Estimation of the Necessary Nursing Manpower in Selected Hospital Affiliated with Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences

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Jamil Sadeghifar 1 , Shahram Tofighi 2 , Mohammad Hasani 3 , Sara RekabEslami 3 , Mehdi Raadabadi 4 , Seyed Masoud Moosavi 1

1 Scientific Research Center, School of Management and Medical Information, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran

2 Baqyatalah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran

3 Razi Hospital, Jundi Shapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

4 School of Management and Medical Information, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran

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How to Cite: Sadeghifar J, Tofighi S, Hasani M, RekabEslami S, Raadabadi M, et al. Estimation of the Necessary Nursing Manpower in Selected Hospital Affiliated with Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Jundishapur J Health Sci. Online ahead of Print ; 5(1):1-8.

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Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: 5 (1); 1-8
Published Online: March 20, 2013
Article Type: Research Article

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Abstract

Nursing Manpower plays a key role in the quality of care and health promotion. So considering efficient and qualified nursing units is necessary for any health care organization without which they cant survive long. This study was aimed to estimate the Nursing Manpower required by the Imam Khomeini and Razi Hospitals affiliated with Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences in Accordance with Standards of the Ministry of Health.

This research is a cross sectional study which was accomplished in the Selected Hospitals of Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (Imam Khomeini and Razi Hospitals) in 2009. For data gathering, data collection forms, referring to different wards of the mentioned hospital sand the medicine assistance office of Jundishapur University was used.

Based on Findings, from all the 19wardsof Imam Khomeini Hospital, 17 wards had nursing staff less than the standard level. In Razi hospital also, from the total of9 wards, 8 wards faced with a shortage of nurses. Also, the number of nurses in Imam Khomeini in one ward and in Razi hospital in two wards were 8 nursing Manpower more than proposed standard. Overly, the Imam Khomeini and Razi Hospitals had respectively 193 and 46 nursing Manpower less than proposed standard.

According to there sults, status of the number and composition of nurse Manpower in the studied hospitals are far from proposed standard. In order to maintain and improve the quality of provided services in hospitals, Properly informing on the number of required nursing Manpower and providing nursing Manpower accordingly, is a basic and primary step for efficient and effective planning.

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Nursing man powers Standard Ahvaz

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