Nursing Grand Rounds (NGRS) Regularly to Encourage Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Achievement of Nurses
Siluh Nyoman Alit Nuryani1, Ni Made Nopita Wati2, I Gede Juanamasta
Nursing Grand Rounds (NGRs) affords discussion for the nurse to share experiences and expertise. It provides nursing best practices in the clinical area to improve patient outcomes. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) helps nurses update their skills and knowledge related to the newest evidence-based practice. This study aimed to recognise the relationship between NGR and CPD of clinical nurses. The study approaches a non-experimental study with a cross-sectional design. A total of 208 nurses were selected by using a purposive sampling technique. The Resulted showed the majority of the respondent as follows female 81.7% (n=170), Diploma (DIII) Nursing with 60.1% (n=125), clinical experience 1-10 years 44%, medical competency with 33.7%. NGRs results were effective at 70.2%, and nurse perceived continuing professional development is good with 63%. Likewise, increasing data from 2017 to 2018 showed nurses achieved CPD requirement were 72.1% (n=150) in 2017 and 74% (n=154) in 2018. The analysis showed a significant relationship between NGRs and perceived of CPD (p<0.05). Thus, conducting NGRs frequently to enhance CPD achievement, including quality and safety of nursing care.
Keywords: clinical competence, evidence-based practice, knowledge, teaching rounds, cross-sectional studies