Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding evidence based practice among undergraduate (B.Sc) nursing students

Thoudam Kheroda Devi, Vijaya Kumar S


Evidence based nursing mainly focus on providing the best nursing care according to personnel clinical expertise and that should be in combination with the current available research topic and making quality decision. Practice based on evidence requires the incorporation of experienced staffs, involvement of research utilization into the clinical decision in order to guide the nursing care for patient welfare.1 The ultimate aim and goal of the study was to impart the information awareness of the final year B.Sc nursing students regarding the evidence based practice. The pre experimental research design was used to carry out the study in selected nursing colleges at Bangalore among the 400 final year B.Sc nursing students and purposive sampling technique was used for the selection of students. The study results reported that there was vast disparity between pre test and post test knowledge score amongst the final year nursing students after the implementation of teaching programme and nursing students acquired the adequate information on evidence based practice after attending the teaching programme.

Keywords: EBP, EBN, STP, Information awareness, Final year nursing students, Nursing colleges.

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