Effectiveness of Intervention Program on Nurses' Practices about Care of Children during Febrile Convulsion
Author(s): Zainab Ali Hussein* and Khatam Mutashar Hatab
This study was objected to evaluate the effect of constructed program on the nurses` practices regarding the care of children during febrile convulsions. A quasi-experimental design (two groups) was utilized to guide the investigation study group and control group. It was applied by using (pre-test, post-test I & II design), non-probability of (42) nurse participated from Hospital for Maternal and Children, throughout the period 12th of September 2021 to 6th of October 2022. The constructed program based on previous literatures review that related to study purpose. The study instrument composed of nurses` socio-demographic data and questionnaire of (16) items to assess their practices for children with febrile convulsion, a self- report method was used to collect the data. SPSS program was used to analyze the data of the study through percentages, mean, standard deviation, and t-test. The study findings showed a statistical significant difference in nurses` practices scores between pre-test and post-test at (p=0.000) after the constructed program. However, no statistical significant difference in practices scores between post-test I and II at (p=0.587) after 4 weeks. The constructed program can have used as nursing guideline during care of children febrile convulsion, to prevent complication of febrile convulsion and reduce the burden of care.