Perceived Competence on Evidence Based Nursing Practice Among Final Year Nursing Students of Selected College of Udupi Taluk

Jose, Zacharias M and Deepika, V and Melita, Sheilini (2015) Perceived Competence on Evidence Based Nursing Practice Among Final Year Nursing Students of Selected College of Udupi Taluk. International Journal Of Scientific Research, 4 (11). pp. 248-249. ISSN 2277 - 8179

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Abstract

Background : Nurses are the frontline members in the health care team. ey need to be knowledgeable and skillful in handling patient conditions which may be critical and life threatening. Nurses must keep themselves updated with the rapidly changing clinical scenario. they must strive to be self-reliant and must go in track with evidence based methods of clinical decision making. Objectives of the study : were to assess the perceived competence on evidence based nursing practice among the final year nursing students and to find the association between the perceived competence on evidence based nursing practice and age, academic performance. Methods C: ross sectional survey design with convenient sampling technique was used to collect data from75 fourth year B.Sc.Nursing Students of selected nursing college of Udupi Taluk. Results : e result showed that there was no one with low perceived competence and majority 56(74.7%) was having high perceived compe - tence. Also majority 73(97.3%) had previous exposure to knowledge on evidence based nursing practice. Conclusion: e present study finding indicates that the students need to be motivated towards the need for application of evidences in nursing practice which is the best approach for providing quality care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perceived competence; Evidence based nursing practice; Nursing student
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2015 15:33
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 15:33
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144722

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