International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 9, Part C (2019)
Effectiveness of educational interventional programme on knowledge regarding deep vein thrombosis among staff nurses
Diksha, Jasvinder Kaur Saini and Libin Joseph
DVT is a common and potentially disease which mainly leads to severe morbidity with poor quality of life and even sudden death relatesd to pulmonary embolism. In DVT the prevention is more important and cost effective than treatment, because once it develops can only be cured at considerable expense. Regarding prevention and treatment of DVT, nurses are the frontlines members in terms for delivery the therapeutic regimens for patients. To assess the knowledge regarding DVT among staff nurses. A quantitative research approach with pre-experimental study design was used to assess the knowledge regarding DVT among staff nurses. The universe of the study population comprised of staff nurses working in surgical unit. Convenience sampling technique was used to select the forty subjects from the population. Knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge regarding DVT among staff nurses. Results of the study shows that Majority (60%) of staff nurses had average knowledge and 20% of them had good and poor knowledge. After administration of educational interventional programme Majority (60%) of staff nurses had good knowledge and 40% of them had average knowledge. The study finding proved that the educational interventional programme increase the knowledge level of staff nurses regarding deep vein thrombosis.
How to cite this article:
Diksha, Jasvinder Kaur Saini, Libin Joseph. Effectiveness of educational interventional programme on knowledge regarding deep vein thrombosis among staff nurses. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(9):140-142.