EFFECT OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE OF STAFF NURSES REGARDING PREVENTION OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Miss Sara Scaria, Mrs Susan Mathai, Dr Sheela Shenai N.A

Abstract


Clostridium difficile is a gram-positive, spore-forming anaerobic bacteria .A quantitative pre experimental one group pretest
post-test design was used to collect data from 70 subjects by sample of convenience . Data were collected by using
demographic data sheet and Structured knowledge questionnaire .Intervention of structured teaching programme was given immediately after
pre-test. Post-test was done 14 days after the intervention. Analysis was done by descriptive and inferential statistics. The mean pre -test
knowledge score was 8.2 and the mean post test knowledge score was 22.3 after the intervention .The study concluded that structured teaching
programme was effective in enhancing the knowledge of staff nurse.


Keywords


Clostridium difficile , knowledge, structured teaching programme ,staff nurses

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