Barriers and Facilitators for Execution of Nursing Process among Nurses from Medical and Surgical Wards in a Public Hospital Lahore

Shahnaz Akhtar, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Syed Amir Gilani

Abstract

The Nursing practice is currently based on logical standards establish in a course called the nursing process.The nursing process helps in conveying art and science, which has recognized to be a value-able instrument that is converting nursing practice and additionally patient care results universally. Nursing is a profession that demands a regular, high level of critical thought coupled with critical actions. To assess barriers and facilitators in execution of nursing process among nurses from surgical and medical department. A quantitative, descriptive cross-sectional study design was used to explore barriers and facilitators for execution of nursing process among nurses from medical and surgical wards at public hospital Lahore. The instrument use for the data collection was adopted questioner and convenient sampling technique was used. There was weak correlation between age of participant and qualification of participant (r=.254 Sig=0.005), age of participant has moderate correlation with years in service as result shown r value is .695 and sig is .000, age of participant has no association with Barriers related to as sig value is .730 and r value is .031, age of participant have no association with Barriers related to administration and Barriers related to nursing process. Majority of the participants were moderately knowledgeable about nursing process and they were willing to apply the nursing process in caring for patients, But they were not utilizing it in designing the care of their patients because of the barriers they faced in effort to use the nursing process. There was moderate correlation between age of participant and years in service, but age of the participant have no association with Barriers related to resources, Barriers related to administration and Barriers related to nursing process.

 Int. J. Soc. Sc. Manage. Vol. 5, Issue-3: 170-186

Keywords

Barriers; Facilitators; Execution; Nursing Process

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijssm.v5i3.20608

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