Official Journal of the College of Nursing, University of Mosul
Self-Efficacy and its Correlations Among Patients on Hemodialysis:A Cross-Sectional study

Mahboobeh Maazallahi; Mojgan Taebi; Abbass Hafezieh; Mahlagha Dehghan

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Page 56-67

  Background and Purpose: Promoting self-efficacy levels in hemodialysis patients is an effective method for improving their self-care and rehabilitation. Therefore, a better understanding of the factors that affect self-efficacy can help nurses to find an appropriate method to promote self-efficacy. This ...  Read More ...

Knowledge of Nurses About Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation at the Emergency Teaching Hospital in Sulaimani City

Ghazi Hassan Mohammed; Yousif Yahya Hassan

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Page 123-129

  Background: Nurses are expected to use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques because they are skilled at caring for patients with life-threatening diseases.Aim: To assess nurses' knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and to identify the relationship between nurses' knowledge of cardiopulmonary ...  Read More ...

Nursing Evaluation of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients' Knowledge of Osteoporosis

Amer Muhasin Nasir

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Page 130-136

  Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the awareness of osteoporosis among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus at the Center for Endocrine and Diabetes in Al-Nasiriyah City and to identify the relationship between demographic factors such as age, sex, educational level residency, and osteoporosis.Study ...  Read More ...

Knowledge, Attitudes, And Practices Towards Waterpipe Smoking Among Medical and Non-Medical University Students

Rebar Yahya Abdullah; Dilkhosh Shamal Ramadhan; Alaa Noori Sarkees; Arazoo Issa Tahir; Sara Jawad Kadhim

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Page 137-148

  Background: Waterpipe smoking is becoming a more popular method of tobacco consumption and is associated with short- and long-term health effects. The WPS is increasing around the world, especially among university students. Therefore, this study examined knowledge, attitudes, and practices.Methods: ...  Read More ...

Knowledge of Women Regarding Menopause Phenomenon: A cross-sectional study

Renas Mohammed Khidhir; Mona Gamal Mohamed; Sirwan Khalid Ahmed; Ramya Kundayi Ravi; Nilda Ogsimer

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Page 158-171

   Background: Menopause causes overwhelming physiological, emotional, and social dysfunction that has an impact on women's health. Women may experience compromised bodily functioning if they are unable to promptly identify and report any adverse effects. Many changes affect health, including vaginal ...  Read More ...

Nurses’ Knowledge and Performance Toward Physical Restraint at Critical Care Units

Abbas Hamid Kamil; Wafaa Abed Ali Hattab

Volume 11, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Page 308-315

  To preserve the patients' equipment and therapy, such as endotracheal tubes, central lines, and arterial lines, nurses in critical illness settings typically use physical restraints. Due to changes in their level of awareness while a patient in a critical care unit, a high percent of critically ill patients ...  Read More ...

Female Employee’s Knowledge toward Osteoporosis in University of Sulaimani / Old Campus

Gona Othman Faris1; Lana Abdul Hamed Muhamad Nury; Mahabat Hassan Saeed Mahabat Hassan Saeed Mahabat Hassan Saeed

Volume 11, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Page 342-351

  Background: Osteoporosis is one of the top five illnesses that lead to lengthy hospital stays and disability, but it is still underdiagnosed globally, particularly in developing nations. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to ascertain the awareness of this condition among female employees in ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Nurses' Knowledge and Practices Regarding Nursing Management for Patients on Hemodialysis at Kirkuk General Hospital / Iraq

Ahmed Mohammed; Younus Khdhur Baeez

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 48-58

  Background: Hemodialysis is the most common method used to treat advanced chronic kidney failure, which considers the eighth cause of the top ten causes of death in Iraq with 4.1% of total death in 2020. Objective: To assess nurses' knowledge and practices regarding nursing management for patients on ...  Read More ...

Knowledge and Attitude of Undergraduate Medical Student toward Blood Donation at the University of Sulaimani, a cross sectional study

Awayi Ghazy Abdulkareem

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 79-96

  General Background: Blood donation is a procedure that can help save the lives of others. Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person - the gift of life ,just one donation can save up three lives ,and has both emotional and physical health advantages Aim: To explore the knowledge ...  Read More ...

Awareness of Nurse’s Knowledge Regarding Hemodialysis Procedure and Complications in Dialysis Center of Sulaimani city

Niyan Hakim Ismael

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 104-112

  Background: Hemodialysis is required to the specific nurses’ knowledges and the virtuous nursing care with the high standard practice for the management of end stage kidney disease patient. Nurse’s knowledge about hemodialysis takes a key role in the success of this practice. This study aimed ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge Attitude and Practice regarding Infection Controls in Intensive Care Unit at Hospitals in Kirkuk City-Iraq

Zhuwan Adil Omer; Hewa Sattar Saleh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 113-122

  Infection control are the cornerstone of infection prevention and control programs, especially healthcare-associated infection (HCAI), because of their importance in reducing mortality and morbidity for patients, protecting health care workers, reducing the financial burden for both the patient and health ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Nurses' Knowledge Regarding Preoperative Preparation at Rania Teaching Hospital

Yousif Yahya Hassan; Peshraw khdir Ibrahim; Samir Y Lafi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 166-174

  Background: The goal of preoperative care is to psychologically, physically, and emotionally prepare the patient or caregiver for the procedure. Patients must be informed by nurses the importance of preoperative preparation before day of surgery.Objectives: To assess nurse’s knowledge regarding ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Nurses Knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder in Pediatrics Hospital in Kirkuk City

Mariwan Qadir Hamarash; Mohammed Ismael Ramadan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 215-221

  Background: Autism is a neurological disorder that affects the brain and cause of weakness in the formation of social relations, communication skills and language, and emotional and sensory development. Autism can present in all races, social status, religions and classes of people. Objectives:  ...  Read More ...

Mothers' Knowledge about Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Holy Karbala City

Alaa Mahdi Abd Ali; Zeki Sabah Musihb

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Page 240-248

  The worst experience is probably the unexpected and unexplained death of a healthy infant. A child's death is the most painful experience for parents. Unexpected infant deaths are caused by a Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a strange condition. The study's goal of evaluating moms' awareness of ...  Read More ...

Impact of an Intervention Program on Nurses Knowledge towards Infection Control Measures in Pediatric Surgical Wards

Ali Neamah Mousa; Afifa Radha Aziz

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, , Page 39-45

  Background: Infection control has become a major concern in the health-care system, and health-care personnel, especially nurses, are particularly vulnerable to infection. The goal of this study is to see how effective an intervention program is in improving nurses' knowledge of infection prevention ...  Read More ...

Evaluation of High School Females Students’ Knowledge about Coronavirus Disease in Al-Diwanyia City

Sarra M. Agmoush; Aysin Noori Noori

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 180-185

  Objective(s): A descriptive design, using the evaluation approach, is employed to evaluate high school female students’ knowledge about coronavirus disease in Al-Diwanyia City from October10th 2021 to April 2nd 2022. Methodology: A non-probability, purposive sample of (30) high school female student, ...  Read More ...

Effectiveness of Applying Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines on Paramedic's Knowledge's . An Interventional Study

Mohammed Amen Ali; Rajaa Ibrahim Abed

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 198-203

  Objective(s): to find out the effect of applying Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) guidelines on Paramedic's knowledge and to found relationship between paramedic's knowledge and their socio demographic characteristic. Methodology: A pre-experimental design is carried in Baghdad Operations Command, ...  Read More ...

Evaluation of Elementary School Teachers’ Knowledge about Signs and Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in AL-Diwaniyah City

Ashwan samir hamed; Hawraa Hussein Ghafel

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 243-248

  Background: ADHD is the most common emotional, cognitive, and behavioral disorder in childhood; according to the fifth edition of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorder. It is typically diagnosed in the primary school years when the expectations for behavioral and social academic and ...  Read More ...

Effectiveness of Hemophilia Educational Program on Parents' Knowledge of Children with Hemophilia

Hussein Damad; Wisam Mishaan Muttaleb

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 260-265

  Background: Mothers and fathers mentioned difficulty in identifying the proper structure of remedy for their child, anxiousness about illness of blood products, fear of the achievable long-term aspect consequences of prophylaxis, and a desire to avoid any unnecessary medications. It is clear from what ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Parents' Knowledge about Home Health Care Management to Children with Beta Thalassemia Major

Riyadh Saad Atshan; Afifa Radha Aziz

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 311-318

  Thalassemia is a hereditary condition that affects the formation of globin chains. Beta thalassemia is characterized by either a total loss of manufacture globin (β-thalassemia major) or a partial loss of globin manufacture (β-thalassemia minor). This type of inherited anemias is found in Mediterranean ...  Read More ...

Assessment of nurse’s knowledge about care of children treated with Ventricular Peritoneal Shunt

Raghda Lazem Raghda Lazem Mahmoud; Adraa Hussein Shawq

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 347-351

  Background:Hydrocephalus in children can treated medically or surgically, mostly surgical treatment managed preferred, usually by an opening of the obstructive lesion carried out by ventriculostomy or a shunt (ventriculoatrial, ventriculoperitoneal) insertion. The most common procedure is the insertion ...  Read More ...

Primary School Teachers Knowledge towards Coronavirus Disease

nibras mohammed kadhim; Afifa radha aziz

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 352-356

  Background: There has been a rapid rise in cases of COVID-19 infection and its mortality rate since the first case reported in February 2020. This led to a global health threat, causing an ongoing pandemic in many countries and territories and consequence of school closures and reopening is the widening ...  Read More ...

Demographic Characteristics about Substance Abuse on Preparatory Schools Students' Knowledge in AL-Sader City/ Baghdad

Ihab Habeeb Abbas; Kareem Rashk Sachit

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 357-361

  Background: Substance abuse is a national health problem that linked to numerous forms of Morbidity and mortality; it can affect all ages, races, sexes, and segments of society (Bolye, 2018). Objectives: This study aimed to assess students' knowledge on Preparatory Schools about Substance abuse according ...  Read More ...

Assessment of Elementary Schools Teachers' Knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders

Asmaa Hammoz Hawas; Wisam Jabbar Qasim

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 362-368

  Background: ASDs have become a serious public health concern in Iraq. Cambridge University published a special study in 2011, which revealed that 75 out of every 10,000 Iraqi children were autistic and University of Guilford in 2012 revealed that more than 5,000 Iraqi children are autistic. Objective(s): ...  Read More ...

Effectiveness of an educational program on nurses knowledge toward parenteral nutritional support for unconscious patient at critical care unite in imam al-Hussein medical city in holy Karbala

Haitham Ibrahim Faris; Rajaa Ibrahim Abed

Volume 10, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Page 369-374

  Background: Nurses play an important part in the treatment of total parenteral nutrition  TPN patients, which involves maintaining the catheter and delivery system, preparing and giving TPN solutions, changing dressings at the catheter insertion site, and replacing the infusion set on a regular ...  Read More ...