Borges Pereira, Cristiane Morais; Pereira, Orcidney Borges; Malheiros Carboni, Rosadélia
January 2010
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p113
Academic Journal
Objectives: to identify the perception of nursing undergraduate students about their learning in the field of semiotics in nursing, specifically the content calculation of medication and to know their conduct by a medication error. Methods: this is about a descriptive and exploratory study, from qualitative approach performed by 113 academic from 8th semester of the nursing course from University Nove de Julho in São Paulo city. For data collection was used a questionnaire with seven questions. Data were presented descriptively and analyzed by theoretical searched. This study has been approved by Committee of Ethics in Research from Universidade Nove de Julho (protocol number 232294/2008). Results: 68% of the students believe that is necessary to improve their knowledge; 51% believes that nursings assistants and the physician are responsible by medication faults. Conclusion: 92% of the sample described they have few or none estimate doubts about "rule of three"; 76% has few or none doubts about estimates envolving "percents"; about their conduct when the medication workin out error occurs, 75% opts the orientation way; 13 % would communicate the ethic Nursings Comitte and 7% will opt by the punishment.


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