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Research Paper | Management | Sri Lanka | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016
A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Training Programme on Knowledge Regarding Quality Concepts among Nursing Officers at Base Hospital, Kalmunai(North),Sri lanka
Abstract: Nursing officers are directly involved in patient care services. Therefore their knowledge on quality concepts is very important for overall improvement of health care services in Sri Lanka. Improving the quality of health care has become a concern for patients, governments, managers, and professionals working in low-income countries. Quality of Health care is defined as the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increased the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge. Therefore, a quasi-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme was used to assess knowledge of nursing officers regarding quality concepts. One group pre-test post-test design was used for this study. Convenient sampling technique is used on the sample for the present study consists of 100 nursing officers from base hospital kalmunai (north), Sri lanka. Self-administered Knowledge questionnaires (Pretest – Posttest) were administered. The collected data were analyzed by using descriptive & inferential statistics based on predefined objectives of the study. Present study shows that pre test knowledge level of nursing officers was significantly (P<0.05) less towards Quality concepts. Study reveals that proper education (STP) enhancespost test knowledge among nursing officers regarding quality concepts.
Keywords: quality concepts, nursing officers, Knowledge, Structured training programme
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,
Pages: 137 - 140