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Assessment of Nurses for Updating Themselves with Research at Selected Hospitals and Health Centers, West Gojjam Zone, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia.

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dc.contributor.advisor Ayalew, Yohannes)PhD)
dc.contributor.author Mekonnen, Mengistu
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-13T06:17:45Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-13T06:17:45Z
dc.date.issued 2015-06
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/8404
dc.description.abstract Introduction Medical and health care is one of the most dynamic human discipline and large amount of money are spent annually of high quality and sophisticated research resulting in an exponentional growth in health care literature. If so implementation of the newly innovated research in to practice has a significant improvement in patient quality of care. Objective-T0 assess nurses updating themselves with literature and put into practice. Method- these study use institutional based descriptive cross sectional study. the study area is west Gojjam zone, one of zones which is present in Amhara regional state. West Gojjam is one of zones of two Gojjam zones. It major city administration is newly selected city called Finote Selam city 386 Km from Addis in North West. Results – from the total respondents, 384, identified for the study, there is no non response rate. Most respondents(52.3%) are diploma nurse and the list in number were msc nurse. From total study participant most of them had an experience of 6-10 years(53.4%). 67% has no habit of updating and 33.1% has habit of reading professional knowledge. Almost all respondents(100%) agreed that there was barrier to access. A number of barriers identified was no internet access(78.13%). Not knowing to find articles(83.6%). Luck of understanding to interpret statically term and jargon(84.9%). Managerial problem(70.6%). Absence of training(44.5%). Conclusion and recommendation The study shows almost all study participants(100%) responded that there are barriers for upading research litrature into practice. Among the barriers identified by thisd study lack of understanding to interpret stastical term and jargon (84.9%) takes the highest percentage. As indicated by the study participant for suggested solutionhealth sector stakholders sould stand on improving accessibility that will used for improving litrature searching skill en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Health Centers en_US
dc.subject Nurses en_US
dc.subject Hospitals en_US
dc.title Assessment of Nurses for Updating Themselves with Research at Selected Hospitals and Health Centers, West Gojjam Zone, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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