A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge Regarding the First Aid Management among Undergraduate Nursing Students at Dinsha Patel College of Nursing of Nadiad City

Authors

  • Sanjana Bhatia
  • Rashmi Limbachiya
  • Nikita Barot

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15354

Keywords:

Knowledge, First aid, Undergraduate, Emergency

Abstract

First help is the best help so first aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. A Descriptive study
was conducted to assess the level of knowledge regarding the first aid management among undergraduate
nursing students at Dinsha Patel College of nursing of nadiad city. Sample size for the present study was
consisting of 106 Nursing Students. The instrument used for data collection is structured knowledge
questionnaire. The data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of the
present study was that The findings of study reveals that the Majority of the Undergraduate Nursing Students
were having Average Knowledge (62%), 39 % were having Good Knowledge & 5% were having Poor
Knowledge. The study concluded overall, students’ level of first-aid knowledge was moderate. So it is
necessary to improve wide-spreading of first aid and basic life support training programs to college area.
Constant and practical of training first aid program for the nurses must take an effective role.

Author Biographies

Sanjana Bhatia

Assistant Professor cum Head of Department Fundamental of Nursing, Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, Nadiad, Gujarat, India

Rashmi Limbachiya

Clinical Instructor,Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, Nadiad, Gujarat, India

Nikita Barot

Clinical Instructor,Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, Nadiad, Gujarat, India

Published

2021-02-17

How to Cite

Bhatia, S. ., Limbachiya, R. ., & Barot, N. . (2021). A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge Regarding the First Aid Management among Undergraduate Nursing Students at Dinsha Patel College of Nursing of Nadiad City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 506-508. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15354