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Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding first aid management of selected minor injuries among adolescents


Nursing & Care Open Access Journal
Rinu Joys, Tresa Anto,  Angela, G suja Ann Joseph, Jaicy john

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Abstract

Objectives: The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding first aid management of selected minor injuries among adolescents.

Materials and methods: Quantitative evaluative approach was used with Quasi experimental, one group pre-test post-test design Results: nearly half 41.66% of the samples belong to 8th and 9th class, 39.16% of mothers were unemployed, 49.16% of the fathers had primary education, 40.83% of adolescents were having a monthly income ≤2300Rs. Significant increase was found in mean post-test knowledge score (24.09±2.04,t119=67.7 at p<0.001)and post-test practice score(24.4±1.91, t 119=77.0 at p<0.001) after teaching through lecturing and demonstration.

Conclusion: structured teaching programme on first aid measures for selected minor injuries was effective in enhancing the level of knowledge and practice of adolescents. 

Keywords

structured teaching programme, level of knowledge and practice, adolescents, selected minor injuries

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