Original Research Article
Year: 2018 | Month: July-September | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 1-6
Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Prevention of Uti among Adolescent Girls
Ms. Nimmy Saji1, Ms. Amrutha C1, Ms. Binupriya1, Mr. Jibin. V Varkey2, Dr. AssumaBeevi T.M3
1B.Sc Nursing Students, MIMS College of Nursing, Puthukode, Kerala, India
2Assistant Professor, Child Health Nursing, MIMS College of Nursing, Puthukode, Kerala, India
3Principal, HOD Child Health Nursing, MIMS College of Nursing, Puthukode, Kerala, India
Corresponding Author: Ms. NimmySaji
This study examines the effectiveness of structured teaching program on prevention of UTI among adolescent girls. Objectives of the study were, to identify the knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls, to provide & evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on prevention of UTI among adolescent girls & to determine the association between knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls and selected demographic variables. This study was conducted at MIMS College of Nursing Puthukode. Research design adopted for the study was pre experimental one group pre-test post-test design. A sample of 60 students in the age group of thirteen to nineteen years was selected conveniently for the study. The data was collected by using a socio-demographic profile and a structured knowledge questionnaire regarding UTI following which, a planned teaching programme on “prevention of UTI” was administered to adolescent girls on the second day. In pretest score, about 25% of samples had good knowledge in pretest, 71.6% had average knowledge and 3.3% had poor knowledge. After teaching program (posttest) 85% had good knowledge and 15% had average knowledge. There is no significant association between knowledge regarding prevention of UTI and demographic variables. As it is a problem focused among the adolescent girls might support to reduce the occurrence of UTI.
Keywords: Structured teaching programme, Urinary tract infection, Adolescent girls.