Effect of Training Program on Nurses’ Knowledge Towards Care of Patients with Myocardial Infarction in General Najran Hospital, Najran City, KSA

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Sadeq A. Alwesabi

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Background: The most common cause of myocardial infarction is the occlusion of the coronary artery. Education and training in the nurses providing care for myocardial infarction patients lead to a decrease in patient morbidity and mortality. The aim is to determine the effect of training programs on nurses’ knowledge toward the care of patients with myocardial infarction.
Methods: The study was conducted in the cardiac care unit at General Najran hospital, Najran city. A quasi-experimental design was used from August 2019 to April 2020 on 30 nurses. A questionnaire was used to collect data about nurses’ knowledge toward myocardial infarction. According to the detected need of nurses develop a training program and implemented it through the session to update nurses’ knowledge.
Results: The results revealed a statistically significant difference in nurses’ knowledge related to care of myocardial infarction pre- post-training program. There was a significant relationship between nurses’ knowledge and their demographic characteristics pre-post program.
Conclusion: A statistically significant difference in nurses’ knowledge of pre and post-training programs was found. Pre and in-service training programs should be implemented for all nurses working in ICU to update their knowledge about myocardial infarction patient care.

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Effect of Training Program on Nurses’ Knowledge Towards Care of Patients with Myocardial Infarction in General Najran Hospital, Najran City, KSA. (2023). International Journal of Nursing Education, 15(2), 53-59. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v15i2.19253
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Sadeq A. Alwesabi

Medical-Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Najran University

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Effect of Training Program on Nurses’ Knowledge Towards Care of Patients with Myocardial Infarction in General Najran Hospital, Najran City, KSA. (2023). International Journal of Nursing Education, 15(2), 53-59. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v15i2.19253