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Hemmati Maslakpak M, Khajeali N, Kazemi N. The Impact of Problem- oriented Reporting Education on Characteristics of Nursing Report. IJN. 2013; 26 (85) :26-34
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1673-en.html
Assistant professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Science, Urmia, Iran (*Corresponding author). Tel:0441-2752378 Email: Hemmati_m@umsu.ac.ir
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  Background & Aim: Nursing report has been considered as a framework and an important means for providing and evaluating nursing care. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of educating problem-oriented reporting on the characteristics of nursing report.

  Material & Methods: This quasi-experimental study was done on the nurses in Urmia Seiyedolshohada and Taleghani hospitals. Nurses with bachelor's degree in nursing (n=60) were first recruited by convenience sampling method and then nurses in Seiyedolshohada hospital (n=30) and Taleghani hospital (n=30) were randomly assigned to experimental or control groups respectively. Problem-based reporting workshop was held for experimental group. Data was collected with a checklist and analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test and chi-square using SPSS-PC (v. 16).

  Results: The findings showed a significant difference between the mean scores of nursing report of morning, afternoon and night shifts, between experimental and control groups after intervention (P<0.05). The results of Independent t-test showed a significant difference between the mean scores of total nursing report between experimental and control groups after intervention (P<0.0001). 

Conclusion: According to the findings, educating problem-based reporting has positive impact on the characteristics of nurse reporting. Accordingly using this method by nurses is suggested.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/06/18 | Accepted: 2014/06/18 | Published: 2014/06/18

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