Journal article

Effect of an evidence-based paediatric fever education program on emergency nurses' knowledge.

Julie Considine, Denise Brennan

Accid Emerg Nurs | Published : 2007

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: This study examined the effect of an educational intervention of factual knowledge on emergency nurses' knowledge and clinical decisions related to paediatric fever. METHOD: A prospective pre-test/post-test design was used. Emergency nurses' factual knowledge was measured by parallel multiple choice questions and the intervention for the study was an educational intervention consisting of two tutorials. Pre-test data were collected in early June 2005 and post-test data were collected during August 2005. RESULTS: Thirty-one emergency nurses completed the pre and post-test multiple choice questions. Emergency nurses' knowledge increased following the tutorials. Pre-test score was..

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