Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding the Management of Hospital aquired Infections in Children.
Keywords:Asses, Knowledge, PTP, Hospital aquired infections
In the present study, data were collected on knowledge regarding management of Hospital Aquierd infections in
children. The objective of the study is to identify the knowledge of B.Sc Nursing students regarding the management
of Hospital aquired infections in children and to determine the association between post-test knowledge scores with
selected demographic variables.The research method adopted for this study is the evaluative approach. The research
design adopted for this study was a pre-experimental design with one group pretest and post-test design. A simple
random technique was used to select the sample for the study. The sample consists of 60 B.Sc Nursing students of
Nursing institutions. The instrument used for the data collection is a structured questionnaire. Collected data were
analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.The results of the study showed that the pretest overall knowledge
score regarding various aspects of management of Hospital Aquierd infections in children was a mean percentage of
46.86% and SD was 3.51. During the post–the test overall knowledge score was 80.53% and SD was 2.98.Hence the
difference between pretest and post-test over a knowledge score was 33.67. The results show that the difference between
the pretest and post-test knowledge scores for the management of Hospital Aquierd infections in children is statistically
significant and this difference is due to planned teaching program in the management of Hospital Aquierd infections in
children. The conclusion was drawn on the basis of the following findings of the study. This study shows that there was
a significant improvement in the knowledge of management of infections in children among B.Sc Nursing students as
evidenced and post-test knowledge scores.
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