Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 25, Pages: 1-6
Jae-Woo Oh and Yang-Sin Kim*
This study was aimed to examine the safety management activity of nurses which nursing students perceived during clinical practice, provide basic data for arranging for the systematic curriculum which could enhance the awareness on the patient safety of nursing students and to provide data useful for the safety management activity of nurses and the quality of nursing. As a survey research of correlation, data was collected from Sep, 2014 to Oct, 2014. The survey was implemented for 187 nursing students in the junior and senior classes who had an experience of clinical practice among the students in the department of nursing science in a university in M city. The collected data was analyzed with Frequency, Percentage, Average and Standard Deviation, t-test and ANOVA, and Pearson’s correlation coefficient by using SPSS 20.00. The results of this study showed that the safety management activity of nurses which nursing students perceived during clinical practice was 4.32 points in average out of 5 perfect points. Examining it by realms, they were as follows: fall prevention (4.38) which was highest, followed by patient identification (4.36), communication (4.19), medication management (4.34), procedure identification (4.33), and infection prevention (4.34), all of which appeared more than 4 points. As a result of the study above, it is considered that the curriculum by realms of safety management which can inspire the awareness on the patient safety of nursing students and establish the confidence in conducting the safety management activity for patients should be arranged.
Keywords: Nursing Students, Perceived Safety Management Activity
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