Implementation of Nursing Process at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital in Anambra State, Nigeria

Ajemba, Michael Nnaemeka and Eze, Perpetua Ngozi and Arene, Ebube Chinwe and Ugo, Chinemerem Henry and Osuji, Robert Chibueze (2023) Implementation of Nursing Process at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital in Anambra State, Nigeria. In: Current Innovations in Disease and Health Research Vol. 1. B P International, pp. 115-131. ISBN 978-81-19315-44-4

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This chapter determine how well nurses have achieved the utilization of the process identifying also the factors that contribute to the nurses’ success or failure in utilizing the process. The findings will help to suggest possible measures that can be taken to alleviate the factors militating against its use or encourage its use. Nursing became concerned with client total need and made concerted effort to develop more systematic and rational pattern for determining and meeting the needs of her patients.

The population of the study consists of nurses working in various wards and special units in NAUTH. Demographic data was gathered using a pre-tested, self-report questionnaire, and respondents' responses to questions about potential influences on the nursing process were recorded. The hypothesis was tested using Chi-square analysis at significant level of 0.05.

Out of the workgroup of 143 nurses majority (76.2%) have not fully implemented nursing process in daily care of clients. Only 23.8% have implemented nursing process fully. 65% of the nurses identified lack of cooperation among nurses as the major impediment to implementation of nursing process, majority of respondents (74.1%) subsequently suggested organization of regular update workshops as a way to impacting and promoting the required knowledge of practical use of nursing process in order to avert the identified problem. Majority of the respondents (74.1%) in organizing regular update workshop trainings will help to promote the implementation of nursing process in NAUTH.

In NAUTH, the nursing process is still being extensively implemented in the everyday client care. The supervision of subordinates as they follow the nursing process must be a top priority for nurse supervisors.

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