At the College of Nursing at the University of Kufa, a master’s thesis was discussed for the student (Zahra Rahman Muhammad) tagged (the performance of nurses with regard to patients suffering from life-threatening conditions). Performance appraisal is a prerequisite for evaluating accurate healthcare services, and as a result, it is required to improve healthcare by focusing on what healthcare workers are already doing. Moreover, the evaluation of nurses’ performance is very important especially since nurses occupy the largest healthcare team in hospitals. The aim of the study is to evaluate nurses’ performance towards patients with life-threatening conditions and to know the relationship between nurses’ performance and their social and demographic characteristics (age).
gender, educational level, workplace, years of service, shift time, previous training, source of self-education). A descriptive (observational) study was conducted on nurses in critical settings. Representative sample (189) nurses working in (cardiac care unit, intensive care unit, department
Emergency) The study was conducted in the city of Najaf, which includes Al-Sadr Medical City, Al-Najaf Center for Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Catheterization, and the Middle Euphrates Hospital. . Finally, Al-Hakim General Hospital from October 20, 2021 to June 12, 2022. In the current study, two tools were used to collect data: the self-report of demographic data
and social. This means that the participants answer the questionnaire themselves in the Arabic version and use the nurses’ performance observation form. According to the results of the study, the performance of most of the nurses included in the study in the critical units was average with respect to patients in critical condition, according to the results of the study. In addition, there is a correlation between the sociodemographic variable and their performance. The study recommends that nurses in charge of hospitals carry out a periodic evaluation
The performance and effectiveness of nurses around patient care for any emergency situation in critical units, which is necessary to determine their needs. In addition, their information is continuously activated, giving them the ability to make critical decisions quickly and with self-reliance.