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Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Adoption: Educational Preparation Needed

Video Author: Karen Foli, PhD, RN
Published on: 09.11.2014

Adoption is a worldwide practice—most people know someone who has been adopted, has adopted a child, or has relinquished a child for adoption. Healthcare professionals will have contact with patients who have a connection to adoption. This video abstract describes a study that examined the overall perceptions, current knowledge, and gaps in a nursing curriculum as reported by undergraduate nursing students. The study offers insight into caring for those impacted by adoption.

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Creator: Karen Foli, PhD, RN
Duration: 4:46
Adoption is a worldwide practice—most people know someone who has been adopted, has adopted a child, or has relinquished a child for adoption. Healthcare professionals will have contact with patients who have a connection to adoption. This video abstract describes a study that examined the overall perceptions, current knowledge, and gaps in a nursing curriculum as reported by undergraduate nursing students. The study offers insight into caring for those impacted by adoption.