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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 181) Last page : ( 182)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00037.X

A Study to Assess the effectiveness of SIM on Knowledge and Practice regarding Body Mechanics among GNM internship Students studying in selected College of Punjab

Kaur Jasinder Pal1, Dr. Devi C. G2, Aggarwal Seema3,*, Kaur Kushanpreet4

1Associate Professor, Dasmesh College of Nursing, Faridkot, Punjab

2Professor Cum Principal, Hind College of Nursing, Mau, Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh

3Associate Professor, Dasmesh College of Nursing, Faridkot, Punjab

4Associate Professor, Baba Farid college of Nursing, Kotkapura, Punjab

*Corresponding Author Email: aggarwalseema91@gmail.com

Online published on 7 July, 2018.

Abstract

Introduction

Body mechanics involves the coordinated effort of muscles, bones, and the nervous system to maintain balance, posture, and alignment during moving, transferring, and positioning patients. Proper body mechanics allows individuals to carry out activities without excessive use of energy and helps prevent injuries for patients and health care providers.

Methodology

A pre experimental research approach with pretest and post test design was used. The study included thirty GNM internship students who were selected by convenient sampling technique. The study was conducted in Baba Farid College of Nursing, Kotkapura. A structured knowledge questionnaire and self report method were used for data collection. The Pilot study was done for its clarity, unambiguity and feasibility on similar subject. Differential and inferential statistics were used to analyze data.

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