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Journal: International Education and Research Journal (Vol.5, No. 8)

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Page : 10-11

Keywords : level of knowledge on organ donation; Organ donation and the healthcare professionals; Nursing students’ knowledge on organ donation;

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Background: Globally, as of April 2018, 20 people die each day waiting for a transplant and in every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list. Methods: The present study was conducted at Rani Meyyammai College of Nursing, Annamalai University, Chidambaram using Convenient sampling technique to select 100 samples. Results: The findings revealed that out of 96 nursing students, 10 (10.4%) of them had inadequate knowledge; 84 (87.5%) had moderately adequate knowledge and only 2 (2%) of them had adequate knowledge on organ donation. Conclusions: The study concluded that the nursing students need to be equipped with the various form of educational and motivational interventions on organ donation.

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