Self-evaluation of Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health Directorate Hospitals

Authors

  • Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 Salma K. Jeehad2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1591

Keywords:

Self-evaluation, Continuing Nursing Education Program, Kirkuk Health Directorate

Abstract

Objective(s): To self-evaluate Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health Directorate

Hospitals

Methodology: A descriptive design, using self-evaluation approach, is employed throughout the present

study. A non-probability sample of (251) staff nurse who are recruited from Kirkuk Health Directorate

Hospitals; Kirkuk General Hospital and Azady Hospital. A questionnaire is constructed for the purpose of

the study which is comprised of (1) part, (6) aspects and (52) item. Content validity and internal consistency

reliability are determined for the questionnaire through a pilot study. Data are collected through the use

of the questionnaire and structured interview a means of data collection. Data are analyzed through the

application of descriptive statistical data analysis approach of frequency, percentage, mean of scores, total

scores and ranges.

Results: The study indicates that the overall self-evaluation of the Continuing Nursing Education Program

in Kirkuk Health Directorate is poor for the majority of the subjects (81.7%) and the mean of scores on

items of aspects of self-evaluation of the Continuing Nursing Education Program is low on all items of these

aspects.

Conclusion: The study concludes that overall self-evaluation of continuing nursing education program is

depicted as poor relative to all aspects of continuing nursing education program of program goals, program

planning, program performance, program operation and management, program outcomes and program

effectiveness.

Recommendations: The study recommends that staff nurses should be seriously involved in the self

evaluation of the continuing nursing education programs for the reason that they are considered the

consumers of such programs. Further research can be carried out on a large sample size, varied range scale

of variables, large sample size and nation-wide continuing nursing education programs.

Author Biography

Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 Salma K. Jeehad2

1 Community Health Nurse Specialist, Kirkuk Health Directorate,

2 Professor, Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Babylon

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Hussein M. Abdulfatah1 Salma K. Jeehad2. (2020). Self-evaluation of Continuing Nursing Education Programs in Kirkuk Health Directorate Hospitals. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1356-1360. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1591