Effects of Palliative Care Program on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude and Quality of Care

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/155127
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Effects of Palliative Care Program on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude and Quality of Care
Abstract:
Effects of Palliative Care Program on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude and Quality of Care
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2008
Author:Lin-Zin, Hong, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Chung Shan Medical University
Title:Clinical Nurse
[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects in knowledge, attitude of nurses and quality of palliative care in oncology ward. This study is quasi-experimental designed, twenty two nurses are enrolled in a five weeks course of Palliative Care Program in the oncology ward of medical center hospital in Taichung. Another twenty seven nurses are contrast. The questionnaire, assessing oncology nurses' knowledge and attitudes towards ethical dilemmas, was used to assess philosophy and clinical management, and attitudes regarding common ethical issues before and after the Palliative Care Program. The method of statistic used was the pair T-test to analysis the collection data after the questionnaire. The findings showed that the Palliative Care Program raised the palliative knowledge (t =-2.494,P<.05) and Quality of care about the oncology nurses (t =2.354, P<.05). The attitudes and ethical issues had no statistic difference. The Pearson Correlation Test was used to examine the relationship between the class hours in the Palliative Care Program and the knowledge, attitude and quality of palliative care was positive correlation (r =.434, P<.001) It was suggested to hold a educational program toward the clinical tutors in oncology ward. The results of this study should encourage those providing or planning in educational changing in the palliative training program for nurses in the area of end-of-life.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEffects of Palliative Care Program on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude and Quality of Careen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/155127-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Effects of Palliative Care Program on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude and Quality of Care</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2008</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Lin-Zin, Hong, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Chung Shan Medical University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Clinical Nurse</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">irene5925@vghtc.gov.tw</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects in knowledge, attitude of nurses and quality of palliative care in oncology ward. This study is quasi-experimental designed, twenty two nurses are enrolled in a five weeks course of Palliative Care Program in the oncology ward of medical center hospital in Taichung. Another twenty seven nurses are contrast. The questionnaire, assessing oncology nurses' knowledge and attitudes towards ethical dilemmas, was used to assess philosophy and clinical management, and attitudes regarding common ethical issues before and after the Palliative Care Program. The method of statistic used was the pair T-test to analysis the collection data after the questionnaire. The findings showed that the Palliative Care Program raised the palliative knowledge (t =-2.494,P&lt;.05) and Quality of care about the oncology nurses (t =2.354, P&lt;.05). The attitudes and ethical issues had no statistic difference. The Pearson Correlation Test was used to examine the relationship between the class hours in the Palliative Care Program and the knowledge, attitude and quality of palliative care was positive correlation (r =.434, P&lt;.001) It was suggested to hold a educational program toward the clinical tutors in oncology ward. The results of this study should encourage those providing or planning in educational changing in the palliative training program for nurses in the area of end-of-life.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:33:46Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:33:46Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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