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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182200
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
How Does information Reach the Direct Care Nurse? Communication Paths in a Healthcare Organization
Author(s):
Kashul, Mary
Author Details:
Mary Kashul, BSN, RN, NorthShore University Healthcare Systems, Skokie, Illinois, USA, email: mkashul@northshore.org
Abstract:
Poster presentation, ANCC National Magnet Conference: Purpose: 1) Determine how our health care organizations (HCO) top-down diffusion of information about patient care, work safety, professional development, and hospital news/initiatives reaches staff nurses. 2) Assess our HCOs communication systems to identify strengths, problems, and opportunities for improvement. Method: A communication assessment survey was given to all nurses at our HCO (N=351) to assess: a) perceived benefits from communication; b) current sources of health care information; and c) preferred sources of health care information. One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to examine whether perceived benefits from communication differed based on source of the information (e.g. email, staff meetings/meeting minutes, Nightingale News) and the regularity of reading the information received. Results: Surveys were returned by 141 nurses (40%). Email and staff meetings/meeting minutes were the most likely current sources of information, while email was the most likely preferred source. ANOVA results showed that the level of perceived benefits from communication was significantly higher in nurses who regularly read the material sent to them from each of 7 information sources (p-value for all was....
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2010
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Description:
The 14th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 13-15 October, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Note:
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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleHow Does information Reach the Direct Care Nurse? Communication Paths in a Healthcare Organizationen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKashul, Maryen_US
dc.author.detailsMary Kashul, BSN, RN, NorthShore University Healthcare Systems, Skokie, Illinois, USA, email: mkashul@northshore.orgen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182200-
dc.description.abstractPoster presentation, ANCC National Magnet Conference: Purpose: 1) Determine how our health care organizations (HCO) top-down diffusion of information about patient care, work safety, professional development, and hospital news/initiatives reaches staff nurses. 2) Assess our HCOs communication systems to identify strengths, problems, and opportunities for improvement. Method: A communication assessment survey was given to all nurses at our HCO (N=351) to assess: a) perceived benefits from communication; b) current sources of health care information; and c) preferred sources of health care information. One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to examine whether perceived benefits from communication differed based on source of the information (e.g. email, staff meetings/meeting minutes, Nightingale News) and the regularity of reading the information received. Results: Surveys were returned by 141 nurses (40%). Email and staff meetings/meeting minutes were the most likely current sources of information, while email was the most likely preferred source. ANOVA results showed that the level of perceived benefits from communication was significantly higher in nurses who regularly read the material sent to them from each of 7 information sources (p-value for all was....en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:13:36Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:13:36Z-
dc.conference.date2010en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationPhoenix, Arizona, USAen_US
dc.descriptionThe 14th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 13-15 October, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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