Assessment of organizational experiences of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives working in Sub-center of Pune district- A descriptive study

  • Rajashree Korake Bharati Vidyapeeth, College of Nursing, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Keywords: Organizational experiences, ANMs, Sub-Center, Qualitative Study.

Abstract

Background : A qualitative study by using semi structured questionnaire to conduct in depth interview (Audio taped interview). . Research begin here by looking at ANM’s descriptive experiences interacting with organizational environment. So the study was planned to assess organizational experiences of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives working in Sub-center of Pune district.

Methodology : A qualitative study - a pilot surveys covering all Sub-centers come under Wagholi PHC contacted 10 ANMs. Data is collected by using a semi-structured questionnaire to conduct in depth interview (Audio taped interview) the quantitative data is analyzed in percentage and frequencies. Results :  Out of the total ANMs  61.33% were reported that post of ANM's are vacant since long time (inadequate man power), 46 % were reported space/building and physical infrastructure problems to conduct clinics and 78% do not have tap water , 78% were forced to work from comfortable environment to insecure environment without support . 40 percent of the service providers were reported about electricity and water supply problem at the sub-centers and Anganwadi centers. Conclusion: It is concluded that ANMs should secure their values and beliefs sound knowledge and practices. Organization should see comfort and wellbeing of ANMs also.

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Published
2019-05-27
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