The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 9
Page No. 2006 - 2009

Investigating the Viewpoint of Nursing Students in Relation to the Barriers to Effective Communication Between Nurses and Patients in the Hospitals of Iranshahr City, 2015

Authors : Zahra Rahdar, Ali Mir Baluch Zehi and Saydamalek Dadkhah

Abstract: Communicating effectively with patients is one of the fundamental characteristics of nursing care which the objective of this research is to investigate the viewpoint of nursing students of Iranshahr City in relation to effective communication between nurse and patient. This is a descriptive-analytical study which conducted using Morgan’s formula with a sample size of 66 subjects who are the learners of Nursing Faculty of Medical Sciences of Iranshahr. Information was gathered from the questionnaire of barriers to effective communication between nurse and patient; the questionnaire had an acceptable reliability and validity. Then, collected data was analyzed by SPSS Software and descriptive statistics. The results showed that form the students' point of view; occupational and environmental dimensions were the most important communication barriers in the fields of the relationship between nurse and patient, on the other hand, the lowest barriers to effective communication were the individual and clinical dimensions. According to theresults of this survey and with respect to the occupational and environmental dimensions which are the highest and the clinical dimension as the lowest dimension among the dimensions of nurse and patient relationship, the necessity of investigating and solving the occupational and environmental problems of nursing in relation to the patients should be seriously considered.

How to cite this article:

Zahra Rahdar, Ali Mir Baluch Zehi and Saydamalek Dadkhah, 2016. Investigating the Viewpoint of Nursing Students in Relation to the Barriers to Effective Communication Between Nurses and Patients in the Hospitals of Iranshahr City, 2015. The Social Sciences, 11: 2006-2009.

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