International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 5.4 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Nurse Led Education Programme on Menstrual Hygiene among Nursing Students Studying in Selected Nursing College

Sharmila Kanakarajan | Hemalatha Govindaraj

Abstract: Background: Menstruation and menstrual practice still face many social cultural and religious restrictions, which is a big barrier in the management of menstrual hygiene. In many parts of the country especially in rural part are as girls are not prepared and aware of menstruation so they face many difficulties and challenges at home, school, and workplaces. While reviewing the literature, we found that little, inaccurate, or incomplete knowledge about menstruation greatly hinders personal and menstrual hygiene management. Girls and women have very less or no knowledge about reproductive tract infections caused use to ignorance of personal hygiene during menstruation time. Method: The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of nurse-led education program on menstrual hygiene among nursing students studying in selected nursing college. The aim of the study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among nursing students. The study was conducted by adopting a pre-experimental one-group pre ?post-test design 80 students who fulfilled the criteria were selected by convenience sampling. A structured questionnaire was used to assess the level of knowledge of students. The tool was explained in detail and the pre- test was conducted followed by a nurse-led education program for the students and the post-test was conducted on the eighth day with the help of the same structured questionnaire. Results: The analysis of the study reveals that the overall mean, improvement showed a paired ?t? value of 24.294, which was statistically significant at p<0.001 level, and hence the study concluded that the nurse-led education program on menstrual hygiene was effective.

Keywords: Menstrual Hygiene, Nursing students, menstrual practice, Nurse led program

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,

Pages: 204 - 209

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