International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016


Planned Teaching v/s Self Instructional Booklet on Knowledge & Practice of Prevention & Post Exposure Prophylaxis of NST

Usha Khanapurkar


Abstract: A needle stick injury can expose health worker to number of blood borne diseases that can cause serious or fatal infections. The pathogens that pose the most serious health risks are Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus & human immunodeficiency virus. Therefore preventing needle stick injury is essential to protect health care workers from infection. Needle stick injuries are common among health workers, especially nurses, while giving injections, transferring a body fluid between containers using needle & syringe and also while disposing the used needles. Methodology Research design experimental two group pre test and post test designed. Setting of study urban health centers from randomly selected municipal corporations. Population nurses working at selected urban health centers. Sample size forty. Sample techniques Non probability convenient sampling in randomly selected Municipal Corporation. The various findings of the study show that, the knowledge and practices of nurses regarding prevention and post exposure prophylaxis of needle stick injury have improved through teaching. Analysis of data showed that there was significant difference between pre and post tests of both interventions and planned teaching is significantly effective to that of self instructional booklet on knowledge and practices of nurses.


Keywords: Needle stickinjury, Prevention, Pre-exposure prophylaxis


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,


Pages: 308 - 318


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Usha Khanapurkar, "Planned Teaching v/s Self Instructional Booklet on Knowledge & Practice of Prevention & Post Exposure Prophylaxis of NST", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV164165, Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016, 308 - 318

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