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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part H (2017)

A pre- experimental study on the effect of ‘Assertiveness training program’ among nursing students of a selected college of Nursing, Ajitgarh, 2013-2014

Author(s)
Ritika Soni and H Kalaivani srinivasan
Abstract
The current study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Assertiveness Training Programme among Nursing Students of a selected college of Nursing, Ajitgarh, 2013-2014. To assess and describe the effectiveness of ‘assertiveness training program’ among nursing students of a selected college of nursing. To determine the association of knowledge among selected variables. A quantitative research approach using pre- experimental research design (one group pre test–post test) was adapted for the study. Study sample of 111 nursing students, who fulfilled the inclusive criteria, were selected by non – probability convenience sampling technique. The pre and post assessment level of assertiveness was assessed by using likert scale on assertiveness. Demographic variables, likert scale on Assertiveness were used to collect the data. The study observed that the mean post-test knowledge score (31.25) was significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (11.71). There is significant difference between the pre – test and post-test level of Assertiveness nursing students at P<0.05 level. There is no significant association between the post-test level of Assertiveness among nursing students with the selected demographic variables at P<0.05 level. Therefore, it is concluded that Assertiveness Training Programme was effective in enhancing assertiveness skills among nursing students.
Pages: 533-538  |  569 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ritika Soni and H Kalaivani srinivasan. A pre- experimental study on the effect of ‘Assertiveness training program’ among nursing students of a selected college of Nursing, Ajitgarh, 2013-2014. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(5): 533-538.
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