Enhancing of nurse interpersonal skill boosts cancer patient satisfaction

Ng , Kim Soon and Musbah, Fadia Abdalla and Ahmad, Abd Rahman (2017) Enhancing of nurse interpersonal skill boosts cancer patient satisfaction. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (1). pp. 326-329. ISSN 19366612

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2017.7173

Abstract

Nurse interpersonal skill is a distinct feature of nurse care. More importantly, it is the patients’ perceptions of interpersonal skills of nurse care that can have a significant impact on patient outcomes and patient satisfaction. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationships between interpersonal skills of nurse care and cancer patient satisfaction. This study was carried out on a sample of 217 cancel patient comprising of both inpatient and outpatient of the National Institute of Oncology Hospital in Misurata, Libya. Patients who experienced caring reported a feeling of emotional and spiritual well-being, an enhanced sense of feeling better, and an increased feeling of safety, comfort, and support. In this study, the relationship between interpersonal skills of nurse care and cancer patient satisfaction was investigated. The regression model of this study indicated that there is a strong relationship between interpersonal skills of nurse care and cancer patient satisfaction positively at p < .001. The R value of 0.361 implies that interpersonal skills of nurse explains 36.1% of cancer patient satisfaction.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cancer patient; nurse care; nurse interpersonal skill; patient satisfaction
Subjects:R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions:Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
ID Code:9445
Deposited By:Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Deposited On:13 Aug 2018 11:16
Last Modified:13 Aug 2018 11:16

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