A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Safe Delivery Application for Pre-Service Nursing Students in a Selected College of Nursing of New Delhi
Introduction: The Safe Delivery Application is a mHealth tool that can be used for health workers who manage normal and complicated deliveries in the peripheral areas. The application has clinical instruction films on key obstetric procedures which can help the health workers translate their learnt skills into practice.
Objective: The main objectives of the study were to assess the effectiveness of safe delivery application on its utilization in pre-service training update knowledge on MNH practices among nursing students.
Methodology: The research design for this study was a pre-experimental design, “one group pre-test post-test only design, 100 nursing students by using total enumeration sampling technique. In the present study, base measures were knowledge regarding active management of third stage labour, postpartum hemorrhage, neonatal resuscitation by using safe delivery application to nursing students of Rufaida College of Nursing New Delhi.
Result: The data obtained was analyzed by using the descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings reveal that there was deficit in knowledge of the nursing students (mean=17.12, S.D=4.18), but after utilization of safe delivery application the post-test scores (mean=42.26, SD=6.60) in terms of knowledge was significantly higher than the pre-test scores. This indicates that the safe delivery application on Active management of third stage labour, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Neonatal Resuscitation was effective in improving the knowledge of nursing students.
Conclusion: The findings of the study indicated that safe delivery application was found to be effective in improving the knowledge of nursing students on active management of third stage labour, postpartum hemorrhage, neonatal resuscitation.
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Usmani S, Chhugani M, Khan M. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Safe Delivery Application for Pre-Service Nursing Students in a Selected College of Nursing of New Delhi. Int J Nurs Midwif Res 2019; 6(4): 22-27.
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