International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 10, Part D (2017)
A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a self-instructional module (SIM) on knowledge regarding blood transfusion among staff nurses working in selected hospital at Jaipur
Arvind Kumar Sharma, Mukesh Chand Garg and Arjun Singh
A blood transfusion is the transfusion of whole blood or its components such as blood cells or plasma from the one person to another person. This involves two procedures – the collection of blood from the donor and the administration of blood to the recipient. The study comprised of 60 staff nurses working in hospital. An evaluative approach with pre–experimental one group pre-test post-test research design was used.
The present study revealed that the level of knowledge was classified in four aspects includes poor (0-30%), average (31-50%), good (51-75) and very good (75-above). The data shows that in pre -test majority of the subjects 48.33% (29) had average knowledge and 33.34% (20) subjects had good knowledge and 8.33% (5) had poor knowledge and 10% (6) have very good knowledge about blood transfusion. In the assessment of post-test knowledge of staff nurses, majority 66.66% (40) of subject had very good knowledge while 31.67% (19) of them had good knowledge, 1.67% (1) have average knowledge about the topic and none were found to be poor in knowledge.
How to cite this article:
Arvind Kumar Sharma, Mukesh Chand Garg, Arjun Singh. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a self-instructional module (SIM) on knowledge regarding blood transfusion among staff nurses working in selected hospital at Jaipur. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(10):276-278.