Author(s): Renuka P. Vajantri, Mahesh M. Rebinal

Email(s): renukavajantri1983@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00005   

Address: Renuka P. Vajantri1*, Mahesh M. Rebinal2
1Nursing Tutor, Department of Child Health Nursing, P D. Bharatesh College of Nursing, Halaga, Belagavi. Karnataka.
2Vice Principal Cum Professor, HOD of Child Health Nursing, P. D. Bharatesh College of Nursing Halaga, Belagavi.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Care of the new born and infants is required whether they are born healthy, small or unwell. It includes appropriate preventive care, routine care and care of sick and small babies. The success with which mortality and morbidity are prevented will depend to large extent on the commitment and expertise of health care workers responsible for new born care. Objective: The aim of the study was to identify the Knowledge and effectiveness of Planned Teaching Module on BFHI for Staff Nurses working in Post-Natal Ward. Research Hypothesis: There will be significant difference in the knowledge of staff nurses who have attended the planned teaching module than those who did not attend. Methodology: The research approach for this study was an evaluative approach. The research design adopted was One group pre-test and post-test study design, to assess the knowledge of Staff Nurses regarding BFHI. The Probability sampling in which sample random sampling is used for the selection of the subject, which includes 70 staff nurses were selected. Result: The result of the study shows that, Knowledge of staff nurses on BFHI in pre-test 53% had low level of knowledge and 47% had high level of knowledge. In the post test only 20% had low knowledge and majority 80% had high level of knowledge. The study had concluded that, there is a significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score after administration of Planned Teaching Module is accepted.


Cite this article:
Renuka P. Vajantri, Mahesh M. Rebinal. Knowledge of Staff Nurses Regarding Benefits of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(1):19-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00005

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Renuka P. Vajantri, Mahesh M. Rebinal. Knowledge of Staff Nurses Regarding Benefits of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(1):19-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00005   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-1-5


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