Research Papers/Topics in Nursing And Nursing Science

Assessment of Child Bearing Decisions of Women in Aniocha-North Local Government, Delta State

AbstractThis study was designed to obtain information on the childbearing decisions of women in Aniocha-North L.G.A of Delta State. The specific objectives of the study was to: (i) identify the pattern of childbearing among women in Aniocha –North Local Government Area, Delta State, (ii) identify the extent of women’s participation in child-bearing decisions in Aniocha –North Local Government Area, Delta state and (iii) determine the factors that influence women’s child- bearing decis...

An Assessment Of Competencies Of Clinical Instructors In Teaching And Guidance For Nursing Students In Clinical Areas: A Cross-Sectional Study In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Nursing student’s clinical competence including psychomotor skills, attitude, values, and beliefs of professional practicesdependon the quality of clinical instruction given by their preceptors in clinical settings. The main objective was to assess the Tanzanian clinical instructors’ teaching abilities and attitude towards the clinical teaching and guidance of nurse students at clinical areas. It was a cross-sectional study design with quantitative approach. A total of 277...

Factors Associated With Perception On Clinical Training Among Diploma Nursing Students In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: Nursing education refers to formal learning and training in the science of nursing encompassing of both theory and clinical aspects to accelerate the patient’s return to normal health. Clinical training is one among the critical parts in nursing profession that determines the clinical competences among nurse students. Its impact is not limited to grades but also to the extent a student nurse delivers quality and cost-effective clinical services that are appropria...

Assessment Of Administrative Competencies Among Nurse Managers In Tertiary Hospitals In The Central And Northern Zones Of Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study

ABSTRACT Background: This study aims to determine the administrative competencies of nurse managers, working in Tertiary Hospitals of Tanzania. Method: This was a cross-sectional study design with a quantitative research approach. Simple random sampling was employed to select two zones out of the five zones listed in Tanzania. The purposive sampling method was used to select three public tertiary hospitals and nurse (N=276). Standardized structured questionnaires were used as the main ...

The Implementation Fidelity Of Nursing Care Plan For Hospitalized Patients Among Nurses In The Central Zone Of Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: Nursing care plan has been identified as critical nursing practice and as a specified individualized model of a patient-centered care approach. Although several challenges, such as an inadequateness of implementation fidelity during nursing care plan, an excessive number of tasks assigned to the nursing team, poor quality of professional education and insufficient reports on the physical examination related to the disease and health determination haunt its effective...

Evaluation Of Knowledge And Skills In The Assessment Of Critically Ill Patients Among Nursing Students In Dodoma Region: A Cross-Section Study

ABSTRACT Introduction: Knowledge and skills in the nursing profession are crucial for clinical practice in order to provide quality nursing care to patients. The purpose of the study was to evaluate nursing students’ knowledge and skills in the assessment of critically ill patients and to explore the associated factors. Methodology: A cross-section study which involved 464 diploma nursing students in the St. John’s University of Tanzania, the University of Dodoma and tertiary nursi...

Health Seeking Behavioural Patterns And Self-Medication Practices Of Caregivers On Managing Childhood Febrile Conditions In Singida Region –Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: Early diagnosis and prompt treatment of childhood febrile conditions are essential for reducing the progression of the illness to severe disease and, therefore, decrease mortality among under five children. This study aimed to assess the health-seeking behavioural patterns and self-medication practices of caregivers on managing childhood febrile conditions in Singida Region. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional analytical study was conducted in Singida Region...

Nursing Student’s Perceptions On Formative Assessment Procedures And Its Effects On Midwifery Module Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study Among Diploma Nursing Students In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: The issue of low performance among student nurses is still a challenge in theoretical and clinical practice, insufficient use of formative assessment is among the contributing factors. Objective: To assess of nursing students‟ perceptions on formative assessment procedures and its effects on midwifery II module performance. Method: A cross-sectional study of 430, third year Diploma Nursing Students‟ from seven nursing schools was conducted in Kilimanjaro, Dodom...

Perceived Factors Influencing Industrial Harmony Among Health Care Professionals In University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu State.

ABSTRACTThis study was conceived to determine the factors influencing industrial harmony among health care professionals in UNTH, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State. The study was specifically aimed atassessing the influence of interdisciplinary collaboration, workplace communication and equitable remuneration among health care professionals on industrial harmony. The study used adescriptive survey design. Non probability purposive sampling was used to select medicine, nursing, pha...

Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Women With Breast Cancer And Those Without Cancer At Unth Ituku/Ozalla Enugu.

Breast cancer is a serious, stressful and life-threatening disease. Breast cancer survivors increasingly experience long-term side effects that influence their quality of life (Wonghongkul, Dechaprom , Phumivichuvate & Losawatkul,2006).This descriptive study was conducted on the health related quality of life of women with breast cancer and those without cancer at the university of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla Enugu. Five objectives and four hypothesis were generated to guide...

Effectiveness Of A Community-Based Intervention To Reduce Behavioral Risks Targeting Mothers’ Knowledge, Attitude, And Associated Households’ Awareness Towards Salt Intake Reduction To Preven

ABSTRACT Background: High Salt foods are linked to elevated blood pressure, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, particularly hypertension. Community salt reductions strategies may complement nationally led initiatives and contribute to achieving global salt reduction targets. This study aimed to test the effectiveness of the community-based training intervention among the household mothers towards salt intake reduction to prevent Hypertension in Dodoma, Tanzania. Methods: ...

Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Related To Diabetes Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In Mwanza Region - Tanzania

ABSTRACT Introduction; Prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing globally and the rate of increase is higher in the developing countries than developed countries. The aim of this study was to assess the Knowledge, attitude and practices related to Diabetes among Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Mwanza Region- Tanzania. Methods; The study was descriptive cross-sectional study. A total of 330 respondents were interviewed conveniently from OPD - diabetic unit in Mwanza region. ...

Assessment Of Perceptions And Attitude Of Undergraduate Nursing Students Towards Clinical Examination In Dodoma Region, Tanzania

ABSTRACT Background: Attitude and perception towards clinical examination do influence performance in clinical examination. Little is known on the attitude and perception of student nurses towards clinical examination in nursing higher institution in Dodoma. The aim of this study was to assess the attitude and perception of student nurses towards clinical examination. Method: A total of 425 students were involved in this study .Oral and written consent were given prior to the interv...

Socio Cultural Determinants And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Of Intimate Partner Violence Among Women: A Case Of Dodoma Municipality

ABSTRACT Background: This study was conducted in Dodoma Municipality with the aim of determining socio-cultural determinants for intimate partner violence and its impacts to the post-traumatic stress disorder among women in Dodoma municipality. Methods: Across sectional study was conducted amongst 440 women aged 18-60 years from March to April 2016. Data were collected through interviewing women by using structured questionnaires. Multiple logistic regression models were used to ass...

The Effectiveness Of Vignette Teaching Technique On Improving Competence Of Student Nurses In Surgical Wound Infection Prevention In Dodoma Region Tanzania: Quasi-Experimental Study

ABSTRACT Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) is the most common complication following major surgery, In Tanzania the prevalence of surgical site infection is19% (WHO,2020). A controlled quasi experimental study was used to assess the effectiveness of vignette teaching technique on improving student nurses competence on surgical site infection prevention which was conducted to 132 third year student nurses whom randomly recruited from different two university schools between July ...


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