The nurse an provide instructional module on effects of electronic gadget use

The nurse an provide instructional module on effects

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The nurse an provide instructional module on effects of electronic gadget use on academic performance and family interaction to parents and school authorities. Implications for Nursing Education 1. There should be greater emphasize in nursing curriculum about the impact of electronic gadget excessive use on growth and development of children. 2. The nurse educator can motivate the students to self evaluate parent child relationship 3. More over, each nurse should be able to give incidental teaching when opportunity arises. Implications for nursing administrations: 1. The study will help the administrator in arranging continuing education programme to nurse regarding the assessment of electronic gadget excessive use and its health impacts. 2. Nurse administrators can encourage nursing staff to make contributions to the parents in various health settings in preventing the adverse effects of electronic gadget excessive use.
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78 3. Nurse administrators can organize counseling programme in the hospital and community level on effects of electronic gadgets excessive use. Implications for nursing Research The findings of the present study have added knowledge to the already existing literature and implications for the nursing research are given in the form of recommendation. This study can be a baseline for future studies to Build upon and motivate other researchers to conduct further studies. Recommendations: On the basic of findings of the study the following recommendations were made. 1. A similar study can be done in various other settings. 2. A similar study can be done with large samples. 3. A comparative study can be done among adolescents in Rural and Urban schools. 4. A longitudinal study can be done to assess the influence of electronic gadget excessive use among the adolescents. 5. A study can be conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of instructional pamphlet in terms of minimizing the usage of electronic gadgets. Limitations The limitations of the study were as follows: 1. Since the study was conducted among the adolescents in selected schools at Madurai. Generalization must be done with caution only.
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79 2. The response was based on verbal response of the study samples that could not be counter checked. Summary This chapter dealt with the summary major findings of the study, conclusions, and implications to the nursing field, limitations and recommendations for further study. This study can be a base line for future studies to be built upon.
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80 REERENCES BOOKS: ¾ Ball, J. & Bindler, R. (2009). Pediatric Nursing – Caring for children (4 th ed). New Delhi: Pearson education publication. ¾ Gail, W. Stuart. (2005). Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing , (2 nd ed.). New York: Mosby Company. ¾ Ghai, O.P. (2009). Essential Pediatrics , (7 th ed), Chennai: CBS Publishers & distributors.
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