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IP Journal of Paediatrics and Nursing Science

“Planned teaching programme on prevention and treatment of Multi drug resistant and extensively drug resistant TB among staff nurses”

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Kamlesh Joshi,Sharath S*,Abid Mohammad

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : XXXX


Article First Page : 57

Article End Page : 59


The present study aimed at development of planned teaching program for assessing the knowledge of 80 staff nurses in S.S.S.B. Govt. Satellite and Late Sh. Khemraj Katara Govt. Satellite Hospital at Udaipur city, Rajasthan. The method adopted for the present study was evaluative approach, this would help the investigator to evaluate the effect of specific intervention that is “Planned teaching program” on the variable that is “Knowledge” of staff nurses regarding prevention and treatment of Multi drug resistant and Extensively drug resistant TB in selected health centers of Udaipur district, Rajasthan. In this study samples were drawn by using simple random technique method. Data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. From the findings of the study it was found that the pre-test mean knowledge score was 16.66, post-test mean knowledge score was 23.96. The significance of the findings was obtained by using paired “t” test the value of pre-test and post-test of knowledge was 24.48 (P<0>1 is accepted that there is a significant difference between pre-test and post-test of knowledge score. There is a significant association between pre-test knowledge score with selected socio demographic variables such as age in years, gender, religion, marital status, area of residence, educational qualification, working experience and source of information were significant at 0.05 level. Hence, research hypothesis H2 is accepted. The study concluded that there was improvement in the level of knowledge of staff nurses which indicated that the planned teaching programme was effective. The demographic variables of staff nurses significantly associated with the pre-test knowledge score. This will helps the staff nurses to enhance their knowledge.

Keywords: Knowledge, Planned teaching programme, Staff nurse.