Effect of Informational need teaching program for maternity nurses on improving their knowledge about preeclampsia management
Hamida Alam El Dein Abdalhafze, Nadia Hussein Ahmed and Safaa H Mohamed
Aim of the Study: Assess the effect of informational need teaching program for maternity nurses on improving their knowledge about preeclampsia management.
Subjects and Method: Quasi- experimental research design (pre and posttest) was carried out in this study.
Setting: The study was done at the obstetric and gynecological departments in- patient, outpatient and family planning clinics at hospitals of ministry of health including: (specialized maternity hospital, Assiut general hospital and El-Eman general hospital).
Sample: 60 nurses were included specialized maternity hospital, Assiut general Hospital, and El-Eman general Hospital.
Tools: two tools used for data collection; self-administered semi-structured questionnaire and informational need teaching program.
Results: Nurse's knowledge as regard nursing care for preeclampsia in pre-test was unsatisfactory.
Conclusion: A statistical significant difference was found between score of knowledge before and after implementing the program.
Recommendations: Encourage nurses to on go to proceeding training in the form of workshops, training programs, conferences, and audit update nursing care related to preeclampsia. Establish library at the work place with recent scientific books and magazines in an Arabic language and budget should be allowed every year for the educational activities of nurses.
Hamida Alam El Dein Abdalhafze, Nadia Hussein Ahmed, Safaa H Mohamed. Effect of Informational need teaching program for maternity nurses on improving their knowledge about preeclampsia management. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2018;1(2):46-52. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2018.v1.i2a.20