Investigating the Level of Learning Motivation in Clinical Nurses of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Background: Nurses are important healthcare providers in providing high-quality health services. It is therefore recommended to measure their level of learning motivation towards achieving the goals of healthcare organizations. The present study aimed to determine the level of learning motivation in clinical nurses in health centers in Iran.Materials and Methods: This quantitative descriptive research was conducted at hospitals affiliated to the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in ۲۰۲۱. Sampling was done by the random categorical cluster sampling method. A total of ۳۰۰ nurses were selected to complete the demographic information form and the learning motivation questionnaire made by the researchers. Data analysis was performed by SPSS software version ۲۵.۰ and descriptive and inferential statistical tests.Results: Mean score of nurse's learning motivation was at the average level (۱۰۴.۶±۱۱.۱). Female nurses (۱۰۴.۸±۱۱.۴), head nurses (۱۰۹.۰±۲.۷), married nurses (۱۰۹.۰±۱۱.۸), evening shifts workers (۱۰۷.۰±۱۰.۴), nurses with master degree (۱۰۷.۵±۱۰.۰), nurses with a company employment status (۱۰۵.۲±۱۰.۲), nurses with a monthly income more than living expenses (۱۰۶.۶±۱۱.۵), and nurses with willingness to work in their current department (۲۰۹.۰±۲۱.۹) had the highest motivation scores (P<۰.۰۵). The Pearson correlation coefficient test showed that there was a significant relationship between motivation and work shifts per month (r=۰.۰۰۴, P<۰.۰۵). In other cases, no significant relationship was seen (P>۰.۰۵).Conclusion: Based on the results, nurses' learning motivation was at a moderate level and characteristics related to the profession (job position, work shift, employment status, financial situation, willingness to work), and individuals (gender, marital status, education level) had the highest means. Therefore, health system employers and managers should pay careful attention to these issues to encourage nurses participating in the in-service training courses.
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Al-shoely, Naeem and Mazlom, Seyed Reza and Saleh moghaddam, Amir Reza,1400,Investigating the Level of Learning Motivation in Clinical Nurses of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran,https://civilica.com/doc/1346454