International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 12, Part G (2017)
Knowledge on insulin therapy
Samhitha J, Lavanya M, Subhashini N and Indira S
Insulin is necessary for normal carbohydrate protein and fat metabolism. People with type 1 diabetes mellitus do not produce enough of this hormone. The aim of the present study was to assess the knowledge regarding insulin therapy among staff nurses and nursing students in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore. A descriptive method was used and sample of 30 nursing students and 30 staff nurses was selected using non probability convenience sampling technique. Structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the sample. Collected data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results revealed that regarding level of knowledge among 30 staff nurses and 30 student nurses, in that 6 (20%) staff nurses 10 (33.3%) nursing students are having adequate level of knowledge. The study concluded that majority of student nurses have adequate knowledge regarding insulin therapy when comparing to the level of knowledge of staff nurses regarding insulin therapy.
How to cite this article:
Samhitha J, Lavanya M, Subhashini N and Indira S. Knowledge on insulin therapy. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(12): 448-450.