A Study to Evaluate the effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme regarding knowledge on identification of High Risk Pregnancy among Health Care Workers
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Most of the time having a baby is a natural process. A pregnancy is considered high risk when complication occurs to the mother, baby or both.
This study examined the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding knowledge on identification of high risk pregnancy among healthcare workers working at periphery level in Daman.
Methods and Materials
A pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test deign was used with convenient sampling technique on 80 samples. Structured knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge.
The pretest level of knowledge on antenatal care among health care workers shows that 60% of them have average, 38.75% them have poor and 1.25% of them have good knowledge. Posttest finding shows that 51.25% of them have average, 47.5% them have good and 1.2% of them have poor knowledge. It shows that pretest mean was 3.762 and posttest mean was 6.575, SD was 2.27, mean difference was 2.8123. Calculated paired t test value [t (79, 0.05) = 10.97 > 2.8123] is higher than the table value, which shows that the planned teaching programme was effective. The association between the level of knowledge and their socio-demographic variables were assessed by chi-square test which shows there is no significant.
The overall average mean score indicated that planned teaching programme was effective in increasing knowledge of post test score of healthcare worker regarding identification of high risk pregnancy.
Healthcare workers, Planned teaching programme, High risk pregnancy, Paired ‘t’ test and Chi-square test.