A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on selected health problems in terms of knowledge among orphan children in a selected orphanage home at Tumkur
Ms Johnson Jasmin*
Lecturer, M.Sc. in Paediatric Nursing, Shri Anand College of Nursing, Opp Ghanteshwar Park, B/H Sainik Society, Jamnagar Road, Rajkot-360006
*Corresponding Author Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online published on 27 April, 2021.
The healthiest living condition for a child is obviously with a family who will love and nurture as well as provide food, shelter and clothing that will ensure the child’s survival. The present study is aimed to investigate the prevalence of health problems in orphan children. A pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding selected health problems among orphan children in an orphanage home at Tumkur.1 The study possessed objectives like a) to assess the pretest knowledge scores, b) to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge, c) to find association between pretest knowledge with their selected demographic variables, d) to correlate post test knowledge A quantitative research approach and a pre-experimental one group pretest post test design was selected for this study. The study was conducted in Nele Dwarka orphanage home at Tumkur for 60 samples within the age group of 12-15 years. A Random sampling technique was used for selecting the samples. A Self-Administered Questionnaire was used as a tool for assessing the pre test knowledge, Structured Teaching Programme was given as an intervention and later the post test knowledge was assessed with the same questionnaire.
Assess, Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Selected Health Problems, Orphan Children, Orphanage Home.