Volume : IX, Issue : VII, July - 2020

ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF STAFF NURSES REGARDING PATIENTS RIGHTS AND FACTORS INTERFERING THE NURSES FROM PROTECTING THE PATIENTS RIGHTS IN MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL ALAPPUZHA

Dr. Betty. P. Kunjumon

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The descriptive study was done to assess the knowledge and practice of staff nurses regarding patients rights and factors interfering the nurses from protecting the patients rights in medical college hospital Alappuzha. Sample was150 staff nurses working in different units of the hospital .The data was collected using self administered questionnaire.The major findings were as follows Majority (66%) of the subjects had moderate knowledge about patients rights. Majority of the subjects (58%)reported that they protect their patients rights.Major factors reported by the staff nurses which interfere the nurses from protecting the patients rights are shortage of staff, turnover of staff, increased workload, lack of properly frame policies, increased number of patients and lack of support from the members of health team.

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ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF STAFF NURSES REGARDING PATIENTS RIGHTS AND FACTORS INTERFERING THE NURSES FROM PROTECTING THE PATIENTS RIGHTS IN MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL ALAPPUZHA, Dr. BETTY.P.KUNJUMON GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-9 | Issue-7 | July-2020


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