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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1658, E-ISSN: 2664-1666, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.6
International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge on disaster management among staff nurses at Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Jupudi Anusha, Latha P, Kalpana B and Dr. Indira

Background: Disaster are sudden catastrophic events that disrupt patterns of life and in which there is possible loss of life and property in addition to multiple injuries disaster can be either natural phenomena or caused by people. Causes of disaster natural: Air, Tornado, Hurricane, Blizzard, Land earth quakes, volcanic eruption, avalanches, cave in water: floods slow rising and flash floods, tribal wave man-made: transportation Air, land water, fire housing, forest, explosion, disease epidemic civil riot war.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding disaster management among nurses.
Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding disaster management among staff nurses. 2. To find out the association between level of knowledge regarding disaster management among staff nurses with selected socio demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 staff nurses working in NMCH, Nellore were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding the level of knowledge among nurses, 19 (19%) had inadequate knowledge, 72(72%) had moderately adequate knowledge and 9(9%) had adequate knowledge regarding disaster management.
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How to cite this article:
Jupudi Anusha, Latha P, Kalpana B and Dr. Indira. A study to assess the knowledge on disaster management among staff nurses at Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing. 2019; 1(2): 10-12.
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