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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 211) Last page : ( 216)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00049.0

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding Oral cancer among adolescent boys in selected schools at Kollam

Ms Sabira Badariyathul1, Ms Alex Feba1, Ms Alex Linu1, Ms Manuel Soumya1, Mrs Sebastin Sherin2

1Third Year, B. Sc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Nursing Tutor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

Corresponding Author E-mail: oreswaram@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.

Abstract

A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding oral cancer among adolescent boys in selected schools at Kollam. The objectives of the study were to a) To assess the knowledge regarding oral cancer among adolescent boys in selected schools at Kollam. b) To assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding oral cancer among adolescent boys in selected schools at Kollam. c) To find out association between the pretest knowledge regarding oral cancer among adolescent boys and selected demographic variables. A quantitative research approach was used with pre experimental one group pretest post test only control group design. Purposive sampling was used. Sample size was 60. The investigator assessed the adolescent boys knowledge using structured questionnaire regarding oral cancer. After conducting the pretest Structured Teaching Progrramme was introduced to the adolescent boys. Post test was conducted on the fifth day using the same research tool. It is founded that the calculated t value is greater than the table value. There is a significant difference between pretest and post test scores of knowledge among adolescent boys. There is association between pretest knowledge among adolescent boys with selected demographic variable (area of residence). The findings of the study suggest that Structured Teaching Programme is effective in increasing the knowledge regarding oral cancer among adolescent boys.

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Keywords

Assess, Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Oral Cancer, Adolescent boys.

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