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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021


A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Nosocomial Infections among 4th Year B. Sc. Nursing Students at SCPM College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Gonda

Muhasin [2] | Dr. S. N. Nanjunde Gowda [4]


Abstract: A study to assess the knowledge regarding nosocomial infections among 4th year B. Sc. Nursing students at SCPM college of nursing and paramedical sciences, Gonda with the objective to assess the knowledge regarding nosocomial infections among 4th year B. Sc. Nursing students. The conceptual framework was done based on Conceptual Framework based on general system theory as postulated by Von Ludwig Bertalanffy (1968). In order to accomplish the objectives of the study, a descriptive study design was adopted. In this study, the sample consists of 50 B. Sc. Nursing students who fulfilled the inclusion criteria for the study. The non - probability convenient sampling technique was used for this study. A structured socio demographic data, and Questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding nosocomial infection were selected on the basis of the objectives of the study. The main study was conducted from 05 - 05 - 2021 to 25 - 06 - 2021 at SCPM College of nursing and paramedical sciences. The maximum 21 (42%) samples were having Moderate Knowledge, 19 (38%) samples were having Adequate Knowledge, 10 (20%) samples were having Inadequate Knowledge level on nosocomial infections. The chi - square implies that there is no significant association between knowledge level and the selected socio demographic variables as the chi - square value is lower than the table value at 0.05 level of significance. Therefore, the H1 was rejected at 0.05 level of significance.


Keywords: Nosocomial infection; Hospital; Nursing college


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,


Pages: 1276 - 1279


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Muhasin, Dr. S. N. Nanjunde Gowda, "A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Nosocomial Infections among 4th Year B. Sc. Nursing Students at SCPM College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Gonda", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021, pp. 1276-1279, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21924233128

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