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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 215) Last page : ( 219)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00044.7

Assess the Level of Knowledge and Attitude among staff Nurses on Nursing Informatics in KVM Super Specialty Hospital, Cherthala with a view to Develop a Self-Instructional Module

Mrs. Rosy M. Marie*

Associate Professor, KVM College of Nursing, PB.NO 13, KVM Trust Complex NH-47, Cherthala PO, Alappuzha-688524

*Corresponding Author Email: marierosy2016@gmail.com

Online published on 7 July, 2018.

Abstract

The present study was conducted to assess the level of knowledge and attitude of staff nurses on Nursing Informatics at KVM Super Specialty Hospital, Cherthala, for that cross sectional descriptive design was used. 50 staff nurses was selected by using non probability convenient sampling.data was collected with the tools including structured questionnaire for knowledge on nursing informatics, Modified PATCH Scale was assessed for attitude of staff nurses on nursing informatics, and results was using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Finally, the study reveals that about 64% of the staff nurses had the average knowledge on the nursing informatics and 80% had the positive attitude towards the nursing informatics. The chi-square on the association between the level of knowledge on the staff nurses on nursing informatics shows that previous exposure to the topic has the significant association with the knowledge on nursing informatics. There is a significant positive correlation between the level of knowledge and attitude on nursing informatics among staff nurses. The study was concluded with most of the staff nurses has average knowledge and positive attitude towards the nursing informatics. Further, there are lack of resources of using heath technologies in the hospitals. We believe that nursing informatics is important to facilitate the use of its to support nursing practice.

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