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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice regarding in Prevention of Hypothermia in Newborn among 3rd Year and 4th Year BSc. Nursing Student of Selected Nursing College of Gangtok, Sikkim

Smriti Rekha Saikia, Binita Khati, Reshma Tamang


Abstract: Introduction: Newborn hypothermia is an important contributing factor to neonatal mortality and morbidity in both developed and developing countries. The warm chain is a concept introduced to describe a set of ten interlinked procedures carried out at birth and later and helps in minimizing the likelihood of hypothermia in all newborns .The present study was carried in Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge and practice regarding warm chain in prevention of newborn hypothermia among the 3rd year and 4th year BSc. Nursing students Methods: Pre-experimental research design was adopted by the researcher for the present study. Fifty-four samples were selected using purposive sampling technique among BSc. Nursing students of Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: The finding of the study revealed that mean post test knowledge and practice score (70.25%) and (68.58%) respectively of 3rd year BSc. Nursing students was significantly higher than the pre test knowledge score (50.28%) and (56.55%) with ?t? value (11.47) and (4.041) respectively. Similarly among the 4th year BSc. Nursing the mean post test knowledge and practice score (73.33%) and (65.33%) respectively was significantly higher than the pre test knowledge score (52.25%) and (54.33%) with ?t? value (25.87) and (5.525) respectively. Hence the Structured Teaching Programme regarding warm chain was effective for the students. There is significant association between percentage of marks of previous university exam with pre test level of knowledge score of 3rd year BSc. Nursing students. There is also significant association between percentage of marks of previous university exam with pre test level of practice score of 4th year BSc. Nursing students. Conclusion: The present study concluded that Structured Teaching Programme was an effective method in improving the knowledge and the practice of the students regarding warm chain which will help in prevention of hypothermia thereby reducing neonatal mortality and morbidity. Increase in knowledge and practicing the steps of warm chain by the student nurses in clinical areas will reduce the risk of hypothermia among newborn.


Keywords: Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme, warm chain, knowledge, practice, BSc. Nursing students


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,


Pages: 1094 - 1098


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Smriti Rekha Saikia, Binita Khati, Reshma Tamang, "Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practice regarding in Prevention of Hypothermia in Newborn among 3rd Year and 4th Year BSc. Nursing Student of Selected Nursing College of Gangtok, Sikkim", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21720135732, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021, 1094 - 1098

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