What are your thoughts on the eight workshops that were chosen for this study? Do you feel there should have been more or less? Should the workshops lasted longer or been more spread out? What are your thoughts on this and what is your reasoning?
Observations about the setting arrangement
The researchers identified the settings and the immigrant women were invited for the study
A thorough monitoring of the participants for their health literacy was conducted
Group dynamics observations
Increasing monitoring of the participants was conducted to evaluate the reasons for a low empowerment on health
Observations based on interactions with the community
The participants of the research were also observed on their reactions with the community and recorded
Conducting of interviews
Interviews of more than 60 minutes were also conducted to ensure that the research was effective.
Conclusion: From the study, it was clear that a participatory action research (PAR) accompanied with in depth intervenes was helpful to increasing health literacy, social health and psychological policies that improve one’s wellbeing. It is clear that community health nurses can employ PAR policies and strategies to plan for adoption of health intervention programs that might be helpful to promotion of a health program. The use of in depth interviews in action research is one of the best strategies that can be adopted.
Yang, Y., Wang, H., Lee, F., Lin, M., & Lin, P. (2014). Health Empowerment Among Immigrant Women in Transnational Marriages in Taiwan. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(2), 135-142. doi:10.1111/jnu.12110
Studies regarding immigrant women are so beneficial. What are your thoughts on the eight workshops that were chosen for this study? Do you feel there should have been more or less? Should the workshops lasted longer or been more spread out? What are your thoughts on this and what is your reasoning? Thank you for your post!