Predictors of perceptions of patient safety culture and frequency of event reporting by critical care nurses in Oman: A model-building approach

Qasim Al Ma'mari, Loai Abu Sharour*, Omar Al Omari

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Objectives: This study was conducted to identify the predictors of critical care nurses’ perceptions of patient safety culture and the frequency of event reporting. Methods: A cross-sectional study design was used. Patient safety culture was assessed using the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, which was completed by 270 critical care nurses working in two hospitals in Oman. Results: The results revealed that teamwork within units had the highest positive score (91.8%), followed by organisational learning and continuous improvement (86.3%) and feedback and communication about errors (77.7%). Regression analysis showed that teamwork within units, supervisor/manager expectations and actions promoting patient safety, organisational learning and continuous improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-242
Number of pages13
JournalCritical Care and Shock
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Critical care unit
  • Nurse
  • Oman
  • Patient safety culture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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