Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Management of Pressure sore among the nurses in selected Hospital at Mysore.



Address:   Mrs. J. Lissa1, Ms. Saraswathi K.N.1, Mrs. Munirathanama K.1
1Assistant Professor, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Background of the study Prevention is better than cure. This dependent on awareness of pressure sore risk in all nurses and patient. The pressure sore are the wound following tissue necrosis from pressure. They occur over bony prominences. Pressure sore commonly occur in paraplegic individual, unconscious or confused patients. They also occur in situation in which perfusion pressure is low such as hypotension and peripheral vascular disease.1 A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among the nurses in selected hospital at Mysore. Objectives 1. To assess the pretest knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among nurses 2. To assess the post test knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among nurses 3. To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among nurses 4. To associate the pre test knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among nurses with their selected demographic variables. Methodology Quasi experimental one group pretest post test research design was adopted for the present study. The Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was developed to collect the data. The study was conducted at JSS hospital ,Mysore among 60 nurses who were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique and the data collected was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Major findings and results ? The findings reveals that, in the post test majority of them 54(90%) had adequate knowledge and 6(10%) had moderate knowledge regarding management of pressure sore among nurse. ? The findings depicts that obtained paired‘t’ test value 29.94, it was highly significant at 5% level p< 0.05. This showed the effectiveness of structured teaching programme. Hence, research hypothesis (H1) was accepted. ? The association of demographic variables with pretest level of knowledge by using chi-square test revealed that there was statistically not significant at p < 0.05. Hence the research hypothesis (H2) was not accepted. Conclusion The present study attempted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding management pressure sore among nurse found that the teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of nurse regarding management of pressure sore .
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, Management, pressure sore and nurses.
Cite:
J. Lissa,Saraswathi K.N., Munirathanama K. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Management of Pressure sore among the nurses in selected Hospital at Mysore. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(1): Jan.-March 2014; Page 119-122.
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