Effect of Teaching Program on Nurses' Performance About Scorpion Sting at Medical Emergency Unite

2020 Assiut Scientific Nursing Journal  
scorpion stings represent an important and serious public health problem worldwide owing to their high incidence and potentially severe and often fatal clinical manifestations. Aim: Evaluate the effect of teaching program on nurse's performance about scorpion sting. Study design: Quasi experimental research design was utilized in this study. Setting: The study was conducted at Medical Emergency Unite in Assiut University. Sample all available nurses who were working at medical emergency unite.
more » ... he sample size was (30) nurses. Tools: Two tools were used for data collection, Tool (1) Nurses' knowledge assessment sheet and Nurses' practices assessment tool. Method: preparatory, implementation and evaluation phases were used to implement study. Results: The total nurses' knowledge mean score improved from (9.23±2.69) pre educational program to (16.6±1.73) post its implementation, and total nurses' practice mean score improved from (81.13 ± 8) pre implementation of educational program to (110.13± 5.66) post its implementation. There was good improvement with highly significant difference (p<0.001) related to knowledge and practice. Conclusion: Majority of nurses had a satisfactory level of knowledge and practice toward scorpion sting after applying educational program. Recommendation: Nurses need in-service training programs and refreshing courses to improve their knowledge and practice.
doi:10.21608/asnj.2020.88647 fatcat:7wd3gewoxbachnjlou6k253bey