Adamson, E. & Smith, F. C. (2008). Simulation in nurse education: contextualisation improves confidence.
The Recognising Acute Illness and Deterioration (RAID) module uses a blended approach to learning where the theory is delivered via WebCT and contextualised in practical sessi...
Adamson, E., Dewar, B., Donaldson, J. H., Gentleman, M., Gray, M., Horsburgh, D., …Waugh, A. (2012). Leadership in compassionate care: Conference Handbook
The objectives of this conference are to:
•Develop a creative forum that stimulates dialogue and learning about compassionate caring in the complex multidisciplinary world of...
Adamson, E. & Webster, B. (2014). Innovation in assessment and feedback: Enhancing the student experience. ISBN 978-605-61434-5-8
Assessment is central to students learning and is a powerful driver in determining what students will do and how (Beaumont , O’Doherty and Shannon 2011).Feedback is known to b...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland
Patients who attend a day hospital will be invited to share their experiences using emotional touch points. Themes generated from the compassionate care programme will guide the interviews
Adamson, E., Pow, J., Houston, F. & Redpath, P. (2017). Exploring the experiences of patients attending day hospitals in the rural Scotland: capturing the patient's voice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 26(19-20), 3044-3055. doi:10.1111/jocn.13651. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To understand the meaning of person-centred compassionate care for people attending day hospitals in rural Scotland.
Increasing numbers of older...
Smith, S., James, A., Brogan, A., Adamson, E. & Gentleman, M. (2016). Reflections about experiences of compassionate care from award winning undergraduate nurses – What, so what … now what?. Journal of Compassionate Health Care. 3(6)doi:10.1186/s40639-016-0023-x. ISSN 2053-2393
From 2007 until 2012 Edinburgh Napier University’s School of Nursing Midwifery and Social Care in conjunction with NHS Lothian, collaborated on a programme of acti...
Adamson, E. & Kendall, G. (2016). Difficulty in eye drop administration for people with rheumatoid arthritis. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 79(9), 550-556. doi:10.1177/0308022616643101. ISSN 0308-0226
Introduction: Many people require eye drops administered daily, yet many do not instil them as prescribed. This can be due to
physical difficulty managing the delivery device ...
Adamson, E. & Dewar, B. (2015). Compassionate Care: Student nurses’ learning through reflection and the use of story. Nurse Education in Practice. 15, 155-161. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.08.002. ISSN 1471-5953
Current concern in health care about delivering care that is compassionate has important implications for how compassion is taught and made explicit in nurse edu...
Adamson, E. & Webster, B. (2015). Evaluating assessment and feedback practice within nursing and midwifery programmes using TESTA. Edinburgh Napier University Teaching Fellows Journal. Spring 2015
No abstract available.
Adamson, E. (2014). Commentary on - "Effect of spiritual intelligence, emotional intelligence, psychological ownership and burnout on caring behaviour of nurses: a cross-sectional study.". Evidence-Based Nursing, 17(4), doi:10.1136/eb-2013-101704. ISSN 1367-6539
Adamson, E. & Smith, S. (2013). Can compassionate care be taught? Experiences from the Leadership in Compassionate Care Programme. In Shea, S., Wynyard, R. & Lionis, C. (Eds.). Providing Compassionate Health Care: Challenges in Policy and Practice, 235-251. Routledge. ISBN 978-0415704960
Adamson, E. (2013). Lessons in compassion. Nursing Standard. 27, 64-64. doi:10.7748/ns2013.07.27.48.64.s56. ISSN 0029-6570
A study of what patients see as compassionate care can guide nursing students on placement.
Adamson, E. (2013). Compassion into action. Nursing Standard.. ISSN 0029-6570
The findings from a three-year research project show that compassionate care is not only good for patients but can improve satisfaction for staff.
Adamson, E. & Cruickshank, S. (2013). A 'good death' at home: community nurses helping to make it possible. British Journal of Community Nursing. 18, 40-42. ISSN 1462-4753
The number of people dying at home rather than in a hospital is increasing, albeit slowly. This coincides with a growing emphasis across the UK to increase choice and enable i...
Dewar, B., Adamson, E., Smith, S., Surfleet, J. & King, L. (2012). Clarifying misconceptions about compassionate care. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70, 1738-1747. doi:10.1111/jan.12322. ISSN 0309-2402
To discuss the meaning of compassionate care as it applies to staff, patients and families in health and social care settings, its application to practice and how organiza...
Holland, A., Smith, F. C., McCrossan, G., Adamson, E., Watt, S. & Penny, K. I. (2012). Online video in clinical skills education of oral medication administration for undergraduate student nurses: A mixed methods, prospective cohort study. Nurse Education Today. 33, 663-670. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2012.01.006. ISSN 0260-6917
Improvements in the safety of the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines are identified as a priority across international healthcare sys...