International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016

Effectiveness of Audio-Visual Learning Package on Knowledge Regarding Gastro Intestinal Tract Assessment Among Under Graduate Student Nurses

Nissy Grace John | Tukaram B. Zagade [13]

Abstract: Background The body's Gastro Intestinal system is one of the most fascinating system in the human body. Most of the time it is found that the student nurses finds it difficult to assess a patient physically. So it needs to improve the quality of existing programmes and help to design new ways to learn G. I. T assessment skills. Objectives 1) To assess the knowledge of undergraduate student nurses regarding G. I. T assessment.2) To evaluate the effectiveness of Audio Visual learning package regarding G. I. T Assessment.3) To find an association between pre and post test knowledge scores regarding G. I. T Assessment with selected socio demographic variables. Methods An evaluative approach adopted. The Quasi-experimental one group pre-test post-test design used. The sample size for the present study was 91 Under Graduate student nurses of 2nd year Basic B. Sc. nursing class, Non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select the respondents. A structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to assess the pre and post test existing knowledge on G. I. T assessment. Results The mean and S. D of knowledge scores obtained before administering learning package was 9.81 and 2.49 respectively, which was increased after administering Audio Visual learning package to 18 and 2.6 respectively. It shows that the knowledge regarding G. I. T assessment was increased after showing the Learning package on G. I. T assessment. Conclusion It was concluded that the Audio Visual learning package on knowledge regarding G. I. T assessment was effective and good method to improve U. G student nurses knowledge regarding G. I. T assessment.

Keywords: Effectiveness, Knowledge, Audio-Visual Learning Package, Gastro Intestinal Tract assessment, Under Graduate student Nurses

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,

Pages: 503 - 506

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