Research Article
Volume 2 Issue 12 - 2020
Assessment of Nurses’ Readiness to Applying Nursing Process Kardex based on ADKAR Model
Alice khachian1, Sona Elyasi2*, Hamid Hghani3 and Saeideh Shakeri4
1Associate Professor, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Instructor, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Instructor, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Instructor, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Sona Elyasi, Instructor, Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Received: September 15, 2020; Published: November 30, 2020


Introduction: The purpose of this study was to assess nurses' readiness for applying nursing process kardex using ADKAR model.

Methods: This descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study was performed among 320 nurses employing in educationalenters of Iran University of Medical Sciences. Sampling was carried out as classification, with appropriate allocation in an accessible method. Nurses' demographic information questionnaire and ADKAR model questionnaire were used to collect data also validity and reliability were measured. The data were analyzed using SPSS software version 16.

Results: Based on obtained results, 95% of the participants were women. Their average age was 31.86 and their work experience was 8.21 years. Mostly had the bachelor's degree and they employed as formal sector. The results show that according to earning score needed for the majority of samples in all components of ADKAR model including knowledge, desire, knowledge, ability and Reinforcement, nurses were ready to apply nursing process kardex as a change.

Discussion: The results also indicated that desire was the only component that has not meaningful relation with any of the demographic variables. The results show that training courses and supporting people during the course of changes can contribute and implement this change.

Keywords: Change Management; Readiness for Change; ADKAR Model; Nursing Process


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