Challenges of learning and implementation of nursing process among students at psychiatry nursing training school at ankaful in the central region of Ghana
Christiana Asiedu and Francis Adu-Donyina Boahen
Introduction: Nursing process serve as a guide for nurses to efficiently care for patients through scientific process.
Aim: To find out some of the challenges associated with the learning and implementation of nursing process among student nurses.
Methods: This study was quantitative with descriptive research design. Participants were nursing students between the ages 18-32 in level 100, 200 & 300. Multi stage sampling technique was used to sample 215 respondents. Questionnaire was used to collect the data. Analyses of data were done using descriptive statistics.
Results: The respondents had good basic knowledge about the nursing process. It was found out that, the time consumption involved in its use, difficulty with diagnosis and its complicated nature were some difficulties in the learning and implementation of the nursing process.
Conclusion: The nursing process should be taught as a course on its own other than a topic.
Christiana Asiedu, Francis Adu-Donyina Boahen. Challenges of learning and implementation of nursing process among students at psychiatry nursing training school at ankaful in the central region of Ghana. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2020;2(1):19-22. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2020.v2.i1a.30