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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 3
First page : ( 415) Last page : ( 421)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00089.2

Effectiveness of self Instructional Module on Knowledge regarding Home care Management among Patients undergoing Hemodialysis in selected Hospitals at Kollam

Ms. Thomas Allana1, Ms. Sunny Ashlin1, Ms. Jose Jasmin1, Ms. Varghese Sonu1, Ms. Tessy A1, Mrs. Ravindran Resmi2,*

1Third Year B. Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Nursing Tutor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

*Corresponding Author Email: resmiadersh@gmail.com

Online published on 31 December, 2019.

Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge regarding home care management among patients undergoing hemodialysis in selected hospitals at Kollam. The objectives of the study were to: a) to assess knowledge regarding home care management among patients undergoing hemodialysis: b) to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module regarding home care management among patients undergoing hemodialysis: c) to find out the association between knowledge regarding home care management and selected demographic variables. A Pre Experimental one group pretest posttest design was adopted for the study. Purposive sampling was used. Sample size was 30. The investigator used self instructional module for assessing knowledge regarding home care management among patients. Afterconducting the pretest self instructional module was introduced to the patients. Posttest was conducted using the same research tool. The collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of pretest shows that 10% of hemodialysis patients had poor knowledge and 60% had average knowledge and 30% had good knowledge. After providing self instructional module the result of posttest shows that among the samples 10% of patients attained average knowledge, 63.33% got good knowledge and 26.67% had excellent knowledge. It was analyzed that there is significant improvement in posttest knowledge scores. There was no association between knowledge and selected demographic variables; age, sex, education, and frequency of dialysis. But occupation showed significant association with knowledge. The findings of the study suggests that self instructional module is effective in increasing the knowledge of patients undergoing hemodialysis.

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Keywords

Study, Assess, Knowledge, Home care management.

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