Critical Care Nursing

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Head Nurses’ Perception of Educational Needs for Acquiring Managerial Competence at Intensive Care Units: A Qualitative Study

Roghieh Nazari 1 , Zohre Vanaki 1 , * , Sima Mohammad Khan Kermanshahi 1 and Ebrahim Hajizadeh 2
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1 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Critical Care Nursing : February 28, 2016, 9 (1); e5104
  • Published Online: February 20, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 21, 2015
  • Accepted: December 23, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ccn-5104

To Cite: Nazari R, Vanaki Z, Mohammad Khan Kermanshahi S, Hajizadeh E. Head Nurses’ Perception of Educational Needs for Acquiring Managerial Competence at Intensive Care Units: A Qualitative Study, Crit Care Nurs J. 2016 ; 9(1):e5104. doi: 10.17795/ccn-5104.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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