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 8, August 2018


Effectiveness of Awareness Programme on Organ Donation and Nurses Role in Terms of Knowledge among Staff Nurses of Selected Private Hospital at Kolkata, West Bengal

Puja Ghosh


Abstract: A study entitled to assess the effectiveness of awareness programme on Organ Donation and Nurses role in terms of knowledge among staff nurses of selected private hospital at Kolkata, West Bengal. Objective of the study was to determine the effectiveness of awareness programme in terms of difference in knowledge on organ donation and nurses role among staff nurses. The investigator adopted pre experimental research approach with one group pre-test post-test design. She selected 40 staff nurses by Non-Probability Purposive Sampling Technique. Data were collected with valid and reliable structured knowledge questionnaire. The findings of the study revealed that mean post-test knowledge score of staff nurses is significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score with a mean difference of 5.22 evident from t value 2.02 for df. (39) at 0.05 level of significance after their exposure to awareness programme on organ donation and nurses role. Therefore the awareness programme was an effective method of imparting knowledge of staff nurses. Study has implications on clinical nursing practice and nursing research. This Study can be repeated with large sample in another setting with other teaching strategies.


Keywords: Organ Donation, Knowledge, Staff Nurses, Private Hospital


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 391 - 393


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