A study of the communication skills in health care and the role of demographic variables (a case study of the nurses at the Educational, Therapeutic and Research Center of Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah, Iran in 2018)

AbstractPurposeNurses, as facilitators in hospitals, should be equipped with communication skills towards the realization of this goal. The present study aimed to investigate the status of communication skills in health care and the role of nurses ’ demographic variables at the Educational, Therapeutic, and Research Center of Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah, Iran in 2018.MethodsIn this descriptive –analytic study, the statistical population was 926 nurses working at the Educational, Therapeutic, and Research Center of Imam Reza Hospital affiliated to Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran in 2018. Moreover, the random sampling was used as the sampling method. As for dat a collection, a two-part questionnaire, containing the demographic questions and the Queendom Communication Skills Test, was used. Furthermore, the independentt-test and one-way ANOVA using SPSS Statistical Software Version 22.0 were used for data analysis.ResultsThe results of the present study demonstrated that the mean and standard deviation of the total score of communication skills measured 2.70  ± 0.43. The results also indicated that assertiveness and understanding verbal and nonverbal messages had the highest and lowest mean scores (3.20 ± 0.64 and 2.30 ± 0.58 respectively). Further, there was a significant relationship between the mean scores of communication skills and v ariables such as marital status, emp...
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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