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 8, August 2020

A Study to Assess the Efficacy of Case Study Method on Knowledge and Skill of UG Nursing Students Regarding Chest Physiotherapy in Selected Institution of Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Shabistan Ahmed [2] | Dr. Ratna Prakash [3]

Abstract: In nursing education Case Studies are extensively used as a tool for students clinical learning which is integrated and holistic. A quasi-experimental pre- and post test design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of case study teaching method among B. Sc. Nursing first year students (N=50) of selected nursing institution of Uttrakhand, who were enrolled in year 2017-18, regarding chest physiotherapy. The study was conducted in selected nursing college of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Total enumeration sampling technique was used for data collection. The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of case study method on knowledge and skill of UG nursing students regarding chest physiotherapy. Pre-test and post test Mean sd for knowledge is 11.2 11.50, 20.78.06 & the pre test & post test MeanSD in term of skill was 2.88 3.7, 16.845.37, t value for knowledge & skill was 4.42 & 4.14, which shows a significance improvement in term of knowledge & skill. Findings of this study concluded that case study is an effective teaching strategy to improve knowledge and skill of nursing students. The use of case study method as a teaching strategy is essential to stimulate students to seek knowledge and improve clinical skills future in their professional lives.

Keywords: Assess, Efficacy, case study, Knowledge, Skill, Chest physiotherapy

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020,

Pages: 287 - 291

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