International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 10, Part B (2019)
A study to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on medication error among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Vijayapur
Medication error is important, however error may occurs even in carefully monitored health care set up. There are several pre disposing factors for the occurrence of error starting from improper drug selection to error in administration technique by the health care providers and patients.
Results: Knowledge level of 80 staff nurses where assessed by using structure knowledge questionnaire and the findings revealed that only 23.75 (19) of the participants where score between 0 to 10 that is poor, where as 72.5 (58) of the participants were scored between 11 to 20 that is average and 3.75(3) of the participants where scored between 21 to 30 that is considered as good. Findings revealed that the staff nurses have an overall gain in knowledge with the administration of Self Instructional Module. Knowledge mean 4.79 percentage with t value 33.33 is greater than the table value that is P<4.79% level of significance.
Conclusion: The Self Instructional Module was effective in improving the knowledge of staff nurses on Medication Error.
How to cite this article:
Soujanya JP, Shalmon Chopade, Reshma Koli, Parameshwar B, Shilpa, Maitra B, Somesh N, Savitri B. A study to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on medication error among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Vijayapur. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(10):78-80.