Analysing The Improvement In Knowledge About Tracheostomy Care In Nursing Staff After Skills Lab Training.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 3538-3544
AbstractBackground & objectives: Tracheostomy is a surgical procedure which involves insertion of a tracheostomy tube by making a hole in the anterior wall of the trachea and thereby creating an airway for breathing in tracheostomy, post-surgical tracheostomy care plays a major role which is performed by nursing staff. It may lead to many complications. These complications can be prevented by proper monitoring of the patients with proper hygiene and care by the nursing staff. Therefore, the nursing staff play a significant role in this procedure. The objective is to evaluate the knowledge about tracheostomy care in nursing staff before and after skills lab training. Materials and method: It is a questionnaire-based study targeting the nursing staff of Saveetha Medical College, Thandalam. A set of questions will be given to 50 staffs before the skills lab education and after the skills lab education. The completed questionnaire will be collected and analysed based on which the result will be formulated. Results: The mean percentage of knowledge before education is 80.8% whereas after education it is 94.06% The mean increase in percentage post education in knowledge regarding tracheostomy care among nursing staff is 13.26%. Conclusion: Nursing staff play a vital role in tracheostomized patients and therefore they require periodical training. From this it can be concluded that, this study proves that there is a significant improvement in knowledge regarding tracheostomy care among nursing staff post skills lab education.
- Article View: 61
- PDF Download: 82