Synopsis PresentationMuhammad JaveedMscN Year I Semester IThe Aga Khan School of Nursing and MidwiferyAga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.
Objectives By the end of presentation, listeners willbe able to know about:Study titleBackground of the studySignificance of proposed studyStudy purpose and Research questionsLiterature review
Conti . . . Study designStudy population and settingSample and sampling methodData collection and analysisStudy rigorEthical considerations
STUDY TITLENurses Perceptions and Barriers in Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of Oncology Patients in Tertiary Care Hospitals Karachi, Pakistan.
BackgroundA study in Pakistan, conducted by (Alwani, Jewani, Momin, & Naveed, 2011) identified various barriers to nurses while discussing the sexuality pattern with the patients including, workload, knowledge insufficiency regarding sexuality, lack of readiness of patients and subjective approaches about sexuality.
Conti . . . A study conducted by (Krouwel et al., 2015) at Netherlands concluded that sexuality despite being an integral part of the health for individuals, the Dutch nurses may not routinely addressed the issue regarding sexuality in oncology patients, also facing barriers while addressing the issue including incorrect assumptions regarding sexual issues, lack of knowledge, interest and discomfort.
significance•Address Nurses perception and the barriers that they faced in addressing the sexual concerns of patients with cancer •Study can contribute towards sexual health research, practice and education. significance•The purpose of the study to explore an in-depth understanding of Registered Nurses subjective experiences of discussing sexuality with oncology patients by identifying the factors that impede and facilitate such discussion.Purpose•What are the perceptions of Registered Nurses towards discussing sexual issues with oncology patient in Tertiary care Hospital Karachi, Pakistan?