Melisa Fernandes, Jyoti R. Thakur, Manisha S. Gavanje
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Mrs. Melisa Fernandes1, Dr. Jyoti R. Thakur2, Mrs. Manisha S. Gavanje3
1Lecturer, Gokhale Education Society’s, Sir Dr. M.S. Gosavi Institute of Nursing Education Training and Research, Nashik, Maharashtra.
2Principal, Gokhale Education Society’s, Sir Dr. M.S. Gosavi Institute of Nursing Education Training and Research, Nashik, Maharashtra.
3Librarian, Gokhale Education Society’s, Sir Dr. M.S. Gosavi Institute of Nursing Education Training and Research, Nashik, Maharashtra.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2021
Background of the study: Rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has become a major cause of concern for the health care professionals in all over the world. All health care professional must be aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak. Objectives: The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding COVID 19 pandemic diseases among the nursing students. Methods: Non probability Convenience sampling method was used for sampling. Total sample size was 421. Pre designed and pre tested questionnaire was used in this study. Questions were related to knowledge and awareness about COVID-19. The participants were directed to complete the self report survey by online mode. The data was statistically analyzed. Results: A total of 421 nursing students participated across Maharashtra state. Result revealed that majority of sample had average knowledge of COVID -19. Conclusion: The study participants showed adequate basic knowledge. There is need to implement periodic educational interventions and training programmes on infection control and other updates of COVID-19 across all health care professions including nursing students.
Cite this article:
Melisa Fernandes, Jyoti R. Thakur, Manisha S. Gavanje. A Study to assess knowledge regarding covid-19 among Nursing students. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(1):65-67. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00017.3
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