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Effectiveness of Learning Package on Knowledge about Cardio-Respiratory Assessment among Under Graduate Student Nurses

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 5)

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Page : 548-553

Keywords : Learning package; Cardio-vascular system; Assessment; Respiratory system; Knowledge;

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a critical global health issue, and cardiovascular nurses play a vital role in decreasing the global burden and contributing to improving outcomes in individuals and communities. Cardiovascular nurses require the knowledge, skills, and resources that will enable them to function as leaders in CVD prevention and management. Objectives :1) To assess the knowledge of under-graduate student nurses about Cardio-Respiratory assessment before and after administering the Learning Package. 2) To assess the effectiveness of learning package on Cardio-Respiratory assessment among under-graduate student nurses. To find out an association of Knowledge about Cardio-Respiratory assessment among under-graduate student nurses and selected Socio-demographic Variables. Methods: An evaluative approach adopted. The Quasi-experimental one group pre-test post-test design used. The sample size for the present study was 70 under-graduate student nurses in 2nd year Basic B.Sc. nursing class; Non probability convenient sampling technique was used to select the respondents. A structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to assess the pre-post test existing knowledge on Cardio-Respiratory assessment. Results: The Pre-test mean knowledge score and S.D. of the U.G. student nurse regarding Cardio-Respiratory assessment was 11.18 ± 2.657, which was increased in Post-test to 25.30 ± 2.940. The paired “t” test was calculated to find the effectiveness of Learning package, the “t” value was obtained as 30.212 and “p” value was

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