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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 7, Part G (2017)

An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart in hospitals among 4th year b.sc nursing students of selected nursing colleges in Pune city

Author(s)
Archala Khemnar, Manisha Karkar And Yevandge Nagin
Abstract
Introduction: The crash cart is characterized by being easily movable and readily accessible into all sides of the cart for quickly viewing and removing equipment and drugs during a emergency situation. It is often the nurse's role to undertake the routine checking of the resuscitation trolley and cardiopulmonary equipment. In many institutions the nurses do not play only a supportive role, but they also manage initial treatment while the patient’s physician is in route to the location of the emergency. Problem statement- “An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart in hospitals among 4th year B.Sc. Nursing students of selected nursing colleges in Pune city.” Materials and methods A Quantitative Research Approach was used for the study with the one group pretest post design The General Systems Theory was used for the study which is developed by Ludwig Von Bertalanffy .The study was conducted in selected nursing colleges of Pune city. Non-probablity Purposive sampling technique was used for100 sample the tool developed which includes section 1= the demographic variables section 2= 30 structured questionnaire consists of knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart in hospitals. Tool validity was done and tool found reliable. Study found feasible after pilot study. Results .Researcher applied paired t-test to check hypothesis. Corresponding p-value was 0.000, which is small (less than 0.05), null hypothesis is rejected. Fisher’s exact test for association between knowledge and selected demographic variables since all the p-values are large (greater than 0.05), none of the demographic variable was found to have significant association with knowledge of fourth year B.Sc. nursing students on utilization of Crash cart. Conclusion Structured teaching programme is found effective to increase the knowledge score of 4th year B.sc nursing students regarding utilization of crash cart in hospital.
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How to cite this article:
Archala Khemnar, Manisha Karkar And Yevandge Nagin. An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding utilization of crash cart in hospitals among 4th year b.sc nursing students of selected nursing colleges in Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(7):469-473.
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