A Study to Redesign the Community Nursing Bag and Assess its Acceptability among Student Nurses in a Selected College of Nursing at New Delhi
Introduction: Community Nursing Bag though in practice for quite a long time has never been used extensively during home visits. It was therefore prudent to undertake a study to redesign the community nursing bag and assess its acceptability amongst student nurses of a selected college of nursing at New Delhi with the primary objective to validate the redesigned community nursing bag by experts.
Material and Methods: The design of the study was methodological. The final study with 150 student nurses was conducted at Rufaida College of Nursing, Delhi to assess the acceptability of the bag using a semi-structured questionnaire. To validate the redesigned bag, a structured questionnaire was given to the 17 experts.
Result: The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics. Content Validity Index (CVI) was used to validate the characteristics of the redesigned community nursing bag. A CVI score of more than 0.73 was valid for this study. Following validation by the experts, the acceptability of the nursing bag was estimated. The major findings of the study showed a very positive validation by all the experts with mean CVI score of 0.9156. From acceptability perspective, 97% of the student nurses found the redesigned bag highly acceptable.
Conclusion: The community nursing bag was redesigned taking inputs from a panel of selected community health nursing experts who validated the changes. Following this, student nurses used the bag during home visits in the community and found it highly acceptable.
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Bhattacharya S, Bhardwaj U, Chhugani M, Rani S, Khan F. A Study to Redesign the Community Nursing Bag and Assess its Acceptability among Student Nurses in a Selected College of Nursing at New Delhi. Int J Nurs Midwif Res 2020; 7(1): 13-17.
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