Critical Care Nurses’ Knowledge about Pulmonary embolism in Respiratory Care Unit in Baghdad Teaching Hospitals

Authors

  • Massara Abdullah Najm1 , Aqeel H. Jassim2 , Tahseen R. Mohammed2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10484

Keywords:

Nurses’Knowledge, Pulmonaryembolism, Baghdad Teaching Hospitals.

Abstract

Aim of the study: To asses the nurses’ knowledge about pulmonary embolism

Methodology: A descriptive design study was carried out for the period of November18th 2018 up to the 20th

of April 2019. Anon-probability (purposive) samples of (60) a nurse work at respiratory care unit in Baghdad

Teaching Hospitals from different educational levels, both sexes ( males and females), were selected. The

instrument questionnaire tool consist of two parts, First part consist of (6) items included, age, gender, level

of education, number of years of employment in hospital, number of experience in the respiratory care unit

and training course about pulmonary embolism.& second part consist of (4) domains which included Nurses

knowledge concerning definition and causes of disease, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test ,treatment of

pulmonary embolism. The data have been analyzed through the application of: descriptive and the inferential

analysis, and the researcher used the SPSS version 20 to analysis of data.

Conclusion: The study recommend that the critical care nurse have moderate level of knowledge and

there were significant association between level of education and the nurse knowledge at p > 0.05 level.

Author Biography

Massara Abdullah Najm1 , Aqeel H. Jassim2 , Tahseen R. Mohammed2

1 Assistant Instructor. 2 Instructor, Department of Adult Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Massara Abdullah Najm1 , Aqeel H. Jassim2 , Tahseen R. Mohammed2. (2020). Critical Care Nurses’ Knowledge about Pulmonary embolism in Respiratory Care Unit in Baghdad Teaching Hospitals. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 895-901. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10484