Volume 29, Issue 2 (6-2005)                   Research in Medicine 2005, 29(2): 187-193 | Back to browse issues page

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Background further hospital success and productivity as well as improving social health status. The present study was conducted to evaluate head-nurses' and matrons' attitude towards the concept of "evaluating head-nurses' performance" and introducing a propositional model for this purpose .

 Materials and methods nurses about the current and ideal head nurses' performance appraisal was evaluated. Data analysis was achieved by t-test, Kruskal Wallis and Mann Whitney U test, when appropriate .

 Results when compared with head nurses (p <0.002 ) . Totally, 97.1% of matrons and 95.1% of head nurses were agreed completely ( mean score of 4-5 from 5) with the necessity of introducing an ideal head nurses' performance appraisal model. Matrons (mean score of 4.81) and head nurses (mean score of 4.75) agreed with suggested features of the way to appraise head nurses. Finally, the propositional model for head nurses ' performance appraisal was introduced in 2 major categories of executive and educational-research management .

 Conclusion agreement of sovereign ministry. Needless to say, appraise head nurses' performance correctly would promote nursing service quality .

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Type of Study: General | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2003/11/28 | Published: 2005/06/15

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