Vishranti Bhagwan Giri, Vaishali Taksande
Vishranti Bhagwan Giri1*, Vaishali Taksande2
1Lecturer, College of Nursing, Government Medical College and Hospital, Aurangabad, (Maharashtra) India.
2Vice Principal, SRMM College of Nursing, DMIMS Sawangi Meghe, Wardha.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2023
Introduction: Perimenopause, is the period considered “around menopause.” It’s also known as the menopause transitional phase and is called such because it happens before menopause. According to the WHO, those women who have experienced irregular menses within last 12 or the absence of menses for more than 3 months but less than 12 months Menopause is a physiological event in the women's life. It is defined as the time cessation of ovarian function resulting in permanent amenorrhea. It takes 12 month of amenorrhea to confirm that menopause has set in, and therefore it is retrospective diagnosis.1 Knowledge related to perimenopause is an important health issue for women worldwide, little information. Health providers need to provide factual information about the normal body changes of perimenopause, self-management of perimenopausal disturbances and appropriate use of hormone replacement therapy. Objectives: 1. To assess the existing knowledge and attitude regarding selected aspects of perimenopausal women. 2. To educate the women through instruction module regarding perimenopausal women. 3. To find out relationship between the level of knowledge and attitude of perimenopausal women. Methodology: Pre experimental one group pre test and post test design was used. The sample size was 40. Nonprobability convenient sampling technique. Conceptual work Penders health promotion model. The structured interview schedule was used. Results: The pretest mean score of knowledge was 14 and attitude was 63. The posttest mean score of knowledge was 25 and attitude was 93. The obtained ‘t’ value for comparison of knowledge score was 34.3 at 0.05 level of significance. The calculated ‘t’ value for the comparison of attitude score was 31.6 at 0.05 level of significance. It indicates that there was difference between pretest and post test score which depicts structured teaching programme on perimenopausal care. Conclusion:-The overall knowledge of the perimenopausal women was inadequate in pretest and it was increased after teaching programme. Since it seems to be a routine study, with effective menopausal clinic and awareness programmes in each and every zone can improve quality of life.
Cite this article:
Vishranti Bhagwan Giri, Vaishali Taksande. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude regarding selected Aspects of Perimenopausal care among Perimenopausal women at Aurangabad District. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(2):105-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00024
Vishranti Bhagwan Giri, Vaishali Taksande. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Attitude regarding selected Aspects of Perimenopausal care among Perimenopausal women at Aurangabad District. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(2):105-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00024 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-2-2
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