This study was conducted to determine the level of knowledge and skills in computer applications among nurse learners. Specifically, it sought to determine the level of knowledge and skills of the nurse learners according to their sex, year level, and weekly allowance.
Descriptive survey research method using questionnaire was used for the 130 nurse learners respondents of Benguet State University. Data were analyzed using Frequency, t-test, f-test and correlation formula.
RESULTS, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION:
Results indicate that all nurse learners of Benguet State University are highly knowledgeable with the female having higher knowledge more than the males. Based on the level of skills, learners were highly skilled. The 4th year level nurse learners garnered the highest mean however all were highly knowledgeable. According to weekly allowance 500-1000 is higher than other allowances; all described however are described as highly knowledgeable.
On the level of skills, the results show that the respondents were highly skilled with. According to sex the females and males are highly skilled. The 4th year level nurse learner are higher than the other year levels described as highly skilled. According to weekly allowance, 500-1000 are highly skilled. There is significant differences in the level of skills when compared according to sex and year level but there is no significant difference in the level of skills when compared according to weekly allowance. The computed coefficient of correlation -as -0.00017 which is almost of negligible correlation.
It is therefore concluded that the nurse learners of Benguet State University are highly knowledgeable and highly skilled in computer applications. There are differences on the level of knowledge when grouped according to sex, year level, and weekly allowance. In skills, there are differences on sex and year level, but no difference when compared according to weekly allowances. Also, there is no relationship between the level of knowledge and level of skills on computer applications among nurse learners.