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Mirzaei-Alavijeh M, Karami-Matin B, Hosseini S N, Jalilian F. Social Cognitive Determinants of Patient Education Intention among Nurses. JECH. 2017; 4 (1) :11-18
URL: http://jech.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-260-en.html

1- Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah. Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah. Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Ministry of Health and Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah. Iran , f_jalilian@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (461 Views)

Background and Objectives: Patient education is an important nurse’s tasks and considered one of the standards of quality which play an important role in patients’ health promotion. This study amid to determine the predictors of behavioral intention to patient education among nurses based on theory of planned behavior.

Materials and Methods: this cross-sectional study was done among 300 nurses in Kermanshah educational hospitals affiliated to Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Participants simple were selected by cluster randomize sampling with probability proportional to size and data were collected by questionnaire in self-report. The questionnaire consisted of two parts; demographic and theory of planned behavior items regarding intention of patient education. The data were analyzed by SPSS-16 in using linear regression, chi square, t-test, ANOVA and Pearson correlation 0.05 at a significance level.

Results: Attitudes, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control Determinants accounted 35% of the variance in patient education behavioral intention among nurses (R2=0.35); attitude was stronger predictor (ß=0.287). Behavioral intention correlated with subjective norms (r=0.470, p<0.001), perceived behavioral control (r=0.384, p<0.001) and attitude (r=0.508, p<0.001).

Conclusion: It seems attitude determinant have a greater impact on behavioral intention of patient education therefore suggestion to carry out related interventions, pay more attention to attitude determinant of patient education.

     
Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/05/20 | Accepted: 2017/07/19

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