Table 7

Items concerning staff training and development (n=276)
Item description Disagree Undecided Agree Total
n % n % n % n %
This organization has a staff training and development policy 110 39.9 55 19.9 111 40.2 276 99.9
Opportunities exist for career advancement in this organization 110 39.9 0 0.0 166 60.1 276 100.0
Appropriate training is conducted to ensure that health care workers carry out their duties well 56 20.3 0 0.0 220 79.7 276 100.0
Job specific refresher courses are provided on a regular basis 137 49.6 27 9.8 112 40.6 276 100.0
The in-service training provided is adequate to deal with the existing skills gap 137 49.6 28 10.1 111 40.2 276 99.9
Health care workers who are less competent are provided with the necessary support to improve their knowledge and skills 83 30.1 54 19.6 139 50.4 276 100.1
Health care workers participate in identifying their career development needs 28 10.1 55 19.9 193 69.9 276 99.9
In the last 6 months my supervisors discussed my career development prospects with me 166 60.1 0 0.0 110 39.9 276 100.0
I have received the training required to succeed in my position 27 9.8 0 0.0 249 90.2 276 100.0

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Lutwama et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:355   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-355

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