HIV causes an incurable infection that leads ultimately to a terminal disease called AIDS. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
In order to assess the pre test and post test knowledge level among 1st year B.Sc. Nursing studentsâ€˜tâ€™ test was used. The mean post test of HIV/AIDS knowledge level score 13.97 is higher than pre test score 11.84.
Theâ€˜tâ€™ test value of pre test level and post test level ( t= 11.22, p < 0.05) showed that there was a significant difference between pre test and post test level of knowledge regarding HIV/AIDS.