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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022
A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Urinary Tract Infection among Adolescent Girls at Selected Nursing College of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Abstract: Background: A woman's reproductive system is a delicate and complex system in the body. It is important to take steps to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems-including some long-term health problems. Taking care of yourself and making healthy choices can help to protect you and your loved ones from infections like urinary tract infection. Protecting your reproductive system also means having control over your health. The main aim of the study is to improve the knowledge regarding urinary tract infect among adolescent girls. Objectives: To assess the pre-test knowledge scores regarding urinary tract infection among adolescent girls, To assess the post-test knowledge scores regarding urinary tract infection among adolescent girls, To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding Urinary tract infection among adolescent girls by comparing pre and post test knowledge scores, To determine the association between post-test knowledge scores regarding urinary tract infection among adolescent girls with their selected socio-demographic variables. Methodology: Quantitative approach was adopted using the Pre experimental research design.100 sample were selected to collect the data by convenient sampling technique. The tools was used for the study was self structured questionnaire consisting of socio demographic characteristics and knowledge questionnaire. After conducting pre test, structured teaching programme on UTI was administered to the participants. Post test was conducted after relapse of seven days. Results: The result of the study revealed that total of 100 subject were enrolled convenient sampling technique was used to gather data from the adolescent girls regarding urinary tract infection. Inpre test (3%) of adolescent girls having good knowledge regarding UTI (95%) of adolescent girls having average knowledge regarding UTI, (2%) of adolescent girls having below average knowledge regarding UTI. In post test 100% of adolescent girls have good knowledge about urinary tract infection after administration of structured teaching programme. The study reveals that the structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge regarding Urinary tract infection among adolescent girls at selected Nursing College of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Keywords: Urinary tract infection (UTI), Structured teaching program, Adolescent girls, Knowledge
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,
Pages: 731 - 734