Menopause may be smooth experience for some women with only symptoms of cessation of menstrual flow while others face one or more of postmenopausal symptoms.12 Investigator during community posting experience, found that the postmenopausal women in the community, were having a lot of problems regarding associates changes after menopause and management, and the post-menopausal women not able to cope up the situation. Therefore, the investigator felt with own experience the need to create awareness on menopause among premenopausal women and very strongly to conduct the study to educate the premenopausal women to help them face problems positively. Objectives of the study were:
• To assess the knowledge of premenopausal women regarding menopausal syndrome and its management before planned teaching
• To assess the knowledge of premenopausal women regarding menopausal syndrome and its management after planned teaching
• To associate the knowledge of the premenopausal women regarding menopausal syndrome and its management with selected demographic variables such as age and education.
The analysis of the study revealed that there was a significant improvement in the knowledge of menopausal syndrome and its management among premenopausal women. The planned teaching proved to be effective in improving the knowledge of premenopausal women regarding menopausal syndrome and its management. Hence, in this study Hypothesis H0 is rejected and so, Hypothesis H1 is accepted.
Cite this article:
Nikita Kishor Dhanorkar. Assessment of the effectiveness of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Menopausal Syndrome and its Management among Premenopausal women in selected community area. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2017; 5(3): 303-309. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00062.X