Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Quasi Experimental study to assess the Effectiveness of the Video assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Self Reported Practices Related to concepts of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome among Adolescent girls in Selected Schools, Madurai, Tamil Nadu



Address:   Sr. Anto Suji1, Mrs. Reeta Jeba Kumari2, Dr. Nalini Jeyavanth Santha3
1M.Sc. Nursing II year, Dept. of OBG Nursing, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Maurai, Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India
2HOD of OBG Nursing, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai, Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India
3Principal, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai, Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2016.00010.0

ABSTRACT:
PCOS is one of the emerging disorders of women in reproductive age group and can lead to a number of complications such as infertility, and metabolic syndrome which affects their life in all aspects. It is highly (9 -13%) prevalent among adolescent girls at global level. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and self reported practices related to concepts of poly cystic ovary syndrome among adolescent girls in selected schools at Madurai. Nonequivalent control group pretest- posttest quasi experimental research design was used. The tools used for data collection was structured interview schedule questionnaire to assess the knowledge and self reported practices level of adolescent girls who participated in the present study. The sampling technique adopted for the study was convenient sampling technique. The sample size of the study was 100 among which 50 samples were in experimental group, 50 samples were in control group. 78% in experimental group had inadequate knowledge in pretest, after video assisted teaching only 4% had inadequate knowledge in posttest. There was significant improvement in mean posttest knowledge score (23.1) in experimental group which was higher than that of the control group (15.3) (t value = 23.8., p<0.05). Also 56% adolescent girls in experimental group had fair self reported practices in pretest, after video assisted teaching 10% had good self reported practices and 66% had moderate self reported practices in experimental group. There was an improvement in mean posttest self reported practices score of the experimental group (11.64) which was higher than mean posttest self reported practices score (9.38) in control group.(t value = 56.5.,p<0.05). There is a significant positive relationship between the pretest level of knowledge and the pretest level of self reported practices of adolescent girls. The obtained ‘r’ value was 0.54 is significant at 0.05 level. The study proved that video assisted teaching programme is an effective teaching strategy in improving the knowledge and self reported practices of adolescent girls related to concepts of poly cystic ovary syndrome.
KEYWORDS:
Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome, Adolescent girls, Video Assisted Teaching Programme
Cite:
Anto Suji, Reeta Jeba Kumari, Nalini Jeyavanth Santha. A Quasi Experimental study to assess the Effectiveness of the Video assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Self Reported Practices Related to concepts of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome among Adolescent girls in Selected Schools, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2016; 6(1): 48-52.
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