Level of knowledge regarding national accreditation board for hospitals and health care providers (NABH) accreditation among staff nurses
Dr. P Thenmozhi and A Sahaya Mary
Background: Health care system of India is currently operating within rapid social, economic, technological environment, and hospitals are an integral part of health care system. The objective of the study is to assess the knowledge regarding NABH accreditation among staff nurses and to associate the knowledge with selected demographic variables.
Methods: This was a hospital- based, descriptive research approach of 100 staff nurses. A set of self-questionnaires assessing knowledge regarding NABH accreditation were used.
Results: 72% of the staff nurses were having average knowledge, 23% of staff nurses were having good knowledge & only 5% of staff nurses had poor knowledge regarding NABH accreditation.
Conclusion: Staff nurses are the most important resource of hospital and health care system. The goal of nursing resource management is to acquire, provide and retain and maintain competent nursing staff in right members to meet the patient’s need. So there is the actual need of the time is to improve the knowledge among staff nurses regarding NABH accreditation to provide the patients with quality services.
Dr. P Thenmozhi, A Sahaya Mary. Level of knowledge regarding national accreditation board for hospitals and health care providers (NABH) accreditation among staff nurses. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(2):248-250. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2021.v4.i2d.214