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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 143) Last page : ( 145)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00030.0

Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease among Adolescent Girls.

Dr. Prof. Mrs.  Anitharajendrababu1, Mrs. Abraham Mini2,*

1Principal, Department of Pediatric Health Nursing, Rajalakshmi College of Nursing

2Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing, Rajalakshmi College of Nursing

*Corresponding Author E-mail: miniskariah@gmail.com

Online published on 23 June, 2017.



Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is a common problem among adolescent girls. It is an alarming sign for infertility and it needs more awareness regarding it. So this study aims to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching Programme regarding the knowledge on Polycystic Ovarian Disease among adolescent girls in Rajalakshmi College of Nursing at Thandalam, Chennai.


The Standardized structured questionnaire was given to assess the existing knowledge on PCOD to 60 students and the planned teaching programme was given following it for about 30 minutes. The post-test was done after seven days. Those collected data were analyzed.


The results showed that, 52 (86.67%) of the adolescent girls had inadequate knowledge, 08 (13.33%) had moderate knowledge, and none of them had adequate knowledge on polycystic ovarian disease in pre-test, whereas in post-test 07 (11.67%) had moderate knowledge, 53(83.33%) had adequate and none of them had inadequate knowledge regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease.


The results showed that Planned teaching Programme was effective to create awareness and to increase knowledge among the adolescent girls.



Adolescent Girls, Planned Teaching Programme, Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).


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