Perception of staff nurses on bar code-enabled point-of-care technology on medication administration

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Nurses, Barcode, Hospital Administration


The study utilized the descriptive non-experimental method of research. The study was conducted in a Bar-code Implementing Hospital (BIH) located at Pasig City during the 2nd quarter of the year 2012. The sample of the study consisted of 100 staff nurses who work at the BIH. The respondents of the study were chosen using convenience sampling. A self-made questionnaire was used as research instrument and data was analysed using frequency distribution, percentage distribution, mean, f-test, and Cronbach’s Alpha. In the light of findings of this research, the following were concluded: (1) majority of the respondents were from the age ranging from 25 to 29 years old and has 1 to 4 years of nursing experience; (2) the staff nurses on the Bar-code implementing Hospital (BIH) had a high perception towards the new technology and agreed on the application of Bar-Code Enabled Point-of-Care Technology on medication administration; (3) the perception of staff nurses towards Bar-Code-Enabled Point-of-Care Technology on medication administration had significant differences when they were grouped according to age and years of experience as a staff nurse.

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