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A descriptive study carried out the knowledge regarding staff development programme importance
in nursing among female staff nurses working in tertiary care centre, Chennai -03. The knowledge
was assessed using structured knowledge questionnaires. The data analysis, among the 30 staff nurses
level of knowledge of SDP importance in nursing according to their knowledge assessed by using self
structured questionnaire 16% of female staff nurses having inadequate knowledge, 22 % of the female
staff nurses having moderate knowledge, 62 % of the female staff nurses having adequate knowledge.