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NNJ. 2016; 5(3): 33-35


Knowledge regarding organ donation among nursing students

K.Usha Rani.

Abstract
Organ donation is the gift of an individual to help someone who needs a transplant organ. This study is conducted to assess the level of knowledge among nursing students regarding organ donation. Quantitative approach and descriptive design are used to conduct the study 100 nursing students are selected from Chaithanya College of Nursing, Ongole using convenient sampling technique. Data was collected using structured questionaire. Data was analyzed using descriptive and analytical statistics. Study revealed that among the nursing students 57% had moderated adequate knowledge, 36% had inadequate and 7% has adequate knowledge. From the study, it is understood that there is a need to educate the students regarding organ donation.

Key words: Organ Donation, Eye donation.


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