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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2002, 2(2): 43-47 Back to browse issues page
The Clinical Teaching Role of Nursing Teachers
Heidar ali Abedi , Majid Rezazadeh, Shahla Dabirzadeh
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Introduction: Each year millions of workers throughout the world involve in occupational accidents resulting in their disability or death. The nurses, whose main task is promoting the health of the society, play an important role in preventing these kinds of accidents. Nurses are needed in industrial environment as a member of health team to prevent occupational accidents. Since most of these accidents are preventable by well education, supervision, counseling, change of facilities, firmer occupational regulations in occupational circumstances, encouragement and punishment and hiring expert employees, this study was designed to investigate the role of nurses' education in preventing occupational accidents in industrial environment. Methods: This was a pre-experimental study with a one group, two stage design.150 workers from Shahid Modares textile factory in Kashmar were selected as the sample of this study. The data were collected by special accident forms.The researchers investigated the effect of education by using interventional methods and educating the workers, and by collecting the data before and after the intervention. Then the results were statistically analyzed. Results: The findings showed a decrease in occupational accidents rate after the intervention from 206.6 per thousand to 93.3 per thousand in a period of six months, which was statistically significant. Conclusion: The interventional role of community health nurses in industry was effective in decreasing occupational accidents in the textile factory. It is recommended to consider this role in educational programs of nurses and employ nursing graduates in industrial environment in order to improve the present condition and promote the health of the society.
Keywords: Community health nurse. Prevention, Accidents, Workers.
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Received: 2007/07/30 | Published: 2002/11/15
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abedi H A, rezazadeh M, dabirzadeh S. The Clinical Teaching Role of Nursing Teachers. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2002; 2 (2) :43-47
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