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E-Learning awareness among emergency nurses in continuing nursing education

Mohammad Sohami, Norhalwanis and Aung, Khin Thandar (2021) E-Learning awareness among emergency nurses in continuing nursing education. In: 4th Aceh International Nursing Conference (AINC) 2021, 8th - 9th October 2021, Banda Aceh, Ache- Indonesia. (Unpublished)

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The integration of e-learning in nursing education has emerged since decades ago. It is known to have good implications towards nurses’ knowledge, practice and in terms of cost-effectiveness and accessibility. However, this approach is still not too familiar in continuing nursing education in Malaysia. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the awareness on e-learning among nurses for their continuing nursing education and associated factors influenced to their attitudes upon e-learning. Methodology: A descriptive, cross-sectional study using purposive sampling was conducted. Among 43 emergency nurses from SASMEC@IIUM in Kuantan, Malaysia. The data were collected using questionnaire consists of demographic background, readiness, and attitudes towards e-learning through an online survey. The data were analysed using Statistical Package Social Science (SPSS) version 25.0. Descriptive analysis and chi-square test were used to test for the association between demographic data and attitudes towards e-learning. Result: Majority of respondents have good awareness of e-learning regardless their educational background. More than half of emergency nurses (65.1%) displayed positive attitudes towards e-learning. There was no significant difference between the weekly average computer usage, marital status and their attitudes towards e-learning. Conclusion: This study’s finding highlighted to health care management and nurse educators to prepare organized and incorporate e-learning courses for nurses in continuing nursing education.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 7044/92915
Uncontrolled Keywords: awareness, continuing nursing education, e-learning, emergency nurses
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT71 Study and Teaching
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Critical Care Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Depositing User: Dr Khin Thandar Aung
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 15:42
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 15:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/92915

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