Characteristics of Eye Movement and Clinical Judgment in Nurses and Nursing Students During the Sterile Glove Application
The purpose of this study is to elucidate differences between nursing students and nurses in obtaining visual information while performing sterile technique and thought processes when making judgments on sterility.
Study methods: The subjects were nine nursing students and eight nurses. Data collection was (1) View a video at sterile gloves, (2) Measure eye movement with eye camera, (3) Interview. The analysis calculated each time and number of times that they watched closely. The details of the interviews for each subject were recorded verbatim. The interview parts describing the observation details were extracted and analyzed qualitatively and inductively.
Result & Discussion: The analyzed target people are 7 Nursing students and 8 Nurse. Sight information was frequent in the domain indicating all seven action scenes [border part of cleanliness area and the pollution area]. For the talk of the sterilization gloves wearing action, [cleanliness area and boundary drawing] and [consciousness of the securing of cleanliness level] and three intentions of [confirmation of the wearing situation] were extracted.
KeywordsEye movement Clinical judgment Nurse Germfree operation
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