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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-2298, E-ISSN: 2664-2301
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2024, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A
Effectiveness of planned teaching about knowledge regarding abdominal examination of antenatal woman and its practice among staff nurses in selected hospital

Namrata K Panbude and Neeta Walokar

A woman plays different roles throughout her life. Pregnancy is one of the important vital events in a woman’s life. Pregnancy can be exhausting and scary time as well, because the journey of fetal growth in uterus in these nine months, 40 weeks, 280 days journey needs to be monitored. A complete screening and physical examination is done during the initial antenatal examination in order to ascertain whether the woman has any medical disease or abnormalities. It includes a structured review of body systems through observation, inspection, examination and measurements.
Methodology: This research employed a Quasi experimental one group pre-test, post-test research design. The research was carried out among 30 Staff nurses working in OBGY wards in selected hospital using a quantitative - qualitative integrated approach. The information was gathered using a program that included demographic characteristics, knowledge and practice. Data were acquired using a reliable technique that included demographic information and knowledge surveys. SPSS 20 was used to do data analysis.
Result: The post-test score suggested that the Among 30 samples, during pre-test score majority 16 (53.33%) samples had poor level of knowledge, 14 (46.67%) samples had average knowledge and none of them had good level of knowledge of abdominal examination of antenatal woman. After the post-test assessment score indicates that 12 (40%) samples had average level and 18 (60%) samples had good level of knowledge. During pre-test score reveals majority 24 (80%) samples had unsatisfactory performance, 06 (20%) had satisfactory performance. After intervention the post test score 03 (10%) samples had unsatisfactory performance and 27 (90%) samples had satisfactory level of performance regarding abdominal examination of antenatal woman Demographic variable of the staff nurses of the level of knowledge and practice are not found significantly associated.
Conclusion: Staff nurses were not having 100% knowledge regarding abdominal examination of antenatal woman and its practice. There was a significant increase in knowledge of sample after conducting planned teaching. Thus it was concluded that planned teaching on knowledge regarding abdominal examination of antenatal woman and its practice was found effective as a teaching strategy.
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Namrata K Panbude, Neeta Walokar. Effectiveness of planned teaching about knowledge regarding abdominal examination of antenatal woman and its practice among staff nurses in selected hospital. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2024;6(1):19-23. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2024.v6.i1a.129
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