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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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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A

The effectiveness of self- instructional module on knowledge regarding multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) among nurses working in paediatric departments


Dr. Roshan Lal Kahar

Introduction: A severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with Kawasaki disease manifestations (MIS-C) has been reported in children with signs of recent infection with SARS-CoV-2. We here reported the case of a young adult woman who presented the complete manifestations of Kawasaki disease associated with a severe myocarditis, acute respiratory distress syndrome and hemodynamic instability a few weeks after a transient anosmia.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with one group pre-test design was used for the study. The samples consisted of 60 staff nurses selected by Non probability purposive sampling technique. Research design was pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design. Main study was conducted from 01/05/2022 to 15/06/2022 Data was collected by administering a structured knowledge questionnaire by the investigator before and after self-instructional module. Post-test was conducted after 7 days of pre-test and intervention. Data was analyzed using descriptive & inferential statistics (Paired ‘t’ test, Chi- square test, Karl- Person’s correlation coefficient.
Result: The pretest knowledge score was 9.05±2.45, while the posttest knowledge score was 19.98±2.57. The difference was found to be statistically significant (‘t’ value = -24.62, df=59, p value=0.05, Significant), showing a higher posttest knowledge score.
Conclusion: The finding in the study proved that the structured teaching programme is effective in improving knowledge of staff nurses. The entire subject had improved in knowledge compared to their pre- test score.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Roshan Lal Kahar. The effectiveness of self- instructional module on knowledge regarding multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) among nurses working in paediatric departments. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2023;5(1):07-13. DOI: 10.33545/26641658.2023.v5.i1a.125
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