Author(s): Vasudevan N. J., Sara B.

Email(s): vasudevan.jothilal@gmail.com

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Address: Vasudevan N. J.1, Sara B.2
1Assistant Professor, Chitra College of Nursing, Pandalam, Pathanthitta District, 689501.
2Professor, Rani Meyyamai College of Nursing, Annamalai University
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2014


ABSTRACT:
Statement of the Problem A study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding management of type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending diabetic OPD, RMMCH, Annamalai University. Objectives ? To assess the existing level of knowledge on management of type 2 diabetes mellitus among patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending diabetic OPD, RMMCH. ? To test the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding management of type 2 diabetes mellitus among patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending diabetic OPD, RMMCH. ? To correlate the findings with selected socio demographic variables such as age, gender, education, income. Research Design and Methodology Pre-experimental design was used to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge on management of type 2 Diabetes mellitus attending diabetic OPD, RMMCH. A total of 50 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus were selected by using convenience sampling technique. The pretest was conducted using a structured-interview questionnaire. Structured Teaching Programme was conducted by using power point teaching programme. One week later a posttest was conducted by using the same structured interview questionnaire. Conceptual framework used for this study was General System Theory by Ludwig Von Bertalanffy(1968). Results The study revealed that 36(72%) had inadequate knowledge and 14(28%) had moderately adequate knowledge in the pretest. After STP 25(50%) had moderately adequate knowledge and 25(50%) had adequate knowledge The paired “t” test was applied to compare pretest and posttest mean and standard deviation. It was found that knowledge level of the patients on management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus was statistically significant (P>0.001). Conclusion This study demonstrated that STP on management of type 2 diabetes mellitus is effective in improving the knowledge of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus


Cite this article:
Vasudevan N. J., Sara B. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus attending Diabetic OPD, RMMCH, Annamalai University. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(2): April- June 2014; Page 113-116.


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