Prioritize educational needs assessment of safety principles in ‎preventing occupational risks of nursing staff in Taleghani ‎Hospital of Kermanshah‏ ‏‎ in 2015‎

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Seyedeh Sara Hosseini 1 , Seyedeh Sana Hosseini 2 , *

1 Taleghani Hospital, ‎Kermanshah University of ‎Medical Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iran

2 Young Researchers and Elite ‎Club, North Tehran Branch, ‎Islamic Azad University, ‎Tehran‎, Iran

How to Cite: Hosseini S S , Hosseini S S. Prioritize educational needs assessment of safety principles in ‎preventing occupational risks of nursing staff in Taleghani ‎Hospital of Kermanshah‏ ‏‎ in 2015‎, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2016 ; 5(2):e81467.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 5 (2); e81467
Published Online: June 13, 2016
Article Type: Research Article
Received: October 10, 2015
Accepted: March 02, 2016

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Abstract

Introduction: The activities of a nurse are not limited to knowledge and skill in managing diseases, but they involve providing the safety in performing tasks in line with his satisfaction and ultimately patients’ satisfaction. Educational needs assessment of safety principles in preventing occupational risks also provides more opportunity to achieve this important goal.

Methods: population of this descriptive-analytical study included Taleghani Hospital nursing staff, which 70 of them were selected as sample of study using stratified sampling. Data collection tool was two-part questionnaire, including demographic information and the five areas related to safety in the prevention of occupational risks in the form of 23 items. Data were analyzed using SPSS18 software and independent t-test and Pearson and Spearman methods.

Results: The most important educational need of nurses was obtained in the area of ergonomic factors (3.15 ± 1.16), followed by chemical, physical and mental, and social factors, and the lowest important educational need of nurses was obtained in biological factors (2.63 ± 0.94).

Conclusion: paying attention to in-service education of nurses has been always emphasized. With regard to improving the safety principles in preventing occupational risks of nursing, nurses require to learn five areas studied in this investigation giving priority to ergonomic factors area, which it has not been paid attention as required. In addition, planning in this regard can provide more satisfaction for nurses.

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educational needs assessment occupational risks nurse auxiliary nurse safety principles

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