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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 4
First page : ( 293) Last page : ( 298)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2018.00067.7

Effect of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Prevention and Warning signs of Stroke among High Risk Patients

Mrs. Wiselin C. Sheeba*, Lekshmi C

Sivagiri Sree Narayana Medical Mission College of Nursing, Varkala

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sheebawiselin@gmail.com

Online published on 27 December, 2018.

Abstract

The study was conducted to assess the effect of structured reaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention and warning signs of stroke among high risk patients attending medical outpatient departments in selected hospitals at Varkala. The objective of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding prevention and warning signs of stroke among high risk patients, to determine the effect of structured teaching programme on knowledge of high risk patients regarding prevention and warning signs of stroke and to find out the association between the level of knowledge of high risk patients regarding prevention and warning signs of stroke and selected socio-demographic variables. Quasi experimental one group pre test post test design was employed in this study. Ninty high risk patients from S.S.N.M.M. Hospital and Taluk Hospital, Varkala were selected by simple random sampling technique. After assessing the existing knowledge, structured teaching programme was administered to the sample. Knowledge scores of high risk patients were assessed. Association between the level of knowledge of high risk patients and selected sociodemographic variables were also assessed. Data analysis revealed that there was significant improvement in the level of knowledge of high risk patient after structured teaching programme (p<0.001) and there was significant association between level of knowledge of high risk patients and selected socio demographic variables like age (p<0.05), education (p<0.001) and family history of stroke (p<0.001).

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Keywords

Structured teaching programme; prevention and warning signs of strokehigh risk patients.

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