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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020
Effect of Training Program on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Use of Partograph among Staff Nurses Working in Labour Room of Selected Hospital in Pune City
Pratima Torne | Dr. Sharadha Ramesh
Abstract: BACKGROUND Labour process is all different for different women. Maternal and fetal monitoring during labour is very important as this is the only way to assess the progress of labour and to identify deviations from normal. Pregnancy and child birth is a normal physiological process and every pregnant woman hopes to give birth safely. Partograph is a printed chart on which observation in labour are recorded in a graphic format to provide an overview of labour, aiming to alert midwifes and obstetricians regarding deviation in labour progress as well as maternal or fetal wellbeing. The aim of this study, to assess the effectiveness of training program on Knowledge, attitude, & Practice regarding use of partograph. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: A Pre-Experimental: One Group Pre-test Post-test Design was used for the study involving 40 staff nurses as sample by using non-probability purposive sampling method. Pre test was conducted with help of structure questionnaire for knowledge, likert scale for attitude and observational checklist for practice. Teaching Program on use of Partograph given as intervention after pretest. Then post test was conducted after 2 days. The staff nurses working in labour room have cooperated during data collection periods. RESULT AND SUMMARY: Paired t-test was applied for the effectiveness of training program on knowledge regarding use of Partograph. Average knowledge score in pretest was 2.8 which increased to 3.25 in posttest. Corresponding p-value was small (less than 0.05), which means that the training program on partograph imparted to the staff nurses was effective in enhancing their knowledge. The effectiveness of training program on attitude regarding use of Partograph. Average attitude score in pretest was 25 which increased to 25.3 in posttest. Corresponding p-value was small (less than 0.05) which means that the training program was significantly effective in improving the attitude.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Training, Knowledge, Attitude, Practice and Partograph
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,
Pages: 514 - 517