Structured Teaching Programme Regarding Selected Aspects of Safe Motherhood on Knowledge among Primipara Mothers
Keywords:Teaching Program, assess, knowledge, effectiveness, Selected aspects of safe motherhood, Postnatal Primi Para, Safe motherhood.
Saving mother’s life is a global aim as the health of mothers has long been considered as cornerstone of
public health and attention. Safe motherhood means ensuring women receive care they need to be save and
healthy throughout pregnancy, during and after child birth.1
Mothers health status during pregnant and after delivery determines health status of the child. Therefore
health care of the mother and children occupies an important place in our health care system and is an
integrated part of primary health care.2
From the above reviews an investigator felt that the nurses are still needed to practice the routine maternal and
new born care and are reluctant to practice anything new. It was educative and evaluative approach with one
group pre test, post test design. The study was conducted at selected Hospital at Hassan District, Karnataka.
The target population was 60 selected by Non Probability purposive sampling tecnique. The method of
data collection include 30 structured knowledge Questionnaire. The findings are Pre-test knowledge score
was 34.6% with mean knowledge level 10.38+/- 1.30 and Post-test knowledge score was 82.8% with mean
knowledge level 24.83+/- 2.14. The hypothesis has accepted with the calculated paired t-test that was
significant at the level of (P=0.001). According to the findings of the study statistically significant association
was present between the level of knowledge gain and age, place of residence and education at the P<0.001.
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