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Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Nursing Profession among Professional College Teachers in Karad

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 886-890

Keywords : Nursing profession; knowledge; attitude; professional college teachers;

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Objectives: To assess the knowledge & attitude of teachers towards nursing profession and to find the association between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession with selected demographic variables. It is also to find the co-relationship between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession. Setting & Design: Professional colleges present in Karad city, Descriptive survey design. METHODOLOGY: Purposive Sampling Technique is used with sample size: 219. Tool: Part 1- Socio - demographic data Part 2- Knowledge questionnaire-13 Part 3- Attitude questionnaire -12. Plan for analysis: Coding, computing of data by excel & statistical analysis by “Instat”. Results: Mean, median of knowledge& attitude: 9.81, 10, 30.04, 30. Demographic data: Age group 20-23yrs.- 135(61.64%).Sex female-117(53.42%). Educational status- post graduate-138(63.01%). Hindu religion-204 (93.15%). Marital statusmarried- 128 (58.44%). Type of family- Joint-141 (64.38%). Income- above 20000/PM-86 (39.44%). Place of residence-Rural-84 (38.35%). present post-Teacher-190 (86.75 %). Year of experience- Less than five year-153 (31.09 %). Knowledge& attitude- correct response of the knowledge scale-2150(75.51%) Grading of knowledge-excellent -132(60.72%). Grading of Attitude scale-excellent - 137(62.55%). Significant association-Type of family with knowledge Chi square: - 48.498,DF 4,P value

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