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Table 4 Nursing staffs self-perceived outcome before and after participating in the educational programme

From: Nursing staffs self-perceived outcome from a rehabilitation 24/7 educational programme – a mixed-methods study in stroke care

  Question Before % After % Wilcoxon signed rank test P-value
How do you assess your skills? Very good Good Bad Very bad Very good Good Bad Very bad z P
1 To work patient involving 36 64 39 61 0.000 1.0
2 To work with the patients goals in daily care 15 79 23 74 3 −0.966 0.334
3 Focusing on rehabilitative principles in daily care 15 85 26 74 − 1.732 0.083
4 Collaborating with mono professional colleagues 30 70 45 55 −1.890 0.059
5 Collaborating with nursing staff colleagues 39 61 35 61 −0.832 0.405
6 Collaborating overall in the rehabilitation team 21 70 9 39 55 6 −1.371 0.170
7 Collaborating with therapists 18 70 12 39 55 6 −1.529 0.126
8 Collaborating with the doctor 18 70 12 23 74 3 − 2.070 0.038
9 Learning from colleagues on the interdisciplinary team 18 76 6 23 77 −1.613 0.107
10 Giving feedback on colleagues’ work 6 67 27 26 61 13 −2.379 0.017
11 Receiving feedback from colleagues 6 76 18 13 77 10 −1.333 0.182
  Rate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements regarding your competencies in the care and rehabilitation of patients admitted for rehabilitation after a stroke. Totally agree agree dis -agree Totally dis-agree Totally agree agree dis -agree Totally disagree z P
12 I know how to work with a rehabilitative approach 25 72 3 52 48 0 −2.496 0.013
13 I know what patient involvement in rehabilitation means 34 63 3 55 45 0 −2.111 0.035
14 I know how to motivate the patient to participate in their rehabilitation 31 66 3 45 55 0 −1.155 0.248
15 I am sure of how to work with patients towards their goals for rehabilitation 22 69 9 48 52 −2.653 0.008
16 I am competent in performing the tasks I think are expected of me as a nurse/nurse assistant in a stroke rehabilitation unit 31 63 6 52 48 −2.179 0.029
  Indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements regarding your role and function as a nurse/nurse assistant in the care and rehabilitation of patients admitted for rehabilitation after a stroke.  
17 I know what is expected of me as an RN/NA in a rehabilitation unit 19 71 10 47 53 −2.486 0.013
18 I know what patients expect of me 23 65 13 23 63 13 −0.543 0.587
19 I know what patients’ relatives expect of me 23 55 23 17 60 20 3 −1.273 0.203
20 I know what my colleagues in the care group expect of me 23 65 13 27 73 −1.473 0.141
21 I know what the doctor expects of me 16 65 19 17 77 7 −0.812 0.,417
22 I know what the therapist expects of me 16 68 16 17 77 7 −0.933 0.351
23 I estimate that I am so strong in my professional function that I can clearly communicate it to patients 29 52 16 3 33 63 3 −1.789 0.074
24 I am so strong in my professional function that I can communicate it clearly to my interdisciplinary colleagues 29 48 23 37 60 3 −1.979 0.048
25 I am competent to work with the other staff in the patient’s rehabilitation 35 58 6 47 50 3 −0.237 0.083
26 I know where my professional function differs from others in the interdisciplinary team 32 55 13 43 53 3 −0.722 0.470
27 I am happy with my work 42 48 10 47 43 −0.690 0.490
28 I am proud of my professional group’s contribution to patients’ rehabilitation 35 58 6 50 47 −1.732 0.083
29 I asses that my professional group has an untapped potential to contribute to the rehabilitation of patients admitted after a stroke 32 61 7 40 50 10 −0.087 0.931
  Indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements regarding how you work in the unit in terms of patient involvement.  
30 Within my professional group, we always know who is responsible for a patient 16 49 32 3 20 53 23 3 −0.549 0.583
31 It is in our department’s culture to involve patients throughout their rehabilitation 36 55 10 27 67 6 −0.749 0.454
32 We are good at translating the individual’s experiences/wishes into solutions that suit the patient 7 74 19 23 60 17 −1.027 0.305
33 Our division of labour between professional groups allows the patients to be involved 10 71 19 17 67 16 −0.104 0.917
34 In the department we are continuously discussing what is actually meant by involving patients 6 52 32 10 17 37 46 −0.514 0.607
35 The way we work together in the interdisciplinary team gives the patient a coherent experience of the rehabilitation course/pathway 13 74 10 3 17 70 13 −0.426 0.670
36 We have the resources to be able to involve the patients as a permanent practice 10 36 48 6 10 50 40 −1.079 0.281
37 The way the stroke unit works as an organisation supports patient involvement in the rehabilitation 13 64 23 17 60 23 −0.484 0.628
38 We have organised the work so that the patients’ views and resources come into play 23 64 13 10 70 20 −2.271 0.023
39 The way our work is organised enables us to have a holistic view of the patient 13 52 35 10 60 30 −0.302 0.763
40 In our department, we prioritise the contact person system 6 42 42 10 10 33 47 10 0.000 1.0
41 In our department, we prioritise the patient to experience continuity in contact with the nursing staff 19 52 23 6 7 63 30 −0.179 0.858
  Rate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements related to what you think you need in order to be even better at working with a rehabilitative approach.  
42 I need to know more about why it is important to work using a rehabilitative approach 10 45 42 3 3 20 57 20 −2.216 0.027
43 I need education to know more about how to work with a rehabilitative approach 13 58 29 3 27 60 10 −3.063 0.002
44 I need more practical skills 6 52 39 3 6 27 57 10 −2.166 0.030
45 I need more mental skills 6 58 36 3 50 40 7 −1.054 0.292
46 I need more time 42 39 19 43 37 20 −0.302 0.763
47 I need a different structure in the unit 6 62 29 3 13 57 27 3 −0.091 0.927
48 I need more colleagues in the nursing staff group 39 45 16 30 47 20 3 −1.127 0.260
49 I need support from management 42 42 16 23 60 17 −0.401 0.689
50 I need support from my colleagues in the nursing staff group 39 55 6 27 60 13 −1.384 0.166
51 I need support from my colleagues in the interdisciplinary team 39 51 10 30 60 10 −0.540 0.589
52 I need to believe that it has a positive effect on the patients 32 61 3 3 23 60 7 10 −1.611 0.107
53 I need to believe that it has a positive effect on me 16 74 7 3 13 60 17 10 −1.755 0.079
54 I need to develop habits for working with a rehabilitative approach, which means incorporating it into my everyday life 29 58 10 3 17 50 33 −2.170 0.030
55 I need to develop plans for how to practically adopt a rehabilitative approach in my everyday work 35 52 13 13 50 34 3 −2.977 0.003
  1. Bold text indicates a statistically significant difference with a p-value less than 0.05