Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Identification of Danger Signs in Neonates among Post-Natal Mothers

Authors : Gamit Meghana Mahendrabhai; Sudheendra Mutalikadesai

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 7 - July

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Infants are very susceptible to get ill, mostly with infectious disease. Most of these illnesses can be managed by primary health care not only in the subCentre or PHCs, but also in the home itself. But most important part is early identification of the illness after understanding the clinical feature of the disease. Aim: The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding neonatal danger sings. Method: A pre-experimental design was used for the study and 60 Postnatal mothers were selected by purposive sampling technique. Result: Findings of the study revealed that the overall posttest mean score was 18.88 with standard deviation 3.147 and the responded knowledge were significantly higher than the overall mean pretest knowledge scores 11.20 with standard deviation 3.172. Conclusion: The present study findings indicate that planned teaching programme was a suitable and effective method of enhancing the knowledge. There was a significant difference between the Pre and Post test score categories of Knowledge. Therefore, we can say that the intervention was very effective.

Keywords : Knowledge, Postnatal Mothers, Neonates, Planned Teaching Programme (PTP).


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