Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1988

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Sharon Leech-Hofland

Abstract

The study will attempt to identify areas of agreement and disagreement between the ostomy patient's perception and the nurse's perception of learning needs. In order to achieve this purpose, the objectives of the study were:
,1. Determine the different perceptions regarding the importance of content items offered in an ostomy patient education program when comparing:
a. Medical-surgical nurses and ostomy patients;
b. E.T. nurses and ostomy patients;
c. Medical-surgical nurses and E.T. nurses.
2. Determine the different perceptions regarding time placement of patient education content items when comparing:
a. Medical-surgical nurses and ostomy patients;
b. E.T. nurses and ostomy patients;
c. Medical-surgical nurses and E.T. nurses.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Ostomates -- Rehabilitation
Nurse and patient

Number of Pages

102

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Included in

Nursing Commons

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