Essential Qualities to be an effective Nurse

Andrade, Maxie and George, Anice and Mayya, Shreemathi S (2013) Essential Qualities to be an effective Nurse. International Journal of Nursing Care, 1 (2). pp. 60-65. ISSN 2320-8651

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Introduction:The public views the nurse as knowledgeable,‘one of us’, worthy of respect, trustful, concerned for others, honest, caring, confidential, friendly and hardworking.Objective:Was to find the reliability of the tool designed to capture nursing aptitude among nurses.Method and Material:Four point Guttman scale was developed and administered among nurses of a selected teaching hospital.Results:The reliability of the tool was 0.52.Conclusion: There is scope for refinement of the tool as there was no difference found between nurses’ abilities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nursing Aptitude; Qualities of a Nurse; Reliability; Guttmann Scaling
Subjects: Departments at MU > Statistics
Nursing > MCON Manipal > Child Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2013 04:32
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2016 09:21

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