The Effectiveness of Educational Program on Nurses’ Competencies Regarding Pre-Eclampsia Care in Three Hospitals in Sudan2021


Authors : Saria Mahgoub Balla Abdalla; Abdelrahman Khalid; Amal Mohamed Hamid; Selwa Y Abdeldafie

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 7 - July

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7052696

Abstract : Preeclampsia is a major problem, particularly in developing countries that add significantly to high maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Nurses can play a major role in preventing maternal death related to preeclampsia. Aim: to evaluate the effectiveness of educational programs on nurses’ competencies regarding pre-eclampsia care. Methods: A Quasi-experimental hospital base studywas conducted in the hospitals in Wad Medani town -Sudan, a purposive sample of 105 nurses was selected purpossively. Data wascollected usinga questionnaire to assess the nurse’s knowledge and an observational checklist to evaluate the nurse’s practice. Results: The total mean for post-test Knowledge was (2.56) while the pre-knowledge was (1.715) with a P. Value equal to 0.000. This means the respondents were better in Knowledge after the program. The total mean for post-test practice was (2.189), while the pre-test practice was (1. 306) which is statistically significant as evident by the P. Value equal to 0.00. this means that the respondents were better in practice after the program with highly statistically significant differences. Conclusion:All the study findings reflect nurses’ desire, willingness, and motivation to learn as evident by the study nurses’ knowledge and practice about preeclampsia improvement in post-test.Recommendations for continuous educational programs to improve nurses’ competencies regarding preeclampsia care in the study setting.

Keywords : Educational program; competency; preeclampsia; nurses.

Preeclampsia is a major problem, particularly in developing countries that add significantly to high maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Nurses can play a major role in preventing maternal death related to preeclampsia. Aim: to evaluate the effectiveness of educational programs on nurses’ competencies regarding pre-eclampsia care. Methods: A Quasi-experimental hospital base studywas conducted in the hospitals in Wad Medani town -Sudan, a purposive sample of 105 nurses was selected purpossively. Data wascollected usinga questionnaire to assess the nurse’s knowledge and an observational checklist to evaluate the nurse’s practice. Results: The total mean for post-test Knowledge was (2.56) while the pre-knowledge was (1.715) with a P. Value equal to 0.000. This means the respondents were better in Knowledge after the program. The total mean for post-test practice was (2.189), while the pre-test practice was (1. 306) which is statistically significant as evident by the P. Value equal to 0.00. this means that the respondents were better in practice after the program with highly statistically significant differences. Conclusion:All the study findings reflect nurses’ desire, willingness, and motivation to learn as evident by the study nurses’ knowledge and practice about preeclampsia improvement in post-test.Recommendations for continuous educational programs to improve nurses’ competencies regarding preeclampsia care in the study setting.

Keywords : Educational program; competency; preeclampsia; nurses.

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