Awareness of staff nurses and nurse educators on research and its utilization

Shashidhara, YN (2017) Awareness of staff nurses and nurse educators on research and its utilization. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 8 (1). pp. 183-186. ISSN 0976-0245

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The objective of the study was to assess the awareness regarding Nursing research and its utilization among Staff Nurses and Nurse Educators of selected institutions in Bangalore. Method: The descriptive research design was adopted with sample of 300 staff nurses from 8 hospitals and 200 nurse educators from 20 Nursing institutions. The validated and reliable awareness questionnaire was used as an instrument. Results: The awareness mean score of staff nurses were 21.54 and SD of 7.47, Nurse Educators mean score was 35.22 and the SD of 10.37, Mean difference of 13.6. With the t value 17.12, (P<0.001). Conclusion: It is essential for staff nurses to update their knowledge on Nursing research and its utilization for better practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness; knowledge; nursing research; research utilization; staff nurses; nurse educators.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Community Health
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2017 11:27
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2017 11:27

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