International journal of Nursing Didactics <p>The International journal of Nursing Didactics (IJND) [ISSN: 2231-5454] is an international, peer-reviewed, scientific journal. IJND contributes to the advancement of evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare by disseminating high quality research and scholarship of contemporary relevance and with potential to advance knowledge for practice, education, management or policy. We have launched Volume 1 of online journal entitled " International journal of Nursing Didactics” publishes innovative papers, reviews, mini-reviews, and rapid communications and scheduled to appear monthly. For this purpose we would like to ask you to contribute your excellent papers in International journal of Nursing Didactics. Currently, there are several papers under review consideration for the upcoming issues. I hope you find this journal informative and useful. It is a new initiative. Your comments will help us improve the quality and content of the journal.</p> en-US International journal of Nursing Didactics 2231-5454 Organizational Culture, Organizational Trust and Workplace Bullying Among Staff Nurses at Public and Private Hospitals <p><strong><em>Background</em></strong><em>:</em> Organizations involve individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and experience; they work together as a supportive entity to attain definite goals and objectives. The major responsibility of healthcare owners is to generate and sustain a positive organizational culture and organizational trust that is free of lack of respect and workplace bullying. <strong><em>Aim</em></strong><em>:</em> the present study aimed to assess the relationship of organizational culture, organizational trust and workplace bullying among staff nurses at public and private hospitals. <strong><em>Research design</em></strong><em>:</em> A descriptive correlation comparative design was utilized. <strong><em>Sample</em></strong><em>:</em> All staff nurses (n=176) who agreed to participate in the study at time of data collection and had at least one year of experience were included,&nbsp; &nbsp;public hospital (n= 87) and private hospital (n= 89). <strong><em>Setting</em></strong><em>:</em> The present study was conducted at two public and two private hospitals in Cairo. <strong><em>Tools</em></strong>: &nbsp;Three questionnaires were developed guided by literature 1- The Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument, 2- Organizational trust questionnaire3- Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R)<strong>. <em>Results:</em></strong> showed that more than half (57.4%) of staff nurses bullied by patients, there was a statistical significant difference between total staff nurses perception of organizational culture (t=-8.83-, p = 0.00) at public and private hospitals and their perception of organizational trust (t= -3.93- , p = 0.00) at public and private hospitals. Highest mean score in total perception of organizational culture and organizational trust (54.9 ± 12.37 and (65.56 ± 12.85) respectively in private hospitals compared to public hospitals<strong>.</strong> There was no statistical difference between all dimensions and total nurses' perception regarding bullying in public and private hospitals. Moreover, there was a statistical significant positive correlation (r=.529<sup>**</sup>) between organizational culture and organizational trust. While, there was a statistical significant negative correlation among organizational culture, organizational trust and bullying (r= -.157<sup>*</sup> and r= -.300<sup>**</sup>) respectively.<strong> <em>Conclusion:</em> </strong>The present study concluded that there were significant difference between staff nurses perception of organizational culture and organizational trust in public and private setting. While, there was no significant difference between bullying in private and public setting. <strong><em>Recommendations</em></strong><em>:</em> Develop polices by administrators to prevent patients and relative workplace bullying. Develop strategic plan to enhance organizational culture and organizational trust in public healthcare settings. Increase awareness about workplace bullying.</p> Amal Hebashy Elewa Sahar Hassan Aly El Banan ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-04-13 2019-04-13 9 04 10 20 10.15520/ijnd.v9i04.2512 Educational Program for Empowering Mothers of Fewer Than Five Children to Overcome Sickle Cell Crisis <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong>one of most blood disorder hereditary is sickle cell anemia; it has a series crises and results to children who have it. Also, empowerment is measurement that established in order to enhance the self-determination and autonomy via support and engagement. Therefore, the level of mothers' education and their engagement are important elements for caring with high-quality the children who have sickle cell crises (SCC).</p> <p><strong><em>Objective</em></strong><em>:</em> To empower mothers of fewer than five children to manage sickle cell crises through engagement and education.</p> <p><strong><em>Method:</em></strong> A quasi-experimental (pretest/ posttest) research design was used.</p> <p><strong><em>Setting:</em></strong> The study was conducted in pediatric hematology clinic at Minia University Hospital for Obstetrics and Pediatrics.</p> <p><strong><em>Sample</em></strong><strong><em>:</em></strong> A purposive sample composed of 50 mothers who have fewer than five children to manage sickle cell crises.</p> <p><strong><em>Tools:</em></strong> Two tools were used to collect data including, first: Interview questionnaire sheet, second: Empowerment scale.</p> <p><strong><em>Results:</em></strong> Result of this study showed that there was significant improvement in mothers' knowledge about sickle cell crises in post/test.</p> <p><strong><em>Conclusion: </em></strong>after the implementation of the program there was remarkable improvement of mothers' knowledge. Mothers' empowerment was low in pre/test and improved in post/test with statistical significant difference between pre and post/test.</p> <p><strong><em>Recommendations:</em></strong> There should be a continuous developing educational program for empowering and engaging mothers in caring for their children with sickle cell anemia.</p> Nagat Farouk Abolwafa Aml Sayed Ali ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-04-13 2019-04-13 9 04 21 31 10.15520/ijnd.v9i04.2513 Effects of Maternal Capacity Building Intervention on their Competence, Perceived Wellbeing and their Leukemic Children Health <p>Mothers' of leukemic children facing many stressors which represents challenging to them to maintain balance between care for their leukemic children and maintain their wellbeing so this study investigate the effects of maternal capacity building intervention on their competence,&nbsp; perceived wellbeing&nbsp; and&nbsp; their leukemic children health. A Quasi experimental research design was used to conduct the current study, a purposive sample of 54 mothers with their leukemic children admitted during September - December 2018 at Oncology center, pediatric department, Mansoura University, Egypt whom fulfills the criteria of selection. Data were collected pre and post the capacity building intervention. The results indicated that post capacity building intervention mothers ' knowledge regarding leukemia and care practice of leukemic children was improved significantly. Post capacity building intervention also the majority of mothers were comply with; children care (88.9%), recommended diet compliance (72.2%), and all of them comply with follow up schedule&nbsp; also&nbsp; about two thirds&nbsp; of them post the intervention had good sleep quality (77.8%), good appetite ( 72.2%) and moderate anxiety level (63%).Regarding studied subjects sense of competence it was improved significantly post the intervention where more than two third of them perceived that they has high level of competence compared with none of them pre the intervention. Conclusion: Capacity building intervention improved subjects' knowledge, subjects’ care practice which raises their perceived self-competence, wellbeing level and improve their leukemic children health. Recommendation: Mothers’ need special preparation to; satisfy leukemic children need, maintain children health, raise mothers’ wellbeing to be able to go through their life and satisfy other family member's needs.</p> Wafaa Hassan Alseraty Fatma Mohamed Amin ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-04-13 2019-04-13 9 04 01 09 10.15520/ijnd.v9i04.2511 Psycho-Educational Intervention for Parents Having Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder <p><strong><em>Background:</em></strong> Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorder of childhood that can profoundly affect the academic achievement, well-being, and social interactions of children. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of applying a psycho educational intervention for Parents Having Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A quasi-experimental research design [pretest -posttest] was conducted at the Psychiatric out patient’s clinic at El Ahrar Hospital at Zagazig City. The instruments used for data collection were parents socio-demographic and clinical data sheet, parents’ knowledge about ADHD, parental caregivers positive and negative attitudes toward ADHD child, in addition to parent caregiver practices toward their ADHD children. Forty eight subjects were participated in this study and were chosen according to the inclusion criteria.<em> <strong>Results: </strong></em>revealed that there was a statistical significant improvement of knowledge, practice, attitudes of the parents before and after psycho-educational program. Conclusion: the implementation of psycho-educational intervention for the parents of children with ADHD was effective in improving their knowledge, practice, and attitudes towards ADHD. <strong><em>Recommendation:</em></strong> Conduct more developed programs in the study settings for more improvements. Nurses should exert more effort to support the parents of children with ADHD, and they need training to be able to do this.</p> Nawaam Samir Abd El Moneam Rania Rabie El-Etreby Sorayia Ramadan Abd El-Fattah Osama Ahmed El-Boraie ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-04-23 2019-04-23 9 04 32 38 10.15520/ijnd.v9i04.2527