Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Home visit

1,525 views

Published on

Home visit

Published in: Data & Analytics
  • Be the first to comment

Home visit

  1. 1. “ATTITUDE OF NURSING STUDENTS TOWARDS HOME VISITING” 1
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Nursing is a profession which improves personal service. A nursing student’s personality is one of the important resources he/she uses in rendering service during clinical experience. Thus, the nurse educator must be deeply concerned about the attitudes and the values the nursing students develops towards home visits. This will provide information on the student’s attitude on learning in the clinical environment. 2
  3. 3. “An explanatory study to determine attitude and the factors influencing attitude of the nursing students of a selected college of nursing towards home visiting”. 3 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
  4. 4. DEFINITION HOME VISITING : Home visiting means the visit of a nurse to a family and the health services provided by nursing students to the community. Home visit is a purposeful interaction in a home directed at promoting and maintaining the health of individuals and the family. A major distinction of a home visit is that the health professional goes to the client rather than the client coming to the health professional. 4
  5. 5. NURSING STUDENTS : In this study, nursing students are those who have been already exposed to the field and completed the hours of field experience. ATTITUDE : In this study, attitude refers to the verbal expression of feeling of nursing students regarding home visiting. This is measured by an attitude scale and expressed in form of attitude scores. 5
  6. 6. OBJECTIVES 6 - To determine the attitude of nursing students towards home visiting. - To field the association between attitude and selected demographic variable. - To determine the factors influencing the attitudes of nursing students towards home visiting.
  7. 7. HYPOTHESES 7 H1- There will be a significant association between attitude scores and selected demographic variables. H2- There will be a difference in the attitude of IInd year and IVth year B.Sc nursing students. H3- There will be an association between attitude and factors influencing attitude of nursing students.
  8. 8. MATERIALS & METHODS 1. SOURCE OF DATA :- Nursing students of a selected college of nursing in Mangalore. 2. RESEARCH DESIGN :- The present study adopts descriptive survey design. 8
  9. 9. METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION SAMPLE SIZE :- Sample size comprised of 118 B.Sc Nursing students, INSTRUMENTS OR TOOLS TO BE USED :- Tools used for the study were attitude scale and rating scale. 9
  10. 10. POPULATION :- The population selected for the study comprised of nursing students who has been exposed to the community field experience and able to build rapport with the family, identified the problems and give care according to the needs of the family and available at the time of data collection. DATA COLLECTION METHOD :- Permission will be obtained from the concerned authority and informed consent will be obtained from the subjects. Attitude scale questionaire will be administered to the subjects and then it will be collected and analyzed the data. 10
  11. 11. 11 ATTITUDE PERCENTAGE OF SCORE II Year f % IV Year f % Highly unfavourable < 26 _ _ _ _ Unfavourable 26 - 50 2 3.4 2 3.4 Favourable 51 - 75 5.7 96.6 5.2 88.1 Highly favourable > 75 _ _ 5 8.5 MAX SCORE = 185 N = 59 + 59 Distribution of attitude scores of B.Sc nursing students
  12. 12. RESULT Acc. To H1 :- - The attitude score of majority both II year B.Sc (96.6%) and IV year B.Sc (88.1%) nursing students ranged between 51-75%. - It can be inferred that the sample had favourable attitude towards home visiting. Acc. To H2 (COMPARISON ):- There was significant difference between attitude of II year and IV year nursing students towards home visiting. It is evident that compared to II year students those in IV year had more favourable attitude towards home visiting. 12
  13. 13. Acc. To H3 (CORRELATION BETWEEN ATTITUDE & FACTORS INFLUENCING) :- - There was a positive correlation between the attitude and factors influencing the attitude of nursing towards home visiting. - Hence null hypothesis was rejected and research hypothesis was accepted. 13
  14. 14. CONCLUSION - From the findings of the study it can be concluded that the 2nd year B.Sc nursing students had favourable attitudes towards home visiting compared to 4th year nursing students. - As the factors influencing attitude of nursing students increased, their attitude became favourable towards home visiting because there is a positive correlation between the attitude of nursing students and factors influencing their attitude. - However, the 4th year B.Sc nursing students had(8.5%) highly favourable attitude towards home visiting. 14
  15. 15. NURSING IMPLICATIONS NURSING EDUCATION :- This study highlights the need to instil in the students a more positive attitude towards home visiting such as increasing practical hours which will help in attaining the educational objectives. 15
  16. 16. NURSING PRACTICE :- The nurse plays a vital and major role in health care delivery system. Instead of providing treatment to the patients, the nurse should be interested in health promotion. If the students show a positive attitude towards home visiting, naturally the quality of care provided to the patients & community will improve. 16
  17. 17. NURSING RESEARCH :- Nursing research is an essential aspect of nursing as it uplifts the profession, develops new nursing norms and enhances the nursing knowledge. It also improves the image and perception of nursing in the society which is necessary for future of nursing. 17
  18. 18. NURSING ADMINISTRATION :- The nurse administration plays a vital part in the education of all nurses who are working along with community through organizing community health education, programmes, conducting in- services education programmes and continuing education programmes. 18
  19. 19. REFERENCES - Smith CM Maurer F.A Community health nursing theory and practice. Philadelphia W.B Saunders Company: 1985. - Heidgerken L.E. Teaching and Learning in schools of nursing New Delhi : Konark publishers Pvt. Ltd. 1998. - Pereira LJ A study to assess the attitude of basic B.Sc Nursing graduates to needs clinical experience in selected college of nursing of Mangalore.
  20. 20. 20

×