Author(s): Madhu S, Sathish D. K, Vinay Kumar G, Prasanna Kumar

Email(s): mpmadhumadhu4@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00007.7   

Address: Mrs. Madhu S1, Mr. Sathish D. K2, Mr. Vinay Kumar G3, Mr. Prasanna Kumar4
1Nursing Tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara.
2Nursing Tutor, Child Health Nursing Department, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara
3Principal, Community Health Nursing Department, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara.
4Asso. Professor, Child Health Nursing Department, Bapuji College of Nursing, Davangere
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Aims and Objectives: The study aim to assess the level of Anxiety and Attitude in returning back to School after lockdown due to Covid -19 pandemic among GNM Students studying at JSS School of Nursing Chamarajanagar. Approach and design: in this study An Exploratory Descriptive Survey approach was used. Samples and sampling criteria: To Assess the level of Anxiety and Attitude among 70 GNM Students studying at JSS School of Nursing Chamarajanagar, selected by Non-probability, Convenient sampling technique. The level of Anxiety and Attitude measured by using Anxiety and Attitude rating scale. Result: The findings of the study revealed that among 70 students 1(1.4%) student found to have no anxiety, 30(42.9%) student found to have mild anxiety, 23(32.9%) student found to have moderate anxiety and 16(22.9%) student found severe anxiety. Study revealed that among 70 students 8(11.4%) students have unfavorable attitude, 31(44.3%) students have moderately favorable attitude and 31(44.3%) students have favorable attitude. Study also shows that there is high positive correlation 0.701(0.00001) between level of anxiety and attitude. Conclusion: The study finding suggest that there is a anxiety among the students in returning back to school. Psychological support-oriented programme should be arranged by government or non-governmental agencies. Also there should be proper Covid-19 safety measures should be taken according to guidelines and individual counselling should be arranged if necessary and faculty is to keep in touch with students to encourage and support them through this challenging period. We believe that providing psychological support and assurance can help in overcome anxiety and perform better in their studies.


Cite this article:
Madhu S, Sathish D. K, Vinay Kumar G, Prasanna Kumar. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Anxiety and Attitude in Returning Back to School after Lockdown due to Covid -19 Pandemic among GNM Students Studying at JSS School of Nursing Chamarajanagar. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):27-32. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00007.7


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