Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2019, Page: 159-168
Effect of In-service Training Program on Minimizing Nursing Intravenous Medication Process Errors by Syringe Through Intravenous Catheter
Ghada Hassan Ahmed, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Sahra Zaki Azer, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
HananAbd El-Razik AbdEl-all, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Received: May 12, 2019;       Accepted: Jun. 15, 2019;       Published: Jun. 26, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190804.16      View  109      Downloads  27
Abstract
The dangerous events caused by medication errors are one of the main challenges faced in the hospital. The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of in-service training program on minimizing nursing intravenous medication process errors by syringe through intravenous catheter. Design; Quasi-experimental study was used in this study. Setting: Surgical wards (A, B, and C) at Assuit University Hospital. Subjects: all available nurses were in the age group between 18-60 years, and both male and female. Tools: Nurses knowledge questionnaire sheet, Nurses' practice checklist for intravenous medication process, and in-service training program. Results: the majority of nurses were females, two thirds their age ranged from (20 >30 years), and their years of work experience were more than 10 years. The majority of them had not attainting training program related to intravenous medication process. Conclusion: there was statistically significant difference between pre and post implementation of in-service training program as regard total scores of knowledge and practice about nursing intravenous medication process errors. Recommendations: Development of standard guideline medication administration process should be available at all units in the hospitals.
Keywords
In-service Training Program, Intravenous Catheter, Intravenous Medication Process Errors
To cite this article
Ghada Hassan Ahmed, Sahra Zaki Azer, HananAbd El-Razik AbdEl-all, Effect of In-service Training Program on Minimizing Nursing Intravenous Medication Process Errors by Syringe Through Intravenous Catheter, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 4, 2019, pp. 159-168. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190804.16
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