Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Nosocomial Infection and It’s Prevention among Nursing Students

Asifah *

Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, Kashmir, India.

Insha Rasool

Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, Kashmir, India.

Nighat Gowhar

Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, Kashmir, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The study was conducted with an aim to improve the knowledge of B.sc Nursing 1st year students of Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology regarding Nosocomial Infection and it’s prevention.

A pre experimental study to assess the effectiveness of the Computer Assisted Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding Nosocomial Infection and its prevention among B.sc Nursing 1styear students of Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology ,Charar-i-sharief, Budgam.

Objectives of the study were:

  1. To assess the pretest knowledge score regarding Nosocomial infection and its prevention among B.Sc Nursing 1st year students of Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology, Charar-i-sharief.
  2. To assess the post-test knowledge score regarding Nosocomial Infection and its prevention among B.Sc Nursing 1st year students of Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology, Charar-i-sharief
  3. To find the effectiveness of Computer Assisted Teaching Programme (CATP) on knowledge regarding nosocomial infections and its prevention among B.Sc Nursing 1st year students by comparing pre-test and post-test knowledge scores.
  4. To find the association of pre-test knowledge score of BSc Nursing Ist year students regarding Nosocomial Infections and its prevention with their selected demographic variables (Gender, Residence, Parents occupation, previous knowledge regarding nosocomial infection, Source of knowledge).

A pre- experimental one group pre- test and post- test design was used for the study. The sample was selected by sampling technique and 36 B.sc Nursing 1st year students of Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology Charar-i-sharief ,Budgam were selected. Data was collected by using structured questionnaire consisting 36 items.

Results: The results of the study showed that in pre-test majority of the B.sc Nursing students 55.6% had inadequate knowledge and 44.4% had moderate knowledge regarding Nosocomial Infection and its prevention.

Whereas in post-test the majority of students 83.3% had adequate knowledge and 16.7% students had moderate knowledge. None of the study subjects had inadequate knowledge regarding Nosocomial Infection and it’s prevention.

Conclusion: The findings of the study concluded that B.sc Nursing 1st year students were having less knowledge regarding Nosocomial Infection and its preventions. The Computer Assisted Teaching Programme was found effective in increasing the knowledge level of Nosocomial Infection and its preventions.

Keywords: Effectiveness, computer assisted teaching programme, knowledge, nosocomial infection


How to Cite

Asifah, Rasool , I., & Gowhar , N. (2023). Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Nosocomial Infection and It’s Prevention among Nursing Students. Asian Journal of Research in Nursing and Health, 6(1), 227–238. Retrieved from https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH/article/view/122

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