Effectiveness of Teacher Guided Instruction for(TGI)'Cranial Nerve Assessment'

Latha, T (2010) Effectiveness of Teacher Guided Instruction for(TGI)'Cranial Nerve Assessment'. In: National Seminar 2010 on “Strengthening Evidence Based Nursing Practice - A challenge to Nursing Profession”, 12-13 Nov 2010, Salem, Tamilnadu. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Health Assessment is the most critical phase of the nursing process. The purpose of Health Assessment is to collect subjective and objective data to determine peoples‟ overall level of functioning in order to make a professional clinical judgment. Health assessment is critical skill for nurses and is required for any nursing undergraduate. This Health Assessment can be taught by using different instructional methods. A study to find the effectiveness of Teacher Guided Instruction (TGI) method of teaching for „Cranial Nerve Assessment‟, on knowledge and skill of Undergraduate (UG) Nursing Students was conducted. Method: The data were collected using Base line information, Interpretive Exercises and Observational Checklist on Cranial Nerve Assessment. The study adopted one group pre-test post-test design with evaluative approach. The samples were 34 students of 2nd year B.Sc. Nursing. Result: Majority of the students (79%) were female, age group was between 19-20 years. The study showed statistical significant in improvement of the knowledge and skill of Cranial Nerve Assessment (p<0.05 t(29)=2.04) among 2nd year B.Sc. nursing students. Conclusion: The science and general education is advancing every day. Hence changes in nursing curriculum are done frequently. Instruction methods also must be changed along with curriculum change, without which objectives may not be achieved effectively.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 05:03
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2013 05:03
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78686

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