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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part C (2017)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding collection of urine specimen for infants among staff nurses and nursing students in NMCH, Nellore

Author(s)
Dadam Revathi, Surya K Mohan, V Suganya and Dr. Arumugam Indira
Abstract
The Study aims are to assess the knowledge regarding collection of urine specimen for infants among staff nurses and nursing students and to identify the relationship between the knowledge level and socio demographic variables of staff nurses and student nurses. The quantitative research approach and descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The study was conducted in Narayana medical college hospital.15 staff nurses and 15 nursing students were selected by using Non Probability Convenience Sampling Technique. Semi structured Questionnaire method was used for collecting the information from samples. Data analysis done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed that 6 (40%) staff nurses have inadequate knowledge, 5(33.3%) staff nurses had moderately adequate knowledge and 4(26.7%) staff nurses had adequate knowledge regarding collection of urine specimen for infants. 2(13.3%) nursing students have inadequate knowledge, 7(46.7%) nursing students had moderately adequate knowledge and 6(40%) nursing students adequate knowledge regarding collection of urine specimen for infants. The study concluded that nursing students have adequate knowledge than the staff nurses regarding collection of urine specimen for infants. Staff nurses socio demographic variables have shown non-significant association with the level of knowledge and age, education status, source of information of nursing students has shown significant association with level of knowledge.
Pages: 187-189  |  581 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dadam Revathi, Surya K Mohan, V Suganya and Dr. Arumugam Indira. A study to assess the knowledge regarding collection of urine specimen for infants among staff nurses and nursing students in NMCH, Nellore. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(4): 187-189.
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