International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Student Project | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Mental Health Act among B.Sc Nursing Students in Selected College at Tirunelveli

P Saranya | Suja Venisha

Abstract: The study on "EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING MENTAL HEALTH ACT AMONG B. Sc NURSING STUDENTS IN SELECTED COLLEGE AT TIRUNELVELI" was undertaken Objectives: To assess knowledge among mental health act before the structured teaching programme. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme (STP) on knowledge of B. Sc Nursing students regarding mental health act. Determine the association between knowledge among B. Sc Nursing students with selected socio demographic variables. Conceptual framework: The study was based on Imogine King's goal attainment theory. Design: Evaluatory approach and pre - experimental design was adopted for this study. Setting: The study was conducted at selected nursing college at Tirunelveli. Sample size: The sample size was 30 B. Sc Nursing students. Methods of data collection procedure: Data was collected from B. Sc Nursing students to assess level of knowledge by using structured tool before and after structured teaching programme. After administration of structured teaching programme the level of knowledge is assessed. The collected data were tabulated and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Structured teaching programme is effective of B. Sc Nursing students according to level of knowledge before and after the manipulation in which (41.67%) of the samples had showed inadequate levels of knowledge in pretest. In contrast, (70%) of the samples experienced adequate levels of knowledge in the post test. The mean post test knowledge score (17.62) was greater than the mean pretest level of knowledge score (9.52). The obtained t - value (14.33) was statistically highly significant at 0.05 levels. The mean difference between pretest score and posttest score is 8.1 was significant at 5% level as the (*p<0.05). Conclusion: The association of pre and post test level of knowledge after the structured teaching programme the B. Sc Nursing students adequate.

Keywords: Mental health act, structured teaching programme, knowledge assessment, B. Sc Nursing students, effectiveness

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,

Pages: 894 - 895

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