International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019


A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Teaching on Nipha Virus on Knowledge and Attitude Level among Nursing Students at Selected College in Bidar, Karnataka

Dr. Senthil Kavitha.R


Abstract: Nipha virus is one of the viral zoonotic infection caused by the RNA virus. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching program regarding Nipah virus infection on Knowledge and attitude among nursing students. Objectives of the study were i) to assess the existing knowledge and attitude of Nipah virus disease among nursing students in selected college, ii) to assess the effectiveness of teaching program on knowledge and attitude of Nipah virus disease among nursing students and iii) to correlate the knowledge and attitude of Nipah virus disease among nursing students. One group pre-test post-test design was selected for the study. The participants were 60 student nurses from selected nursing college from Bidar, Karnataka. Convenience sampling method was used to select the sample for study. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the subjects. The obtained data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics and interpreted in terms of objectives and hypothesis of the study. The level of significance was set at 0.05 levels. In experimental group, pre-test mean was 7.26 (SD=2.52) and post-test mean was 16.87 (SD=3.70), with the t value of 9.99. The obtained t-value is greater than the table value at 0.05 level of significance. Therefore, teaching program was effective in improving knowledge on Nipha virus among them. Conclusion: In the pretest 42 % of the subjects had inadequate level of knowledge, 58 % of the subjects had Moderate level of knowledge and none of of the subjects had adequate level of knowledge where as in the post test 70 % of the subjects had adequate level of knowledge, 30 % of the subjects had moderate adequate level of knowledge The study findings indicate that teaching program was effective for improving knowledge level among student nurses.


Keywords: Nipha virus, Effectiveness, Teaching program, Knowledge and Attitude, Student nurses


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,


Pages: 1509 - 1511

A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Teaching on Nipha Virus on Knowledge and Attitude Level among Nursing Students at Selected College in Bidar, Karnataka


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Dr. Senthil Kavitha.R, "A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Teaching on Nipha Virus on Knowledge and Attitude Level among Nursing Students at Selected College in Bidar, Karnataka", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20202966, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019, 1509 - 1511, #ijsrnet

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