Knowledge levels on care of patient with mechanical ventilation among 3rd year BSC nursing students
Usha Rani Kandula, Minu SR, Birhanu Alemu, Ketema Diriba
The vital role of mechanical ventilation is to support patients whose respiratory systems have failed until the adequate function returns. Mechanical Ventilation can relieve respiratory distress in patients for whom the work of breathing has become intolerable. In addition, prevention or reversal of lung collapse and reversal of respiratory muscle fatigue can be managed by mechanical ventilation.
1) To assess the knowledge levels on Care of patient with Mechanical Ventilation among 3rd year B.Sc. Nursing students.
2) To finds out the association between levels of knowledge regarding Care of patient with Mechanical Ventilation among 3rd year B.Sc. Nursing students with their selected demographic variables.
Methods: A descriptive Cross-sectional research design by simple random sampling technique was used for selecting 50 study samples. The validity and reliability of the tool was established. Closed ended questionnaire was used to collect the data from the study samples. The collected data was transferred to the excel spread sheet, windows version 2010.The transferred data was analyzed by using descriptive & inferential statistics.
Results: The findings of the results reveals that percentage wise distribution of 3rd year B.Sc. Nursing students according to age group reveals that the highest percentage of students 44 (88%) were between 19-23 years, 6 (12%) were between 24-29 years. The percentage wise distribution of 3rdyear B.Sc. Nursing students according to the gender group reveals that the highest percentage of students 42 (84%) were Females and 8 (16%) were males. The studies mean score was 18.20 with the standard deviation of 3.59.
Conclusion: The study concludes that, third year B.Sc Nursing students have good knowledge on Care of patient with Mechanical Ventilation.
Usha Rani Kandula, Minu SR, Birhanu Alemu, Ketema Diriba. Knowledge levels on care of patient with mechanical ventilation among 3rd year BSC nursing students. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2021;3(1):32-37. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2021.v3.i1a.59