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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 310) Last page : ( 314)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00063.1

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme [STP] on knowledge regarding management of modifiable risk factors of Coronary Artery Disease in patients with Diabetes Mellitus in selected rural areas of Mehsana District

Abraham Nidhin*

Asst. Professor, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu

*Corresponding Author Email:

Online published on 18 September, 2017.

Abstract

Introduction

Diabetes increases the risk of coronary artery disease at least by two-to threefold in diabetic patients compared with non-diabetic patients. Improved management of modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease reduces the chances of its onset.

Objectives

  1. To assess the pre-test knowledge of patients with diabetes mellitus regarding modifiable risk factors of the coronary artery disease.

  2. To evaluate the effectiveness of STP on knowledge of patients with diabetes mellitus regarding modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease.

  3. To associate the level of knowledge of patients with diabetes mellitus with the selected demographic variables.

Hypothesis

H1:-There will be a significant different between the pre-test and post-test knowledge regarding modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease among patients with diabetes mellitus in selected rural area of Mehsana district.

H2

There will be significant association between level of knowledge regarding modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease among patients with diabetes mellitus and the selected demographic variables.

Design

Quasi experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used.

Participation

60 diabetic patients were selected using Non-probability convenient sampling techniques in rural areas of Mehsana District.

Tool

Questionnaire was used to assess the level of knowledge among diabetic patients.

Results

During pre-test the mean level of knowledge was 11.45 the standard deviation was 2.3697. During post-test, the mean level of knowledge was 15 and standard deviation was 2.0084. The obtained ‘t’ test value is 10.74. This value is significant at p<0.05 level.

Conclusion

Structured teaching programme had increase level of knowledge of patients with diabetes on management of modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease and thus structured teaching programme was proved to be effective.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes.

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