Volume 12, Number 4 (3-2014)                   jhosp 2014, 12(4): 83-90 | Back to browse issues page


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Shahrabadi R, Moeini B, Roshanai G, Dashti S, Kafami V, Haghighi M. Assessing Hamadan`s Nurses Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture`s Dimensions . jhosp. 2014; 12 (4) :83-90
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5213-en.html

1- PhD student Health Education and Health promotion, Public Health Department, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2- Associate Professor Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences Iran , babak_moeini@umsha.ac.ir
3- Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, school of public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
4- MA Medical Health Education and Health promotion, School of Public Health, Tehran University Sciences, Iran
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Background: Health care providers`culture about the patient safety means accepting and considering patient safety as the first priority and organizational core value or health center`s staffs beliefs, perceptions and trends of on patient safetywhich is reflected in their behavior. This study is aimed to assess nurses perceptions of patient safety culture`s dimensions which is working in hamadan`s hospital. Materials & Methods:The method of this study is descriptive- analytical type and statistical society includes 215 nurses of 3 hospitals of Hamadan which had been selected by random sampling. Stanford patient safety culture questionnaire was used to assess dimensions of patient safety culture.The data were analyzed by SPSS 15 software and descriptive tests. Results: The result indicated that all dimensions of patient safety culture through nurses` perception are weak . Among these dimensions, the " Unit Leadership for Safety " with 25.21 percentage and "Learning and Feedback " with 41.82 percentage were the lowest and highest positive rating in all three hospitals respictively . Conclusion: According to weak rate of all patient safety culture`s dimensions in studied hospitals, performing training programs by head nurses is suggested in order to improve cultural concepts such as establishing “supportive mechanisms for patients families” and "culture of discussion of errors among nurses" .
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: سایر
Received: 2013/04/9 | Accepted: 2013/09/2 | Published: 2014/03/14

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