Effectiveness of an Interventional Program on Nurses' Practices about Applying Guideline of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Keywords:Interventional program, Nurses’ Practices, Guideline, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Background: Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is widely used to provide renal support to critically ill patients with acute kidney injury.
Aim: the research aim to the effectiveness of an educational program on nurses’ practices regarding the application of the guideline on continuous renal replacement therapy in hemodialysis unit.
Methodology: A quasi-experimental study was conducted with the application of the pre-test and post-test approach to the study group (30) and the control group (30) after applying the educational program. Data were collected in two phases: first baseline data (before any intervention presented to the study group) and then 21 days (after the program was administered education in the study group). Data were analyzed by using SPSS version 23.
Results: The results of current study showed that there was a significant difference between the pretest and the posttest responses in the study group practices after application of the educational program, while there was a small difference between the pretest and the posttest in the control group. In addition, there was significant association between educational level, and years of experience with nurses’ practices about application of the guideline on continuous renal replacement therapy.
Conclusions: the results of the current study show that the study group participants have significant improvement in post-test practices scores about application of the guideline on continuous renal replacement therapy.
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