Rupali Moon, Ravindra Puranik
Abstract: A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding eye donation among high schools of selected school of Wardha was carried out for partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Nursing at Kasturba Nursing College, Sewagram, wardha. The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge of high school students regarding eye donation, the evaluate of planned teaching programme and to associate the knowledge score regarding eye donation with selected demographical variables. The study was based on descriptive survey approach. The population was high school students both boys and girls. Blindness is a serious public health problem globally. 80 % of this problem is avoidable that is either preventable or treatable, 90 % of the problem, manifest in the developing countries of the world. The risk of blindness in India have focused largely on aged related cataract and uncorrected refractive errors as this constitute the major proportion of avoidable blindness in India. Donate your eyes to help someone see ; make eye donation a family tradition; your eyes after death need not parish; help blind to see, donate eyes after death; the national programme for eye donation to help the corneal blindness. ( NPCB) is continuously exploring and publishing such captions and slogans to encourage society for eye donation to help the corneal blindness person. Corneal blind can gain vision only when the healthy cornea received from a donar.
Keywords: Planned teaching, Eye donation, High school students