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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding use Cranberry Juice in Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection among Nursing Students Uttarakhand, India
Durga Joshi | Bijoy Mathew
Abstract: A quasi experimental study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge of use cranberry juice in prevention of urinary tract infection among nursing students Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the knowledge of students regarding cranberry juice in urinary tract infection. Methods: The quasi-experimental study design was selected. The study was conducted in Droan College Of Nursing, Rudrapur, 30 students were selected by simple random sampling (Lottery method). The tool was structured knowledge questionnaire. Result: The mean pre test knowledge was 3.5, mode was 3 & 4, and median was 3.5 and SD 1.727. 50% of the respondents having inadequate knowledge and 50% of the participants having adequate knowledge regarding the knowledge of use cranberry juice in prevention of urinary tract infection before STP. However, the knowledge score had improved after teaching post test knowledge mean was 20.7, mode 22 , median; 21 & SD was 2.60. 9.40% of the respondents having inadequate knowledge and 60% of the participants having adequate knowledge regarding the knowledge of use cranberry juice in prevention of urinary tract infection after STP. Pretest and post test knowledge score comparison was done with the help of paired T test and calculated T value were 17.80 and P value 0.00001 at 0.05 level of significance respectively. Conclusion: The study shows the knowledge regarding cranberry juice is inadequate in half nursing students and average in half nursing students. The study also evidence that, the level of knowledge very low before intervention and knowledge increase after structured teaching programme that cranberry juice is most commonly used for prevention and treatment of urinary tract infection.
Keywords: Urinary tract infection, Nursing students, Cranberry juice, structured teaching programme
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 1251 - 1254