M. Maheswary, Harmandeep, Surbhi, Goldy, Komal, Karishma, Shikha, Mamta, Pooja, Raveena
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M. Maheswary1, Ms. Harmandeep2, Ms. Surbhi2, Ms. Goldy2, Ms. Komal2, Ms. Karishma2, Ms. Shikha2, Ms. Mamta2, Ms. Pooja2, Ms. Raveena2
1HOD- Child Health Nursing, Principal, Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab.
2B.Sc. Nursing 4th Year, Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2021
A descriptive study to assess the knowlegde regarding essential newborn care among the nursing students of sekected colkeges in Jalandhar, Punjab with a view to develop self-instructional module 2019-2020. The objectives of the study were: a) To assess the knowledge regarding essential newborn care among nursing students. b) To find out the association between knowledge level with selected demographic variables among nursing students. c) To develop a self-instructional module regarding essential newborn care.The descriptive research design was adopted to accomplish the objectives of the study to assess the knowledge of essential newborn care among the 60 nursing students of the army college of nursing, Jalandhar Cantt. The sample was chosen by using a purposive sampling technique and the data collected by using a self-structured knowledge questionnaire. The data were analyzed with objectives by using descriptive and inferential statistics such as frequency, percentage mean, and chi-square test.The major findings of the present study reveal that maximum nursing student i.e. 66.66% have very good knowledge and 33.33% have good knowledge as per the data collected through self-questionnaire scores. As per the demographic variables of the nursing students, distribution of nursing students according to their exposure in the Labor room and NICU shows that most of the nursing students i.e. 66.66% of them were posted to the Labor room and NICU for 1-10 days, 20% were posted for 11-20 days and 13.33% for 21-30 days and exposure in postnatal unit shows that most of the nursing students i.e. 53.33% were posted in a postnatal unit for 1-2 weeks, 38.33% were posted for 2-3 weeks and 8.3% for 3-4 week and according to their source of information regarding essential newborn care shows that most of the students i.e. 70% learned from clinical experience, 28.33% learned from textbooks and 1.66% learned from mass media. Also there is no significant association between selected demographic variables and knowledge score among the nursing students of selected college of Jalandhar.
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M. Maheswary, Harmandeep, Surbhi, Goldy, Komal, Karishma, Shikha, Mamta, Pooja, Raveena. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding essential new born care among the nursing students of selected colleges in Jalandhar, Punjab with a view to Develop Self – Instructional Module 2019-2020. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):235-7. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00053
M. Maheswary, Harmandeep, Surbhi, Goldy, Komal, Karishma, Shikha, Mamta, Pooja, Raveena. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding essential new born care among the nursing students of selected colleges in Jalandhar, Punjab with a view to Develop Self – Instructional Module 2019-2020. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):235-7. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00053 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-1
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