Author(s): Vishakantamurthy D G, Hemeshamurthy, Jayashree R

Email(s): guruvishu@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00084   

Address: Mr. Vishakantamurthy D G1, Mr. Hemeshamurthy2, Mrs. Jayashree R3
1Principal, JSS School of Nursing, Kollegal, Karnataka.
2Nursing Tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Kollegal, Karnataka.
3Nursing Tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Kollegal, Karnataka.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
As COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges to health care professionals. Knowledge, attitude, practice of health care workers of India towards the transmission and prevention plays vital role for effective control measures. The study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of the Nursing officers regarding Covid-19 at selected Covid Care Centre Chamarajanagar. In this study, a web-based cross-sectional survey was conducted between August 2020 to September 2020. A 37-item questionnaire was generated, Cronbach’s alpha was used to measure the internal consistency of the questionnaire & randomly distributed among nursing officers the using Google forms through social media networks. The chi-square test or Fischer exact test was used to compare categorical data and multiple linear regression was used to identify factor influencing KAP. Among 50 participants, the overall knowledge, attitude and practice score was 85.5%, 83.66% and 79.8% consecutively. Majority of nursing officers demonstrated preceded good knowledge, positive attitude and good practice regarding COVID-19 pandemic.


Cite this article:
Vishakantamurthy D G, Hemeshamurthy, Jayashree R. A Study to Assess the Knowledge, attitude and practice of Nursing officers Regarding Covid-19 at selected Covid Care Centre, Chamarajanagar. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):351-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00084

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Vishakantamurthy D G, Hemeshamurthy, Jayashree R. A Study to Assess the Knowledge, attitude and practice of Nursing officers Regarding Covid-19 at selected Covid Care Centre, Chamarajanagar. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):351-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00084   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-11


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