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Ahmadi F, Nobahar M, Alhani F, Falahi Khoshknab M. Perspectives of Retired Nurses on Factors that Affect Quality of Nursing Care. Hayat. 2011; 17 (1) :24-34
URL: http://hayat.tums.ac.ir/article-1-68-en.html
1- Associate Professor, Medical Sciences Faculty, Dept. of Nursing, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2- Ph.D Student, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Social Welfare and Rehabilitation University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (5927 Views)

Background & Aim: Quality of health care services shows the degree of achievement of health outcomes. From ethical and legal perspectives, nurses should be responsible for quality of presented care. Retired nurses can help to elaborate real and valuable concepts related to effective factors on quality of nursing care due to their experiences. The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of retired nurses on factors that affect quality of nursing care in Semnan.

Methods & Materials: In this qualitative content analysis method, 20 retired nurses were invited to the study using purposeful sampling. Data were collected mainly using semi-structured interviews. The analysis was carried out using content analysis.

Results: Findings of the study yielded to three significant themes including: 1) necessity of humanistic relationships 2) suitable selection and education (3) planning and organizing nursing cares related to quality of nursing cares.

Conclusion: Findings of this study explored perspectives of retired nurses on the effective factors on quality of nursing care. The three themes emerged in the study should be mentioned in planning programs.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing Care
Published: 2013/08/19 | ePublished: 2013/08/19

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