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Volume 8 , Issue 4 , August 2019 , Pages: 153 - 162
Effect of In-service Training Program on Minimizing Nursing Intravenous Medication Process Errors by Syringe Through Intravenous Catheter
Ghada Hassan Ahmed, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Sahra Zaki Azer, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
HananAbd El-Razik AbdEl-all, Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Received: May 12, 2019;       Accepted: Jun. 15, 2019;       Published: Jun. 26, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190804.16        View        Downloads  
The dangerous events caused by medication errors are one of the main challenges faced in the hospital. The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of in-service training program on minimizing nursing intravenous medication process errors by syringe through intravenous catheter. Design; Quasi-experimental study was used in this study. Setting: Surgical wards (A, B, and C) at Assuit University Hospital. Subjects: all available nurses were in the age group between 18-60 years, and both male and female. Tools: Nurses knowledge questionnaire sheet, Nurses' practice checklist for intravenous medication process, and in-service training program. Results: the majority of nurses were females, two thirds their age ranged from (20 >30 years), and their years of work experience were more than 10 years. The majority of them had not attainting training program related to intravenous medication process. Conclusion: there was statistically significant difference between pre and post implementation of in-service training program as regard total scores of knowledge and practice about nursing intravenous medication process errors. Recommendations: Development of standard guideline medication administration process should be available at all units in the hospitals.
In-service Training Program, Intravenous Catheter, Intravenous Medication Process Errors
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Ghada Hassan Ahmed, Sahra Zaki Azer, HananAbd El-Razik AbdEl-all, Effect of In-service Training Program on Minimizing Nursing Intravenous Medication Process Errors by Syringe Through Intravenous Catheter, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 4, 2019, pp. 153-162. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190804.16
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