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Dissertation Chapters | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023
A Descriptive Study to Assessment of Knowledge on Psychotropic Drugs among B. Sc. Nursing 3rd Year and GNM 2nd Year Students: at NRI College of Nursing, Bhopal MP
Neha Yogesh Yadav
Abstract: Aim of the study: The study aims to find the Knowledge on Selected Psychotropic Drugs Among B. Sc. Nursing 3rd Year and GNM 2nd Year Students of NRI College Of Nursing, Bhopal (Mp) With A View to Develop an Information Booklet on Psychotropic Drugs. Objectives: 1) Assess the learning needs of Nursing Students regarding Psychotropic drugs. 2) Develop a self - instructional module for Nursing Students regarding Psychotropic drugs. 3) Evaluate the effectiveness of the self - instructional module for Nursing Students regarding Psychotropic drugs. Hypothesis: H01 ? There is no significant difference between the pre - test and post - test knowledge of Nursing Students regarding psychotropic drug. H02? There is no significant association between the demographic variables of Nursing Students and their post - test knowledge scores regarding psychotropic drug. Methodology: The research design refers to the researcher?s overall plan for obtaining answers to the research questions and for testing the research hypothesis. The research design spells out the strategies that the researcher adopts to develop information that is accurate, objective and interpretable. The research designs provide an overall blueprint to carry out the study. For the present study the design was a Descriptive design, which includes Manipulation, Descriptive and no Randomization. Results: The data were analyzed and interpreted in terms of objectives formulated descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis. The majority of the respondents 16 (32%) were in the age group of 21 - 25 years, 15 (30%) were getting information from doctors, 8 (16%) were getting information from library sources, Majority of respondents income were 10001 to 15000, 26 (54%), 12 (24%) having income 15001 to 20000, 7 (14%) were income was 5000 to 10000 and 5 (10%) were having income more than 20000. In the pre - test, respondent knowledge regarding psychotropic drug?s meaning, uses and doses 10 respondents were having the mean percent is 4.34 and SD is 1.25, Knowledge regarding action and route of administration the mean is 2.94 and SD is 0.91, Knowledge regarding types, classifications of drugs the mean is 1.8 and SD is 0.88, Knowledge regarding side effects and nurses? responsibilities the mean percent is 3.86 and SD is 1.03. The overall knowledge mean percent is 12.94 and SD is 2.16. In pre test majority of respondent knowledge were adequate in 17 (34%), 23 (46%) were having inadequate knowledge and 10 (20%) were having moderately knowledge. The findings of the study revealed that there was no significant association between pre - test knowledge scores with selected socio - demographic variables such as age (?2=4.403), gender (?2=2.207), Professional qualification (?2=7.934), professional experience (?2=7.405), In - service education (?2=0.852), at 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: The findings of the study concluded that there was no significant association between pre - test knowledge scores with selected socio - demographic variables such as age (?2 =4.403), gender (?2=2.207), Professional qualification (?2=7.934), professional experience (?2=7.405), In - service education (?2=0.852), at 0.05 level of significance.
Keywords: Psychotropic Drug, Information Booklet, Anti - psychotic Drugs, Anti - depressant Drug
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,
Pages: 790 - 794