Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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A Study to assess the effectiveness of structured Teaching programme regarding the knowledge on Home Management of selected Minor Illness among mothers of under 10 children in A selected Community in Palakkad District Kerala



Address:   Prof. Tamilselvi1, Mrs. Sheena. P2, Mr. Sudhen Sumesh Kumar2, Aiswarya A, Arjun Babu P, Athira C, Athira V, Ivin Sona George, Saranya K, Sneha Saju, Sruthi MM3
1Principal, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam
2Associate Professors, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam
3BSc (N) Final Year Students, Nehru College of Nursing, Vaniyamkulam
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00059.0

ABSTRACT:
Home remedies are natural cures or medicines made athome from natural ingredients such as herbs, vegetablesand fruits and have given more attention due to its natureand cure. Many common illness are present in the under 10children. it can be treated at home without needing toconsult the doctor so a Pre-experimental one group pretest posttest study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding the knowledge on home management of selected minor illness among mothers ofunder 10 children and on statistical analysis and the results concuded that the mean posttest knowledge score obtained is 29.6 washigher than the mean pretest knowledge score is 19.6.Paired t test was done to find out the difference betweenthe mean pretest knowledge score, the calculated t valueis (13.414) was found to be significant (p<0.0001) thisshows that STP was effective in increasing theknowledge regarding the home management of minorillness
KEYWORDS:
Effectiveness, structured teaching Programmer, Knowledge, Mothers of under 10 children, Palakkad.
Cite:
Tamilselvi, Sheena. P, Sudhen Sumesh Kumar, Aiswarya A, Arjun Babu P, Athira C, Athira V, Ivin Sona George, Saranya K, Sneha Saju, Sruthi MM. A Study to assess the effectiveness of structured Teaching programme regarding the knowledge on Home Management of selected Minor Illness among mothers of under 10 children in A selected Community in Palakkad District Kerala. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):267-268.
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