Knowledge on Biomedical Waste Management among Nursing Students

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Author(s): Shailja
Meena .

Abstract

Knowledge regarding bio medical waste management plays a vital role in nursing students for their clinical practice.


Aim and objectives: The study aim to assess the knowledge of bio medical waste management among GNM final year nursing students and to find out the association between knowledge and demographic variables regarding Bio medical waste management.


Methodology:  Pre –experimental one group pre-test-post-test design. A total of 100 students were enrolled into the study by using convenient sampling technique. The structured closed ended questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge


Result: After pre-test majority of nursing students (84%) had Average knowledge regarding bio medical waste management ,Poor knowledge (13%),good (3%) and excellent  (none).After Post- Test majority of nursing students (57%) had excellent knowledge regarding bio medical waste management ,good knowledge (31%),Average (12%) As calculated chi test was used to determine the association between the score levels and selected demographic variables and “t” test value was significant.

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