Effectiveness of an Educational Program on Nurses Knowledge toward Pre and Post Nursing Interventions Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy at Surgical Ward in AL-Imam AL-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Al Nasiriya City
Keywords:Effectiveness, Knowledge, Nursing Interventions, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Background: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard treatment for gallstones. Because of
the numerous advantages of open surgery, such as limited incisions, short hospital stay, no drainage
tube and stomach tube use, fewer analgesic and fewer complications.
Aims: This study aimed at determine the effectiveness of an educational program on nurses knowledge
toward pre and post-operative nursing intervention for patient with laparoscopic cholecystectomy; and
identify the relationship between study findings and selected variables (age, level of education, and
years of experience).
Methods: A pre-experimental design one group (pre-post test) is conducted for the periods of December
26th 2020 to Jun 1st 2021. The study is carried out at the at AL-Imam AL-Hussein Teaching Hospital in
AL- Nasiriya city. By non-probability purposive sample is selected from nurses who in surgical wards
before and after implementing educational program, data were collected and analyzed through the
application of descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Findings indicate that nurses age at mean 24.2, (54%) females, (52%), nursing diploma
graduated (46.0%) have 1-5 years of experience and no participated in training sessions. Knowledge
statistically significance differences between pre and post -test for study group at (P < 0.05). There were
statistically significances differences between (level of educational, years of experience and number of
years of work in surgical wards) and effectiveness of educational program among the two period (Pre
Conclusion: More years of experience in training the staff nursing in surgical wards by local officials
help raising professionals’ nurses. Provide the health resources and exploiting young energies of nurses
which indeed helps to develop their knowledge.
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