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Objectives of Study : To Assess of nurses knowledge toward vitamins and minerals for patients with chronic renal failure. to find a correlation among knowledge of nurses with socio-demographic attributes.
Methodology: A descriptive study is carried out on non-probability sample of (100) nurses who work on dialysis units and dialysis wards at Al-Hussain Teaching hospital in Al-Nasiriyah city. The research was carried out over an interval of September 15th 2020 to March 15th 2021. In order to achieve the study's goals, an interview questionnaire is used as a research instrument.
Results: The research findings are as follows: the bulk of the current study (64%) were female and the remaining were male. The highest percent of the study sample (29 percent) were within age group (25- 29) years old. In regard to the subject marital status, the majority of the sample were married, and they accounted for (56 %) of the whole sample. Relative to their professional qualification, the greater number of nurses were with Bachelor`s degree in nursing and they accounted for (47 %). Concerning years of experience, the majority of the sample (72%) having 3 - 5 years of experience in working field.
Recommendation: The researchers recommends conducting an educational program for nurses about vitamins and minerals of chronic renal failure patients. The researcher recommends conducting training courses for nurses on vitamins and minerals for chronic kidney disease. The researcher recommends developing nurses' information by allowing diploma holders to complete their bachelor's studies or higher degrees.