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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Knowledge about Practice Regarding Episiotomy Using Lecture Method and LCD Method

Niza.S, Dr. M. Gandhimathi

Episiotomy, is an incision on the perineum at the time of vaginal child birth, is a common surgical procedure experienced by the women. The present study assessed the knowledge and knowledge on practice regarding episiotomy. The design was adopted by the investigator in this study was pretest and post test experimental design. A total of 90 samples were selected from the III year B.Sc. Nursing students by using random assignment (45 students were allotted for LCD group and 45 students were allotted for lecture group). The purpose of the study was explained to the students and consent was taken from all the participants. A structured pretest questionnaire was administered on both the groups and STP was given to both the groups by using Lecture and L.C.D method. The study found that the students had inadequate knowledge regarding episiotomy in pretest. After the STP on episiotomy using the LCD and lecture method there was a significant improvement in knowledge and knowledge on practice of the students regarding episiotomy. The study concluded that the STP was effective in improving the knowledge and knowledge on practice of students regarding episiotomy. The formulated hypothesis was supported. The study has compared the LCD method with lecture method and found that, the lecture method was more effective than the LCD method while assessing the theory part. But while assessing the practice part, both the methods showed the same effectiveness.

Keywords: Episiotomy, Perineal incision, Episiotomy care

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Pages: 2318 - 2323


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Niza.S, Dr. M. Gandhimathi, "A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Knowledge about Practice Regarding Episiotomy Using Lecture Method and LCD Method", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20173004, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 2318 - 2323

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