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Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Related to Otitis Media among the Mothers of Admitted Infants in Pediatric Wards

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 1059-1061

Keywords : Effectiveness Planned Teaching Programme; Knowledge; Otitis Media; Mothers;

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A Pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge related to otitis media among the mothers of infants in paediatric ward in Bharti Hospital of Sangli, India. The research design used was descriptive research design.55 mothers of infants admitted in Hospital were chosen for study using non probability purposive sampling technique. The structured questionnaires were prepared with Demographic characteristics and Structured questionnaires. The content validity was determined by 18 experts and the reliability of the tool was done by test retest method. Karl Pearsons correlation coefficient formula was used for estimation of reliability. The reliability coefficient r of the questionnaire was 0.91, which is more than 0.7, hence it was found to be reliable. In pilot study t value was -2.28 and p value was 0.39 which is less than 0.05 hence the tool was found feasible, and gave better insight to the investigator. As per the study findings, existing mean knowledge score was 8.70 and after administering the planned teaching the mean knowledge score was raised to 13.50 which reveal significant increase in knowledge about otitis media after conducting planned teaching programme as mother have gained knowledge regarding otitis media.

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