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

Y. N. Shashidhara, B. S. Shakuntala

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-186
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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