Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Pre Experimental Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Nosocomial Infection among the Staff Nurses in Selected Hospitals at Jaipur, Rajasthan



Address:   Ashok Kumar Sharma
Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Rishikesh (U.K.)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00007.1

ABSTRACT:
Nosocomial infections are an important public health problem in many developing countries, particularly in the intensive care unit (ICU). Limited data exists on the incidence and burden of nosocomial infection in the Selected Hospitals at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The number of health care employees having direct contact with a client the type and number of invasive procedures, the therapy received and the length of hospitalization influences the risk of infection. According to this study which indicates that Mean and S.D of Pre Vs Post test knowledge of staff nurses regarding nosocomial infection with there selected socio demographic variables. i.e. Pre test are 12.91±1.700, Post test are 22.04±2.015 as per the table the mean difference of pre Vs post test is (9.125) and the t-ratio was statistically significant as the obtained value (30.953) is higher than the tabulated value (2.00) required for t-ratio to be significant at .05 level of confidence. According to this study which indicates that Mean and S.D of Pre Vs Post test on practice of staff nurses regarding nosocomial infection with there selected socio demographic variables. i.e. Pre test are 9.50±1.293, Post test are 14.41±1.328. As per the table the mean difference of pre Vs post test is (4.913) and the t-ratio was statistically significant as the obtained value (23.706) is higher than the tabulated value (2.00) required for t-ratio to be significant at .05 level of confidence. The study findings showed that there was a significant increase in the knowledge and practice of staff nurses after administration of structured teaching programme and check list regarding nosocomial infection. Hence it was concluded that structured teaching programme and check list has been effective method to increase knowledge and practice of staff nurses regarding nosocomial infection.
KEYWORDS:
Nosocomial infection (NI) , staff nurses, knowledge, practice, structured teaching programme (STP) etc.
Cite:
Ashok Kumar Sharma. A Pre Experimental Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Nosocomial Infection among the Staff Nurses in Selected Hospitals at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2018; 8(1): 25-32.
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