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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 2
First page : ( 152) Last page : ( 156)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2018.00036.7

A quasi experimental study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among basic B. Sc. nursing students of selected nursing colleges of District Mohali, Punjab

Verma Anju*, Choudhary Rashmi, Sharma Poonam

Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Mohali

*Corresponding Author E-mail: anjuverma23.av@gmail.com

Online published on 21 August, 2018.

Abstract

Organ donation is a noble act in which the body organs are transferred from one body to another. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding organ donation among Basic B. Sc. Nursing students of selected nursing colleges of district Mohali, Punjab. A quantitative research approach with non randomized control group design was adopted for the study. 180 students were selected through convenient sampling technique (90 in experimental and 90 control group). Result showed that 71.2% students were having average knowledge in pre test and 65.6% were having good knowledge in post test among experimental group, in control group 95.5% and 93.3% students were having average knowledge in pre test and post test respectively. 63.3% students were having neutral attitude in pre test and 52.3% students were having positive attitude in post test in experimental group. Moreover, in control group, majority of the students were having neutral attitude in both pre test (54.5%) and post test (54.5%). Study concluded that planned teaching program was effective in enhancing the knowledge and changing attitude score positively of students in experimental group regarding organ donation. There was weak positive correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation when calculated by Karl Pearson Correlation formula (r=0.278). There was significant association of pre test level of knowledge regarding organ donation with mother's occupation. There was significant association of pre test level of attitude with religion, father's occupation and mother's occupation.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Attitude, Organ donation, nursing students, planned teaching program.

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