Tejas Pandya, Ravindra H.N.
Tejas Pandya1*, Ravindra H.N.2
1Student, Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara-391760 Gujarat India
2Professor cum Principal, Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara-391760 Gujarat India.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2015
Introduction: Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nature, as they are the future of nation and citizen of tomorrow.(Jawaharlal Nehru). A child is the gift of god or greatest treasure of mankind. Childs health, wellbeing, safety and future are in the hands of parents from birth to death. The first year of child life is crucial laying the foundation to good health. At this time certain specific care and precautions are essential to ensure the survival of health of child to a future adult. Objectives: To assess pre-existing knowledge regarding care of the neonate under phototherapy. To evaluate the effectiveness of the planned teaching program on care of the neonate under phototherapy. To find association between pre-test knowledge score regarding care of the neonate under phototherapy with demographic variables. Materials and Methods: The investigator used to pre-experimental research designed used (one group Pre-test Post-test design group). Nonprobability purposive sampling technique were used, sample size were 60 diploma internship nursing students at Gujarat state. The investigator used planned teaching program to assess the knowledge of diploma internship nursing students at Gujarat state. The conceptual framework for this study based on modified Health Belief Model from Becker M.H and Miaman L.A. Medicare Prepared. The data was analysis by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Paired t-test was used for evaluate effectiveness of planned teaching program. Results: In the group of the students pre-test knowledge mean score was 15.18 (51.93%) and post-test mean score was 25.71(85.72%) and t-test value was 29.81 at the significance level 0.05 level df value was 59. So hypothesis H1 was accepted and hypothesis H2 was only associate with gender. Conclusion: Hence planned teaching program was affected for the diploma internship nursing students regarding care of the neonate under phototherapy.
Cite this article:
Tejas Pandya, Ravindra H.N. Effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge regarding care of the neonate under phototherapy among diploma internship nursing students in selected nursing schools at Gujarat state. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(2): April- June, 2015; Page 75-80.