International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part D (2018)
A study to assess the knowledge regarding nesting among the nursing students from the selected colleges of Pune city
Dr. Jyotsna Deshpande, Pankaj Rajguru, Sheba Babu, Jesty Santosh and Shradha Shinde
A study to assess the knowledge regarding nesting among the nursing students from the selected colleges of Pune city. The objectives of our study were.
1. To assess the knowledge regarding nesting among student nurses.
2. To associate the finding with selected demographic variables.
Newborn have so many adjustment problems soon after the delivery. When they were in mothers womb, the temperature is maintained and also the flexed position provides much comfort to the baby. After the delivery there is alteration in the posture. The striking difference between the intrauterine environment and the neonatal intensive care unit is obvious. The sensory impact of the NICU is postulated to adversary influence the neurodevelopment outcome of preterm infants. Observing the needs of the babies, Danielle Salducci, a pediatric physiotherapist, started to design and make nest which would enable newborns to make movements similar to those made inside their mothers womb.
Material and methods: A quantitative research approach with descriptive research design was conducted among 60 college going students from selected nursing colleges of pune city. The present study investigates knowledge of nurses regarding nesting among student nurses by using non probability convenient sampling method. Sample sizes were 60.Responses to the answering of questionnaire covering various knowledge regarding nesting were obtained by 60 participants. The participants were the student nurses of nursing college. Tool validity was done by 5 experts of Bharati Vidyapeeth College of nursing; few corrections were made as per the experts advice and tool was finalized. Reliability was done on 6 samples in Bharati Vidyapeeth College of nursing on 3rd year GNM students by using Karl Pearsons formula, the result of the correlation coefficient was 0.99: hence research tool was reliable for research. Pilot study was done on12 samples in Bharati Vidyapeeth College of nursing on 3rd year B.Sc. nursing students and majority (83.33%) of the samples had average knowledge regarding nesting.
Result: The final study was done on 7/11/2017 in TMV college Swargate 3 rd year B.Sc. Nursing and 4th year B.Sc. Nursing and majority (78.33%) of the students are showing the average knowledge about nesting, (11.66%) are showing good knowledge. And (10%) students are showing poor knowledge about nesting among the student nurses.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Jyotsna Deshpande, Pankaj Rajguru, Sheba Babu, Jesty Santosh and Shradha Shinde. A study to assess the knowledge regarding nesting among the nursing students from the selected colleges of Pune city. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(3): 237-239.