Bulu Mahanty, Gopabandhu Mishra
Abstract: Infection is the invasion of an organisms body tissues by disease causing agents, catheters are medical devices that can be inserted in the body to treat disease or to perform a surgical procedure. Catheter can be inserted into body cavity duct or vessels. Functionally they allow drainage administration of fluid or gases, access by surgical instruments and also perform a wide variety of other tasks depending on the type of catheter. Objectives To assess the knowledge &develop the prevention of infection related to prolonged catheter. Evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding prevention of infection related to prolonged catheter. Materials & Methods the present study was taken up in Hi-tech medical college& hospital. Fifty nursing students participated in face to face interview through a Questionnaire. Results The socio-demographic informations depicts the Maximum 48 (96 %) students belong to age group 20-22, Female 47 (94 %), 90 % in Hindu Religion, Pre-test knowledge score, percentage of knowledge of student regarding infection related to prolonged catheterization. They are having on average 58.5 % knowledge on this infection related to prolonged catheterization. Pre-test level of knowledge of student regarding infection related to prolonged catheterization. Nursing students were 52 % & 48 % knowledge of good & average. Post-test level of knowledge scores 98 % of student regarding infection related to prolonged catheterization. Knowledge student regarding infection related to prolonged catheterization. 20 % of them having excellent knowledge, 74 % of them having good knowledge and 6 % of them are in average. Conclusion The nursing student had knowledge of infection related to prolonged catheter, and their attitudinal approach towards the betterment of the work environment is positive after the Effectiveness of planned teaching programme.
Keywords: Infection, Prolonged catheter, Descriptive Statistics, Chi Square test, Paired t test