Nursing professional knowledge on the medicines administration: before and after the education in service
Author(s)Danusa Fernandes Severo
Michele Cristiene Nachtigall Barboza
Andréa d`Oliveira Dias da Cunha
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AbstractObjective: to identify the knowledge of nursing professionals of medium level, about the medication administration, using the education in service as instrument. Methods: this is about a descriptive and exploratory study, type action research, form quantitative approach, approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Santa Casa de Misericórdia of Pelotas-RS under protocol number 037/2008. Three moments took place: application of the questionnaire (four questions related to the administration of medicines), education in service, re-application of the questionnaire. Results: through the data analysis it was identified an increase of the knowledge front to the theme medicines administration, after the education in service. Conclusion: it was concluded that the education in service is an important and necessary instrument to qualify the nursing professional's attendance. For that professional conduct in practice, a nursing care safely in their work process and a theoretical rationale, features developed through the knowledge gained from improvements.