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Perspectives of Frontline Nurses Working in South Korea during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Combined Method of Text Network Analysis and Summative Content Analysis

Lee, S., Lee, T., Lee, E.S. (2023). Perspectives of Frontline Nurses Working in South Korea during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Combined Method of Text Network Analysis and Summative Content Analysis. J Korean Academic Nursing, 53(6): 584.

Purpose: This study aimed to explore the perspectives of frontline nurses working during the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Methods: An online qualitative study was conducted using a pragmatic approach. The data were collected in August 2021. Registered Korean nurses who provided direct nursing care to patients with confirmed COVID-19 were eligible for this study. An online survey was used to gather free-text data, which were then analyzed using machine-based network analysis and summative content analysis. Results: The analysis examined the responses of 126 participants and led to the identification of six prominent themes. These themes were further classified into three distinct levels: personal, task, and organizational. The identified themes are as follows: “collapse of personal life,” “being overwhelmed by the numerous roles required,” “personal protective equipment was sufficiently provided, but that is not enough,” “changes in interprofessional collaboration,” “inappropriate workforce management,” and “diverted allocation of healthcare services and resources.” Conclusion: Our findings highlight areas for improvement in resources, systems, and policies to enhance preparedness for future pandemics.

Experience of the U-Nursing LatAm Team in the Research Entitled “Nurses Working During the COVID-19 Pandemic" (ENTRADUP)

Casales-Hernández, M. G., Jiménez-Sánchez, J., Dixon, P. A., Rodríguez-López, J. I., & Squires, A.. (2023). EXPERIENCE OF THE U-NURSING LATAM TEAM IN THE RESEARCH ENTITLED “NURSES WORKING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (ENTRADUP)”. Texto & Contexto - Enfermagem, 32, e2023E002.

In nearly all of Latin America, preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic was late and insufficient. As front-line health care workers caring for COVID-19 patients, nurses in Latin America are able to identify critical changes following the pandemic. The LatAm research team of the GCNMS is bridging an important gap in research to study nursing during the pandemic in Latin America, with wide-reaching implications for low- and middle-income countries.

“Should I stay or should I go?” Nurses' perspectives about working during the Covid-19 pandemic's first wave in the United States: A summative content analysis combined with topic modeling

International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2022; 131: 104256

Commissioned initially by the US National Academy of Medicine as part of the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Consensus Study to document the early effects of the pandemic on the nursing workforce, the study also tested the methods the consortium would use for future research. Co-authors included nurses practicing on the frontlines during 2020, health services researchers, and a computational linguist.

Conference Presentations


Update coming soon!


Academy Health's Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC (June)

XVII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami, FL (November)

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