Knowledge and Attitude of Staff Nurses Towards the Implementation of Play Therapy on Children

Authors

  • Salmiah Binti Awang Faculty of Nursing, Lincoln University College, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Regidor III Dioso Faculty of Nursing, Lincoln University College, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Faridah Mohd Said Faculty of Nursing, Lincoln University College, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract

Play promotes healing and helps the child to cope with stressful experiences. The study aimed to assess the knowledge and attitude on the implementation of play therapy for children delivered by staff nurses in the Training Institute of the Ministry of Health Malaysia at Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Collected data retrieved from Google survey form from the 95 respondents. There is a relationship between knowledge and attitude (sig<0.05) in the implementation of play therapy for children delivered by staff nurses. Therefore it is concluded that the staff nurses should implement play therapy with the correct knowledge and proper attitude among children confined in the hospital settings.

Keywords:

Knowledge, Attitude, Nursing, Play Therapy

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Published

2022-10-01

How to Cite

Binti Awang, S., Dioso, R. I., & Said , F. M. . (2022). Knowledge and Attitude of Staff Nurses Towards the Implementation of Play Therapy on Children . The Malaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN), 14(2), 51-54. Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjn/article/view/1830