Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Therapeutic Communication Among Nurses at A Teaching Hospital of Lahore
Mehreen Sabir1, Nazia Yousef*1, Anum Nazir 1, Sidra Tasneem1, Rubina Jabeen1
1Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
Int. J. Grad. Res. Rev. Vol 7(1): 31-35.
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Objective: Current study designed to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of nurse’s regarding therapeutic communication at Lahore General Hospital.
Study Design: An institution based cross sectional study design was utilized for gathering data.
Place and Duration: This study was conducted at Lahore General Hospital for 3 months from 15 March to 30 June, 2020.
Methodology: This study determined the knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses regarding therapeutic communication at their workplace. A cross sectional study design was used to collect data by a structured self-administered questionnaire involving 93 nurses working in different departments of selected Tertiary Care Hospital. The data entered through SPSS software package version 25 and analyzed by descriptive statistics.
Results: The mean of knowledge score was 1.6079 and standard deviation was 0.43180. The mean of attitude score was 1.7115 and standard deviation was 0.55121. The mean of practice score was 1.6434 and standard deviation was 0.49611.
Conclusion: The nurses of respective departments (General ward, Intensive care unit, Emergency Department) at Lahore General Hospital had adequate knowledge about therapeutic communication as well as research tool results indicated their moderate attitude and practice towards the use of therapeutic communication in hospital.
Keywords: Therapeutic Communication, Knowledge, Attitude, Practice and Nurses.