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INTRODUCTION In service education is a planned educational experience provided in the job setting and closely identified with service in order to help the person to perform more effectively as a person and as a worker. In service education is the vehicle by which goals and the multiple articulated means available to achieve them can be explored. DEFINITION In-service education is a planned learning experiences provided by the employing agency. AIMS Improvement of client through upgrading the services rendered with scientific principles. To keep in face in changing society to their needs. Acquisition of new knowledge. Improvement of performance. To develop specific skills required for practice. Improves the staff members chances for promotion. To develop right concepts of client care. To maintain high standards of nursing. To observe and bring change in staff behavior.

It ensures thinking on the job, reduces mechanical action to a minimum and promotes economy, safety and efficiency of personnel in their work situation. It reduces turnover, absenteeism. Effective production will be observed (in work performance). To discover potentialities, to alert personnel in working environment.


Help a person to improve performance effectively. Planned educational activities. Provided in job setting. Closely identified with services

Orientation skill training program. Continuing education program. Leadership training (development of). Management skills development. Staff development program. ORIENTATION SKILL TRAINING PROGRAMME Orientation training program introduces a new employee to these basic aspects of her job. In hospital field, if any new nurse are appointed, first the supervisor has to discuss with them the job chart, policies,

procedures, and fulfillment of objectives, standing orders, policies of institution. If she is well oriented to the working situation, she will be getting adjusted to the new environment very easily and do the work effectively. Orientation skill training has to be given for development of knowledge and skills (cognitive, conative, affective domains). In community field orientation training camps will be organized to school teachers, village leaders and MPAW by the health personnel about the concept of health and illness, etiological factors of disease, identification of cases, prevention and treatment in order to reach Health For All (HFA). CONTINUING EDUCATION The activities which contribute to the development of 3 domains and leaderships, management for the nurses. These skills are very helpful as the nurse is expected to function with the help of auxiliary personnel in her working condition. Her competence is very much needed.

TYPES: 1. Centralized in service training: In nursing service department, one

department will held the responsibility for improvement of knowledge, skills, practice of their nursing staff. They will devote full time for in service education program and its activities.

2. Decentralized in service education: This is planned for staff

members who work together, giving care for clients with similar conditions and share common nursing goals. Programs are planned around the special relevant interests of the employees. Eg: ICCU units

3. Combined or coordinated in service education approach: There

will be a central nursing in service education department consists of nurse in each division, who holds leadership responsibility for staff development activities, whose time is devoted fully for teaching learning situations. They plan, conduct, conduct evaluates the program and further plan their programs basing on the needs arise.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING For the administrators and the senior personnel, for the persons who possess higher qualifications, who is having the chances for promotion and the supervisors, the authorities will give in service training to obtain management skill and leadership skills in order to supervise the institution to achieve the targets by reaching goals and preparing the persons to solve their problems if any need arises and to have smooth environment in their working areas.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME To meet the educational needs of nursing students, there must be provision for regular staff development program. COMPONENTS Orientation In service education. Continuing education includes self- instruction.

Attending short term courses, workshops, seminars and presentation of scientific papers. FACTORS AFFECTING IN-SERVICE EDUCATION The economic, social, medical, and technological sciences which affect that society will affect nursing in-service education. The related factors affect the in-service education programs are: 1. Cost of health care: In-service education program may increase the efficiency of nursing services, but it adds additional expenditure on health care delivery system. 2. Man power: In-service education requires need qualified human resources, leads to increase human resources. 3. Changes in nursing practice lead to frequent changes in the program and in-service education. 4. Standards for nursing practice. 5. Organization of nursing departmental planned approaches is regular. METHODS OF DELIVERING IN SERVICEEDUCATION Forum Ward teaching Discussion Laboratory Conferences Seminars

Workshops Field trips CONCLUSION In service education is defined on continued program of education provided by the employing authority with the purpose of developing the competence of personnel entire functions appropriate to the position they hold or to which they will be appointed in service. BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. B T Basavanthappa, Nursing administration, JAYPEE Publications, Ist edition, Page no: 519- 521 2. B T Basavanthappa, Nursing education, JAYPEE Publications, Ist edition, Page no: 302- 303 3. Jean Barrett, Ward management and teaching, Konark publishers, Ist edition, 2004, Page no: 346- 348 4. K P Neeraja, Text Book Of Nursing Education, JAYPEE Publications, Ist edition, Page no: 396- 398


Submitted to: Mrs. Raji Raju Asst Lecturer Vijaya College OfNursing. Submitted on: 27-11-12 Submitted by: Mr. Deepu V Ist year MSc (N) Vijaya College OfNursing.