Monica Nancy Lal, Misbah Izhar Siddiqui, Sandhya
Ms. Monica Nancy Lal1*, Mrs. Misbah Izhar Siddiqui2, Mrs. Sandhya3
1Nursing Tutor, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, U.P.
2Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Vivekananda College of Nursing, Lucknow, U.P.
3Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Vivekananda College of Nursing, Lucknow, U.P.
Volume - 8,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2020
Introduction: A pregnancy is considered high-risk when maternal or fetal complications are present that could affect the health or safety of either the mother or baby. All pregnancies should be evaluated to know whether there are or will be risk factors. Risk factors present before pregnancy, problems in a previous pregnancy, disorders present before pregnancy and risk factors that develop during pregnancy can make a pregnancy high risk. Identifying a pregnancy as high risk helps ensure that it receives extra attention and proper care, thereby significantly decreasing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality rates. Objectives: The main objective was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding Identification of High Risk Pregnancies among ANMs’ in Community Health Centre, Sarojini Nagar at Lucknow. The conceptual framework used by the investigator was General System Model given by Ludwig Von Bertalanffy Approach and design: In the study, quantitative research approach, Pre-experimental (one group Pre-Test and Post-Test) research design was used. Samples and sampling criteria: The knowledge was assessed among 40 ANMs’ by using purposive sampling technique. Initially the researcher got permission from concerned authority of Community Health Centre, Sarojini Nagar, Lucknow. The written consent was obtained from samples. The tool used were, performa of demographical variable, self-structured knowledge questionnaire. Assessment of pre-existing level of knowledge done by administering knowledge questionnaire after that on same day structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding Identification of High Risk Pregnancy was given. After 7 days post-test was conducted by the investigator. The data were collected and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The findings of the study revealed that there was a significant difference between the mean Pre-test (20.40) and Post-Test (29.08) knowledge scores, it denotes that level of knowledge is increased after intervention. Conclusion: The study concluded that the Structured Teaching Programme was effective in enhancing knowledge of ANMs’ about Identification of High Risk Pregnancies and that was more effective and beneficial for them.
Cite this article:
Monica Nancy Lal, Misbah Izhar Siddiqui, Sandhya. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Identification of High Risk Pregnancies among Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs’) in Community Health Centre, Sarojini Nagar at Lucknow. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):454-462. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00101.5
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