A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Triage Among the Nursing Students at Selected Colleges of Ambala, Haryana

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Priyanka Yadav
Diksha Thakur

Abstract

Nurses function in a challenging environment where they are required to utilize various methods of learning to
process, integrate, and dissimilate information when appropriate. It is important for the nursing personnel to
have good knowledge and skills regarding triage system.
Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was assess the knowledge regarding triage among nursing students.
Methodology: The research includes quantitative approach and design was non- experimental descriptive
survey design. The study was conducted at MM College of Nursing Mullana, Ambala, Haryana. The setting
was selected by purposive method. A sample of 190 nursing students was recruited as study participants by
purposive sampling. The tool used for the study consisted of socio- demographic profile, structured knowledge
questionnaire. The data collection was done during the period of May 2021. Structured knowledge questionnaire
was administered to participants to assess their level of knowledge. Descriptive and inferential statistics were
used to analyze the data by SPSS 20 version.
Results: The mean score of knowledge was 15.97 and there was no significant association of knowledge scores
of nursing students with their demographic variables.
Conclusion: Findings of this study concluded that the nursing students were having less knowledge regarding
triage.

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Priyanka Yadav, & Diksha Thakur. (2022). A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Triage Among the Nursing Students at Selected Colleges of Ambala, Haryana. International Journal of Nursing Education, 14(4), 56–60. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v14i4.18683
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Author Biographies

Priyanka Yadav

M.Sc. Nursing, Nursing Tutor, Department of Medical – Surgical Nursing, M.M. Institute
of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana – Ambala, Haryana,
India

Diksha Thakur

M.Sc. Nursing, Nursing Tutor, Department of Medical – Surgical Nursing, M.M. Institute
of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana – Ambala, Haryana,
India