EFFECT OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAM ON KNOWLEDGE OF HOUSEKEEPING STAFF REGARDING PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF NEEDLESTICK INJURY.

Ms. Tinu Kuriakose, Mrs.Anu Jacob Kachappillil, Dr.Sheela Shenai N. A

Abstract


Aim: The aim of the study was to improve the knowledge regarding prevention and management of needlestick injury
among housekeeping staff. Methods and Materials: A quantitative pre experimental one group pre-test post-test design
was used to collect data from 50 subjects by simple random sampling technique. Self administered structured knowledge questionnaire were
used. The collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The Mean pre-test score was 14.72 and Mean posttest
score was 21.46. The results revealed that among 50 study participants, majority of subjects (50%) had average knowledge,36% had poor
knowledge and only 14% had good knowledge regarding prevention and management of needlestick injury. The structured teaching programme
was effective. Conclusion: The nding of the study revealed that there was a signicant increase in the post-test knowledge scores after structured
teaching programme.


Keywords


Knowledge; Structured Teaching Programme; Needlestick Injury; Housekeeping Staff

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