Basic Competence of Intensive Care Unit Nurses : Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Show simple item record Lakanmaa, Riitta-Liisa Suominen, Tarja Ritmala-Castren, Marita Vahlberg, Tero Leino-Kilpi, Helena 2016-05-12T06:07:01Z 2016-05-12T06:07:01Z 2015
dc.identifier.citation Lakanmaa , R-L , Suominen , T , Ritmala-Castren , M , Vahlberg , T & Leino-Kilpi , H 2015 , ' Basic Competence of Intensive Care Unit Nurses : Cross-Sectional Survey Study ' , BioMed Research International .
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dc.description.abstract Critical care patients benefit from the attention of nursing personnel with a high competence level. The aim of the study was to describe and evaluate the self-assessed basic competence of intensive care unit nurses and related factors. A cross-sectional survey design was used. A basic competence scale (Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Competence Scale version 1, Likert scale 1-5, 1 = poor and 5 = excellent) was employed among Finnish intensive care unit nurses (n = 431). Intensive care unit nurses' self-assessed basic competence was good (mean 4.19, SD 0.40). The attitude and value base of basic competence was excellent whereas experience base was the poorest compared to the knowledge base and skill base of intensive and critical care nursing. The strongest factor explaining nurses' basic competence was their experience of autonomy in nursing care (F value 60.85, beta 0.11, SE 0.01, and P en
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject KNOWLEDGE
dc.subject TC-99M
dc.subject SAFETY
dc.subject ACID
dc.subject 318 Medical biotechnology
dc.subject 3126 Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology
dc.title Basic Competence of Intensive Care Unit Nurses : Cross-Sectional Survey Study en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Diagnostics and Therapeutics
dc.contributor.organization Clinicum
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
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