International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | Nepal | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Vitamin A (Sources, Requirement & Prevention of Deficiency) among the Axillary Nurse Midwife Inselected Areas, Jhapa, Nepal

Nirmala Dahal | Rakhi Chand


Abstract: Background: Nutrition is the basic component of human health. It plays a vital role in the physical, mental and emotional development of a human body. Eyes are endangered commonly in deficiency of vitamin A and Refractive Errors. Deficiency of vitamin A is a leading cause of blindness among school children. Methodology: The research design used for this study was one group pre-test post- test design. Data collection using non probability convenient sampling. The data collection was analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Conclusion: Study revealed that in response to knowledge questionnaires in pre-test 66.67 % ANM had inadequate knowledge; 33.33 % had moderate knowledge and none of the ANM had adequate knowledge. Before the implementation of the structured teaching program. But after implementation of the structured teaching program in post-test 25 (83.33 %) ANM had adequate knowledge; 05 (16.67 %) ANM had moderate knowledge and none of the ANM had inadequate knowledge in post-test. The structured teaching program was effective, which is statistically significant at (p<0.05).


Keywords: Vitamin A, Knowledge, Structured Teaching Program


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,


Pages: 26 - 28


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