The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding zika virus disease and its management among nursing students in selected college at Mysuru. OBJECTIVES: To assess the knowledge regarding zika virus disease and its management among Nursing students. 1. To access the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding zika virus disease and its management among Nursing students. 2. To find out association between pre-test knowledge level regarding zika virus disease and its management among Nursing students with thier selected variables. METHODS: In this study, one group is pre- test and post test, pre- experimental design was used and simple random sampling technique was adopted to select nursing students in APOLLO BGS Nursing college Mysuru. Pilot study was conducted, the tool and study design were found to be feasible. Data were collected using structured teaching programme were given to Nursing students. The data were collected and analyse using descriptive and inferential statistics. RESULT: The result of the study reveal that the significance of difference between the mean pre-test and mean post-test scores which was statistically tested using paired 't' test. The mean difference between the mean pre-test and mean post -test knowledge scores was 8.7 with standard deviation difference 0.67. The paired 't' test (59) 19.54 which was found to be highly significant at 0.05 level of significance. The result also shows that the knowledge score of Nursing students had no significant association with thier selected personnel variables expect previous knowledge regarding zika virus and its management. CONCLUSION: There for, the study concluded that the administration of structured teaching programme was an effective method of improve the knowledge of Nursing students regarding zika virus and its management.
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Lissa J, Sheela Willimas. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding Zika virus disease and its management among Nursing students in selected College at Mysuru. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(3):197-200. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00046.5