A Convergence Study on the Hospital Nurse's Perception of Patient Safety Culture and Safety Nursing Activity

병원간호사의 환자안전문화인식과 환자안전간호활동의 융합연구

  • Received : 2015.12.15
  • Accepted : 2016.02.20
  • Published : 2016.02.29


In this study, the convergent relation between perception of patient safety culture and safety nursing activity was investigated to prevent safety accidents and prepare data of nursing intervention for patient safety. Nurses in B City who signed on the written consent participated in this study between February 16 and 28, 2015. A total of 266 copies were collected and were analyzed using the SPSS 20.0 program. The mean score of patient safety culture was 3.60 on a scale of 0 to 5, and safety nursing activity, 4.28. The subcategory of perception of patient safety culture, which included the accident report frequency and patient safety level positively (+) influenced safety nursing activity. Therefore, effective communications and report systems in hospitals may be necessary to enhance patient safety culture. Education programs of patient safety should be developed and provided to nurses in hospitals to enhance the levels of patient safety management and their services.


Convergence Study;hospital nurses;patient safety;Perception of Patient Safety Culture;safety Nursing Activity


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