International Journal of Advanced Science and Research

International Journal of Advanced Science and Research


International Journal of Advanced Science and Research
International Journal of Advanced Science and Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

A study to assess the effectiveness of self-instructional module on needle stick injuries among nursing personnel in Rama Hospital Kanpur, UP


Minu SR, Usha Rani Kandula, Harshita Sachan, Pranjali Mishra, Dolly

AIM of the study: To assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on needle stick injury among nursing personnel. Objectives of the study
  • To assess the pre-test and post-test knowledge regarding needle stick injuries for nursing personnel.
  • To assess the effectiveness of self-instructional module on needle stick injuries for nursing personnel.
  • To find out the association between pre-test level of knowledge and selected demographic variables of nursing personnel.
Method: In this research Study, the research approach adopted for the study was quantitative research approach and the research design was one group pre-test design. Setting of the study was selected in Rama Hospital, Kanpur and the population was nursing personnel working in Rama Hospital Kanpur. The sample size were 30, selected by convenient sampling technique. Consent was taken from the sample before data collection. Demographic data were collected by structured questionnaire. The pre-test knowledge was assessed and self instructional module was given to the participants after pre-test knowledge assessment. Results: The study shows that among 30 nursing personnel, level of knowledge on needle stick injuries, 80% gained adequate knowledge, 20% gained moderate knowledge. Conclusion: The study concludes that self instructional module is very effective in improving knowledge of the nursing personals on needle stick injuries.
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