Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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A Pre-Experimental Study to assess the Effectiveness of Demonstration Method and Structure Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Kangaroo Mother Care among B.sc Nursing 3rd year students of Royal Institute of Nursing Gurdaspur, Punjab



Address:   Mrs. Sumanpreet Kaur1, Ms. Harmanpreet Kaur2
1Lecturer, Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing, Royal Institute of Nursing, JaitoSarja,
2Clinical Instructor, Shrimati Nirmala Devi CMC Hospital, Qadian.
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ABSTRACT:
Background: The Kangaroo Mother Care is Skin-to-Skin contact provided to the baby for maintain the degree of heat and prevent the child from Hypothermia. The students need the awareness about Kangaroo Mother Care. The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among students of B.sc Nursing 3rd year of Royal Institute of Nursing district Gurdaspur, Punjab. Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among B.sc Nursing 3rd year students. 2. To assess the effectiveness of demonstration method and STP on knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care 3. To determine the association between pre-test and post-test score of level of knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among B.sc Nsg 3rd year. Methods: A pre-experimental study was conducted on students at selected college Royal Institute of Nursing of District Gurdaspur, Punjab. The sample was 40 student of Royal Institute of Nursing of District Gurdaspur, Punjab. Self –structured questionnaires related to assessment of effectiveness of demonstration method and STP on knowledge of BSc nursing 3rd year students regarding Kangaroo Mother Care was used for data collection. Results: The result of pre-test shows that nearly three- fourth 80(80%) of the subjects had average level of knowledge as compared to those with good level of knowledge 17.5 (17.5%) Poor level of knowledge was shown by very few subjects 2.5(2.5%). Hence, it can be concluded that in pre- test majority of the students had average level of knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care. Where as in post–test the frequency and percentage distribution of students according to level of knowledge. It shows that about 87.5 (87.5%) of the subjects had good level of knowledge and 12.5(12.5%) have average level knowledge. No one from subject lies in poor level of knowledge. Hence, it can be concluded that after application of structured teaching programme on Kangaroo Mother Care and demonstration method in post test majority of the students had good level of knowledge. Interpretation and Conclusion: The overall findings of the study clearly showed that knowledge level regarding Kangaroo Mother Care was increased among students after the application of structured teaching programme and demonstration method. Hence there is a need for creating awareness among students by conducting health education regarding Kangaroo Mother Care.
KEYWORDS:
Kangaroo Mother Care, Hypothermia, Pre-test, Structured Teaching Programme and Demonstration Method.
Cite:
Sumanpreet Kaur,Harmanpreet Kaur. A Pre-Experimental Study to assess the Effectiveness of Demonstration Method and Structure Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Kangaroo Mother Care among B.sc Nursing 3rd year students of Royal Institute of Nursing Gurdaspur, Punjab. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2016; 4(4): 465-473.
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