A study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme (STP) on knowledge regarding selected aspects of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) among IVth year B.Sc nursing students studying in KLE University’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum.
The objectives of the study were
1 To assess the existing knowledge of IVth year B.Sc nursing students on selected aspects of hospital acquired infections.
2. To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on HAIs among IVth year B.Sc nursing students.
The conceptual framework of the present study is based on Ernestine Wiedenbach’s helping art of clinical nursing theory.
The study was conducted using one group pre test post test design.
The study was conducted using purposive sampling technique on a sample of 40 IVth year B.Sc nursing students. Structured questionnaire were used to collect the data regarding HAIs among IVth year B.Sc nursing students.
Finding of the study:
The Pre test and post test Frequency and percentage of knowledge scores of subjects regarding HAIs revealed pre test (60%) subjects had Inadequate knowledge (40%) had Moderate (00%) had Adequate knowledge where as in post test all the subjects (100%) had good knowledge scores.
Effectiveness of Structured teaching programme (STP) was assessed with paired ‘t’ test it was revealed that there was significant gain in knowledge at 0.05 level.
Interpretation and conclusion
The study findings were that Structured teaching programme (STP) is effective teaching strategy to improve the knowledge regarding hospital acquired infections among IVth year B.Sc nursing students.
Cite this article:
Girish Degavi, Vasanth Damalli, Prabhu Jevoor. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) on selected Aspects of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI’s). Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(1):Jan. - Mar., 2015; Page 10-17.