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EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE REGARDING CONVALESCENT PLASMA THERAPY IN TREATMENT OF COVID 19 AMONG NURSING STUDENTS
*Aparna C. Lakshmy, Gopika Saju and Lakshmi Krishna S.
The present study was intended to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding convalescent plasma therapy in treatment of COVID- 19 among nursing students. The objectives were to assess the effectiveness of training programme on knowledge and attitude regarding convalescent plasma therapy in the treatment of COVID 19 among nursing students and to find the association between knowledge and attitude regarding convalescent plasma treatment with selected socio demographic variables. Quasi experimental design was adopted for the study. The sample include 100 nursing students which was selected by stratified sampling technique. The tools used were structured questionnaire to collect sociodemographic data ,structured knowledge questionnaire to assess the level of knowledge and rating scale to assess the attitude. The findings revealed that, greater number of the nursing students had average knowledge and moderately favourable attitude regarding convalescent plasma therapy in treatment of COVID 19.The t- value revealed a significant improvement in the level of knowledge(t=10.11,p<0.01) and attitude(t=5.83,p<0.01) after the structured teaching programme.[Full Text Article]