A study to develop and evaluate effectiveness of the informational booklet regarding legal responsibilities of nursing personnel in terms of knowledge at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital Alwar, Rajasthan
A study was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of an information booklet on knowledge of the staff nurses regarding their legal responsibilities in Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital Alwar, Rajasthan.
Methodology: Evaluative approach used in this study. Major findings of the study with regard to demographic variables revealed that majority (42%) of the staff nurses belonged to the age group of 41-50 years, with regard to professional education, 92% & 08% of the staff nurses were having GNM nursing and BSc. Nursing respectively, majority (40%) had a working experience of above 21years.
Result: Regarding the mean pre-test knowledge score it was found to be mean 24.36 and S.D 3.92 against the maximum score of 50. The mean posttest knowledge score was found to mean 37.86 and S.D.3.13 against a maximum score of 50. Mean posttest knowledge scores (37.86) of staff nurses was found to be significantly higher than their mean pre-test knowledge scores (24.36), as evident from the ‘t ’value of 22.43 suggesting that the knowledge of staff nurses on legal responsibilities increased after administering the information booklet.
Conclusion: On the basis of the findings of the study, it is recommended that similar study can be replicated on larger samples of staff nurses of different hospitals for generalization of the findings.
Hamander Kumar. A study to develop and evaluate effectiveness of the informational booklet regarding legal responsibilities of nursing personnel in terms of knowledge at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital Alwar, Rajasthan. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(1):52-54. DOI: 10.33545/26641658.2020.v2.i1a.28