International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2023, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of planned teaching programme to assess the knowledge regarding infertility among nursing students in selected nursing schools at Vijayapura
Alka A Navalkar
Background: Female infertility may present as an ovulation, obstructed fallopian tubes, endometriosis or uterine abnormalities. Male factor in infertility is characterized by diminished production of morphologically normal, motile sperm. Genetic abnormalities, hormonal imbalances and congenital malformations of the reproductive tract are some of the common causes of male and female infertility.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with pre experimental pre-test post-test design was adopted for the study. The samples from the selected nursing schools of Vijayapura were selected using purposive sampling technique. The sample consisted of 60 nursing students. The tools used for data collection was structured knowledge questionnaire.
Results: In pre-test 33(55%) of respondents were have inadequate knowledge, 24(40%) of them have moderate knowledge and 3(5%) of respondents have adequate knowledge. In post-test 0(0%) of respondents were have inadequate knowledge, 39(65%) of them have moderate knowledge and 21(35%) of respondents have adequate knowledge. In pre-test knowledge regarding Infertility was 16.3 and post-test knowledge regarding infertility was 26.5, which is significant, so there is enough evidence that Planned Educational program is effective in enhancing the knowledge of the nursing students regarding Infertility.
Conclusion: There is a need for the awareness program on infertility among nursing student groups to improve their knowledge related to infertility.
Alka A Navalkar. Effectiveness of planned teaching programme to assess the knowledge regarding infertility among nursing students in selected nursing schools at Vijayapura. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2023;5(2):24-27. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2023.v5.i2a.121