Author(s): Sarvendra Pratap, Rajdip Majumder, Asokan R

Email(s): sarvendrapratap93@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00046.6   

Address: Mr Sarvendra Pratap1*, Mr Rajdip Majumder2, Mr Asokan R3
1Nursing Tutor, International Institute of Nursing and Research, Nirmala Foundation, Kalyani, West Bengal.
2Nursing Tutor, Institute of Nursing, Brainware University, Barasat, West Bengal.
3Associate Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences, Campus-5, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar-751024, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Medical and Nursing care is very important human’s life and health, but the waste which is generated from Medical and Nursing activities are the main problem of the human population. Improper handling of the waste generated from the hospital or clinics causes a direct health problems in the community, the hospital staff and on the environment each and every day. To assess the level of Knowledge and Practices of BSC Nursing 3rd year students regarding Bio-medical waste management. A descriptive Research Approach was used in the study. This research design selected for this study was Non-experimental descriptive research design. The study was conducted in KINS, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. The investigator selected 30 students based on the simple random technique (lottery method). The tools was used for data collection are validated structured demographic proforma and checklist on Knowledge and Practice. Statistical findings revealed that Most of the students (59.25%) have gained knowledge from Health care workers and Most of the students (66.66%) were doing Good practice. In knowledge and Practice Mean value was 10.86 and 7.93, Median value was 11 and 8 and SD was 1.780 and 1.28. This study were concluded that need to improve the level of knowledge and clinical practices among nursing students on BMW.


Cite this article:
Sarvendra Pratap, Rajdip Majumder, Asokan R. A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Practice among BSc Nursing 3rd year Students, on Biomedical Waste Management in selected Nursing Colleges, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):189-194. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00046.6

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Sarvendra Pratap, Rajdip Majumder, Asokan R. A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Practice among BSc Nursing 3rd year Students, on Biomedical Waste Management in selected Nursing Colleges, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):189-194. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00046.6   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-14


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