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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 1
First page : ( 57) Last page : ( 62)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00014.1

A Study to Evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) on Knowledge regarding door to balloon care of patients with Myocardial Infarction among staff nurses at selected Hospitals, Bangalore

Mr. Manjunath H1, Mr. Thomos Jince2, Mr. Maranabasari Shivappa3, Mr. Desai Shrikant4,*

1Nursing Officer, Community Health Centre, Karatagi, Kopal District, Karnataka

2Associate Prof, Department of MSN, SJB College of Nursing, BGS Health and Education City, Banglore

3Senior Nursing Officer, ESIC Hospital, Banglore

4Senior Nursing Officer for Quality Control, AIIMS, Rishikesh, UK

*Corresponding Author E-mail: desai.shrikant3@gmail.com

Online published on 24 February, 2020.



Door-to-balloon time is a key performance quality metric in the treatment of heart attacks. American heart association AHA guidelines recommend a door-to-balloon (D2B) interval of no more than 90 minutes. Staff nurses as a first responder in emergency should have adequate knowledge about D2B and have potential to achieve the management goal within this time frame.


This is a pre experimental one group pre test-post test design, with 50 samples of subjects, conducted in a selected hospital, Bangalore Target population for the present study was staff nurses, participants were selected by non-probability purposive sampling technique. The structured self administered questionnaire was used to collect data.


The mean post-test knowledge scores was found higher [mean=19.56, SD of 3.18] when compared with pre-test mean knowledge score value which was 13.54 with SD of 3.61. In pre test 74% respondents had average knowledge, 18% had poor knowledge and 8% had good knowledge. In post-test 58% of respondents had average knowledge and 42% had good knowledge regarding door to balloon care of patient with myocardial infarction.



Assess effectiveness, door to balloon, staff nurses, patient, structured teaching programme, hospital, myocardial infractions, and knowledge.


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