Level of satisfaction of eye care service provider with their equipment
Keywords:Eye care professional, Public health, Job satisfaction, Optometrists
OBJECTIVES: The main purpose of this study is to check the satisfaction level of equipment used by Eye Care Professionals (ECP) and to evaluate the sanitary conditions and quality of instruments in public and private hospitals.
METHOD AND MATERIALS: A cross sectional study was conducted on 101 eye care professionals who were doing job in public and private sectors. Consent was taken from them. A self made questionnaire was distributed among them. The confidentiality was maintained. The study was conducted between Septembers to December 2020. The research protocol was approved by the Ethical Review Board of College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences, Lahore. The study methods adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki for the use of participles in biomedical research.
RESULTS: A total of 101 questionnaires were distributed. Each questionnaire had 18 questions. Among those 74% were satisfied with the quality of the equipments of the hospitals and their sanitary conditions. Also, 72% have good command on using their equipment.
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that the eye care professionals (ECP) are satisfied with their equipments available in their hospitals and majority of them have good command on equipment usage.
KEY WORDS: Eye care professional; Public health; Job satisfaction; Optometrists.