A Nurse is the one who saves a life in an emergency situation and she needs to empower herself about the hospital emergency codes. Early recognition and providing the emergency management without delay could increase the chance of survival of life. The researcher assesses the knowledge regarding emergency codes. The research design used in this study was qualitative pre experimental one group pretest posttest design. The data was collected from second year BSc nursing students of Holy Cross College of Nursing at Kottiyam. Tottel 48 samples were selected by convenience sampling technique. Structured knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge of second year BSc nursing students regarding emergency codes and Intervention of structured teaching programme was given immediately after the pretest. Post test was done in the same day of intervention. Analysis was done by descriptive and inferential statistics. The mean of pre test scores were 8.40 and post test score was 19. The researcher found after the intervention there was statistical difference in the average knowledge regarding Emergency codes among nursing students (p<0.001). Therefore the study concluded that structured teaching programme was effective in enhancing the knowledge of second year BSc nursing students regarding emergency codes.
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Sr. Teena Kavungal. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Emergency Codes among Nursing Students. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(1):72-74. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00018.9