The Use of Rapid Response System in Teaching Hospitals: An Empirical Assessment


In recent times, diverse challenges have been faced in the health sector, part of this include the response of health personnel or officials to an emergency situation. This has been a major bridge between the health care personnel and the victimized individual which has therefore aimed at GPS positioning, and to ensure efficiency of services. A cross – sectional study design was used to examine the knowledge, attitude and perception of medical personnel on the use of Rapid response system in Babcock University Teaching Hospital.  This research work was carried out among 174 nurses and 122 medical doctors. The study is descriptive in nature and involved 150 participants. Data were collected with the use of pre-tested questionnaire and analysed using simple percentage. The result revealed that the medical personnel possess high knowledge, positive attitude and good perception of the use of Rapid response system in Babcock University Teaching Hospital. It was concluded that that Babcock University Teaching Hospital is ready to use the Rapid response system and they are willing to learn more about Rapid response system and put it into practice.

Keywords: Babcock University, Rapid Response System, Teaching Hospital

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