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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Non Invasive Diagnostic Procedures used to Assess the Fetal Well Being among Staff Nurses in Selected Hospital Coimbatore

Priya Vaiyapuri, Mumthaj Begum

Keywords : Diagnostic procedures, Fetal well-being, Non-invasive, Structured teaching program

Citation Information : Vaiyapuri P, Begum M. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Non Invasive Diagnostic Procedures used to Assess the Fetal Well Being among Staff Nurses in Selected Hospital Coimbatore. 2023; 16 (3):63-65.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13172

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 12-10-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Abstract

Statement of the problem: A study to assess the effectiveness of a structured teaching program on knowledge regarding non-invasive diagnostic procedures used to assess fetal well-being among staff nurses at a selected hospital, Coimbatore. Objectives: A) To assess the level of knowledge regarding non-invasive diagnostic procedures used to assess the fetal well-being among staff nurses. B) To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured teaching program on knowledge regarding non-invasive diagnostic procedures used to assess the fetal well-being among staff nurses. C) To find out the association between the level of knowledge with selected demographic variables. Materials and methods: A quantitative approach one group pre-test post-test design was used for the study. A total of 60 samples were selected by using a convenient sampling technique. The pre-test level of knowledge among staff nurses was assessed using a structured questionnaire. The structured teaching program was administered after which post-test was conducted on the 7th day using the same questionnaire to evaluate the effectiveness of the structured teaching program. The obtained data was analyzed using descriptive inferential statistics. Results: The mean pre-test knowledge score was 17.28 whereas the mean post-test knowledge score was 26.73. The obtained “t-value” (25.97) for knowledge was higher than the table value [significant at (0.05) level]. The result reveals significant improvement in the level of knowledge after the teaching program. Conclusion: This study shows the structured teaching program was effective in improving the nurse's knowledge on non-invasive diagnostic procedures.


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