نوع المستند : research paper

المؤلف

College of Nursing, Al-Bayan University

المستخلص

The study aims to assess nurses’ knowledgeabout childrenwith colostomy conditions in surgical wards. Non probability (purposive) sample of (50) nurses were chosenfrom surgical units at Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad City,thestudy instrument consisted of 2major parts. The First part regarding to nurses’ demographic data,the second part related to nurse's knowledge about surgical of child's admission with colostomy and composed of(25) items of nurses’knowledge. The data were collection through it the using of constructed questionnaire which is consisted of (31) items and filled by usinginterview method. The results of the study showed that half of the sample ranged between the ages of (20-25) years, and that (86%) of them were females, and (54%) were secondary nursing graduates. With regard to the number of years of service in surgical wards, (64%) of them have Between (1-5) years of experience, while (74%) of them participated in a training course on colostomy care, and that (68%) of them participated in the courses inside Iraq and more than a quarter of them did not have the opportunity to participate in the training courses.Concerning nurses’knowledge,the result indicated that from (25) items, (8) of them were highly significant, (13) items were significant, while only (4) items were not significant. The result indicated that nurses had significant knowledge concerning colostomy care, with respect to the total mean of score which was (2.30).The study recommended the importance of having an educational and training program for surgical department nurses about children with this type of surgeries, focusing on following up on children with digestive problems, including colostomy, and the level of education of nurses in order to improve children's condition regarding colostomy, and the need to increase the number of professional nurses towards colostomy surgery. colonoscopy and modify and enhance nurses' knowledge of colostomy through continuing education programs.

الكلمات الرئيسية

الموضوعات الرئيسية

عنوان المقالة [English]

PEDIATRIC NURSES' KNOWLEDGE REGARDING COLOSTOMY AT PEDIATRIC HOSPITALS IN BAGHDAD CITY

المؤلف [English]

  • Ali Al-Sudani

College of Nursing, Al-Bayan University

المستخلص [English]

The study aims to assess nurses’ knowledgeabout childrenwith colostomy conditions in surgical wards. Non probability (purposive) sample of (50) nurses were chosenfrom surgical units at Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad City,thestudy instrument consisted of 2major parts. The First part regarding to nurses’ demographic data,the second part related to nurse's knowledge about surgical of child's admission with colostomy and composed of(25) items of nurses’knowledge. The data were collection through it the using of constructed questionnaire which is consisted of (31) items and filled by usinginterview method. The results of the study showed that half of the sample ranged between the ages of (20-25) years, and that (86%) of them were females, and (54%) were secondary nursing graduates. With regard to the number of years of service in surgical wards, (64%) of them have Between (1-5) years of experience, while (74%) of them participated in a training course on colostomy care, and that (68%) of them participated in the courses inside Iraq and more than a quarter of them did not have the opportunity to participate in the training courses.Concerning nurses’knowledge,the result indicated that from (25) items, (8) of them were highly significant, (13) items were significant, while only (4) items were not significant. The result indicated that nurses had significant knowledge concerning colostomy care, with respect to the total mean of score which was (2.30).The study recommended the importance of having an educational and training program for surgical department nurses about children with this type of surgeries, focusing on following up on children with digestive problems, including colostomy, and the level of education of nurses in order to improve children's condition regarding colostomy, and the need to increase the number of professional nurses towards colostomy surgery. colonoscopy and modify and enhance nurses' knowledge of colostomy through continuing education programs.

الكلمات الرئيسية [English]

  • Pediatric
  • Nurses'
  • Knowledge
  • Colostomy