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Keywords

adoption, attitudes, curriculum, education, nursing, perceptions, students

 

Authors

  1. Foli, Karen J.
  2. Forster, Anna
  3. Lim, Eunjung

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Adoption is a worldwide practice; most 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 study examined the overall perceptions, current knowledge, and gaps in a nursing curriculum as reported by undergraduate nursing students and offers insight into caring for those impacted by adoption.Video Abstract is available. See http://links.lww.com/NCF-JCN/A39 for more insights from the authors.