KNOWLEDGE ON ORGAN DONATION – RESEARCH REPORT

Mrs. N. Jeyalakshmi, Dr. S. Kamala

Abstract


Background: Globally, as of April 2018, 20 people die each day waiting for a transplant and in every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list. Methods: The present study was conducted at Rani Meyyammai College of Nursing, Annamalai University, Chidambaram using Convenient sampling technique to select 100 samples. Results: The findings revealed that out of 96 nursing students, 10 (10.4%) of them had inadequate knowledge; 84 (87.5%) had moderately adequate knowledge and only 2 (2%) of them had adequate knowledge on organ donation. Conclusions: The study concluded that the nursing students need to be equipped with the various form of educational and motivational interventions on organ donation.


Keywords


level of knowledge on organ donation, Organ donation and the healthcare professionals, Nursing students’ knowledge on organ donation

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