Assessment on outcome of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) package on Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) among Infertile Couples

Kowsar Bee, M (2012) Assessment on outcome of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) package on Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) among Infertile Couples. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Vel R.S. Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

“Infertility is a common condition, occurring in approximately 10-15% of couples world-wide”. The prevalence is similar across racial and ethnic groups and apart from certain parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, is the same world-wide. Infertility is a world-wide phenomenon and is prevalent in every community. The psychological trauma of prolonged infertility on the couple is enormous. The Assisted Reproductive Techniques is the advance procedures and the couples should have adequate knowledge in order to face the infertility confidently. The investigator conducted the study to assess the outcome of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) package on Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) among the infertile couples. The objective of the study was to assess the outcome of Information, Education and Communication programme on knowledge and attitude acquisition on Assisted Reproductive Techniques. Thus the investigator applied a modified Roy‟s adaptation model for the study. The investigator used pre experimental one group pre test post test research design and sixty samples were selected by using random sampling technique (lottery method) that fulfilled the inclusion criteria. The investigator conducted the study at G G Hospital, Chennai. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. Analysis of demographic variables was done in terms of frequency and percentage distribution. Independent sample "t" test was used to analyze the effectiveness between pre test and post test group and chi square test was used to analyze the association between the demographic variables. The findings concluded that in pre test, the majority 42 (70%) of infertile couples has inadequate knowledge and in the post test, the majority 36 (60%) infertile couples had adequate level of knowledge and 24 (40%) of infertile couples had moderate level of knowledge. In the pre test, the majority 43(71.67%) of infertile couples has unfavourable attitude and in the post test, the majority 31 (51.67%) infertile couples had favourable attitude and 29 (48.33%) infertile couples had moderately favourable attitude. Hence the Information, Education and Communication package was effective on assisted reproductive techniques on knowledge and attitude among the infertile couples. Hence the nurse midwife can motivate infertile couple's involvement in infertility care and imparting knowledge and attitude which can lead to healthier pregnancy and its good outcome.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Outcome of Information ; Education ; Communication (IEC) Package ; Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) ; Infertile Couples.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2017 07:59
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 03:05
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4370

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