CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2013; 03(02): 029-032
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703649
Original Article


Sushma Prabhu
1   Assistant Professor, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore - 575 018, India
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Background: The new computer assisted and interactive video instructions have been merged into teaching system as an efficient method. This method is an effective medium for student learning, regardless of discipline and its potentials have encouraged instructors and learners to opt this method.

Purpose: The current study has aimed to compare the traditional lecture method with video based teaching, in improving the knowledge and skill of Undergraduate Nursing students on Neurological assessment.

Methods: This quasi experimental study was conducted on 30 undergraduate nursing students who were randomly assigned to two groups. Group A attended a lecture cum demonstration method and group B underwent video based teaching on neurological assessment. Learning level of both the groups was compared by using independent't' test.

Results: In both the groups the post test scores were significantly higher than the pretest scores, but there was no statistically significant difference between group A and B. Hence both the teaching methods were found to be equally effective in improving the knowledge and skill of undergraduate nursing students on neurological assessment.

Publication History

Article published online:
27 April 2020

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