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ISSN: 2637-6695

Lupine Online Journal of Nursing & Health care

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-6695)

The Impact of Nursing Education on Cardiac Patient’s Knowledge Regarding their Lifestyle in Tertiary Care Hospital Peshawar KP

Volume 2 - Issue 2

Muslim Shah1*, Adnan Khan2, Zeeshan Khan2, Sania Amir2 and Farah Naz2

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    • 1Assistant Professor, Rehman College of Nursing, Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan
    • 2BSN 4th Year Students, Rehman College of Nursing, Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Muslim Shah, Assistant Professor, Rehman College of Nursing, Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan

Received: June 26, 2019;   Published: July 12, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/LOJNHC.2018.02.000133

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Objectives: The objective of the study was to assess the impact of nursing education on cardiac patient knowledge regarding their lifestyle.

Methodology: Quasi-experimental study was conducted in private tertiary care hospital. A well-structured questionnaire was adopted and explained to every participant during data collection. Data was collected through convenient sampling. Data analysis was done by SPSS version.

Result: 0ut of 39 participants, 4(10.3%) participants fell under excellent category, 19(48.7%) had good knowledge, and 16(41.0%) had poor knowledge before educational intervention. After the intervention, 38(97.4%) participants fell under excellent category and 1(2.6%) had good knowledge. The mean score was 20.85 with a standard deviation of 7.084 before session; while, the mean score after session was 33.69 with a standard deviation of 2.430. Furthermore, paired T-test was applied to evaluate the effectiveness of education. The result was highly significant with a p-value of 0.000.

Conclusion: The findings of this study support the effectiveness of cardiac education that shows an increase in patient’s knowledge and change in behavior. Therefore, educational program is significant for cardiac patients.

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