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  1. Van Rooyen, R.M., Topper, K., Morton, D., Strümpher, J., Schierenbeck, I. & Andersson, L. Health care professionals’ perceptions of public mental health care in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. 4th Global Congress on Qualitative Health Research. [March 2015].
  2. Morton, D.G., Mayekiso, T.V. & Cunningham, P.W. 2015. South African community home-based care viewed through the lens of social capital theory. 3rd ASSHH CONFERENCE. [July 2015].

  3. Bell, J., van Rooyen, R.M. & Jordan, P.J. Articulating the Nature of Clinical Specialist Nurse Practice. Critical Care Society of Southern Africa Congress. [July 2015].

  4. Du Rand, S.M., van Rooyen, R.M. & Pretorius, B.Internationalization of Research in Health Care. IEASA Conference. [August 2015].

  5. Ten Ham, W., Ricks, E.J., van Rooyen, D., & Jordan, P.J. An integrative literature review of the factors that contribute to professional nurses and midwives making sound clinical decisions. Sigma Theta Tau International: 15th Annual Tau Lamba et-large Conference. [August 2015].

  6. Ricks, E.J. Guidelines to facilitate the implementation of mobile technology for accessing health information at the point of care. Sigma Theta Tau International: 15th Annual Tau Lamba et-large Conference. [August 2015].

  7. Jordan, P.J., Werner, A. & Venter, D. Achieving excellence in private intensive care units: the effect of transformational leadership and organisational culture on organisational change outcomes. Sigma Theta Tau International: 15th Annual Tau Lamba et-large Conference. [August 2015].

  8. Nyangeni, T., du Rand, S.M. & van Rooyen, R.M. Guidelines for responsible use of social media among nursing students. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  9. Ricks, E.J. Extent to which access to information at the point of care impacts on health care practitioners’ clinical decision making. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  10. Gerber, K., Van Rooyen, R.M. & Jordan, P.J. Optimizing the work integrated learning of student nurses. Annual Nursing Education Confernce[September 2015].

  11. Du Plessis, A., Strumpher, J. & Morton, D. Guidelines for psychiatric nurses to assist in the care of female patients with bipolar disorder during their admission and stay in a tertiary level psychiatric facility in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  12. Shasha, N., Strumpher, J & Van Rooyen, R.M. Strategies to facilitate community-based health care for persons living with mental illness. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  13. Du Rand, S.M. & Moeta, M.  Innovative Assessment Practices. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  14. Du Rand, S.M. Internationalization of Nursing Programmes at a Higher Education Institution to Develop a Global Workforce.  Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  15. Bell, J., Van Rooyen, R.M. & Jordan, P. Being at Ease: Explaining how others may recognise 'different & better' nursing practice. Caritas Conference. [September 2015].

  16. Bell, J., Van Rooyen, R.M. & Jordan, P. Articulating the nature of clinical nurse specialist practice. Annual Nursing Education Conference. [September 2015].

  17. Jardien-Baboo, S., Van Rooyen, R.M. & Ricks, E.J. The perceptions of professional nurses regarding patient-centred care in public hospitals in Nelson Mandela Bay. Caritas Conference. [September 2015]. 

  18. Ten Ham-Baloyi., Ricks, E.J & Van Rooyen., R.M. Supporting KMC: educational strategies. South African Kangaroo Mother Care Conference. [November 2015].

  19. Ten Ham-Baloyi, W., Ricks, E.J. & Van Rooyen, R.M. An educational strategy for clinical decision making with regard to Kangaroo Mother Care: A healthcare professional’s perspective. World Congress on Nursing, Dubai. [November 2015].


  1. Morton, D.G., Van Rooyen, Venter & Andersson. Socio-demographic factors in relation to self-rated subjective well-being among people living in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.  21st South African Sociological Association Annual Congress. [April 2014].

  2. Jardien-Baboo, S., Van Rooyen, R.M. & Ricks, E.J. A best practice guideline for patient-centred care in public hospitals in Nelson Mandela Bay. The General Nursing Science Preceptor Meet. [August 2014].

  3. Topper, K., Van Rooyen, R.M., Jordan, P.J., Ricks, E.J. & Andersson, L. Preliminary findings on alcohol and substance abuse and dependence disorder in Eastern Cape, South Africa. South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). [October 2014].

  4. Jordan, P.J., Mpasa, F. & Bowers, C.A. Strategies for the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in the intensive care unit: a systematic review. Critical Care Refresher Congress. [November 2014].

  5. Jordan, P.J., Flippes, E. & Venter, D. The relationship between contextual factors and clinical practice guideline implementation in private critical care units. Critical Care Refresher Congress. [November 2014].