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:: Volume 11, Issue 1 (3-2023) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2023, 11(1): 31-41 Back to browse issues page
Determine the effectiveness of virtual training package for nurse’s scientific empowerment against Covid-19 crisis
Aliasghar Pirbodaghi , Ali Rahmani , Abbas Eebadi , Morteza Khaghanizadeh *
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Background and Object: Nurses play a vital role in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, considering that the high level of knowledge and ability of nurses in dealing with this crisis accelerates the recovery process of patients and promotes the health level of the community. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the effectiveness of virtual training package for nurses' scientific empowerment against covid-19 crisis.

Materials and Methods: The study consisted of descriptive cross-sectional and semi-experimental two phases study population including 256 nurses in spring 2021 in one of the selected hospitals in Tehran. Data collection scales, were demographic questionnaires and four-choice test Researcher made. Virtual training package was prepared with the purpose of nurses understanding of COVID-19, prevention, diagnostic, Treatment and nursing care methods and education during discharge in the form of multimedia educational files. 63 nurses whose scores were lower than the average of the society were divided into two groups of 32 interventions and 31   controls by block random allocation method. One month after the intervention, post-test was performed and the data were analyzed using descriptive-analytical statistics using SPSS software version 26.  

Results: The scores of nurses' empowerment in the experimental group before the intervention was 7/96(2/96)   and after the intervention was 23/96(1/28) and in the control group before the intervention was 8/96(2/58) and after the intervention was9/62(2/47). according to the results, the scores of both groups before the intervention were not significantly different (P=0/169(but after the intervention, there was a significant difference (P<0/001) the score of nurses who used virtual training package had a significant increase.

Conclusion: Virtual training is a suitable method for empowering nurses against with COVID-19 crisis. This study was conducted to meet the needs of medical and educational centers to improve nurses' knowledge and capability against COVID-19 crisis. In this study, while determine the level of nurses' scientific empowerment, the effectiveness of virtual training on nurses' empowerment in these conditions was investigated and confirmed.

Article number: 3
Keywords: Nursing education, nurse, learning package, evaluation
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Education & Health Promotion
Received: 2022/07/11 | Accepted: 2022/12/23
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