International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016

Measuring the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Lamaze Technique in terms of Knowledge and Skill of Staff Nurses Working in Antenatal Ward and Labour Room in a Maternity Hospital of Kashmir

Tabssum Irshad | Dr. Manju Chhugani [4] | Eke Lama Tamang

Abstract: Birth is a time of physical and emotional crisis for woman, her child and her family. It requires collaborative care between the obstetric team, the pregnant woman and the couple Lamaze technique, often referred to as Lamaze, it is a childbirth preparation technique developed in the 1940s by French Obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze as an alternative to the use of medical intervention during child birth. The goal of Lamaze is to increase a mothers confidence in her ability to give birth. The main objectives of the study wereto evaluate the effectiveness of a Planned Teaching Programme (PTP) on Lamaze technique, in enhancing the knowledge and skill of staff nurses the study usinga pre- post Experimental Design.30 participants were selected using total enumerative sampling technique. . A pre test was conducted to assess the knowledge and skill regarding Lamaze techniquestructured knowledge questionnaire and structured observation checklist respectively. A verbal introduction regarding Lamaze technique was given with help of power point presentation followed by demonstration of Lamaze technique. The average time taken by the staff nurses to learn Lamaze technique was 1 hour. On the 7th day of introducing the treatment variable, a post test to assess knowledge and skill using same tools was conducted. The mean post-test knowledge (23.6) and skill (102.3) scores were higher than the mean pre-test knowledge (18.03) and skill (55.3) score at0.05 level of significance. The study findings revealed that staff nurses had low level of knowledge and skill regarding Lamaze technique and that there was improvement in the knowledge and skill of staff nurses regarding Lamaze after the administration of PTP.

Keywords: Lamaze Technique, Staff Nurses, Knowledge, Skill, Planned Teaching Program

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,

Pages: 1981 - 1985

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