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 4, April 2023 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Post-Operative Self-Care Management among Women Undergoing Abdominal Hysterectomy in Selected Hospitals

Jyoti S. Mandumle | Ujwala Parker


Abstract: Background: Nowadays hysterectomy is a common procedure performed in the gynaecological area, which aids in the reduction of many gynaecological problems. Some of preventive and promotive pre-operative instructions about self-care measures like early ambulation mobilization, balance diet, exercise, pain management, personal hygiene, wound care, sexual awareness, psychological health awareness which may help to avoid the post-operative problems and complications. Objectives: 1. To assess the existing knowledge regarding postoperative self-care management among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on post-operative self-care management among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy.3.To find out the association between pre-test knowledge scores with selected demographic variables. Method: A study was conducted in selected hospitals to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding post-operative self-care management among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. 60 samples were selected by using purposive sampling technique. The sociodemographic Variables was collected by using questionnaire method on Age, number of children, education, occupation, and source of information. Pre-test conducted using structured knowledge questionnaire. Intervention: administering structured teaching programme. Post-test was conducted using same tool after 7 days. Collected data was analyzed using descriptive and an inferential statistics Result: The pre-test average score was 10.08 with standard deviation of ?2.15. The post-test average score was 18.93 with standard deviation of ?1.89. The test statistical value of the paired t test was 45.21 with p value 0.000, which is less than 0.05, hence the null hypothesis rejected and H1 is accepted. Thus there is significant difference in pre and post-test knowledge scores. Conclusion: The study concluded that structured teaching programme was effective on knowledge regarding post-operative self-care management among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy.


Keywords: Assess, Effectiveness, Knowledge, Structured Teaching Programme


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 1475 - 1481


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