PERCEPTION AND ATTITUDE OF HEALTH-CARE PERSONNEL REGARDING THE CONCEPT OF INTEGRATION IN NURSING

  • Neelam D Patil Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad
  • Vaishali R Mohite Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad
  • Manisha C Gholap Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad
  • Mahesh Chendake Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed university's,Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad

Abstract

ABSTRACT
Objectives: To assess the perception of health-care personnel regarding the concept of integration in nursing, to assess the attitude of health-care
personnel toward the concept of integration in nursing, and to determine the association of perception and attitude toward the concept of integration
in nursing with selected socio-demographic variables.
Methods: Research approach adopted was descriptive survey approach. Population were 159 health-care personnel’s working at various hospitals
and institutions in Maharashtra. Purposive sampling technique was used. Data were collected using structured rating scale, which consisted of
3 sections. Section 1 comprising demographic data, Sections 2 and 3 consisted 10 questions to assess the perception and attitude of health-care
personnel. Tool was developed pretesting and reliability of the rating scale was done.
Results: Findings of the study showed that majority 118 (74.21%) of respondents had low perception, 41 (25.78%) had medium perception, and
none of respondents had high perception regarding the concept of integration. Classification of respondents based on the levels of attitude, the
79 (49.68%) had unfavorable attitude, 75 (47.16%) had moderately favorable attitude, and 5 (3.14%) had favorable attitude.
Conclusions: As the result shows that there is medium to low level of perception between the health-care personnel regarding the concept of
integration and the attitude is also unfavorable, there is need to find out the barriers of integration in nursing profession.
Keywords: Perception, Attitude, Integration, Health-care personnel.

Author Biographies

Neelam D Patil, Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad

Msc. N medical surgical Nursing

Vaishali R Mohite, Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad

Prof and Dean,Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences, Karad

Manisha C Gholap, Krishna Institute of medical Sciences deemed university's, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad

Assistant Professor,KINS,Karad

Mahesh Chendake, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed university's,Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences,Karad

Medical Surgical Nursing Assistant Professor KINS,Karad

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Patil, N. D., V. R. Mohite, M. C. Gholap, and M. Chendake. “PERCEPTION AND ATTITUDE OF HEALTH-CARE PERSONNEL REGARDING THE CONCEPT OF INTEGRATION IN NURSING”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 9, no. 9, Dec. 2016, pp. 250-2, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2016.v9s3.14996.
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