International Journal of Education and Research in Health Sciences
(Official Publication of Sai Amrut Educational and Medical Research Foundation, Aurangabad)

Vol.2, Issue 2 (2016)

Effect of Demonstration on Knowledge & Practices Regarding Selected Obstetric Drugs among Nurses Working in Labour Room in Urban Area

Sharad B. Pandit, B. G. Boricha, Anuradha Mhaske


Background: The aim of this study was to describe the demographic characteristics of nurse, to assess the effect of Demonstration on knowledge & practices regarding selected obstetric drugs among nurses. The present study was conducted in selected tertiary care Hospitals in urban area. Methods: The research approach was an evaluative approach with one group pre-test – post-test experimental research design. The study comprised of 50 Nurses working in Labour room. The tool knowledge questionnaire & practices checklist regarding selected obstetric drug was used for data collection. Results: The total 50 Nurses were assessed, most of the Nurses 66% were in the age group of 35-45 years, all of them were females, and majority 72% of them GNM. It is found that, in pre test 58% of the nurses had inadequate knowledge score, in post test 86% of the nurses had adequate knowledge score. And in pre test 62% of the nurses had perform correctly, in post test 94% of the nurse had performed correctly. There was significant relationship with age, educational qualification, years of experience of the nurses and knowledge & practices score of Nurses regarding selected obstetric Drugs. Conclusion: The study result shows that the most of the Nurses had adequate knowledge and good Practices after skill demonstration. Study strongly recommends that, the competency based training improve the knowledge and practices among Nurses.


Nurses, Obstetric drugs, Demonstration, Knowledge, Practices

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