International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015


Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme (PTP) on Knowledge Regarding Management of Selected Obstetric Emergencies among the Final Year GNM Students of Selected School of Nursing, Belgaum, Karnataka- One Group Pretest Post Test Pre Experimental Study

Heikham GC, Raddi SA


Abstract: Background Obstetric emergencies are responsible for 70.6 % of the maternal mortality and 86 % of the perinatal mortality. Management can be done by the utilization of antenatal care services, family planning, access to skilled labour and emergency care. Proper prenatal care is the best way to prevent from obstetrical emergencies. So, the need for education and awareness among the student nurses remains evident. Objectives To assess the existing level of knowledge regarding obstetric emergencies by using structured knowledge questionnaire, to evaluate the effectiveness of PTP on knowledge regarding obstetrical emergencies and to associate the pre test level of knowledge on obstetric emergencies with selected demographic variables. Material and methods Data were collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. The demographic variables analyzed in the study were age, sex, religion and marital status. The study sample was selected using Purposive sampling technique. Data obtained were tabulated and analyzed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results The study revealed that 33 (66 %) had good knowledge, 16 (32 %) had average knowledge and 1 (2 %) had poor knowledge. The overall mean pre test knowledge score was 21 with SD 4.86 and in post test, mean score was 28 with SD 5.85. There was a significant difference between the pre test and post test knowledge scores of the Final year GNM students after the planned teaching programme. There was a significant increase in post test knowledge scores at P


Keywords: Effectiveness, Obstetric emergencies, Planned teaching programme, Final Year GNM students


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,


Pages: 1336 - 1340


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Heikham GC, Raddi SA, "Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme (PTP) on Knowledge Regarding Management of Selected Obstetric Emergencies among the Final Year GNM Students of Selected School of Nursing, Belgaum, Karnataka- One Group Pretest Post Test Pre Experimental Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB152321, Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015, 1336 - 1340

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