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1- Master of Science in Health Care Management, School of Medical Sciences, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Health Care Management Department, School of Medical Sciences, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran , l_nazary@yahoo.com
3- Professor, Health Care Management Department, School of Medical Sciences, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1250 Views)
Background and Aim: Patient participation is a widespread concept and is considered as an important issue for improving the quality of patient care and patient safety, which has been considered by health managers. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effect of nurses' characteristics on their willingness to patient participation in patient safety in hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences using PaCT-HCW questionnaire.
Materials & Methods: This was a descriptive-analytic study. Cross-sectional information was gathered on 220 nurses working in teaching and non-teaching hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of  Medical Sciences, year of 2017-2018. For sampling, nurses were randomly selected from eligible wards. To collect information validated Malfait and et al questionnaire by named PaCT-HCW was used. The data were analyzed with SPSS 22 software using descriptive statistics and regression test at P-value less than 0.05.
Results: The nurses' two characteristics including the length of work experience in the hospital (P=0.043, B=0.323), and the length of work experience in the ward (P=0.006, B=0.604) The direct effect and type of hospital (P=0.001, B =-8.182) had a reverse effect on nurses' willingness to patient participation in patient safety
Conclusion: Health managers can consider The length of nurses' experience, as well as the type of hospital and the type of specialized ward, by creating the necessary facilities and developing educational programs for patient participation in patient safety.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
ePublished: 2019/03/19