Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge, practice and attitude regarding hand washing among school children at a selected school, Serkadu in Vellore district

Nivetha, R (2016) Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge, practice and attitude regarding hand washing among school children at a selected school, Serkadu in Vellore district. Masters thesis, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Nursing, Kancheepuram.

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Abstract

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps one can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge, practice and attitude regarding hand washing among school children at a selected school, Serkadu in Vellore District”. The objectives were, to assess the knowledge, practice and attitude of school children regarding hand washing, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme (STP) on knowledge, practice and attitude regarding hand washing among school children, to associate the selected demographic variables with knowledge, practice and attitude regarding hand washing among school children. A quantitative research approach of pre experimental with one group pre and post test design was chosen for this study. By using stratified random sampling technique a total of 100 samples were included for the study. The structured teaching programme was given by researcher. Pre and post test was conducted by multiple choice questions, observation check list and modified likert attitude scale. Data were recorded and coded. The data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result revealed that there was a statistically significant difference between pre and post test knowledge, practice and attitude scores regarding hand washing among school children at p < 0.001. This study implies that creating awareness on hand washing will prevent the occurrence of infection among school children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Structured Teaching Programme; School Children; Knowledge; Practice; Attitude
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2017 06:22
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2017 06:22
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2759

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