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The Effect of Neuro Linguistic Programming (Nlp) Techiniques On Nurses and Midwives On Intramuscular Injection Application In The Ventrogluteal Area
Sinem Eroğlu1,Kıvan Çevik2
1Manisa Celal Bayar Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü, Manisa,Türkiye
2Manisa Celal Bayar Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Manisa, Türkiye
Aim: This is an experimental study to determine the effect of Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques on nursing and midwifery training for intramuscular injection in the ventrogluteal area. (The aim of this study was to determine the effect of neuro-linguistic programming techniques on the training of nurses and midwives for intramuscular injection in the ventrogluteal area).

Methods: The study was achived with nurses and midwives who are employed in Uşak Government Hospital between May 18 ? September 21, 2015. In this research, sampling choice wasn"t done, nurses who didn"t get the NLP training before and agreed to participate were included in the study. Data were collected using the form which was prepared by the researchers, "Nurses and midwives Description Form", "The Perceptions of Nurses and midwives about Intramuscular Injection Application" and "Ventrogluteal Area Knowledge Form". The data were analyzed with numbers, percentages, means, paired t test, student"s t test, chi- square test, Kruskal-Wallis, Mann- Whitney U and MC-Neamer tests using the SPSS 22.0 software package.

Conclusion: The average (mean)age of nurses and midwives on the test group was 35.84±6.13, on the control group 39.29±7.91. On the test group, 93.3%of participants were femalesand 6.7%were males. On the control group, 100%of participants were females. The most used area for IM injections was the dorsogluteal area on the test group (95.6%) and the control group (88.9%). Knowledge point average of nurses and midwives was 14.29±8.34 on the test group before training, and after training 23.53±3.14whereas on the control group, before training 10.38±8.87, and after training 18.76±6.80.

Results: The research findingsare said to be NLP technique was not effective. Keywords : Neuro Linguistic Program, Ventrogluteal Area, Training