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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 2
First page : ( 111) Last page : ( 115)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00025.9

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Knowledge on Practice of Common Newborn Care among Primi Mothers at selected Hospitals, Hubli, Karnataka

Mr. Venu A.S.1,*, Mrs. Shilpa G.K.2

1Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatric Nursing, S.S Institute of Nursing Sciences, Davangere

2Lecturer, Sana Institute of Nursing Sciences, Hubli

*Corresponding Author Email: venu.as1@gmail.com

Online published on 1 October, 2016.

Abstract

The care of neonates in the family is governed by the family's knowledge, awareness and cultural practices. The baby's health, while in the womb, depends on health of the mother. But after being born, survival, health and growth depends mainly on the mother's knowledge of child rearing practices and practices and the immediate environment in which the family lives. The mother's knowledge and the practices play a crucial role in safeguard the health and enhancing the newborn's adaptation to the environment. A quantitative approach was used to study the effectiveness of PTP (Structured teaching programmee on knowledge and knowledge on practice of common newborn care among primi mothers at selected hospitals, hubli, karnataka. 50 primi mothers from postnatal wards were selected by purposive sampling technique data was collected by using 2 tools. Tool 1 includes Socio demographic variables and Tool 2 includes structured questionnaire on knowledge and knowledge on practice of common newborn care. The investigator collect data from Primi mothers using structured interview schedule. Investigator administers pretests questionnaires to the mother and then Structured Teaching Programme was given to the mother and post test was conducted from mother on 7th day of the intervention. The results revealed that mean knowledge scores in pre-test were 6.5 and SD was 1.58 and in posttest mean was 18.5 and SD was 3.54. So, it is evident that mean post-test knowledge score of primi mothers were significantly greater than their mean pre-test knowledge score. ‘t’{59} = 21.36 at P <.001 level. The mean knowledge on practice score in pre-test was 4.5 and SD was 1.56 and in post-test mean was 10.5 and SD was 4.25. So, it is evident that mean post-test knowledge on practice score of primi mothers were significantly greater than their mean pre-test knowledge on practice score. ‘t’{59} = 29.58 at P <.001 level. The study concluded that Structured teaching programmee on New born care enhanced the knowledge and practice of newborn care among primi mothers.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Knowledge on practice, newborn care, primi mothers, Effectiveness, Structured teaching programmee.

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