Semnan University of Medical Sciences

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Kahoee, Mahdi and Alaee, Seyfollah (2010) Understanding information needs of nursing students in emergency medicine eduction. Koomesh. pp. 155-162.

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    Introduction: In nursing teaching, clinical field is where students can use from new information and skills and attention to professional values that students need them for work in clinical field. Propose of this study is assessment of information needs of nursing students in emergency wards. ّFindings of this study can influence on clinical teaching quality, better management of patients by nursing students, reduction of patient stay and increase patients satisfaction. Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytic survey was done on 131 pre graduating nursing students. We used a specific questionnaire and the data were analyzed by descriptive statistics bilateral and two variable correlation test in significant level of 1%. Results: Findings showed 90.8% of students have high need to clinical information. There was a significant correlation between diagnostic and treatment needs (P<0.001, r = 0.34). Also there was a significant correlation between awareness of direction office affairs and awareness of admission for patients assent. There was a meaningful correlation between dead persons transfer and awareness of modicolegal affairs for unfamiliar corpse (P<0.001, r = 0.599). Finally, the students asked a few questions about organizational or management systems and also legal issues. Conclsuion: On the basis of findings of the present study, it is necessary to include some important issues about legal concerns and organizational and management information of emergency medicine in curriculum of nursing student. Applications of findings of this study can improve quality of students nusing training and, in turn, nursing services to patient in emergency ward. Keywords: Nursing Student, Information needs, Emergency medicine teaching

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
    Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2016 11:52
    Last Modified: 21 Dec 2016 11:52

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