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Nurs J India. 2013 Jan-Feb;104(1):42-6.

Effect of computer assisted instructions on central venous catheter care in knowledge and practice of staff nurses in a selected hospital in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • 1Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Computer Assisted Instructions (CAI) on Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Care in terms of knowledge and practice of staff nurses working in intensive care units of a selected hospital in Uttar Pradesh. Using quantitative research approach, 30 staff nurses were included in the study based on purposive sampling technique and (a) a structured knowledge questionnaire was administered, and (b) an observation checklist was administered. It was found that the computer-assisted instructions on central venous catheter care was effective in increasing the knowledge and practice of staff nurses and there was a significant positive relationship between the post-test knowledge scores and post-test practice scores indicating that an increase in knowledge would result in better practice among staff nurses regarding central venous catheter care.

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