Survey of Patient safety climate from nursing views

Journal Title: International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences - Year 2015, Vol 9, Issue 7

Abstract

Today patient safety has considerable importance in clinical care. Safety Climate refers to the perception of safety, which motivates people to perform tasks in a safe and safe. Health care organizations in the country, always trying to improve patient safety and quality of health care and for this purpose it is necessary that systems and business processes required to consider the safety climate. This study was designed to evaluate the safety climate in the hospitals of Islamic Azad University.In this Descriptive - analytic study, 200 persons from three of the hospitals affiliated with Islamic Azad University in Tehran (Bu Ali, Amiralmomenin and Javaheri hospitals ) were selected by simple random sampling. Demographic characteristics questionnaire and patient safety climate questionnaire (Kudo), were the data collection tools. Validated questionnaire, by content validity, and its reliability using Cronbach's alpha, .832, has determined. For data analysis, SPSS software version 19 and descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentages, and also to compare the means, the Mann- Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis tests were used.The mean age of participants in this study, was 36.7 (6.79) years. Average Work Experience was 9.46 (5.8) years. Using the Mann-Whitney test showed a significant difference between men and women on the average dimensions of patient safety climate not found (.05 <P). Well as between the three hospitals, a significant difference in the mean dimensions of patient safety climate, except in Nursing conditions (P= .013) was observed. Kruskal-Wallis test was showed no significant difference in the mean dimensions of patient safety climate, except in dimension Fatigue reduction (P= .035), among the different sectors.Patient safety climate in hospitals studied are undesirable. Managers need to improve conditions of nurse in order to improve patient safety.

Authors and Affiliations

Fatemeh Mousavi| Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch , Tehran,Iran., Mehdi Asghari| Ph.D. Student of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Health, Arak University of Medical Sciences,Arak, Iran, Marzieh Abbasinia| Ph.D. Student of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational health, Hamadan University of Medical sciences , Hamadan, Iran., Ozra Abbasinia| BSc Student of Nursing, Qom University of Medical sciences, Qom, Iran., Narges Aasadi Janati| M.Sc. of Health care Management, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch, Tehran,Iran., Soheila Fazli Tabaei| Assistant Professor of Physiology, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch, Tehran,Iran., Masoumeh Esmaeili| Bachelor of Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch , Tehran,Iran, Iman Ahmadnezhad *| Ph.D. Student of Addiction Study, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, email: [email protected]

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Fatemeh Mousavi, Mehdi Asghari, Marzieh Abbasinia, Ozra Abbasinia, Narges Aasadi Janati, Soheila Fazli Tabaei, Masoumeh Esmaeili, Iman Ahmadnezhad * (2015). Survey of Patient safety climate from nursing views. International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences, 9(7), 1186-1196. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-7072