Diksha G, Sonal H, Pratiksha G, Jyoti B, Rucha S, Swapnil T., MR. Hanokh C.
Ms. Diksha G, Sonal H, Pratiksha G, Jyoti B, Rucha S, Swapnil T., MR. Hanokh C.
Suretech College of Nursing, Nagpur
Volume - 7,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2019
A Urinary tract Infection is bacterial infection that can affect any part of the urinary tract. This includes the kidneys, which make urine, ureters, tubes that carry urine from kidney and the urethra, the tube that carries urine from bladder out of body. Normally urine travels this path without a hitch, but if bacteria get in the urine-from skin around the genitals or rectum or via the bloodstream’
The objectives of the study were
• To assess the level of knowledge regarding the preventions of urinary tract infection in infants among mothers in selected area of Nagpur.
• To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding preventions of urinary tract infection in infants among mothers in selected area of Nagpur.
• To associate post test knowledge score with the selected demographic variables.
Methods: A pre-experimental and descriptive evaluatory research approach was used with one group pre-test post-test design to evaluate the effectiveness of the STP.This study was conducted on 60 infants mothers in Urban community area of Nagpur. Results: In pre-test, majority of 41.66% infants mothers average knowledge (score 11-20) regarding the prevention of urinary tract infection, 35% of infants mothers had a poor knowledge (score 0-10) and only 23.33% (score 21-30) had a good knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection. In post-test, majority of 65% (score 11-20) infants mother had average knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection, 35%(score21-30) infants mothers had a good knowledge regarding urinary tract infection and not a single infants mothers had poor knowledge in post test regarding prevention of urinary tract infection. Conclusion: The major findings revealed that structured teaching programme enhanced the knowledge of the infants mother regarding the prevention of urinary tract infection in infants among mother. Paired t – test was applied to compared knowledge score before and after the health teaching among infant’s mother. the t –test was found to be 2.775 and corresponding p-value was o.o5 and hence null hypothesis was rejected and research hypothesis was accepted. Researcher conclude at 5 % level of significance and 59 degree of freedom that knowledge score of infant’s mother improved significantly after receiving health teaching on preventions of urinary tract infection.
Thus, the health teaching on prevention of urinary tract infection is proved to be effective in delivering the knowledge and awareness.
Cite this article:
Diksha G, Sonal H, Pratiksha G, Jyoti B, Rucha S, Swapnil T., MR. Hanokh C.. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding prevention of Urinary Tract Infection in infants among the mothers in selected area of Nagpur City. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(1): 76-78. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00015.2