International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023 | Rating: 5 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge and Practices regarding Preparation and Administration of Chemotherapeutic Drugs among Staff Nurses in Sassoon General Hospital, Pune

Mrudula Phule

Abstract: Cancer is the second leading causes of fatality among adults worldwide. In India, the International Agency for Research on Cancer has indirectly estimated that about 635, 000 people have died from cancer in 2008, representing about 8% of all estimated global fatalities from cancer and about 6% of all deaths in India. Chemotherapy may be used to achieve control over the disease by preventing or slowing down the growth of a malignant tumor and thus prolonging survival. Methods: A one group pre - test post - test design used in present study. To evaluate the effectiveness of the structured teaching Programme on knowledge and skill among staff nurses regarding administration of chemotherapy. A total of 30 samples were selected for study. Purposive sampling technique was used for present study. Results: The study finding displayed an increase in the knowledge level and skill level following the structured teaching program. In this study, the statistical analysis showed that there was an association between previous knowledge on intravenous administration of chemotherapy and educational status. There was positive correlation seen between pre and post - test level of knowledge and skill among nurses. Conclusion: This study finding showed that structured teaching program was helpful in improving knowledge and skill among nurses preparing and administering intravenous chemotherapy.

Keywords: Chemotherapy, Nurses, Cancer, Knowledge, Skill

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 784 - 786

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