Author(s): Kalyani Takle, Aniket Patil, Snehal Valvi, Pooja Pagare, Prashant Pacharne, Minal Chaudhari

Email(s): kalyaniutakle@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00128.5   

Address: Ms. Kalyani Takle1, Mr. Aniket Patil2, Ms. Snehal Valvi3, Ms. Pooja Pagare4, Mr. Prashant Pacharne5, Ms. Minal Chaudhari6
1Clinical Instructor, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
2Student, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
3Student, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
4Student, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
5Student, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
6Clinical Instructor, MVPS Institute of Nursing Education, Adgaon, Nashik
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2019


ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND: Children don’t get adequate guidance and supervision of proper brushing. They don’t know how to brush, when to brush and even if they are cleaning their teeth they are using neem stick, ash or else which is not a proper technique, then even if they are using tooth brush they don’t follow the proper dental hygiene steps. OBJECTIVE: To assess the pre-test knowledge and practices of school children regarding in dental hygiene. To plan and implement structure teaching program regarding dental hygiene among school children. To assess post-test knowledge and practices of school children regarding in dental hygiene. To compare pre-test and post-test knowledge and practices of school children regarding in dental hygiene. To find out association between knowledge of school children regarding dental hygiene with demographic variables. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Pre-test Post- test experimental research design was used on 100 school children to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching program. RESULT: The pre-test mean score of practice was 4.48 and increased up to 7.36 in post-test thus, it can be concluded that there is effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding dental hygiene among school going children. The pre-test mean score of knowledge was 12.45 and increased up to 16.62 in post-test thus, it can be concluded that there is effectiveness of structured teaching program on practices regarding dental hygiene among school going children. CONCLUSION: Structured teaching program on knowledge regarding dental hygiene among school going children was effective.


Cite this article:
Kalyani Takle, Aniket Patil, Snehal Valvi, Pooja Pagare, Prashant Pacharne, Minal Chaudhari. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on knowledge and practices regarding Dental Hygiene among schooler children of selected school’s. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(4): 577-580. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00128.5


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