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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 1
First page : ( 25) Last page : ( 32)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00007.1

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

Sharma Ashok Kumar*

Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Rishikesh (U.K.)

*Corresponding Author Email: ashok1sharma143@gmail.com

Online published on 7 July, 2018.

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.

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Keywords

Nosocomial infection (NI), staff nurses, knowledge, practice, structured teaching programme (STP) etc.

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