International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Doctoral Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022 | Rating: 5.5 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Management of ICU Psychosis among Staff Nurses in Selected Hospitals, Sawai Madhopur District Rajasthan

Bhupesh Sharma

Abstract: Introduction: In India, one in eleven persons suffers from mental illness. The alarming increase in the number of mentally ill patients warrants urgent attention not only on curative aspect but also on preventive aspect. The factors like increasing population rate, industrialization, socio cultural changes and modernization precipitate increased stress and strain in everyday life. This is turn contributes to an increasing rate of mental health problems. It has been estimated that 85% to 95% of patients with mood disorder will suffer multiple recurrences of major depression and mania resulting in Revolving door syndrome. This throws light on the fact that the health care personnel have to prepare the mentally ill patients to function effectively in the community. Methodology: The modified conceptual frame work for the present study was based on General System Model by Von Bertalanffy (1968). Quasi experimental one group pretest posttest research design was adopted for the present study. The Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was developed to collect the data. Pilot study was conducted among 15 nurses in Jeevan Surgical Hospital Sawai Madhopur from 2/10/2017 to 9/10/2017 to find the feasibility of the study. The main study was conducted at Riya Hospital Sawai Madhopur from 9/12/2017 to 19/06/2018 among 150 nurses who were selected by using purposive sampling technique and the data collected was analyzed and interpreted based on descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: From the findings of the study it was clear that the mean post test knowledge score 32.52 with standard deviation of 6.07 was significantly higher than the mean pretest knowledge scores 15.97 with standard deviation of 3.19. There was significant association found between the pre test knowledge score of nurses with age, sex, marital status, professional qualification, position held, and exposure experience in caring ICU Psychosis patient at the level of p < 0.05. Conclusion: The present study attempted to assess the effectiveness of Self Instructional Module (SIM) on knowledge of nurses regarding management of ICU Psychosis and found that the developed SIM was effective in improving the knowledge of nurses regarding management of ICU Psychosis.

Keywords: Self Instructional Module, ICU, Management, Psychosis

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,

Pages: 233 - 236

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