International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014 | Rating: 7.3 / 10


Effect of Structured Education on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Cervical Cancer among A.N.M. Students

Nootan R. Mali | Ramling Mali [2]


Abstract: Nursing is an integral part of the health care system and nurses direct their energies towards the promotion, maintenance & restoration of health. Cervical cancer is the 2nd leading cause for the mortality amongst women in cancer death. Therefore study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of structured education on knowledge regarding prevention of cervical cancer among A. N. M. students OBJECTIVES -To assess the knowledge regarding prevention of cervical cancer among A. N. M. before and after education. and To find out the Correlation between knowledge with the selected socio-demographic variables. METHODOLOGY A quasi-experimental, single group pretest-post test design was used, on 80 ANM student nurses from School of Nursing with convenient sampling technique. RESULTS- The findings showed that ANM student nurses have deficit knowledge regarding prevention of cervical cancer. CONCLUSION-The finding of the study shows that ANM student Nurses knowledge regarding prevention of cervical cancer was inadequate thus structured education helps to enhance the knowledge of ANM student nurses regarding prevention of cervical cancer to equip them in care of women in rural area as female field worker.


Keywords: Knowledge, Prevention Of Cervical Cancer


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014,


Pages: 610 - 616


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