Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching programme on Knowledge of Nursing Students Regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) in selected colleges of Amritsar, Punjab.



Address:   Pooja joshi1, Sangita Singh2
1Lecturer SGRD College of Nursing , Vallah, Amritsar, Punjab
2Assistant Professor, IGIMS College of Nursing, Sheikhpura, Patna-800014
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00005.8

ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Child care needs an effective strategy based on holistic approach as many children presents with overlapping sign and symptoms of disease and a single diagnosis can be difficult and may not be feasible or appropriate. Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness is an integrated approach to child care which involves evidence based integrated syndromic approach to case management that includes rationale, effective and affordable use of drugs and diagnostic tools1. Objectives: To assess the pre test knowledge score of nursing students regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness.To assess the post test knowledge score of Nursing students regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness. To compare the pre test and post test knowledge score of Nursing students regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness. To determine the association between change in knowledge score and selected demographic variables. Materials and Methods:Pre-experimental one group pre test post test only design was used to assess the effectiveness of STP on the knowledge of nursing students regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness. The study was conducted on 100 nursing students studying in B.Sc. (N) 3rd year in selected nursing colleges of Amritsar, Punjab. Structured knowledge questionnaire was used to collect the data. The data obtained was analysed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results:Findings of the present study depicted that the mean pre test knowledge of nursing students was 11.05 and the mean post test knowledge of the nursing students was 25.19. The ‘t’ value for total pre test and post test was 42.228. There was significant difference between pre test knowledge score and post test knowledge score. The mean change in pretest and post test was 14.14. Which proves that structured teaching programme was highly effective in increasing the knowledge of nursing students.Conclusion:Hence it was concluded that there was effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the knowledge of nursing students regarding Integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness in selected nursing colleges of Amritsar, Punjab. Therefore such methods should be used to enhance the knowledge of nursing students regarding such important and recent topics like IMNCI.
KEYWORDS:
Structured teaching programme, Knowledge Nursing students, IMNCI.
Cite:
Pooja joshi, Sangita Singh. A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching programme on Knowledge of Nursing Students Regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) in selected colleges of Amritsar, Punjab. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2018; 8(1): 15-21..
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