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Vol. 4, Issue 10 (2015)

A study to assess the perception of health care personnel regarding the concept of integration in nursing

Author(s):
Seema Satave and Sheetal Kadam
Abstract:
The nursing profession is faced with increasingly complex health care issues driven by technological and medical advancements, an ageing population, increased numbers of people living with chronic disease, and spiralling costs.
Objectives: To assess the perception of Health care personnel regarding the concept of integration in Nursing.
Material & methods: Research approach adopted was descriptive survey approach. Population were 159 health care personnel’s working at various hospitals and Institutions in Maharashtra. Purposive sampling technique was used. Data was collected using structured rating scale which consisted of 3 sections. Section 1 comprising demographic data, Section 2 and 3 consisted 10 questions to assess the perception & attitude of health care personnel regarding the concept of integration in nursing. Tool was developed pre testing and reliability of the rating scale was done.
Results: Findings of study showed that majority the 118(74.21%) of respondents had low perception, 41(25.78%) had medium perception and none of respondents had high perception regarding the concept of integration. None of the demographic variables shown significant association with levels of perception. There was significant association between gender, designation and place of residence with attitude of health care personnel’s.
Conclusion: As the result shows that there is medium to low level of perception between the health care personnel regarding the concept of integration is also unfavorable there is need to find out the barriers of integration in nursing so that it is possible for the liaison of nursing education and nursing services. So that the collaboration can bring out the benefit outcome in the quality care.
Pages: 139-143  |  499 Views  74 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Seema Satave, Sheetal Kadam. A study to assess the perception of health care personnel regarding the concept of integration in nursing. Pharma Innovation 2015;4(10):139-143.

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