A survey of clinical application of 129 nursing skills
HUANG Xiu-xiu;LIU Yi-si;LI Xin;WANG Yan-ling;School of Nursing,Capital Medical University;
Objective To analyze the clinical application of 129 nursing skills. Methods This study recorded the frequency of 129 nursing skills usage monthly among 90 clinical departments in five tertiary hospitals in Beijing. Results Among 129 nursing skills,80 nursing skills were distributed in 5 or more departments,and 82.50%of them existed in the Fundamentals of Nursing textbook. 107 nursing skills were moderate to high frequency skills(≥50 times per month),with 71.96% of them were included in textbook. Fundamentals of Nursing textbook included 89 nursing skills,74.16% of which were distributed in 5 or more departments,and 86.52% were to highly frequent uesed skills. Eight clinically widely distributed and frequently used nursing skills were missed in the textbook. Frequency of three nursing skills usage in the textbook was 0. Eight nursing skills with obvious specialized characteristics were highly used in one department with frequency above 90%. Six skills werehighly used(frequency above 90%)in the emergency and ICU departments. Conclusion Nursing educators should conduct large-scaled survey regularly. Contents of Fundamentals of Nursing should be revised in time according to the study survey and specialized skills should be added in the textbook. Thus,school teaching and clinical practice can be bridged up to a large extent.
【CateGory Index】： C975;R47-4