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Mohammad Hosseini S, Karimi Z, Moemeni E, Abassi A, Sadat S. Perspective of nurses working in medical-training hospitals in Kohkiloyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province towards continuing education. hmj. 2012; 16 (1) :73-80
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-60-en.html
Yasouj University of Medical Sciences, Yasouj, Iran. Nursing PhD Student
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Introduction: Information about perspective of nurses on continuing medical education is important in promoting the program. The present study was aimed to determine the perspective of nurses, working in medical-Education hospitals, on continuing education programs.
Methods: In this descriptive study, 184 nurses working in medical-education hospitals of Kohkiloyeh and Boyer-Ahmad were participated. A questionnaire was developed in five sections: demographic and content-area information, management information, satisfaction information, and motivation information. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS.
Results: Based on the results, at most, 63% of the participants in the study were satisfied with agreement of the contents with new scientific discoveries, 63% were satisfied with the appropriateness of the contents with their needs, and 52% were satisfied with the management of the programs. In general, nurses had average evaluation, about the contents of the program, management, satisfaction, and motivation in continuing education programs.
Conclusion: The majority of nurses, participating in continuing educational programs, had average evaluation towards content of the program, program management, satisfaction with programs, and motivation for participation. It is suggested to review the various parts of the programs and implement the requirement evaluation before any education progress.
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Received: 2012/10/17

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