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Mod Care J 2011, 8(3): 152-158 Back to browse issues page
Viewpoints of employed nurses in hospitals of Birjand city regarding existing barriers in patient education
M Haddad
Instructor Azad University Birjand Unite , haddad5985@yahoo.com
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  Background and Aim : Teaching is a part of patient's rights, a recognized main duty of nurses, and a criterion for accreditation of organizations which provide health services. Evidence suggests the possibility of failure in this area this study was conducted to assess barriers in patient education from nurses’ viewpoints serving in Birjand hospitals.

  Materials and Methods : This descriptive-sectional study was accomplished on 125 nurses in Birjand hospitals which were selected by census sampling. Data were collected via a designed questionnaire that its validity and reliability were ensured. Data analysis was performed by SPSS software and by using t test, one-way variance analysis in significant level of P<0.05.

  Results: The majority (78.4%) of nurses were female. The highest average score was observed in “working conditions” out of 4 areas of barriers for patient education. The following areas consisted of: areas of management, skills training and nurses attitudes, respectively. Average scores of nurses’ viewpoints in the field of working conditions according to age (P<0.001), employment status (P=0.01), serving history (P=0.02) and in the area of training skills according to age (P<0.001), service history (P=0.03) and educations (P=0.04) were significant.

  Conclusion: It is recommended to encourage nurses to train patients by: provision of necessary human resources, facilities, conditions for services and educational programs, in-service training courses and motivating nurses.

Keywords: Barriers, Viewpoint, Patient education, Nurse
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Type of Study: Systematic Review |
Received: 2012/09/20 | Accepted: 2012/09/22
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Haddad M. Viewpoints of employed nurses in hospitals of Birjand city regarding existing barriers in patient education. Mod Care J. 2011; 8 (3) :152-158
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