A study to assess the effectiveness of continuing nursing education programme for staff nurses regarding ventilator bundle care on knowledge, knowledge on practice and preventing the occurrence of ventilator associated pneumonia at smvmch, Puducherry

Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a type of lung infection that occurs in people who are on mechanical ventilation breathing machines in hospitals. As such, VAP typically affects critically ill persons that are in an intensive care unit (ICU). The primary objective of the study is to find out the effectiveness of CNE by assessing the knowledge, practice and preventing the occurrence of ventilator associated pneumonia. VAP before and after implementing CNE. The research design is one group pre and post test with convenient sampling technique of 30 staff nurses were selected. The study findings reveals that majority of the staff nurses were having sufficient knowledge, practice and preventing occurrence of VAP was reduced significantly after administering CNE. The CNE was found effective in increased in knowledge and practice on Ventilator Bundle Care among staff nurses.

Mrs. Sridevi and Dr. Danasu, R.
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