Dr. Ibrahim Kamil Ibrahim Luttfi, Prof. Salwa Elsanousi
Abstract: This research dealt with the problem of challenges facing health workers who work with the bed ridden patient at their homes because Home health care environment differs from hospitals and other institutional environments where nurses work alone in the field with support resources available from a central office and nurses in home health care need more training concerning skills and knowledge about how to deal with patient at home. aiming at studying the effects of training programs on improving knowledge and skills of nurses in Home Health Care in Riyadh Region 2018. This study was being implemented as a quasi-experimental study for pre- and post-intervention on 50 nurses working at home health care in the Riyadh region. Both questionnaire sheets for pre-test and post-test for nurses' knowledge and a checklist of skills were used as data collection tools. After collecting data, they were analysed statistically by using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences Programme (SPSS) to calculate and find the results of the research also used some statistical analyses such as Chi-Square Tests, percent tables, and T-Test. The findings of the study showed that nurses improve their knowledge and skills after attending a training workshop, lecture, and on-the-job training program. The Recommendation include Conducting similar research on a wider scale to determine the impact of training based on a diversity of new teaching and training methods. Continuing training courses for nurses to become more professional and improve their skills and knowledge about home health care. Increasing training sessions on communication skills and patient education, nursing care of patient at end-of-life, insertion and care of urinary catheterization where it was observed that there is no obvious improvement in nursing skills in these three skills.
Keywords: HHC, Home Health Care, Nursing, SPSS, T-Test, Chi-Square Test, Riyadh, Health Care