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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 65) Last page : ( 66)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00015.6

A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding management of psychiatric emergencies among selected students of Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu

Dr. Patidar Jayesh1,*, Ms. Shrivastav Pooja2,**

1Vice-Principal, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

2Final Year M.Sc. Nursing Students, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jay31patidar@gmail.com

**poojashrivastav554@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

Introduction

A Psychiatric emergency is an acute disturbance of behavior, thought or mood of a patient which is untreated may lead to harm, either to the individual or to others in the environment. Thus the definition of psychiatric emergencies in that the danger of harm to the society is also taken into account. Emergencies may be classified as major; here there is a danger to life either of the patient or to others in his environment or minor where there is no threat to life but causes severe in capacitation. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on Knowledge and attitude regarding management of psychiatric emergencies among students.

Design

A quantitative approach using pre experimental pre- test post-test design with one group.

Participants

60 Students were selected using Non-Probability Purposive sampling technique in Joitiba College of nursing, Bhandu.

Tool

Self Structured Question naire and Likert scale questions was used to assess the level of awareness of Students regarding management of psychiatric emergencies.

Results

The data obtained where analyzed and interpreted in the light of objective and hypothesis using descriptive and inferential statistical in terms of mean, SD, t test and chi square test value. The mean post-test awareness score (11.33±3.74) was apparently higher than that of mean pre-test (5.71±2.64) knowledge score with the mean difference of 5.62 and the calculated t value 15.23 was greater than table t (2.00). The mean post-test awareness score (37.9 ± 8.25) was apparently higher than that of mean pre-test (32.9 ± 8.48) attitude score with the mean difference 5.3 and the calculated t value 4.19 was greater than table t (2.00).

Conclusion

The findings of the study revealed that planned teaching programme helps in improving knowledge and attitude regarding management of psychiatric emergencies among nursing students.

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Keywords

Assess, Effectiveness, Planned teaching programme, Knowledge, Attitude, Management, Psychiatric emergencies, Students.

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