Farzana Kousar, Adnan Yaqoob, Muhammad Afzal, Mst.Saadia Khan



Background: Nurses knowledge plays a very important role in the pre and post angiography care in hospital settings. But unfortunately, there is less attention given to improve nurses’ knowledge.

Objective: To assess the improvement in the knowledge among female nurses after intervention regarding pre and post angiography care.

Methodology: A quasi experimental study was conducted at Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology in June to September 2021 on 40 female nurses via a convenient sampling technique used for data collection.16 weeks of planned sessions completed and each individual was facilitated with 16 hours learning hour’s organized in morning and evening shifts according to the participant’s availability. Relatively, pre and post intervention sessions were organized for four months.

Results: The results of present interventional program showed a remarkable impact on nurses’ knowledge related to pre and post angiography care. The pre-score was inadequate regarding pre and post angiography care of the participants on the other hand, there was an improvement after 16 weeks of interventional lecture session in the nurses knowledge scores 97.5% (p≤0.00), SD= related to pre and post angiography care.

Conclusion: The present study showed that there was a great impact on nurses’ knowledge scores after interventional lecture sessions regarding pre and angiography care. So, it is concluded that lecture sessions, seminars and workshops should be arranged on regular basis to keep the nurses knowledge up to date and to get better output.

Key words: Nurses ‘Knowledge, Angiography, Care

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