Effectiveness of an educational program in enhancing nurses’ knowledge about occupational health hazards

Other Title(s)

فاعلية برنامج تعليمي في تحسين معارف الملاك التمريضي عن مخاطر الصحة المهنية

Joint Authors

Hamad, Zayd Jabir
Qasim, Wisam Jabbar

Source

Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties

Issue

Vol. 32, Issue 2 (31 Dec. 2019), pp.11-18, 8 p.

Publisher

University of Baghdad College of Nursing

Publication Date

2019-12-31

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

8

Main Topic

Nursing

Topics

Abstract EN

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of an Educational Program in Enhancing Nurse’s Knowledge about Occupational Health Hazards at Medical City Hospitals in Baghdad City.Methodology: The present study employed a quasi-experimental design held at Medical City Hospitals in Baghdad City.

A non-probability sample (convenience sample) consisted of (60) nurse.

Data were collected by using a self-report questionnaire which consisted of six parts (a) socio-demographic characteristics (b) physical hazards knowledge (c) chemical hazards knowledge (d) biological hazards knowledge (e) psychological hazards knowledge and (f) mechanical hazards knowledge.

Data were analyzed using the statistical package for social science (SPSS) for windows Version 24.Results: There were statistically significant differences in nurses’ knowledge about occupational health hazards (physical hazards, chemical hazards, biological hazards, psychological hazards, and mechanical hazards) in the study group through posttest I, posttest II.conclusion: The occupational health hazards-based health education program was influential in enhancing nurses’ knowledge related to occupational health hazards.Recommendations: The researcher recommended the need to develop and carry out special educational programs for nurses to enhance their knowledge regarding occupational health hazards.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Hamad, Zayd Jabir& Qasim, Wisam Jabbar. 2019. Effectiveness of an educational program in enhancing nurses’ knowledge about occupational health hazards. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties،Vol. 32, no. 2, pp.11-18.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945744

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Hamad, Zayd Jabir& Qasim, Wisam Jabbar. Effectiveness of an educational program in enhancing nurses’ knowledge about occupational health hazards. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties Vol. 32, no. 2 (2019), pp.11-18.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945744

American Medical Association (AMA)

Hamad, Zayd Jabir& Qasim, Wisam Jabbar. Effectiveness of an educational program in enhancing nurses’ knowledge about occupational health hazards. Iraqi National Journal of Nursing Specialties. 2019. Vol. 32, no. 2, pp.11-18.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945744

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 17-18

Record ID

BIM-945744