Nurses knowledge, practice and attitude regarding patients safety after cardiac catheterization
Abdullah Mahmoud Mohamed, Zienab Hussein Ali and Badria Abd-El Shahed Ahmed
Cardiovascular diseasesare the number one cause of death globally, more people die annually from CVDs than from any other cause, an estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019, representing 32% of all global deaths. Of these deaths: 85% are due to heart attack and stroke. Aim of this study was to Assess Nurses`Knowledge, Practice and Attitude Regarding Patients`Safety after Cardiac Catheterization. Design: A descriptive research design was utilized in this study. Subjects: A purposive sample of all nurses (55) caring for patients after Cardiac Catheterization. was involved in this study. Setting: data were collected from the Intensive Care Units at the National Heart Institute. Tools: three tools were used for data collection (I) Nurses' self-administered questionnaire. (II) Nurses’ attitude likert scale and (III) Nurses’ practice observational checklist.
Theresults: The result of present study indicated that more than half of studied nurses had satisfactory level of knowledge while, majority of them had satisfactory level of practice and positive level of attitude regarding patient's safety after CC.
Conclusion: More than half of studied nurses had satisfactory level of knowledge while the most of them had satisfactory level of practice and positive level of attitude regarding patient's safety after CC. In addition, there were statistically significant correlations between total level of nurses' knowledge, practice and attitude scores.
Recommendation: There are obvious needs for conducted an educational and training programs to improve nurse's knowledge, practice and attitude regarding patient's safety CC.
Abdullah Mahmoud Mohamed, Zienab Hussein Ali, Badria Abd-El Shahed Ahmed. Nurses knowledge, practice and attitude regarding patients safety after cardiac catheterization. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2022;5(1):160-171. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2022.v5.i1.C.243