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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2015, Volume : 3, Issue : 3
First page : ( 205) Last page : ( 207)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00004.9

Knowledge about Importance and Attitude Regarding Professional Attire among Student Nurses

Hemlata Ms1, Roopa Ms1, Sangeeta Ms1, Rubina Ms1, Shashi Ms1, Williams Anjana2,*

1Students, Himalayan College of Nursing, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

2Faculty, Himalayan College of Nursing, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

*Corresponding Author's Email: anjana_williams@yahoo.com

Online published on 30 October, 2015.

Abstract

A Small survey was done to assess the knowledge and attitude of student nurses on Professional Attire in Selected Institute of Nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Total of 40student nurses were selected through consecutive sampling technique. Tools used to collect the data were Demographic profile, Knowledge Questionnaire and Attitude scale. The content validity of the tools was established by expert's agreement. Major findings of the study revealed that majority of the participants were student nurses between the age group of 2123yearsand out of which 80% were females. The results revealed that knowledge and attitude regarding professional attire does not play an active role when it comes for implementing the practice. It has also been observed that in spite of having knowledge about how to maintain professional attire students do not act and maintain their appearance professional and proper.

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Keywords

Professional Attire, Knowledge, student nurses, Attitude, Selected Institute.

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