A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Hepatitis A & E among Mothers of School Age Children residing in Selected Urban Area, Trichengode, Namakkal District

Amutha, B (2011) A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Hepatitis A & E among Mothers of School Age Children residing in Selected Urban Area, Trichengode, Namakkal District. Masters thesis, Vivekanandha College of Nursing, Tiruchengode.

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The thesis title “A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON HEPATITIS A & E AMONG MOTHERS OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN IN SELECTED URBAN AREA, TRICHENGODE, NAMAKKAL DISTRICT” was conducted by Mrs. AMUTHA. B in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the Degree of Master of Science (Nursing) during the year 2009 – 2011. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the knowledge level of mothers regarding Hepatitis A & E before the intervention programme. 2. To design and administer planned teaching programme on Hepatitis A & E 3. To assess the knowledge of mother after the administration of planned teaching programme. 4. To find out the effectiveness of planned teaching programme in terms of gain in knowledge by comparing pre-test and post test knowledge. 5. To explore the relationship of pre-test knowledge score with selected demographic variables such as age, religion, education, occupation, monthly income, type of family, housing pattern, place of residence, source of water supply, living conditions. The conceptual frame work adopted for this study was based on Stufflebeam evaluation model. The research design adopted for this study was quasi experimental research design. The sample consists of 60 mothers having school age children residing in Suriyampalayam, Tiruchengode, Namakkal. Lottery method was used for the selection of sample. The reliability of the tool was r= 0.98 MAJOR FINDINGS THE STUDY Findings related to selected socio demographic variables: ? In the present study, a large proportion 1.67% of the mothers were in the age group of 21 – 25 years, 66.67% were in the age group of 26- 30 years and 31.66% were 31 - 40 years. ? Out of 60 mothers, 76.66% were belongs to Hindu religion, 21.67% were Christians and remaining 1.67% were Muslim. ? Among them, 16.67% mothers were illiterate, 46.67% had primary school education, 8.33% had higher secondary education and none of the mother had graduate level education. ? Regarding Occupational status of mothers 38.33% were Home maker, 0% were Self employee, 61.67% were Daily wages, and remaining 0% mother were Professional. ? Regarding income of family per month 55% have had the income below 2000, 40% had the income Rs2001 – 3000, 1.67% had the income Rs3001-4000 and remaining 3.33% had the income above Rs. 4001. ? Regarding type of family, 58.33% were from Nuclear families, 41.67% were from joint families. ? Regarding Housing pattern of mothers, 60% had pucca house and remaining 40% had kutcha house. ? Regarding Place of residence of mothers 100% were living in urban and 0% were living in rural area. ? Regarding source of water supply , 50% o f mothers were using Tap water, 31.67% of mothers were using Bore well water, 18.33% of mothers were using Well water remaining 0% were used lake water. ? Regarding mothers mode of receiving information regarding prevention of hepatitis, 60% of mother received information by TV/Radio, 12% of mothers were received by Newspaper/Magazine, 13.33% of mothers received by Neighbours and remaining 6.67% of mothers received information by Health care personals. ? 71.67% of mothers had attended Health education program on jaundice and 28.33% of mothers does not attend any health education program on jaundice. ? 50% of mothers had attended Health education program on jaundice conducted by village health nurses, 8.33% of mothers had attend Health education program on jaundice conducted by health personals and 41.67% of mothers had attend Health education program on jaundice conducted by Students. Findings related to pre -test and post- test knowledge level on Hepatitis A & E among mothers of school age children ? The mean knowledge score percentage of pre test was 34.89%. ? Mothers of school age children had inadequate knowledge regarding Hepatitis A & E. ? Mothers of school age children had inadequate knowledge regarding Hepatitis A & E. ? Administer Planned Teaching Programme. ? The mean knowledge score percentage of post test was 77.77%. ? The post test mean score percentage of knowledge was higher than the pre- test mean score. ? Planned Teaching Programme increased the knowledge level of mothers of school age children regarding Hepatitis A & E. ? The paired ‘t’ test was highly significant, t = 13.30,(P<0.05) i.e. the intervention was very much effective in increasing knowledge level regarding Hepatitis A & E. Aspect wise pre - test and post findings related to knowledge level on Hepatitis A & E among mothers of school age children ? The mean knowledge score percentage of pre-test was 31.38% and the post test was 79.30% regarding meaning and types of Hepatitis A & E. ? The mean knowledge score percentage of pre test was 32.5% and the post test was 82.5% regarding causes and risk factors of Hepatitis A & E. ? The mean knowledge score percentage of pre test was 35.5% and the post test was 82.3% regarding diagnosis and complications of Hepatitis A & E. ? The mean knowledge score percentage of pre test was 36.15% and the post test was 77.3% regarding treatment and prevention of Hepatitis A & E. ? The post test mean knowledge score was higher than the pre test mean knowledge regarding all aspects of Hepatitis A & E among mothers of school age children. Findings related to association of socio-demographic variables with pre test and post test knowledge score of the mothers of school age children The present study revealed that, there was no association between knowledge and age, religion, occupation, monthly income, types of the family, housing pattern. RECOMMENDATIONS: The investigator recommends the following for future research. ? The study can be replicated using a large sample, there by findings can be generalized. ? A comparative study can be conducted to assess knowledge regarding the prevention of Hepatitis A & E among mothers in Hospital. ? A comparative study can be conducted to assess knowledge regarding the prevention of Hepatitis A & E among illiterate and literate mothers. ? A similar study can be conducted by using experimental and control group. ? A survey can be conducted among general population regarding Hepatitis A & E. ? A study can be conducted to find out the attitude of family members towards Hepatitis A & E. ? A study can be undertaken to evaluate the role of health care provides in communicating with the parents having Hepatitis A & E children. ? Experimental study can be conducted with standard teaching programme on knowledge of Hepatitis A & E for mothers with Hepatitis children. ? Mass and individual education regional language to educate mother of school age children can be organized. ? A longitudinal study can g pattern, place of residence, source of water supply.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.30095611
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Planned Teaching Programme, Hepatitis A & E, Mothers of School, Age Children, residing in Selected Urban Area, Trichengode, Namakkal District.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 18:16
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 18:16
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12883

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