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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2017, 15(2): 119-126 Back to browse issues page
EVALUATING THE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE OF CARDIAC INTENSIVE CARE NURSES WITH ROTATING SHIFT WORK IN THE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
Mr yaser moradi1, Mr Alireza Rahmani 2, Mr Adel Mohammadi3, Mr Naser Shaikhy4
1- PhD student in Nursing PhD student in Nursing Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan, Iran
2- Faculty Member Faculty Member Urmia University of Medical Sciences, , Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , Alirezarahmani2003@yahoo.com
3- Graduate student in Intensive Care Nursing Graduate student in Intensive Care Nursing, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
4- M.S of Biostatistics M.S of Biostatistics Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
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Background & Aims: Cardiac intensive care nurses play a vital role in facilitating the initial evaluation of susceptible Patients with myocardial infarction and their caring behaviors is of utmost importance. The present research seeks to study the level of performance of cardiac intensive care nurses with rotating shift work in the care of patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Material & Methods: This study is a descriptive – analytical cross sectional study in which 74 nurses with rotating shift work in the cardiac intensive care units of Urmia hospitals that met the inclusion criteria, selection and was recruited as census.The tools used for data analysis were divided into two parts: first, the demographic features, and secondly, the author-made checklist composed of 38 statements in caring for the patients with acute coronary syndrome. The performance of all the participants in the three working shifts in the morning, afternoon and night was studied and their average performance scores were calculated in three shifts. The data was analyzed by SPSS v.19, using descriptive and inferential statistics (ANOVA repeated measurements).

Results: As the results indicated, the average score of the nurses was 21.04 ± 2.33. Also significant differences was obtained in mean performance of nurses in different shifts (P=0/048).

Conclusion: Since in this study the performance of nurses in the care of patients with acute coronary syndrome was at moderate level; it is essential that hospital administrators and nursing officials were aware of the factors affecting performance of nurses and efforts to improve it.

Keywords: acute coronary syndrome, patient, care, nurses’ pperformance
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moradi Y, Rahmani A, Mohammadi A, Shaikhy N. EVALUATING THE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE OF CARDIAC INTENSIVE CARE NURSES WITH ROTATING SHIFT WORK IN THE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2017; 15 (2) :119-126
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Volume 15, Number 2 (May 2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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