Skip to main content

Table 4 Proportion of participants who responded to the various aspects of the role transition scale

From: Factors that influence transition to advanced roles by RN to BSN nurses, in three selected hospitals of Central-Uganda

Variables Yes n (%) No n (%)
Overall 51 (100) 0 (0)
BSN Roles
 Making Independent Rational Decisions/Autonomy 40 (78.4) 11 (21.6)
 Independence from Doctors each time they make a patient decision 42 (82.4) 9 (17.6)
 Working Collaboratively/Interdependence or Inter-disciplinary abilities 51 (100) 0 (0)
 Individualized Care Planning 49 (96.1) 2 (3.9)
 Holistic Care 48 (94.1) 3 (5.9)
 Nature of work activities (high-level performance of skills) 51 (100) 0 (0)
 Competence 45 (90.0) 5 (10.0)
 Confidence (during care of patients) 50 (98.0) 1 (2)
 Comfortable 49 (96.1) 2 (3.9)
 Confident (in BSN roles) 49 (96.1) 2 (3.9)
 Difference in Role Performance 50 (98.0) 1 (2)
Support
 Received Support 15 (29.4) 36 (70.6)
Understanding BSN Roles
 Other Staff on my unit Understood my BSN rolesa 21 (41.2) 30 (58.8)
 My Patients Understood my Roles as a BSN 22 (44) 28 (56.0)
  1. Note. aEliminated while computing the reliability coefficient of the role transition score, due to internal inconsistence with other items in the scale