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Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehezrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2012). Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United S
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Acculturation Name Institution Date Synopsis Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2010). Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United States of America. International Nursing Review, 57(4), 443-448. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00812.x Introduction Filipino registered nurses (RNs) and Former Soviet Union Nurses (FSU) play a prominent role in the promotion of the health care services, in their host nations.
Who participated or contributed data? The study involved the participation of 50 FSU nurses who are undergoing the process of completing an 18-months educational program at a training school in Israel to become professional registered nurses (RNs), and currently serving as practical nurses. All the participants have an experience in working with the FSU as well as old age homes. A Short Acculturation Scale for Filipino Americans (ASASFA) and demographic questionnaires were administered to 141 Filipino RNs. What methods were used to collect data? Acculturation was conducted through the use of A Short Acculturation Scale for Filipino Americans. A t-test was then conducted to identify the variability in acculturation between the two groups. Data was collected by use of questionnaires which were administered to the 50 FSU nurses. Convenience sampling technique was used in the recruitment of the Filipino RNs attending a national convention organized by Philippines Nurses Association of American. ASASFA was used to determine acculturation among Filipino RNs. The translated version was used to assess the FSU nurses. Was an intervention tested? No intervention was tested. ...
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