“A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME (STP) REGARDING NEEDLE STICK INJURY AMONG B. Sc NURSING STUDENTS OF APOLLO COLLEGE OF NURSING, GUWAHATI, ASSAM”
Keywords:Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme (STP), Needle Stick Injuries (NSI), B.Sc. Nursing Students
The aim of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) regarding Needle Stick Injuries (NSI) among B.Sc. nursing students.Evaluation was done by pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test group design. Non- probability convenient sampling technique was used to evaluate the effectiveness of 70 samples in Apollo College of Nursing, Guwahati,Assam.The tool consists of Self- structured questionnaires to evaluate the demographic data and the knowledge regarding Needle Stick Injury(NSI). After conducting the Structured Teaching Programmme(STP),the mean post-test knowledge score is 14.42 which is higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score(12.57) with a mean difference of 1.85. The Standard Deviation in pre-test is 1 and in post-test are 2 respectively. The obtained “t” value is 3.76 and the table value is 1.99 which shows significance at p<0.05 level. This reveals that Structured Teaching Programme was effective in increasing the knowledge regarding Needle Stick Injury among the B.Sc. nursing students. The study also revealed that there was no significant association in pre-test knowledge score regarding needle stick injury with demographic variables at p<0.05 level of significance. This was a pre-experimental study with one group pre-test post-test group designto evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) regarding Needle Stick Injuries (NSI) among B.Sc. nursing students.
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