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Assessment of knowledge, skill and attitude of oncology nurses in chemotherapy administration in tertiary hospital Pakistan.
Open Journal of Nursing
  • Najma Khan, Army Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Khurshid Zulfiqar Ali Khowaja, Aga Khan University
  • Tazeen Saeed Ali, Aga Khan University
Publication Date
6-1-2012
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Article
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Abstract

Objective:

To measure the levels of nurse’s knowledge and attitude after the conduct of education session regarding chemotherapy administration and management.

Methodology:

This research study was conducted at two oncology units of tertiary Hospital Rawalpindi. A prepost test intervention study design was used on 35 nurses by using Verity’s tools.

Results:

The mean scores of knowledge were calculated by Cochran’s Q test showed that knowledge scores have significantly increased with ‘educational training’ (p value < 0.001). The difference in the attitude of the nurses was not found to be statistically significant in repeated measure of ANOVA.

Conclusion:

The results show that knowledge is the weakest component and attitude is strongest component of oncology nurses ‘competencies in chemotherapy administration.

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Najma Khan, Khurshid Zulfiqar Ali Khowaja and Tazeen Saeed Ali. "Assessment of knowledge, skill and attitude of oncology nurses in chemotherapy administration in tertiary hospital Pakistan." Open Journal of Nursing Vol. 2 Iss. 2 (2012) p. 97 - 103
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