• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 1, Pages: 1-10

Original Article

Medication Activity Frequency, Competency and Educational Needs among Nurses


This study is performed in order to comprehend the mediation activity frequency, competency and educational needs, and analyse the elements that affect the perceived competency. The subjects for this study are 216 nurses and the collected data by using SPSS 18.0 program. In nurses’ needs for medication education, ‘Recording the contents of medication’ shows the highest score 6.74(±12.642), ‘Understanding of medication according to the patient’s age and gender’ shows the lowest, 5.68(±9.011). From this result, we can infer that we will need to search for a scheme that can fortify the clinical education related to medication for the nurses. And nurses should maintain and improve their competency through continuous and systematic medication education
Keywords: Competency, Medication Activity Frequency, Educational Needs


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