

To co-produce, with children and young people (CYP) and registered children’s nurses, a digital education programme to improve nurses’ knowledge, attitudes and confidence in the care of CYP injured through self-harm.

Methods

Multiple data collection methods were chosen to facilitate a co-productive approach to developing the programme over two workshops.

Nurses’ priority-setting workshop: a theoretical sampling frame was used to recruit registered children’s nurses ( n =7). Using an adapted Delphi technique, registered children’s nurses’

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