To Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, its Management and Prevention among Late Adolescent Girls in selected Undergraduate Colleges of Nagpur City
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The conceptual framework of the study was based on Von Bertanlaffy General System Theory 1968. The theory was applied in the study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome its management and prevention. The research hypothesis stated as H1, there will be a significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome its management and prevention among late adolescent girls.
A descriptive evaluator approach with pre-experimental design was used to study the effectiveness of PTP on polycystic ovarian syndrome. 60 late adolescent girls age between 18 to 21 years were convenientely selected. Data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. The reliability of tool was calculated by KR20 (Kuder and Richardson) formula and obtained value was 0.99. Tool was found to be reliable.
The findings of study revealed that 44 (73.33%) students having good knowledge, 16 (26.66%) students having average knowledge and 0 (0%) students having poor knowledge respectively. There is no association between age, food pattern and source of information but it is found to be associated with residence. The study revealed that pre-test mean is 16 (53.33%) and post-test mean 21.95 (73.16%). Paired t-test is used to find out significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score and calculated t value is 4.03.
The finding of the study revealed that PTP was effective in enhancing the knowledge of late adolescent girls on PCOS. Hence the study concluded that planned teaching programme had a great potentiality to increase the awareness on PCOS.
Late adolescent girls, polycystic ovarian syndrome knowledge, effectiveness, planned teaching programme.