This study focuses on understanding the subjective experiences of nursing students during COVID-19 Pandemic, providing the fundamental data of feelings, by nursing students during this pandemic situation. The research design adopted was embedded design. The conceptual framework for this study was based on modified Irvin Rosenstock‘s health belief and personal health behavioral model, 1966. The study has been conducted in selected nursing educational institutes in urban area. Non probability Consecutive sampling technique has been adopted to select the desired sample. The total sample size was 324. The data was collected through open ended and semi structured questionnaire. The data was collected online through Google forms. The collected data were analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistical methods. Opinion mining, or sentiment analysis technique used to analyze open ended questions. Our research found that majority of pupils dealt with stress, fear, anxiety, depression and worries related to covid 19 pandemic. Challenges faced by nursing students included maintaining the status of health, showing resistance to illness, dealing with stress, anxiety and depression related to health as well as academic disruption. Coping strategies adopted were watching news channels related to COVID-19, indulging in preventive behaviors such as washing hands, Health education to family members, and engaging in the different form of diversional activities such as prayer, exercise etc. Students also got adapted to online classes. In this study, it is clearly indicated that the Covid-19 pandemic has made a significant impact on the Nursing students’ feelings; it poses various challenges which is dealt by student with various coping strategies.
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Muniyandi. S. Impact of Covid -19 Pandemic on Nursing students. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research. 2023; 2(3):69-2. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.18
Muniyandi. S. Impact of Covid -19 Pandemic on Nursing students. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research. 2023; 2(3):69-2. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.18 Available on: https://jnmronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-2-3-4
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