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To Assess the Bio-Psycho-Social and Spiritual Impact of COVID-19 among the Students Studying in Selected Nursing Colleges

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 956-962

Keywords : Bio-Psycho-Social and Spiritual; impact of COVID-19; Nursing students;

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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. The WHO recommends that the additional mental health support is best provided along with the general health services, by harnessing the existing structures/resources in the community. Mainly the student’s academic activities including clinical experiences were drastically affected. The present study aims to assess the bio-psycho-social and spiritual impact of covid19 among the nursing students in selected nursing college. A descriptive survey was conducted among 178 nursing students at bishop Benziger College of nursing. kollan, kerala. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The present study findings shows that 93.8 % of the participants did not develop any physical illness during this lockdown period.97.8 of the participants basic needs were met in time, 29.8 % had fear about the present situation, 22.5 % of the participants spiritual needs were not met and 78.1 %of the participants said the future plans were affected, 24.2 % of the participants lost interest in studies and assignments. Most of the participants 65.5 % said that counseling is needed during post pandemic period and majority of the 94.7 % participants said that life skill training to be included in the nursing students’ curriculum to develop and overcome the stressful situation in future.

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