oa Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery - Nursing practice: its strengths and weaknesses in Osun State, Nigeria

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1682-5055



The study identified those clinical skills that registered nurses are best at and those for which more preparation is needed, The study utilised a 19 item observation rating scale of nursing performance modified form of Schwirian (1978 and 1979) six dimension (6-0) scale of nursing performance developed by the investigator through literature review, tested for reliability and validity to elicit response from 70 randomly selected nurses. Results showed that irrespective of educational preparation or experience, nurses share some perceived strengths and weaknesses.

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