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2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B
A study to assess the knowledge of Nabh accreditation standards and quality improvement among intensive care unit staff nurses

Marry Minolin T, Kamali M, Kalabarathi S

Back Ground: Accreditation is an accurate self-assessment and external peer assessment process for health care organizations performance against established standards, and implemented continuously for improvement. The accreditation standards requirements are designed to support the development of healthcare quality and patients’ safety by planning, managing services and measuring improvements.
Purpose: The purpose of current study was to assess the level of existing knowledge regarding NABH standards and quality improvement among the intensive care unit staff nurses and to determine the association between level of knowledge on NABH standards and quality improvement among staff nurses with their selected demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: A Quantitative approach with descriptive research design was adopted for the current study, 60 staff nurses were recruited by using Simple Random sampling technique. A self- structured questionnaire was used to collect the demographic data and the knowledge about the NABH accreditation standards and quality improvement, the data was summarized, processed with descriptive and non- parametric statistics.
Results: The outcome of study results reported that overall Level of Knowledge on NABH standards and quality improvement among Staff Nurses 17(28.3%) were have Moderately adequate knowledge, 43(71.7%) were having Adequate knowledge. that the association between Level of knowledge on NABH standards and quality improvement and demographic variables among Staff Nurses the qualification of staff nurses is statistically significant p= 0.050*.
Conclusion: The end results concluded that, majority of the staff nurses overall Level of Knowledge on NABH standards and quality improvement 17(28.3%) were have moderately adequate knowledge, 43(71.7%) were having Adequate knowledge.
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Marry Minolin T, Kamali M, Kalabarathi S. A study to assess the knowledge of Nabh accreditation standards and quality improvement among intensive care unit staff nurses. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2023;6(1):118-123. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2023.v6.i1.B.307
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