Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Medical‑Surgical Nursing, Unique Collage of Medical Science and Hospital Pvt Ltd, Affiated to Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal,

2 Department of Pharmacy, Crimson College of Technology, Pokhara University, Nepal


BACKGROUND: E‑learning is the delivery of learning and training through digital resources. Although
e‑learning is based on formalized learning, it is provided through computers, tablets, and even
cellular phones those are connected to the Internet. This makes it easy for users to learn anytime,
anywhere, with few, if any restrictions.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross‑sectional study was done, and data was obtained through
an online survey method from September 14, 2020 to October 08, 2020. Questions were created in
“Google Forms.” The targeted population was all nursing students from all over Nepal. There were
a total of 365 respondents. A pilot study was done on 10 students. After the pilot study, the same
question was distributed to all the respondents.
RESULTS: Almost half (40.8%) got disturbed in their online class because of electricity; around half of
the respondents (41.9%) are disturbed in their online class because of Internet problems. Moreover,
around half of the respondents (44.4%) use the data pack daily, and 38.6% use the data sometimes.
CONCLUSION: The study concludes that most students suffered from Internet disturbance and
electricity problems during online classes. Because of electricity and Internet problems, most students
feel anxious during class, and most of the students are not able to attend classes. Most students
are compelled to use data packs for online classes. However, the course may not be completed if
the problems arising during online classes are not solved.


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