Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge and practices regarding Endotracheal Suctioning among Staff Nurses working in Intensive Care Units of Selected Hospitals of Jalandhar, Punjab, 2021

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Kulwinder Kaur

Abstract

A Quasi experimental design was used in the study. Sample size was 100 registered staff nurses with 50 in
control group and 50 in experimental group working in intensive care units of selected hospitals of Jalandhar,
Punjab. For sample collection, Convenience sampling technique was used. Descriptive and inferential statistics
was used for data analysed. The result revealed that in experimental group there was significant difference
between pre test and post test mean knowledge score & SD (10.72 ± 3.252) and (18.22 ± 3.893) respectively,
whereas in control group there was no significant difference between pre test and post test mean knowledge
score & SD (10.34 ± 2.344) and (10.44 ± 2.459) respectively regarding endotracheal suctioning among staff nurses.
Furthermore, It was found that in experimental group there was a significant difference between pre test and
post test mean practices score & SD (21.66±2.677) and (28.50±3.581) respectively, whereas in control group
there was no significant difference between pre test and post test mean practices score & SD (21.30 ± 3.518) and
(21.18 ± 3.433) respectively regarding endotracheal suctioning among staff nurses. Thus it was concluded that
the structured teaching programme was effective in improving knowledge and practices regarding endotracheal
suctioning among staff nurses in experimental group.

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Kulwinder Kaur

M.Sc., Nursing Student in Medical Surgical Nursing, S.G.L. Nursing College, Semi, Jalandhar,
Punjab, India.