International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018

The Effectiveness of Skill Competency Programme Regarding Common Obstetric Complications among Staff Nurses in Selected Hospital at Meerut (UP)

Pooja Soni [9] | Kalpna Mandal

Abstract: Worldwide, every minute of every day, one-woman dies of pregnancy related complications. Nearly 6, 00, 000 women die each year, of these 99 % of death occurs in developing countries. Every single woman who dies, 30 women develop life long illness and injuries related to pregnancy and childbirth, 15 % of the woman develops life-threatening complications. Most maternal deaths in India are caused by complications such as haemorrhage (29 %), anemia (19 %), (8 %) hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. METHOD The research approach adopted for the study was evaluative with one group pre-test post-test design to assess the effectiveness of skill competency programme on knowledge and skill regarding common obstetric complications. The sample consisted of 30 staff nurses, who were available at the time of study. Non probability purposive sampling method was used for the selection of samples. The instrument for the data collection was structured knowledge questionnaire and observational checklist. RESULTS The result of major findings indicated that staff nurses had inadequate knowledge in various aspects of common obstetric complication and ineffective skill. Skill competency programme was found to be a very effective method of providing information regarding common obstetric complications. The mean post-test level of knowledge is significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score that is 12.17 % and 16.80 % post-test with paired t =7.598. at P=

Keywords: Common Obstetric Complications, Competency Programme, Evaluative, Effectiveness, Staff nurses, Hospital

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,

Pages: 967 - 971

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