Health care providers’ knowledge and practices of oxytocin induction of labor in the south of Jordan

Other Title(s)

تأثير المعرفة و الممارسة عند مقدمي الرعاية الصحية بما يخص تحريض المحاض و تأثير على الأم و حديثي الولادة في جنوب الأردن

Dissertant

Ziyadin, Azhar Faris Isa

Thesis advisor

Abu Duhayl, Jamilah Abd al-Rahman

University

Mutah University

Faculty

College of Nursing

Department

Maternal and Child Health Nursing Department

University Country

Jordan

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2021

English Abstract

Background: Health care providers have a lack of knowledge and practices of oxytocin induction of labor and a large gap between the national protocol and acute clinical practices among health care providers in Al-Karak governorate in South of Jordan.

Objectives: This study has two main objectives: Firstly, to assess health care providers‟ knowledge and practices of oxytocin labor induction at public and private hospitals in Al-Karak Governorate in the South of Jordan.

Secondly, to find out the association between selected demographic variables of health care providers and their knowledge and practice levels regarding oxytocin induction at public and private hospitals in Al-Karak Governorate in the South of Jordan.

Methods: A descriptive, correlational, cross-sectional design was used in this study.

Convenience sampling was used to recruit the sample of health care providers.

The study was conducted in public and private hospitals in Al-Karak Governorate in the South of Jordan from March to August 2020.

A preprepared questionnaire was the instrument used for the data collection.

The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences was used to analyze the data and obtain descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: A total of 131 health care providers participated in the study.

The results showed that 52.7% of the participants (n = 69) had inadequate knowledge and 74% of the participants (n = 97) were performing improper practices.

However, physicians had more knowledge than nurses and midwives in all the hospitals included in the study.

Conclusion Health care providers at public and private hospitals in Al-Karak Governorate in the South of Jordan have inadequate knowledge and perform improper practices of oxytocin labor induction.

Main Subjects

Nursing

No. of Pages

65

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Introduction.

Chapter Two : Literature review.

Chapter Three : Methodology.

Chapter Four : Results.

Chapter Five : Discussion and conclusions.

References.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Ziyadin, Azhar Faris Isa. (2021). Health care providers’ knowledge and practices of oxytocin induction of labor in the south of Jordan. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1332223

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Ziyadin, Azhar Faris Isa. Health care providers’ knowledge and practices of oxytocin induction of labor in the south of Jordan. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University. (2021).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1332223

American Medical Association (AMA)

Ziyadin, Azhar Faris Isa. (2021). Health care providers’ knowledge and practices of oxytocin induction of labor in the south of Jordan. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1332223

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-1332223