Effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge regarding SBAR among trainee staff nurses working in selected NABH accredited hospital
Nilesh Mishra, Gitanjali Pasi
Communication failure is well recognized as a leading contributor of adverse events. Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendations (SBAR) is a technique which can be used to facilitate prompt and appropriate communication. A pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge regarding SBAR among trainee staff nurses. 32 trainee staff nurses were recruited as sample by non-probability purposive sampling technique who was working in Bombay Hospital, Indore. Data was collected by structured questionnaire. Socio-demographic data revealed that most of the trainee staff nurses 23 (71.8%) were 20-23 years old, 25 (78.12%) were female, 24 (75%) were B.Sc. Nurses, 23 (71.8%) were having less than one year of clinical experience, 27 (84.3%) had not worked in NABH accredited hospital before, and 28 (90.6%) did not have previous knowledge about SBAR. The calculated Paired ‘t’ value 17.44 showed that the mean post-test knowledge score is significantly higher to the mean pre-test knowledge score regarding SBAR among trainee staff nurses working in selected NABH hospital of Indore. The chi square value (11.2; df=1) showed the significant association of pre-test knowledge score with previous work experience in NABH accredited hospital of trainee staff nurses. The results showed that information booklet is effective to improve the knowledge of trainee staff nurses regarding SBAR in NABH accredited hospital, which is an easy tool to use, structured form of communication.