International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014

A Study to Assess Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Needle Stick Injury Regarding Knowledge and Attitude among Staff Nurses Working in Krishna Hospital, Karad

Nagesh D. Gundap | V.R. Mohite | Tukaram Zagade [8]

Abstract: Background Two million injuries from needle stick and other sharp objects occur to the world's 35 million health care workers each year. In which NSI mainly nurses suffer the most NSI of all health care workers, an average of 1?4 NSI per year exposing them to over 20 different pathogens. Objectives 1. To assess knowledge and attitude among staff nurses regarding NSI. 2. To find out the effectiveness of VAT on knowledge and attitude regarding NSI among staff nurses. 3. To determine association between socio demographic variables with knowledge and attitude among staff nurses regarding NSI. Research methodology- Research Approach: Evaluative research approach. Research Design: Quasi- experimental- Pre and Post test Design. Setting of the study: Krishna hospital, karad. Sample Population: Staff nurses. Sampling Technique: Convenience sampling. Sample size: 60. Results The Pre-test mean knowledge and attitude score was 9.5 and 33.66 respectively which was increased in Post-test to 15.16 and 34.64 respectively. where ?t?-test value knowledge (t=2.235

Keywords: Needle stick injury, video assisted teaching, staff nurses

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,

Pages: 2380 - 2388

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