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A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) Strategy Among the Staff Nurses at Selected Hospitals in Dehradun

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 87-90

Keywords : Effectiveness; Self Instructional Module; Knowledge; Staff Nurses;

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Background: IMNCI is an integrated approach to child health that focuses on the well-being of the whole child. IMNCI aims to reduce death, illness and disability, and to promote improved growth and development among children under five years of age. According to recent statistics, more than 7.5 million children younger than age five living in low and middle-income countries die every year. Objectives: to assess the knowledge and effectiveness of self Instructional Module regarding IMNCI strategy among staff nurses. Methodology: A pre-experimental study was conducted in 2016 at selected hospitals in Dehradun (Uttarakhand). Sample of 60 staff nurses were selected using non-probability purposive sampling technique. Pre-test was conducted and same day, self instructional module was administered. After relapse of seven days, post-test was conducted using self-structured questionnaire. Result: the findings showed that mean pretest knowledge score was 14.16 and posttest mean knowledge score was 35.5. paired ?t? test was applied and the value of ?t? was33.620, P is less than0.05 which was found to be significant and effectiveness seen in knowledge level of 33.620, which interpreted that majority of staff nurses have gained knowledge to adequate level regarding IMNCI Strategy.

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