How to assess nurse learning needs through training needs analysis

Mixed methods study


  • Putu Sudarmika Ganesha University of Education, Singaraja, Indonesia
  • I Wayan Santyasa Ganesha University of Education, Singaraja, Indonesia
  • I Made Tegeh Ganesha University of Education, Singaraja, Indonesia
  • I Komang Sudarma Ganesha University of Education, Singaraja, Indonesia


assessment, learning, nurse, self-competence, training


Training has a very important role in improving the performance of nurses. This study aims to assess nurses' learning needs through the training needs of nurses. This study used a mixed-methods design. The first phase involved an online survey. The second phase of qualitative research involved conducting structured interviews with 8 nurses. A total of 413 nurses participated in this survey. Nurses' competence was found in the competence of meeting fluid and electrolyte needs with a mean of 3.8 (SD: 0.7), the most expected training model was mixed training (47.2%), the most expected form of audio-visual media (94.7%), internal training (95.2%), and the flexibility of the training time (68%). The results of the interviews indicate that it is necessary to map the nurse’s competence. Learning needs can describe the competence of nurses and the training needed to improve their self-competence. Training Needs Assessment should be carried out thoroughly, including the need for forms of learning and media, which need to be facilitated by nurse management to motivate nurses to learn and improve their skills.


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Sudarmika, P., Santyasa, I. W., Tegeh, I. M., & Sudarma, I. K. (2023). How to assess nurse learning needs through training needs analysis: Mixed methods study. International Journal of Health Sciences, 7(1), 13–25.



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