مدیریت دانش - knowledge management
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله:
Financial management skills of nurse managers in the Eastern Region of Ghana
ترجمه فارسی عنوان مقاله:
مهارت های مدیریت مالی مدیران پرستاری در منطقه شرقی غنا
ScienceDirect- Elsevier- International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 14 (2021) 100269: doi:10:1016/j:ijans:2020:100269
Background: Ghana’s healthcare sectors are faced with several financial challenges due to increased funding cuts
and delayed reimbursement from the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). This has necessitated nurse
manager to build financial management skills to enable them to lead in the provision of effective and efficient
care while reducing cost. This demands adequate knowledge and skills in financial management. The study
examined the financial management skills of nurse managers at the unit level.
Methods: A quantitative approach using a cross-sectional design was employed using the census approach to
collect data from 121 nurse managers in ten hospitals in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Data analyses were
performed using descriptive and linear regression analyses.
Findings: Nurse managers showed a moderate level of knowledge and skills in financial management. Age,
gender, qualification, experience as a nurse manager, and training in management jointly predicted nurse
managerss’ financial management (R2 = 0.12, p = 0.029). However, only training in management significantly
contributed to the financial skills of nurse managers.
Conclusion: Nurse managers play a significant role in the financial management of hospitals but have inadequate
knowledge, skills, and competence in financial management. Recommendations include well-structured training
and education on financial management using a multidisciplinary approach to enable nurse managers to gain the
required knowledge and skills. Continuous experiential learning and mentorship programs should be developed
for nurses before the assumption of management positions.
keywords: مدیر پرستار | مهارت های مدیریت مالی | غنا | Nurse manager | Financial management skills | Ghana