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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 01)

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Page : 686-690

Keywords : Knowledge Glasgow Coma Scale Effectiveness Self-Instructional Module;

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Background and objective:ToAssesstheknowledge gain after use of aSelfInstructionalModuleonGlasgow Coma Scale among the nurses working in Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam. The aim of the study was to determine the existing knowledge on Glasgow Coma Scale and the impact of Intervention regarding the Glasgow ComaScale in terms of knowledge enhancement. Methods: Pre-experimental One group pre-test post-test evaluative study comprising 40 nurses selected with lottery method was done with a Questionnaire. On the first day pre test was conducted using knowledge questionnaire regarding Glasgow Coma Scale and the Self Instructional Module were then given to the respondent on the same day after completion of the pre test. The post test was conducted on the 8th day. Results: The study findings revealed that mean pre-test knowledge score was 12.600 with SD 4.754 and mean post-test knowledge score was 17.425 with SD 3.478 with calculated t (39) = -10.339, p< 0. 05indicates that there was statistically significant increase in the post knowledge score. Findings of the study also indicated that there was statistical significant association between pre -test knowledge score of staff nurses with selected socio- demographic variables like age and working experience (p<0.05). Conclusion: Findings of thestudy has increased the level of knowledge among the nurses after the administration of Self- Instructional Module. Therefore, it is to be concluded that the present study participants benefited by Self Instructional Module(SIM).

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