International Journal of Service Science and Management


Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge and Utilization of Evidence Based Practice and its Associated Factors

Research Article of International Journal of Service Science and Management Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge and Utilization of Evidence Based Practice and its Associated Factors in Selected Hospitals of three Zones of Southern Ethiopia, 2017 Teshome Habte Wurjine1*, Eyoel Abate Dade2 1Department of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University; 2Saint Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College Background: Evidence based practice is conscientious, clear and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of patient. It is becoming a worldwide concern for nurses, doctors and administrators at various level of health care settings considered as critical element to improve quality of health care services. Currently one of the major barriers to utilize Evidence-based practice is knowledge deficit especially in developing countries like Ethiopia. Objective: the aim of this study was to assess nurses’ knowledge and utilization of evidence-based practice and its associated factors in selected hospitals of three zones of SNNPR, South Ethiopia. Methods: setting: the study was carried out in a sample of three zonal and secondary hospitals because evidence based practice are more implemented at hospital settings. Study design and period: Facility-based descriptive cross-sectional study design was conducted among nurses working in selected hospitals of three zones of south region from March 30 to May 1, 2017. A total of 208 nurses answered a self-reported questionnaire and selected by using convenient sampling technique. Descriptive statistics, Bi-variate and multivariate logistic regression were used to analyze the data. A statistical significance was declared at p value<0.05. Primary and secondary outcome: The primary outcome was nurses’ knowledge and utilization of evidence based practice in making decision in the nursing care of patients and secondary outcome of individual aspect of nurses experience EBP in decision making process in the patient care. Results: Sample of the study gathered ...

Brazil Big Quilombo: Experiencing Experience in Pernambuco Quilombola Community

Research Article of International Journal of Service Science and Management Brazil Big Quilombo: Experiencing Experience in Pernambuco Quilombola Community Costa, M.P1; Anjos, A.M2; Nascimento, D.F.R 3; Vasconcelos, G.G4; Lins, I.R.V5; Anjos, A.M6 1,2,3,4,5Estudante de Pós-Graduação do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE; 6Orientadora Clínica Pedagógica do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE. Introduction: Marked by exclusion and isolation from society over the years, quilombola communities in Brazil are kept invisible in the various social spheres. Based on the knowledge of the National Health Policy of the Black Population, its importance and the objectives that emphasize the prioritization of the reduction of ethnic-racial inequalities, against racism and discrimination in health institutions and services, it is necessary to know the particularities of this public with regard to health care offered. Objective: With the desire to know the current structure of a quilombola community this work brings the report of the experience to a remnant quilombo community in the interior of the state of Pernambuco by a group of collective health residents. Methods: Experience report on a visit to a remaining quilombo community, located in the district of São Lourenço, in the municipality of Goiana, in the Zona Norte Mata de Pernambuco, where a discussion was then held with the residents’ association president and the religious leadership of the community. Results and Discussion: The quilombo was certified in 2005, with a remnant of 3,500 people with more or less 900 families, predominantly urban, still preserving brands of their ancestors in the ways of working, clothing, food and forms of health care, with diseases prevalent in the community such as: Leprosy, tuberculosis, sickle cell anemia. The visit brought ...

Scenario of Insertion Of Nutritionist Professionals in Health Services In Recife – Pernambuco

Research Article of International Journal of Service Science and Management Scenario of Insertion Of Nutritionist Professionals in Health Services In Recife – Pernambuco Anjos, A.M1; Oliveira, C.R.A2, Nascimento, D.F.R3, Lima, G.G.V4, Costa, M.P5, Souza, I.A6. 1,2,3,4,5Estudantes de Pós-Graduação do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com Ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE; 6Pesquisadora do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Pública – FIOCRUZ. Introduction: The topic of Human Resources has been occupying space in the researches related to Collective Health due to the importance of the workforce for health services in contributing to the execution of a health system based on Primary Care, such as the Brazilian National Health Service (SUS). Objective: To describe the scenario of the insertion of nutrition professionals in health services in Recife - Pernambuco. Methodology: This is a descriptive study with quantitative approach. This research was carried out with secondary data from the National Registry of Health Facilities (CNES). The population of study are nutrition professionals registered at CNES until December 2016 in the city of Recife, Pernambuco. To select the sample, the EpiInfo program was used. Thus, 219 out of 1077 nutritionists registered in the CNES database were selected to be part of the study, SPSS Statistics 22 was used for the presentation and analysis of the data. Results and Discussion: Among the 219 professionals analyzed, 95% (207) are female and 5% (12) are male. 15.52% (34) of these are registered in other cities besides Recife. Regarding their workplace, 66.5% (145) worked in hospitals, 15.1% (33) in specialized services, 12.8% (28) in Primary Care services and 5.5% (12) in management, 86.7% (189) provide services to SUS. The average workload among the professionals studied was 43 hours per week in SUS services. The sample was quite heterogeneous, regarding the sex ...

Instrumenting Community Health Agents to Address Child and Youth Violence at Home

Research Article of International Journal of Service Science and Management Instrumenting Community Health Agents to Address Child and Youth Violence at Home Santos, M.V1; Batista, M.A.L2; Silva, V.C3; Oliveira, R.V4 1,2,3Estudantes do Curso de Bacharelado em Enfermagem. – IFPE; 4Docente/pesquisador do Departamento de Extensão (PIBEX)-IFPE Introduction: This is an experience report of a descriptive nature related to the project of university extension, developed by two professors and four undergraduate students in Nursing at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology / IFPE, Campus Pesqueira. This research is linked to the extension project entitled “Child and adolescent as victims of domestic violence: sensitization workshops with Community Health Agents (ACS) of the municipality of pesqueira - PE to recognize and cope with child and juvenile violence.” Objectives: The objective of this study was to use the ACS through awareness-raising workshops to recognize cases of domestic violence against children and to adopt means to confront this event. Methodology: The methodology was adopted focusing on the interests and knowledge of the participants, aiming at empowering the individuals’ autonomy and emancipation. The study was carried out between February and October 2017 and had a weekly workload of twenty hours. For the development of the activities, the Family Health Strategies of the Municipality of Pesqueira-PE were selected, justifying the choice of the fact that these units present socio-economic vulnerability; as well as because it has already been a scenario of research on domestic accidents with children, thus characterizing itself as a context of teaching, research and extension experiences. Results and discussion: The sample consisted of 31 ACS, and guiding questions were elaborated to to construct a plan of intervention in the face of a case of violence, guaranteeing the continuity of care in the primary care network. Conclusion: The research becomes relevant as the ACS ...

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