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The perception of professional nurses on patient centered care

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dc.contributor.advisor Van der Wal, D. M. en
dc.contributor.advisor Roos, J. H. en Madigage, Maposane Margaret en 2009-08-25T11:02:22Z 2009-08-25T11:02:22Z 2009-08-25T11:02:22Z 2005-11 en
dc.identifier.citation Madigage, Maposane Margaret (2009) The perception of professional nurses on patient centered care, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study was to determine how professional nurses perceive their roles in patient centered care in various units, in three regional hospitals in Mpumalanga Province. The main objectives of this study were to determine * whether the working environment in provincial hospitals is supportive of patient centered care * what factors could hinder the provision of patient centered care * the extent to which patient centered care is provided to patients in provincial hospitals * professional nurses' perception of their role in patient-centered care The researcher used the descriptive exploratory method. A questionnaire with closed and open-ended questions was used to collect data from professional nurses in the three hospitals. Seventy- two (72) respondents returned the completed questionnaires. The findings indicated that the professional nurses perceived patients' and nurses' lack of knowledge as the biggest hindrance to patient centered care. Patients and relatives seemed to be less involved in their own care and the lack of information given to patients by professional nurses subsequently contributed to patients' inability to make en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (vii, 85, [31] leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Attitude en
dc.subject Care en
dc.subject Culture en
dc.subject Nurse-patient relationship en
dc.subject Nurse-patient partnership en
dc.subject Patient participation en
dc.subject Patient centered care en
dc.subject Patient centered approach en
dc.subject Patient's rights charter en
dc.subject Therapeutic care en
dc.subject Values and perceptions en
dc.subject Nurse-patient communication en
dc.subject.ddc 610.730699096827
dc.subject.lcsh Nurse and patient -- South Africa -- Mpumalanga
dc.subject.lcsh Nurses -- South Africa -- Mpumalanga -- Attitudes
dc.subject.lcsh Nursing -- South Africa -- Mpumalanga
dc.title The perception of professional nurses on patient centered care en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Health Studies en M.A. (Health Studies) en

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