Investigating the educational needs of nurses in intensive care units of hospitals of Tehran's Therapy General Office of Social Security Organization based on competence model in 2015
Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess the educational needs of nurses in intensive care units of hospitals of Tehran's Therapy General Office of Social Security Organization based on competence model. This study is applied in terms of goal and is descriptive-survey in terms of nature, and is cross-sectional in terms of time. The population consists of all employees and nurses of intensive care units of hospitals of Tehran's Therapy General Office of Social Security Organization who are 300 people. According to Morgan table the sample size was estimated to be 169. The Sampling method is stratified random sampling. In order to collect data, a researcher-built questionnaire including 103 questions was used. In order to improve validity of the questionnaire, the comments of 10 professors of the area of human resource management and top management of the organization and experienced and skillful people in the area of organizational training were used. The validity of the instrument was approved formally. Also CVR coefficient rate for all variables was more than 0.49, so the questions had the necessary content validity. The Cranach's alpha obtained (0.89) was higher than 0.7, so we can say that the questionnaire has had the necessary reliability. To analyze the data, one-sample t test using SPSS software was used. Results showed that in the knowledge aspect, according to the obtained level of significance for different needs, the most important of them include the principles of management and administration, human resources management in nursing, communications management, practical knowledge of medical equipment (maintenance and use ...), quality management in health care, and so on. In the skills aspect, training correct physical and chemical skills to the client, correct nutrition principles of the client, principles of mental and psychological support of the patient and his family and … are among the most important educational needs. In terms of ability, neither of the trainings was acceptable. In terms of attitude, trainings of professional ethics, fairness in the provision of care, attention to the type of culture and habits of patients in provision of care, preferring community interests to individual interests, believe in accountability to the people and protecting the environment are from the most important educational needs. In terms of value, trainings of trust to God monitoring, and reliance to God are from the most important educational needs.