Journal of Nurses Voice and Impact

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Seema Yadav, Roshini Thananki
Journal of Nurses Voice and Impact pp 24-58; https://doi.org/10.46610/jnvi.2022.v04i02.005

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Aim: the aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching on knowledge regarding basic life support among BSc nursing students of MNR college of Nursing, Sangareddy. Material and method: the research design chosen for this study is pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design. The setting was MNR College of nursing, Fasalwadi, Sangareddy. The intervention used for the study was video assisted teaching. A total of 60 BSc nursing students were selected for the study using disproportionate quota sampling technique. Data was collected using 44 structured knowledge questionnaires before administering the video assisted teaching and after. The post test was conducted 7 days after administering the intervention. The collected data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics, results obtained were discussed and analyzed in terms of objectives and hypothesis. Results: the demographic variables were analyzed for their frequency and percentage. female students were 81.7% (49) male were 18.3 % (11), according to age 18-19myears were 35 % (21), 20-21 years were 51.7% (31) and a small group of 13.3% (8) of 22-23 years. Looking at education the distribution is equal 33.3 % (20) from the three years of BSc nursing (IInd, IIIrd, final year). As per religion Hindus were 48.3 % (29), Muslim were 11.7 % (7) and Christians were 40% (24). All the students 100% (60) have previous knowledge regarding basic life support, so the most popular source of information is media 73.3% (44), followed by teacher 23.3% (14) the doctor 3.3% (2). The pre-test score mean was 12.45, 13.26 and 2.76 according to the sections among 44 structured knowledge questionnaires. 11.7% (7) students have below average, 88.3% (53) have average knowledge and this score significantly became opposite in post-test scoring 88.3% (53) above average and 11.7% (7) average. Comparing the post-test knowledge scores with the pre-test there is a mean difference of 7.83 which indicates clear raise in the level of knowledge post intervention. the student ‘t’ test value is 19.79 calculated, were as the table value is 1.96 at ˂0.05 level of significance at 59 degrees of freedom. This shows results are highly significant. The chi – square value for association between the socio demographic variable with knowledge scores revealed there is significant association seen with age and education with level of knowledge. But there was no association between gender, religion and previous knowledge and its source of information. Conclusion: The study was concluded by assessing the knowledge level among the BSc nursing students. The overall difference in mean percentage was 64.17. The mean value is 37.43 while the standard deviation is 2.61 proving that the video assisted teaching was effective in improving the knowledge level among BSc nursing students. The association between the knowledge scores of the students with the socio demographic variables shows that there is significant association between the age and education with the knowledge levels whereas the other socio demographic variables like gender, religion, previous knowledge, and source of information did not show any association.
Anand Dixit
Journal of Nurses Voice and Impact, Volume 4, pp 7-14; https://doi.org/10.46610/jnvi.2022.v04i02.002

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Statement of the problem: “A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge of foot care among diabetic patients in ideas hospital, Gwalior (M.P)”. Objectives: to assess the pre-test knowledge regarding foot care for the Diabetic patient, to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on Diabetic foot care and To determine the association between post test knowledge regarding foot care with selected demographic variables. Hypothesis: H1: The mean post test knowledge will be significantly higher than the pre test score. H2: There will be a significant association with knowledge score with selected demographic variables Conceptual Frame Work: Conceptual Frame Work Adopted for This Study is based on the J.W.Kenny’s open system model. Research Methodology: The research used one pre- and post-test group and a pre- and post-experimental design. Gwalior's Ideas Hospital served as the site of the investigation. Patients with diabetes mellitus were the focus of the investigation. Thirty diabetic individuals were selected via the use of a purposive sampling approach. There was a systematic questionnaire used to gather demographic information and identify the knowledge and rating scale used to evaluate the practice of the patients. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to examine and interpret the data in light of the study's goals and hypotheses. It was decided to use a 0.05 threshold of significance for this study. A three-part structure. Section A: consist of socio-demographic data, Section B: Consist of 34 items (structured questionnaire) to assess the knowledge regarding diabetic foot care, Section C: Structured teaching programme on diabetic foot care. Results: A mean of 47.45 percent with a standard deviation of 2.62 was recorded in the pre-test knowledge scores, but the post-test results showed an improvement of 82.15 percent with a standard deviation of 1.837. Diabetes foot care knowledge and household income have a strong correlation. Conclusion: When it comes to diabetes, 41% of diabetic patients have inadequate knowledge; 53% are in the middle, and just 3% are in the top 5%. However, when it comes to diabetic foot care knowledge, only 3% have average knowledge, and 96% are in the best 10% of the population. According to the research results, the organized instruction program was successful.
R. Geetha, S. Sushmitha Shan
Journal of Nurses Voice and Impact, Volume 3; https://doi.org/10.46610/jnvi.2021.v03i02.001

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A descriptive research design was conducted among b.sc nursing students of Mother Teresa College of nursing, Pudukkottai. It aims to assess the level of self-directed learning readiness among nursing students. 50 students were selected using simple random sampling technique. Level of self-directed learning readiness was assessed using Guglielmino’s self-directed learning readiness assessment scale. Data was used by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Chi square test which was found significant with the table value of 3.34 shows the effectiveness Self-directed learning readiness among first year BSc nursing students in mother Teresa College of nursing. The frequency and percentage distribution of the levels of self-directed learning readiness among first year BSc nursing students depicts that majority 34 (68%) of the students have above average levels of self-directed learning readiness, 13% (26%) have average level of self-directed learning and 3(6%) have below average level of self-directed learning readiness
Pushpa B, J. Jasmine
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It’s no secret that the ability to delay self-gratification to replace it with discipline and self-sacrifice in the service of a dream that shimmers in the distance like a mirage is among the distinguishing characteristics of Nurses. This work presents a special issue gathering contributions from our nursing heroes about their live experiences in context of COVID-19. The personal experiences were gathered from five nursing officers those who are working in COVID-19 wards in Puducherry. The overall aim of this phenomenological approach was to reveal and interpret Nurses’ lived experiences of working in COVID-19 wards in a hospital setting. Attempts to understand the nature of experiences Nurses undergo in the COVID-19 wards and the associated effects of personal values, opinions, and the social processes on the care they provide was done. The open-ended questions were prepared by intense review of literature related to standard guidelines, PPE protocols, current hospital management of COVID-19, dietary management, sustainable PPE use, infection control, masks affect, isolation protocols, workload and experiences of Nurses, difficulties faced, risk ratio involved, special allowances, after-work practices, mental state of patients and coping with the pandemic stress. Nurses feel proud that in this way at least, they get to contribute their services for the nation. Nurses and their specialised care were seen as crucial for recovery while lack of time, amenities and perceived work environment demands were viewed as the barriers to work performance.
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