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Nursing errors and its effect on health care: Perception of risk factors from view of nurses in Qazvin

Dr.zeighami, Reza (2015) Nursing errors and its effect on health care: Perception of risk factors from view of nurses in Qazvin. International Journal of Epidemiologic Research,.

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Abstract

Background and aims: In order to plan for preventing and decreasing the rate of nursing errors, understanding of nurse’s perception of nursing errors could be very helpful. This study was thus designed to examine the critical care nurses perception of nursing errors from view point of critical care nurses. Methods: This study was conducted in 9 hospitals in Qazvin province located in north of Iran. Using convenience sampling, all registered nurses who worked in critical care units were invited to participate in the study. Data were collected between January and March 2015 with using “predisposing factors of nursing errors questionnaire”. Results: Of 379 nurses participated in this study, 77.8% (N= 213) were women. The mean age of participants was 34±2.2 years and mean years of experience was 8.1±1.5 years. Totally, from view of nurses, most and lowest common cusecs of nursing errors were related to “management aspect” and “Team coordination” items respectively. Conclusion: Nursing educational systems should pay more attention to nurses’ perception to nursing errors and may consider their view during planning and education towards decreasing nursing errors in critical care setting. Keywords: Nurses perception, Nursing errors, Critical care, Health care systems, Risk factors.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2017 09:33
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2017 09:33
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5811

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