International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | Nigeria | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Relationship between Knowledge of Standardized Nursing Language and Working Experience among Nurses in Sokoto, Nigeria

Suwaiba Sani | Abdurrahman Muhammad Sani [2]

Abstract: Standardized nursing language is a current trend in nursing practice that is aim at improving the standard of nursing profession and professionalism. This study examines the relationship between knowledge of Standardized Nursing Languages and working experience among nurses in Sokoto, Nigeria. A quantitative descriptive cross sectional design was employed using structured questionnaire. A sample size of 250 nurses was chosen using multistage sampling technique. Findings of this study showed that 70.9 % had in-adequate knowledge of standardized nursing language. The study found that there is a significant difference between knowledge of standardized nursing language and working experience among nurses. Therefore, there is need for hospitals management to set and implement policies on standardized nursing languages and the need for nurses to update their knowledge on standardized nursing language.

Keywords: Knowledge, Standardized Nursing Language, Working experience, Sokoto

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,

Pages: 1008 - 1010

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