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Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Organ Donation among Nursing Students at Teaching Institute in the Northern Part of India

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)

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Page : 279-283

Keywords : STP; Structured Teaching Programme; BECON-Bee Enn College of Nursing; Attitude; Knowledge;

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Background: There are no studies evaluating the effectiveness of STP on organ donation among nursing students during pandemic (COVID-19). Objectives: The objectives were to assess the pre & post-test level of knowledge, attitude and their relationship with selected demographic variables regarding organ donation among 1st year B. Sc Nursing students. Methods: Pre experimental design was adopted for this study. The sample size was 60 and purposive sampling technique was used. The study was conducted at BECON, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu. The data was collected by using questionnaires and three point Likert scale. A STP on Organ Donation was administered to the 1st Year B. Sc nursing students and was evaluated. Findings: The findings shows that the majority 0 (0%) had adequate knowledge, 29 (48.3%) had moderate and 31 (51.76%) had inadequate knowledge and 0 (0%) had positive attitude, 25 (41.7%) had neutral attitude and 35 (58.3%) had negative attitude. Findings show that the knowledge and attitude of the nursing students increased after the planned teaching programme. There was no significant association between the post-test level of knowledge and attitude of nursing students regarding organ donation. Conclusion: This study concludes that planned teaching programme plays a vital role in increasing the knowledge and attitude level.

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