NURSES' ATTITUDES REGARDING THEIR COMPETENCY WHEN CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS

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Wefaqq Mahdi Hadi, Shatha Sadii Mohammed

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Background: Because of better survival rates and a growing elderly population, caring for those suffering from stroke presents increasing obstacles. Developing the competency of healthcare providers in managing strokes is essential to guaranteeing high-standard care for patients.


Objective: Assess nurses' competency in caring for stroke patients in term Attitude's.


Materials and Procedures: A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out from May 21st, 2023 to August 20th, 2023. The study sample consists of 140 nurses who were chosen using the non-probability sample selection technique. Professionals vetted the survey responses, plus an initial investigation confirmed its dependability. Self-reporting methods had been employed to gather information, and both inferential and descriptive statistical analysis were used to assess the results.


Results: The average age of participants ranged 25.29 years. The majority were females (58.6%), and held a nursing diploma (53.6%). Workplace distribution showed 36.4% in the emergency department, and 67.1% had less than 3 years of experience. Approximately 50% lacked specialized stroke care training. Nurses' competence in stroke care indicating that 47.1% had lower competency. Significant differences in knowledge were found across age, gender, education level, workplace, and training attendance (p< 0.05).


Conclusions: The nursing Awareness and attitudes regarding stroke patient care are affected by the education levels and It was found that there is a correlation between stroke care and their attitudes and behaviour towards stroke patients.


 

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Shatha Sadii Mohammed, W. M. H. (2024). NURSES’ ATTITUDES REGARDING THEIR COMPETENCY WHEN CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS . Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum, 34(3s), 1567–1571. Retrieved from http://obstetricsandgynaecologyforum.com/index.php/ogf/article/view/532
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