Effectiveness of In-Service Education on Handing Over Report in Terms of Practice among Staff Nurses during Shift ChangesJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2017-08-05
Authors : Varghese Y;
Page : 1081-1085
Keywords : Effectiveness; practice; in-service education on handing over;
Background Nursing hand over is the primary method of communication of nursing information and facilitate the communication of important patient information providing for the maintenance and continuity of patient care. The study was conducted among nurses working in selected hospitals at pathanamthitta district. Method The pre- experimental study was conducted by using one group pre-test and post- test research design. Results The mean pretest practice score percentage on handing over report among nurses was 66 % this increased up to 90 %. There was no significant association between the pretest practice score on handing over report with their selected demographic variables of gender, religion, and percentage of marks. Conclusion The in-service education on practices of handing over report among nurses has effectively improved the practice among nurses.
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