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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019
A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice Regarding Emergency Management of Head Injury Patients among Staff Nurses Working in ICU at Selected Hospitals
Prashik Baburao Chavhan
Abstract: Introduction: Head injury is also called acquired traumatic brain injury and head trauma. Traumatic brain injury or head injury is an insult to the brain caused by an impact (e. g. - fall or car accident) internal damage (e. g. -gun shots or surgical intervention) or loss of oxygen. TBI may cause enduring physical, emotional, intellectual and social changes for the survivor. Objectives: 1. to assess the pre-test knowledge and practice score 2. to find out the effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge and practice 3. to find out association between pre-test knowledge score with selected demographic variables.4. to find out association between pre-test practice score with selected demographic variables. Methods and materials: The research approach used was evaluative approach and a quasi- experimental research design. Setting of the study: The setting was ICU staff nurses at selected hospitals with 60 samples selected by using simple random sampling. Description of tools: The Structured knowledge questionnaire and checklist was used to collect data from samples. Result and discussion: The analysis of mean, S. D. , and mean percentage of the knowledge score in pre-test and post-test revealed that the mean percentage in pre-test was 17.43 % where as in post test 21.08 %. The analysis of mean, S. D. , and mean percentage of the practice score in pre-test and post-test revealed that the mean percentage in pre-test was 10.56 % where as in post test 15.03 %. This shows that planned teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding emergency management on head injury is effective.
Keywords: EFFECTIVENESS, PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME, KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE, HEAD INJURY, STAFF NURSES, ICU
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019,
Pages: 2116 - 2118