Knowledge assessment on stress relieving techniques among nurses of selected hospitals of Pune city
Nirmala Bhavanidas Adsul and Dr. Sheela Upendra
Introduction: Every individual face stress which is a natural feeling and it appear when individual fails to cope with particular demands or in an event. If proper steps not taken and continuous stress ponders it becomes chronic in nature. Stress is important and also serve as motivators.
Objective: To assess the knowledge on stress relieving techniques among Nurses of selected hospitals of Pune city and to determine the association of knowledge with selected demographic variables.
Methods: Quantities research approach was adopted and Non experimental descriptive survey research design was used. Sample size comprised of hundred nurses of selected hospitals of Pune city. Non probability convenience sampling technique was used adopted. Selected hospitals as setting. Reliability of the tool was 0.813 using Cronbach’s alpha method. A Self-Administered Structured knowledge questionnaire regarding stress relieving techniques was used. The tool comprised of II sections. Section one encompassed of demographic characteristics of the sample which included following parameters like age, gender, Position, Qualification, years of experience, Religion and Have you attended any workshop/ conference/ seminar on Stress Relieving Techniques. Section II was of self-administered structured knowledge questionnaire on Stress Relieving Techniques which was comprised of twenty-four questions.
Result: Nurses of Hospitals of Pune city shows that majority of respondents have average knowledge (68%), with good knowledge (20%) and 12 % respondents had poor knowledge. None of the demographic variable was found to have significant association with Nurses knowledge related to stress relieving techniques.
Conclusion: The present study concluded that nurses possess considerable average knowledge regarding stress relieving techniques. Knowledge enhancement is required for the nurses on stress relieving techniques to enhance the mental wellbeing of self and to promote and contribute best in personal and professional development.
Nirmala Bhavanidas Adsul, Dr. Sheela Upendra. Knowledge assessment on stress relieving techniques among nurses of selected hospitals of Pune city. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2022;5(1):115-118. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2022.v5.i1b.238