Perceptions and Attitude of Registered Nurses Towards Professionalism in Nursing from Selected Hospitals of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh: A Comparative Study

Year : 2023 | Volume :01 | Issue : 01 | Page : 1-7
By

    B. Nirmala Jyothi

  1. Mulpur Vasantha

  2. A. Suneetha

  3. Ch. Venkateswarlu

  1. Professor, NRI College of nursing, Andhra Pradesh, India
  2. Student, NRI College of nursing, Andhra Pradesh, India
  3. Professor, NRI College of nursing, Andhra Pradesh, India
  4. Lecturer, NRI College of nursing, Andhra Pradesh, India

Abstract

Background: Nursing professionalism refers to a collection of principles that are essential to raising the standard of patient care while enhancing the methodology, norms, and judgement that direct nursing activities on a daily basis. The main objective of the study is to assess the perceptions and attitude of registered nurses towards professionalism in nursing. Materials and Methods: A comparative descriptive research design adopted for this study. The study conducted at selected hospitals in Guntur and Mangalagiri. Seventy-five participants of public hospitals registered nurses, 75 participants of private hospitals registered nurses selected by using random-sampling technique. A structured questionnaire used to collect the sociodemographic data and standardized Likert-type scales used to assess the perceptions and attitude in professionalism in nursing. Results: The study results shown majority 41 (54.6%) of the public hospital register nurses were had B.Sc. Nursing and private hospital registered nurses 42 (56%) were had Diploma/GNM, and 30 (40%) of the public hospital register nurses having 6 to 10 years, where in private hospital registered nurses the majority 29 (38.6%) were having less than 5 years of experience. There was a significant difference between perceptions and attitude among public and private hospital nurses regarding professionalism. Conclusion: The study concluded that the registered nurses working in public hospital were having superior perceptions and attitude than registered nurses working in public hospital.

Keywords: Perceptions, attitude, registered nurses, professionalism, nursing, nurses, hospital

[This article belongs to International Journal of Evidence Based Nursing And Practices(ijebnp)]

How to cite this article: B. Nirmala Jyothi, Mulpur Vasantha, A. Suneetha, Ch. Venkateswarlu , Perceptions and Attitude of Registered Nurses Towards Professionalism in Nursing from Selected Hospitals of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh: A Comparative Study ijebnp 2023; 01:1-7
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Received February 23, 2023
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Published August 10, 2023