Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 18, Pages: 1-5
Jihyun Kim1 and Soon-Ook Choi2*
1 Department of Nursing Science, Baekseok University, Cheonan - 330-705, South Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of Nursing Science, Bucheon University, Gyeonggi-do- 420-735, South Korea; [email protected]
This study was done to identify the general recognition for the nursing jobs can be delegated to nurse aides and compare for recognition between college students and public. Participants were 288 college students and 99 people. Data were analyzed by SPSS 18.0 using descriptive statistics. The nursing jobs of highest score that can be delegated to nurse aides were “Assistmovement”(3.29 ±0.68). The next jobs were “Assist dining(3.24 ±0.71)”, “Assist ambulation(3.20 ±0.71) in order. But the nursing jobs of lowest score that can be delegated to nurse aides were“Opium therapy nursing care”(1.84 ±0.98). The next jobs were “Intra venous inject”(1.86 ±1.00), “Intra muscle inject”(1.90 ±0.98), “Transfusion”(1.90±0.99), in order. The nursing jobs of highest recognition gap between college students and public was “Opium therapy nursing care”(t=4.720, p=0.000). The next jobs were “Intra-venous inject” (t=4.482, p=0.000),“Anticoagulant medication” (t=4.379, p=0.000), “Nutrition for dialysis patients(t=4.033, p=0.000) in turns”. Subjects were recognized that nursing jobs to assist or help for patents to move or dine can be delegated to nurse assistants. But critical or dangerous nursing jobs like as opium management or IV and IM medications cannot be delegated. IV or IM medication has been doing by nurse assistants in Local hospital or clinic. Which nursing jobs can be done by or delegated to nurse assistants must be studied and mandated in Law.
Keywords: Delegation, Jobs, Nursing, Nurse Aides, Recognition
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