Byula Bavana, Ruth Grace Mallela, K. Surekha, U. Sujatha
Ms. Byula Bavana1, Ms. Ruth Grace Mallela2, K. Surekha3, U. Sujatha4
1Lecturer, Kavuri Subba Rao College of Nursing, Guntur, A.P
2Lecturer Sree Narayana College of Nursing, Nellore, A.P
3Lecturer Alluri College of Nursing, Ongole, A.P
4Lecturer, Sree Narayana College of Nursing, Nellore, A.P
Volume - 3,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2015
Pre experimental one group pre test- post design was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on first aid management of Minor abrasions among elementary school children at Tirupati. Cluster random sampling technique each school was considered as a cluster and 50 children were selected by simple random sampling technique and assessed their knowledge by using structured questionnaire. Structured teaching programme on first aid management of minor abrasions were conducted. After seven days of the structured teaching programme the post-test were conducted by using the same pre-test questionnaire. Out of 50 children 18% (9) had inadequate knowledge, 80% (40) had moderately adequate knowledge and 2% (1) had adequate knowledge in pre test. 2% (1) had inadequate knowledge, 34% (17) had moderately adequate knowledge, and 64% (32) had adequate knowledge in post test. There was a significant improvement in knowledge and knowledge on practices related to prevention of minor abrasions at 0.01 levels. There is no significant difference between demographic variables of pre test and post test scores of knowledge and knowledge on practices.
Cite this article:
Byula Bavana, Ruth Grace Mallela, K. Surekha, U. Sujatha. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on First Aid Management of Minor Abrasions among Elementary School Children at Tirupati. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(3): July- Sept. 2015; Page 225-230.