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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Assessment of Practice On Documentation among Staff Nurses

Dr. Kamalam S., Geetha C

Keywords : Practice, Record, Report and staff nurses,Documentation

Citation Information : S. DK, C G. Assessment of Practice On Documentation among Staff Nurses. 2017; 10 (1):9-11.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-10-1-9

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Documentation is anything written or printed that is relied on as a record of proof for authorized persons. Effective documentation reflects the quality of care and provides evidences of each health care team members, accountability in giving care. The objectives of the study were, to assess the Practice regarding Documentation among Staff Nurses and to find out the Association between the Practice of Staff Nurses on Documentation with Selected Demographic Variables. Materials and methods: A Quantitative research approach and Descriptive design was adopted and carried out in MGMC & RI at Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry. The sample consisted of 60 Staff Nurses working in different area of MGMC & RI. A Non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select the samples. Major findings: It revealed that 20(33.3%) of them had Satisfied Practice, 40(67%) of them had Good Practice and none of them were having Poor Practice on Maintenance of Documentation. There is no significant association was found between practice and demographic variable. Keywords: ZIKA Fever, Structured Teaching Programme.


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