The ideal nourishment for first 12 months of a child's life is breastfeeding and maternal self- efficacy is one factor that affects breastfeeding duration. Therefore, the present study aimed to compare the maternal breastfeeding and self- efficacy during the first week and six-week postpartum. This descriptive, analytical study was conducted on 767 women referring to the Family Health Research Center of Rashtin 2014. Mothers were selected through continuous sampling. For data collection, demographic questionnaires, and Dennis breastfeeding self-efficacy scale was used. For data analysis, Chi-square, Mann- Whitney U, Pearson's correlation coefficient and multiple regression were performed, using SPSS version 19. In this study, most mothers had scores compatible with moderate self-efficacy in the first week and in the six week had high self-efficacy for breastfeeding. Results of the study indicate that breastfeeding duration i ncreases the breastfeeding and self-efficacy levels. So, developing and implementing appropriate approaches need d to improve breastfeeding duration in mothers
A pre-experimental research study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching module on knowledge regarding Breast Self Examination (BSE) among girls in a selected school of nursing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. A Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was prepared and used to collect the data and to assess the knowledge among ANM students regarding BSE. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis. Findings revealed that the pre-test knowledge score of ANM 1st year students\' shows majority (67.1%) had average knowledge, while 25.7% had below average knowledge and 7.1% had above average knowledge. The knowledge score of ANM 1st year students in post-test shows majority (95.8%) acquired above average knowledge while, 4.2 % had average knowledge and none of them had below average knowledge. The calculated value of paired t-test is 25.84 which is greater than the tabulated value of paired t-test with 69 degree of freedom i.e.2. It shows that the video assisted teaching module was effective as there is a highly significant increase in the post-test knowledge scores than the pre-test knowledge scores among ANM 1st year students on BSE. The demographic variables have statistically significant associa ion with the age and marital status regarding BSE
The new statistics indicates that Juvenile Diabetes is now becoming far more common among poor and needy children and women who are in gestation. The most worrying aspect is increasing prevalence of diabetes in poor children in India. It requires the combined effort of both the physician and the nurse. The nurse should understand the effect of Diabetes on the child and family, appreciate developmental issues for each stage of Diabetes and their relationship to Diabetes and recognize their influence on the care of child with Juvenile Diabetes. One group pretest - post test research design was adopted for the study. In view of the nature of the problem and objectives of the study a structured interview schedule and planned teaching programme was developed focusing on the domiciliary management of Juvenile Diabetes. The sample comprises of 85 students of third year B.Sc. Nursing selected by non probability convenient sampling technique. Structured interview schedule was used to collect needed data followed by that Planned teaching Programme on domiciliary management of Juvenile Diabetes. After the pretest, a planned- LCD teaching programme was given for 45 minutes. Post-test was administered after six days. The data collected were tabulated and analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results show that 82 (96.47%) students had inadequate knowledge in pre-test, 3 (3.53%) students had moderate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge in pre-test. In post-test, 30 (35.3%) students had moderate knowledge, 55 (64.7%) students had adequate knowledge and none of them had inadequate knowledge on Juvenile Diabetes. The study concludes that the Planned teaching Programme was effective in improving the knowledge of students regarding domiciliary management of Juvenile Diabetes
World Health Organization statistics shows mortality due to cardiac arrest as over taken mortality due to all cancers. American Heart Association recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) course designed by the Health Care Organizations as essential for all health care professionals; hence researcher selected this study to impart the knowledge & skill on BLS among the nursing students. Objective is to determine the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge & skill. First year nursing students from selected nursing college in Chennai were selected. Quantitative approach was used with one group pre test and post test design. 47 samples were selected by non probability convenient sampling technique. Planned teaching program on BLS for adult was given. Study results reveal that knowledge and skill were enhanced after the teaching program. Planned teaching was effective in impa owledge among novice nursing students.
The teaching tools and strategies are based on their educational philosophy, pedagogy, classroom demography, subject area and the institute's mission statement. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of fish bone diagram as a teaching tool among nursing students in a selected college of nursing. The participants were selected using purposive sampling technique and data was collected from 90 undergraduate nursing students using structured knowledge questionnaire. The data were statistically analyzed and the results revealed that there was significant difference in the mean knowledge scores of nursing students towards regarding laboratory investigations and normal values at (p<0.001). Majority of the nursing students (100%) had inadequate knowledge in pretest but 70% had adequate knowledge in post test. This article proposes the applicability of fish bone diagram as a teaching tool for laboratory investigations and normal values, thereby creating newer strategies in nursing education.
A research guide is the key person in post graduate degree program. An ideal research student and guide relationship ensures quality research. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the perceived quality of research scholar and research guide among the post graduates students and research guides at selected nursing college in Chennai. Thirty post graduate students and 30 research guides were selected using purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using background charecteristics proforma of research scholars and guides and structured rating scale to assess the perceived quality of research guide and research scholar through self administration method. The collectedc data were analysed usig descrpitive statistics such as frequency and percentage distribution. The study results revealed that most of the research guides had high acceptable level of knowledge and intellect (70%), personal effectiveness (67%), research governance (77%), ability of engagement and influencing (70%) and less than half of the research scholars had overall highly acceptable level of essential qualities(47%).
Labour is one of the most dangerous journeys that a woman undertakes. Though it is a natural process, but complications can arise at any time during its course. Following the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) Program promotes the use of the partograph to improve the management of labor and to support decision-making regarding interventions. When used appropriately, the partograph helps health care providers identify prolonged labor and know when to take appropriate actions. A literature review was conducted to determine the efficiency of the tool and to identify the barriers for successful utilization of the partograph. It has been observed that though being very useful tool for decision making and taking corrective actions for the welfare of mother and fetus, partograph is not gaining that much popularity among care givers. Literature has indicated various reasons such as, lack of knowledge, time consuming, inability to interpret findings, too complex to understand, lack of clarity and guidelines; as the reasons for not implementing the partograph.