Tripti Gardia, Veena Rajput, Priti Bhatt, Sindhu Anil Menon
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Tripti Gardia1, Veena Rajput2, Priti Bhatt3, Sindhu Anil Menon4
1M.Sc. Nursing (Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing), Shri Shankaracharya College of Nursing, Amdi Nagar, Hudco, Bhilai (C.G.) Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490009, India.
2Ph.D Scholar, Professor of Obs and Gynae Nursing, Shri Shankaracharya College of Nursing, Amdi Nagar, Hudco, Bhilai (C.G.) Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490009, India.
3Associate Professor (Obst and Gynaecology Nursing), Shri Shankaracharya College of Nursing, Amdi Nagar, Hudco, Bhilai (C.G.) Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490009, India.
4Ph.D Scholar, Professor and Principal (Med-Surg Nursing), Shri Shankaracharya College of Nursing, Amdi Nagar, Hudco, Bhilai (C.G.) Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490009, India.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2021
Introduction: Leucorrhoea is an abnormal excessive vaginal discharge often associated with irritation1. This is the most common gynaecological problem that brings the women to gynec out patient. The symptom may be associated with cancer phobia2. It can be symptom of underlying pelvic pathology3. It accounts for more than an estimated of 1/4th genaec patients visits to gynaecologis4. It is one of the common problems that women’s has to face in their lifetime. Sometimes this symptom is so severe that, it over shadows actual disease and women seek the treatment of only this symptom3. Material And Methods: Pre-experimental, one group pre-test post-test research design was adopted. A total of 60 samples were selected using non-probability purposive sampling technique. The tool used for the study comprises of two sections. Section A-Socio-demographic variables such as Age, Religion, Educational status, Type of family, Residential area, Period of work exposure in clinical area, Previous knowledge related to the topic and main source of information. Section B- comprises of online self- structured knowledge questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding leucorrhoea and its prevention among B.sc nursing 3rd year students which includes 30 questions. Result: The study findings reveled that pre- test score of the majority of students 18 (30%) had average knowledge score whereas 21 (35%) need for improvement in their knowledge level, post-test majority 60 (100%) had good knowledge. Pre-test mean score were 15.5 and SD was 5.7 whereas the post-test mean was 25.83 and SD 1.65. The t-value 3.04, (df.59) which is highly significant and greater than table value 2.0010 at 0.05 level of significance which proves the effectiveness of the planned teaching programme. Chi-square analysis shows significant association between period of work in clinical area and source of information of subjects. Conclusion: The results suggest that supporting, reassuring and educating B.Sc. nursing students and giving information on leucorrhoea and its prevention was effective to increase knowledge and helps them to changes their strategy in self care and are recommended to promote positive attitudes towards personal hygiene.
Cite this article:
Tripti Gardia, Veena Rajput, Priti Bhatt, Sindhu Anil Menon. Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding leucorrhoea and its prevention among B.Sc nursing students studying in selected nursing college Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):434-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00100
Tripti Gardia, Veena Rajput, Priti Bhatt, Sindhu Anil Menon. Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding leucorrhoea and its prevention among B.Sc nursing students studying in selected nursing college Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):434-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00100 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-10
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