A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module (SIM) on Knowledge Regarding Post Operative Care of Cesarean Mothers among Staff Nurses in Selected Government Hospitals of Haryana
Keywords:Evaluate, Effectiveness, Self instructional module, Knowledge, Post operative care, Caesarean mothers.
Introduction: The post-operative period demands appropriate guidance from nurse, so by preventive
and primitive postoperative care the women can be helped to avoid the post-operative problems and
complications, which can help in early recovery.
- To evaluate the pre - post test knowledge of staff nurses working in maternity Hospital regarding post
operative care of caesarean mothers.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of self instructional module on post-operative care of caesarean mothers
among staff nurses working in selected hospitals of Haryana.
- To find out association between pre - post test knowledge regarding post operativecare of caesarean
section with their selected socio-demographic variables.
Methodology: The study was pre- experimental one group pre- test and post-test design. The sampling
technique used for the study was Non-probability convenience sampling technique. Sample consists of 60
staff nurses3 Government hospitals (BheemSenSacchar Hospital of Panipat), (Nagrik Hospital of Jind),
(Nagrik Hospital of Sonipat) Haryana.
Result: There was a good effectiveness of Self instructional module on postoperative care after caesarean
section. The researcher also found the association between post – test knowledge and age of the samples.
Hence self instructional module is very much effective for staff nurses.
Conclusion: The study concluded that there was a good effectiveness of self instructional module on post
operative care after cesarean section.