Nursing process is a systematic, patient-oriented and purposive approach which provides a framework for nursing performance. On the other hand, nursing process causes the nursing care to develop from traditional method into a scientific and patient-oriented approach. The present paper aims to study the impact of training on nursing process implementation skill of surgical ward nurses in Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Yasuj in 2012. The present paper is a quasi-experimental study with one-sample t-test method conducted as a pre-test and post-test design. The studied unit included 48 nurses who had been active in surgical awards during research and were selected using purposive sampling method. The data collection instruments included checklist and nursing process questionnaire. The data was analyzed by paired-sample t-test in SPSS.16. The results indicate that, with regard to questionnaire, there is significant difference between using the nursing process before and after intervention (P=0.031). According to checklist, the paired-sample t-test showed no significant difference in implementation of nursing process (P=0.064). The results showed that nursing process has been more desirable from the point of view of nurses. The higher points given by nurses showed that using the checklist to evaluate the nursing process in this study may be more authentic compared to questionnaire.
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