Implementation Status of Nursing Process and Associated Factors AmongNurses Working in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2017
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019, Pages: 81-91
Received: Jan. 29, 2019; Accepted: Mar. 8, 2019; Published: Apr. 1, 2019
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Tsiyon Birhanu Wube, Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Aksum University, Tigray, Ethiopia
Teshome Habte Wurjine, Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Yohannes Ayalew Bekele, Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Background: -Nursing process is a systematic method of assessing, diagnosing, planning, intervening and evaluating individualized care for clients in any state of health. Even if, its implementation is mandatory due to many factors, it is poorly implemented in most of the health institutions in the country and resulted loss of quality nursing care. Objective:-The aim of this study was to assess the implementation status of nursing process and its’ associated factors among nurses in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospitals. Method: -A cross-sectional study design was conducted from February to March 2017 with a total of 151 participants and 271 medical records were selected by using Simple random sampling method. The collected datachecked for accuracy, completeness and entered into epi- data version 3.1 and analyzed using SPSS version 22. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regressions were used to identify associated factors with nursing process implementation. Statistical significance interpreted using odds ratio with 95% CI & P value <0.05. Result: - A total of 151 respondents, mean age was 28.5 years and about 86 (57.6%) had implement nursing process. Working in medical ward unit [AOR=3.43, (1.01, 11. 5), surgical unit [AOR=9.59(2.21, 41.61), organized environment [AOR=4.44 (1.80, 10.95) and Good Knowledge [AOR=10.2, (3.05, 34.1) were significantly associated with the implementation of 271 medical card review 239 of the cards included nursing process registration form, amongthose 65 (24.6%) of them was found to include the nursing process and those staying in the hospital for 11-20 days and 21-30 days was [AOR= 1.8895 (1.01, 3.53) and AOR=2.84 (1.06, 7.5) were significantly associated with implementation of the nursing process. Conclusion and recommendation: In this studythe level of nursing Process implementation was suboptimal and it needs further intervention to increase its utilization. Those who had worked at medical and surgical unit, organized work environment, good knowledge and length of stay were identified as possible determinant factors for the implementation of nursing process. Health care authorities must help in promotion of the health care with employing sufficient nurses, educational training and providing necessary situations for nursing process.
Nursing Process, Determinants of Nursing Process, Nurses
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Tsiyon Birhanu Wube, Teshome Habte Wurjine, Yohannes Ayalew Bekele, Implementation Status of Nursing Process and Associated Factors AmongNurses Working in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2017, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 3, 2019, pp. 81-91. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190803.11
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