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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : ( 157) Last page : ( 164)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00032.2

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Complications of Teenage Pregnancy among Adolescent Girls

Ms. Sharma Jyoti1,*, Mrs. Siddiqui Misbah Izhar2, Mrs. Sandhya3

1M. Sc. (N) II Year Student, Vivekananda College of Nursing, Lucknow

2Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Vivekananda College of Nursing, Lucknow

3Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Vivekananda College of Nursing, Lucknow

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sharma.jyoti.nov89@gmail.com

Online published on 22 May, 2019.

Abstract

A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding complications of teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls in Adarsh India Montessori Inter College at Lucknow.

Objective

The main objective was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding complications of teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls in Adarsh India Montessori Inter College at Lucknow.

Method

A quantitative evaluative research approach, pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test research design was used. The sample size was 100 adolescent girls, selected using purposive sampling technique. Initially the researcher got permission from concerned authority of Adarsh India Montessori Inter College. The written consent was obtained from samples. The tools used were, performa of demographical variable and self-structured knowledge questionnaire. Assessment of pre-existing level of knowledge done by administering structured knowledge questionnaire was conducted, thereupon, on the same day, structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding complications of teenage pregnancy was conferred. After 7 days post-test was conducted by the researcher.

Result

The result of the study revealed that there was a significant difference between the mean pre-test (14.47) and post-test (32.66) knowledge scores, it denotes that increased knowledge level after intervention.

Conclusion

The study concluded that the Structured Teaching Programme was effective in enhancing knowledge of adolescent girls about complications of teenage pregnancy and that was more effective and beneficial for them.

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Keywords

Teenage pregnancy, Structured Teaching Programme, adolescent girls, sexually transmitted disease.

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