Evaluation of Aspects of Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health Directorate Hospitals

Authors

  • Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 , Salma K. Geehad2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10587

Keywords:

Determination, Continuing Nursing Education Program, Kirkuk Health, Diresctorate

Abstract

Objective(s): To evaluate the aspects of the Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health

Directorate Hospitals

Methodology: A descriptive design, using self-evaluation approach, is employed throughout the present

study. A non-probability sample of (251) staff nurse are recruited from Kirkuk Health Directorate Hospitals;

Kirkuk General Hospital and Azady Hospital. A questionnaire is constructed for the purpose of the study

which comprised of (1) part, (6) aspects and (52) item. Content validity and internal consistency reliability are

determined for the questionnaire through a pilot study. Data are collected through the use of the questionnaire

and structured interview a means of data collection. Data are analyzed through the application of descriptive

statistical data analysis approach of frequency, percentage, mean of scores, total scores and range.

Results: The study indicates that the majority of nurses have evaluated the aspects of the continuing nursing

education program as poor at Kirkuk Health Directorate.

Conclusion: The study concludes that the evaluation of aspects of the continuing nursing education programs

is appraised as poor for the majority of nurses’ self-evaluation.

Recommendations: The study recommends that mandatory, periodic, systematic and effective evaluation of

continuing nursing education program can be carried out for the benefit of both staff nurses, these programs

and the quality of nursing care. Further research can be carried out on a large sample size, varied range scale

of variables, large sample size and nation-wide continuing nursing education programs.

Author Biography

Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 , Salma K. Geehad2

1 Community Health Nurse Specialist, Kirkuk Health Directorate, 2Professor, Community Health Nursing,

College of Nursing, University of Babylon

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 , Salma K. Geehad2. (2020). Evaluation of Aspects of Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health Directorate Hospitals. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1385-1390. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10587