International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme Related to Level of Knowledge Regarding Shift Work Disorder and Its Management among Staff Nurses in SMI Hospital Dehradun

Pooja Pant | Blessy Cherian


Abstract: Background of the Study: Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. During sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health. Sleep supports healthy growth and development, healing and repairing our heart and blood vessels, also maintaining balance of hormones and has a clear mind and sharper focus, and improves our memory. Research also suggests that sleep deprivation makes us more stressed, irritable and we react negatively to minor annoyances and interruptions. Methodology: A pre experimental research design is used in this study as there is a need to conduct generalized assessment of the knowledge of staff nurses regarding shift work disorder and its management. The conceptual framework used for this study is based on Imogen kings Goal Attainment model. A pre experimental research design is used in this study. Sample in this study were selected by using purposive Non-Probability sampling technique. Structured teaching programme was given to the staff nurses. The data was collected to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme to assess the level of knowledge of staff nurses regarding shift work disorder and its management. The data was collected using a Questionnaire for knowledge level and analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Conclusion: The results show that the Staff Nurses knowledge level improved after implementation of the structured teaching Programme on shift work disorder and its management. The study indicates that the Stp is an effective method in improving moderate to adequate level of knowledge regarding health topics to the present day society where much attention is given to health promotion rather than treating the disease after acquiring it.


Keywords: Shift work disorder, Effectiveness, Knowledge level, Structured teaching program, Health and safety, Staff nurses, Workplace hazards, Sleep hygiene


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 1802 - 1808


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