International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 5 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching on Knowledge regarding Shock and its Management among Staff Nurses Working in Selected Hospital

Rashmi Nandurkar


Abstract: Shock is the common problem in the intensive care unit, which requires immediate diagnosis and treatment. It is termed by a combination of hemodynamic parameters, mean Blood pressure <60 mmHg and systolic Blood pressure is< 90 mmHg, clinical signs as decrease urine output, abnormal laboratory values i.e. (elevated serum lactate, metabolic acidosis).Objectives: To study the effectiveness of planned teaching about knowledge regarding shock and its management among staff nurses working in selected hospital, to assess the existing knowledge regarding shock and its management among staff nurses working in selected hospital, to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding shock and its management among staff nurses working in selected hospital and to determine the association of post-test knowledge regarding shock and its management among staff nurses with their selected demographic variables. Materials and Methods: 90 staff nurses participated in this study. Quantitative research approach with pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test research design was used. Non-Probability Convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample. The data were collected from selected hospital, using socio demographic data sheet and self-administered Questionnaire. Results: 90 staff nurses participated in this study out of that 62.22% of the subjects had good level of knowledge in pretest whereas 90% of subjects had good level of knowledge in post test.34.44% of the subjects had poor level of knowledge in pretest, whereas only 5.56% of subjects had poor level of knowledge in post-test. Only 3.33% of the subjects were in one category of very good level of knowledge in pre-test where as it was 4.44% in post-test. This shows that there was gain in knowledge level after planned teaching on knowledge regarding shock and its management. There was no association found in relation to completed years of experience. An association was found between gender, rest of the demographic variables did not show any association with the age, previous source of information, education level and completed years of experience, area of experience. Conclusion: After the detailed analysis, this study leads to the following conclusion that planned teaching on shock and its management was found to be effective in improving the knowledge of subjects. Hence based on the above finding, it was concluded undoubtedly that the written prepared material by the investigator in the form of planned teaching helped the subject to improve their knowledge regarding shock and its management.


Keywords: effectiveness, planned teaching, shock, management, staff nurses, hospital


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,


Pages: 1760 - 1763


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