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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Effect of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Crash Cart System among Staff Nurses

Sajitha V Thampi

Abstract: Emergency Nursing is a nursing specialty in which nurses care for patients in the emergency or critical phase of their illness or injury. A crash cart enables healthcareproviders to manage medical emergencies easily and confidently. This study was conducted to assess the effect of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding crash cart system among staff nurses. The objectives of the study were to assess the level of knowledge of staff nurses regarding crash cart system, assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on crash cart system and to find the association between level of knowledge and selected demographic variables. The conceptual frame work used for the study was based on Modified Kings Goal attainment theory. Pre- experimental one group pretest - post test design was used. The researcher selected thirty samples from medical wards of St.Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha, by non probability purposive sampling technique. The tool consists of structured questionnaire on socio demographic data and crash cart system. Pre test followed by a structured teaching programme on crash cart system was done. Post test was done after two weeks of intervention using the same questionnaire. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. There was a significant increase in knowledge level of staff nurses (t=2.17) after the intervention. So the structured teaching programme on crash cart system had effectiveness in imparting knowledge. Study findings also revealed that the total years of experience and age of subjects has significant association with knowledge level, which is significant at p

Keywords: Crash cart system, Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Staff Nurses



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