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Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the knowledge regarding management of pre-term baby among final year B.Sc. Nursing students

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 2Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 3Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 4Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 5Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 6Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 7Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India
  • 8Department of Child Health Nursing, Manikaka Topawala Institute of Nursing, Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa. Ta. Petlad, Dist. Anand-388421 Gujarat, India

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 5, Issue (5), Pages 8-11, August,28 (2017)

Abstract

All expectant parents hope that their babies will be healthy. A preterm baby is one who born before 37 completed weeks of gestation. All babies born preterm are at risk for serious health problems, including medical complications, long term disabilities and death. A quantitative approach with, pre-experimental research design, one group pre-test and post -test was used. The non –probability purposive sampling method was used to select the samples for the study. 83 samples of Final Year B.Sc Nursing students of Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, Nadiad and Late Ratilalal Prabhudas Patel College of Nursing, Ode were used for data collection regarding Management of Preterm Baby. Tool consist of Section I demographic data: 7 items and section II-25 Structured Knowledge Questionnaire. In pre-test majority of respondents (27%) had inadequate knowledge, (71%) of them had moderate knowledge, & 2.4% of them had adequate knowledge regarding Management of Preterm baby. In post test 86% of them had moderate knowledge and 14% of them had adequate knowledge regarding Management of Preterm baby. Paired ‘t’ test value obtained is 12.85 which is significant at 0.001 level. Majority of Final Year B.Sc Nursing students had inadequate knowledge regarding management of preterm baby.

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