The Effect of Mutual Task Sharing on the Number of Needed Health Workers at the Iranian Health Posts; Does task sharing Increase Efficiency?

Nowadays task sharing is a way to optimize utilization of human resources for health. This study was
designed to assess the effect of task sharing, mutually between midwives and Family Health Workforces (FHWs), on
the number of needed staff across the Iranian Health Posts. [from abstract]

The Effect of Hospital Service Quality on Patient's Trust

This study aimed to examine the effect of quality of services provided in private hospitals on the patient’s trust. [from abstract]

Structural and Contextual Dimensions of Iranian Primary Health Care System at Local Level

This study was performed to illustrate structural and contextual dimensions of organizational structure and relationship between them in Iranian primary health care system at local level. [from abstract]

Comparison of Manual and Electronic Methods of Nursing Record: A Nurse's Perspective

Recording nursing reports is considered as a quality assurance tool for patients and nurses. Nowadays,the presence of electronic health record systems is an indicator of development. Studies on advantages and disadvantages of the electronic and manual recording methods have shown different results. In this study, electronic and manual recording of nursing reports were compared from the perspective of nurses. [from abstract]

The Impact of Student-Centered Pedagogy on Training in a Pediatrics Course

This study aimed to determine the attitudes of students towards learning method based on problem solving as a student-centered and their satisfaction from the student-centered learning method in the medical students of Mashhad University of Medical Science.

Factors Affecting Job Motivation Among Health Workers: A Study From Iran

Human resources are the most vital resource of any organizations which determine how other
resources are used to accomplish organizational goals. This research aimed to identity factors affecting health
workers’ motivation in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS). [from abstract]

Assessing Study Skills Among a Sample of University Students: An Iranian Survey

Numerous studies have revealed that study skills have a constructive role on the academic performance of students, in addition to educational quality, students’ intelligence, and their affective characteristics. This study aims to examine study skills and the factors influencing them among the health sciences students of Urmia University of Medical Sciences in Iran. [from abstract]

An Evaluation of the Observance Rate of Component Information Management in the Health System of Chahar Mahal Bakhtiyari Province Based on World Health Organization Standards

Given the essential role of data collection and management in the health system, this study intended to evaluation of the
observance rate of component information management in the health system of Chahar Mahal Bakhtiyari province based on World Health Organization standards. [from abstract]

Effectiveness of Presence of Physician and Midwife in Quantity and Quality of Family Planning Services in Health Care Centers

The aim of this study was to assess the effect of serving physicians and midwives on the quantity and quality of family planning services in the healthcare centers of Iran. [from abstract]

Analysis of the Human Resource Management Role in Hospitals Using Ulrich Model

The research goal for this paper is to evaluate human resource’s role in specialized and sub specialized medical training hospitals of Iran, using Ulrich model. The results showed that there is a significant positive correlation between service quality and human resources. [adapted from abstract]

Experience of Community Health Workers Training in Iran: A Qualitative Study

This study aimed to analyse the community health worker (CHW) training process in Iran and how different components of training have impacted on CHW performance and satisfaction. [from abstract]

Effect of a Peer-Educational Intervention on Provider Knowledge and Reported Performance in Family Planning Services: a Cluster Randomized Trial

This study evaluated the effect of an educational program including peer discussions on the providers’ knowledge and reported performance in family planning services. [from abstract]

Conflict Among Iranian Hospital Nurses: a Qualitative Study

This study explores the experience of conflict as perceived by Iranian hospital nurses in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. Although conflict-control approaches have been extensively researched throughout the world, no research-based data are available on the perception of conflict and effective resolutions among hospital nurses in Iran. [adapted from abstract]

Training Evaluation: a Case Study of Training Iranian Health Managers

The Ministry of Health and Medical Education in the Islamic Republic of Iran has undertaken a reform of its health system, in which-lower level managers are given new roles and responsibilities in a decentralized system. To support these efforts, a series of courses for health managers and trainers was developed. A total of seven short training courses were implemented, and a detailed evaluation of the courses was undertaken to guide future development of the training programs. [adapted from abstract]

Knowledge about HIV Infection and Attitude of Nursing Staff Toward Patients With AIDS in Iran

Although adequate knowledge about HIV infection and effective antitransmission measures, such as taking universal precautions in the handling of blood and other body fluids, are important factors in minimizing the risk of HIV transmission in the healthcare setting, little has been reported on the knowledge of nurses with regard to HIV infection and their attitude toward patients with AIDS in Iran. The aim of the present study was to assess these matters. [author’s description]

Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness in Nursing Education: an Iranian Perspective

The main objective of this study was to determine the perceptions of Iranian nurse educators and students regarding the evaluation of teaching effectiveness in university-based programs. [from abstract]

Qualitative Study of Iranian Nurses' Understanding and Experiences of Professional Power

Nurses are expected to empower their clients, but they cannot do so if they themselves feel powerless. They must become empowered before they can empower others. This paper is an attempt to clarify the concept of power in nursing. It also presents a model describing the factors affecting nurse empowerment. [from abstract]

Iranian Staff Nurses' Views of Their Productivity and Human Resource Factors Improving and Impeding It: A Qualitative Study

Nurses, as the largest human resource element of health care systems, have a major role in providing ongoing, high-quality care to patients. Productivity is a significant indicator of professional development within any professional group, including nurses. The human resource element has been identified as the most important factor affecting productivity. This research aimed to explore nurses’ perceptions and experiences of productivity and human resource factors improving or impeding it. [from abstract]